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Midwest Fragile X Research Exchange 2020

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - February 11 @ 12:00 pm

David Nelson, PhD

Midwest Fragile X Research ExchangeJoin us for the second annual
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 is an opportunity to share resources, explore and enhance collaborations, and frame program directions that align with federal funding agencies.

The exchange includes:

  • dinner and a keynote presentation on Sunday evening by David Nelson, PhD, Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
  • short presentations
  • discussion sessions
  • a poster session and reception

Event Details

When:
Sunday, February 9: 6:00–8:00 pm Opening Dinner and Keynote Presentation by David Nelson, PhD
Monday, February 10: 8:00 am–7:00 pm (poster session at the end of the day)
Tuesday, February 11: 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 is 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.
This event is partially sponsored by the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Registration: Click here to register for the Midwest Fragile X Research Exchange
The registration fee includes all meals and beverages.
NOTE: Please register by January 9 to receive a special gift.
Cost: Professional: $100
Trainee (students/postdocs): $50 (not presenting a poster)
Trainee (students/postdocs): $0 (presenting a poster)
Hotels:
Best Western InnTowner
$129.99 single/double. Individuals can call the hotel directly at (608) 233-8778 option #4; 24 hours 7 days a week to make and  confirm reservations. Guests should reference their arrival and departure dates as well as their group code 1082-1 when making a reservation for the group rate. Guests can book online at:
https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.50082.html?groupId=J81WU5M5
Double Tree
$139.00 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-20200209/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
The group code is FRA. Please use this to receive the group room rate. The special room rate will be available until January 13th or until the group is sold-out, whichever comes first.
Hosted by:
Xinyu Zhao, PhD
Anita Bhattacharyya, PhD
Marsha Mailick, PhD

Details

Start:
February 9 @ 6:00 pm
End:
February 11 @ 12:00 pm
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Venue

Waisman Center
1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705 United States