Seminar – Allison Ebert, PhD – Topic: Using Stem Cells to Model Neurodevelopment and Neurodegeneration

John D. Wiley Conference Center

Dr. Ebert's research interests include understanding the contribution of astrocytes and microglia to motor neuron loss in both spinal muscular atrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the mechanisms of sensory neuron sensitization in sickle cell disease, and the impact of herpesvirus infection on neurodevelopment and Alzheimer’s disease pathology.