South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference Student Event
As part of the South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference, students are invited to join the Biggs Institute for an expert panel discussion.
The multidisciplinary expert panel will discuss the various career opportunities in the study and treatment of Alzheimer’s and neurodegeneration followed by a reception and networking.
Students are also invited to submit a poster abstract for a poster presentation and poster blitz competition. Prizes will be awarded to the best posters.
First place $2,000
Second place $1,000
Third place $500
Poster Blitz and Panel Discussion on Careers in Neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s Disease
Monday, February 25
Academic Learning and Teaching Center at UT Health San Antonio
Panel discussion speakers
Charles DeCarli, M.D.
Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the University of California
Lenore J. Launer, Ph.D.,
Laboratory Chief at the National Institute on Aging
George Perry, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio
Joshua Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator of Laboratory for Integrative Functional Genomics at Baylor College of Medicine
Eric L. Shipp, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Associate Director, Finance and Administration of the Biggs Institute
Carole White, Ph.D., R.N.
Director of Caring for the Caregiver at UT Health San Antonio