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Midwest Fragile X Research Exchange

February 4 @ 8:00 am - February 5 @ 12:00 pm

Midwest Fragile X Research ExchangeJoin us for the inaugural Midwest Fragile X Research Exchange
(for Scientific and Social Interactions!)

The Midwest is home to a high concentration of fragile X researchers and clinicians with diverse expertise and unique resources. The Midwest Fragile X Research Exchange will be an opportunity to share resources, explore and enhance collaborations, and frame program directions that align with federal funding agencies.

The exchange will be a series of short presentations, discussions, and a poster session.

 

Event Details

When:
Sunday, February 3: 6:00–8:00 pm – Preconference Tailgate Dinner
Monday, February 4: 8:00 am–7:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5: 8:00 am–12:00 pm
Where: Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705
About: The Midwest Fragile X Research Exchange will be an opportunity to share resources, explore and enhance collaborations, and frame program directions that align with federal funding agencies. The exchange will be a series of short presentations, discussions, and a poster session.
Registration: Click here
The registration fee includes all meals and beverages (including the preconference tailgate with wine and beer and the light dinner with wine and beer that will accompany the poster session.)
Cost: $100 | student: $50
Hotels: Lowell Center
A block of rooms is reserved at the Lowell Center, UW-Madison. To book a room, please go to http://bit.ly/midfrag03feb and reference MIDFRAG as the group code.

Best Western InnTowner
$107.00. Individuals may call the hotel directly at 608.233.8778 or go online to www.InnTowner.com/reservations to make reservations. Please reference the group code, MFXRE in order to receive the rate. Room block is released on 1/17/2019.

Double Tree
$149.00 single/double. Individuals may call the hotel directly at 608.251.5511 or 1.800.222.TREE or book online at
https://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/M/MSNDTDT-FRA-20190203/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
The group code is FRA. Please use this to receive the group room rate.  Room block is released by January 4, 2019.
Hosted by:
Xinyu Zhao, PhD
Anita Bhattacharyya, PhD
Marsha Mailick, PhD

Schedule & Program

Sunday, February 3

Location: Ziemann Suite, 8th Floor, Waisman Center
6:00–8:00 pm Preconference Tailgate Dinner with wine, beer, soda, and water

Monday, February 4

Location: John D. Wiley Conference Center, 2nd Floor, Waisman Center
8:00–9:00 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00–10:30 am
Presentations from individual labs
10:30–10:45 am Break
10:45 am–12:00 pm
Presentations from individual labs
12:00–1:00 pm Lunch
1:00–3:30 pm Presentations from individual labs
4:00–7:00 pm Poster session and light dinner with beer, wine, soda and water

Tuesday, February 5

Location: John D. Wiley Conference Center, 2nd Floor, Waisman Center
8:00–9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00–10:45 am
Breakout sessions
Modeling Patient Phenotypes with Human Cells
Fragile X Premutation
Technologies and Omics
10:45–11:00 am Break
11:00 am–12:00 pm Wrap-up and future planning discussion
12:00 pm
End of meeting

Details

Start:
February 4 @ 8:00 am
End:
February 5 @ 12:00 pm
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Venue

1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705 United States
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