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Midwest Fragile X Research Exchange
February 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Join 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.
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.|
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|
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.
$149.00 single/double. Individuals may call the hotel directly at 608.251.5511 or 1.800.222.TREE or book online at
The group code is FRA. Please use this to receive the group room rate. Room block is released by January 4, 2019.
|Xinyu Zhao, PhD
Anita Bhattacharyya, PhD
Marsha Mailick, PhD
Schedule & Program
Sunday, February 3
|6:00–8:00 pm||Preconference Tailgate Dinner with wine, beer, soda, and water|
Monday, February 4
||Presentations from individual labs
|10:45 am–12:00 pm
||Presentations from individual labs|
|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
|8:00–9:00 am||Continental Breakfast|
Modeling Patient Phenotypes with Human Cells
Fragile X Premutation
Technologies and Omics
|11:00 am–12:00 pm||Wrap-up and future planning discussion|
||End of meeting|