New Directions 2016 in Orlando, Florida, USA

June 29-July 2, 2016 - New Directions in Biology Conference in Orlando, FL, USA

The New Directions in Biology and Disease of Skeletal Muscle Conference highlighted recent developments in muscle biology, disease, and therapy with presentations by leading international researchers. It will be held in Orlando, Florida from June 29th to July 2nd, 2016.

Jain Foundation Attendees: TBD

October 4-8, 2016 - WMS in Granada, Spain

October 4-8, 2016 - WMS in Granada, Spain

The International Congress of the World Muscle Society is an annual international Congress on neuromuscular disorders. This year´s focus will be on Protein Aggregation, Autophagy and Proteomics, Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies (LGMDs) and the Advances in Treatment of Neuromuscular Disorders.

For more information, visit their website here.

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Pascal-Nicolas Bernatchez, PhD

University of British Columbia

Pascal-Nicolas Bernatchez, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia.

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Timothy J. Koh, PhD

University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Timothy J. Koh is a professor in the department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Past Projects

Brian Chait, D.Phil and Michael Rout, PhD

Rockefeller University

Brian Chait, D.Phil., is the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Professor at the Rockefeller University in New York and head of the Laboratory for Mass Spectrometry and Gaseous Ion Chemistry. Michael Rout, Ph.D., is also a Professor at the Rockefeller University and head of the Laboratory of Cellular and Structural Biology.

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