Topic: Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Charles Vite, DVM, PhD – University of Pennsylvania The focus of my lab is to improve the characterization and treatment of neurological diseases by studying naturally-occurring feline and canine models of human diseases. Our lab …

“Dosage and Titration in Genetic Disease: Repeat Mutations and Developmental Disorders”

About the speaker:  (From the speaker’s website, at https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/david-nelson-ph-d/genetics-research-faculty-l-n/b22602ea-ffed-11e2-be68-080027880ca6/53710726-79c4-47f0-8d58-2d590a1612dc) One of the most exciting recent developments in human genetics has been the identification of unstable trinucleotide repeats involved in high frequency mutations leading to more than one …