5th Axon Degeneration Meeting
17 Aug 2014 to 20 Aug 2014
Frank Bradke and Klaus-Armin Nave
The Axon Degeneration Meeting is a biannual forum** for the latest developments in thisinterdisciplinary field, that also includes axon-glia interactions, axon protection and regeneration. In addition to a panel of first class speakers, there will be a poster session for all participants. Similar to a Gordon Research Conference more members of the scientific community will attend than orally present. Additional talks will be selected from submitted abstracts.
Confirmed speakers for 2014 include David Attwell (keynote), Scott Brady, Pico Caroni, Valeria Cavalli, Michael Coleman, James Fawcett, Jonas Friesen (keynote), Mike Fainzilber, Thomas Gillingwater, Larry Goldstein, Christian Haass, Erika Holzbaur, Eva Mandelkow, Thomas Misgeld, Wim Robberecht, Tom Schwarz, Michael Sendtner, Peter Spencer, Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Bruce Trapp, Clifford Woolf, Fengwei Yu, and Richard Zigmond.
Details about the program and a registration form are posted at www1.em.mpg.de/axon. We have currently approximately 20 slots left.
***Previous Axon Degeneration Meetings were held in Cambridge (2006), Woods Hole (2008), Eibsee (2010), and Janelia Farms (2012)