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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.

Poster blitz

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.

Poster prizes

First place $2,000

Second place $1,000

Third place  $500

 

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Submit abstracts

Submit poster abstract for a poster presentation and poster blitz competition.

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  • Poster Blitz and Panel Discussion on Careers in Neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Monday, February 25

    5:30-7:00 pm

    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