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Boston Interactive Glia Group (BIGG) Meeting

Talk and posters invited for this exciting meeting at UMass Medical School in Worcester, MA

Venue
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Date
May 17, 2019

Summary

​​​​​​​The Boston Interaactive Glia Group (BIGG) meeting series takes place annually and moves between Tufts University, Harvard Medical School, and UMass Medical School.

This meeting provides a forum for labs (studying the functional role of glial cells in the healthy and diseased nervous system) in the greater Boston area to gather, foster discussion and establish/strengthen collaborations.

Attendees include people from vertebrate labs studying astrocytes, oligodendrocyte, Schwann cells, and microglia as well as labs focusing on multiple glial subtypes in invertebrates systems.

Young researchers (students and postdocs) are encourage to present their unpublished or newly published work at this meeting.

Topics

  • Cell biology of glial cell development
  • Glial cell-mediated regulation of neuronal structure and physiology
  • Glia-mediated mechanisms of disease

Call for abstracts

Short talks and poster presentation places are available. Everyone, especially young researchers and students are encourage to submit their exciting new unpublished work for presentation. Abstracts should be submitted during online registration. 

Download the abstract guidlines​

  • Talk deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Poster deadline: March 15, 2019


Registration

Registration is free , however advance registration is required. 
Register to receive meeting updates and to submit talk and poster abstracts.

  • Early bird registration deadline:  March 15 ,2019
  • Registration deadline:  April 23, 2019

Registration includes:

  • Entry to the scientific sessions and meeting materials
  • Refreshments during meeting
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