Brain Awareness Week

Join NanoString for Brain Awareness Week to learn how neuroscientists are using high-plex gene expression profiling and spatially resolved multiplex protein expression analysis to advance understanding of neuroimmunology, neuroinflammation, and neuropathology.

Highlighted Speakers:

Kelvin Luk, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Marco Colonna, MD, Robert Rock Belliveau MD Professor, Pathology & Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Jennifer Yokoyama, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Pascale Eede, PhD, Lab of Dr. Frank Heppner, Institute of Neuropathology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Bridget Ashford, PhD Research Student, Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience

Kelly Miller, PhD, Senior Market Development Scientist, NanoString

Clement David, PhD, Field Application Scientist, NanoString

Amy Wahba, PhD, Field Application Scientist, NanoString

Erica Pawlak, PhD, Senior Field Application Scientist, NanoString

Ciara Martin, PhD, Product Application Scientist, NanoString

Alex Darmoise, Technical Sales Specialist, NanoString

Check back for site and speaker updates as Brain Week approaches.

 

Find an event near you and register today!

United States

Date: Monday, April 8th, Time TBD

Location: TBD

Agenda and Speakers:

Deciphering the Complexities of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

High plex RNA expression profiling from limited neural tissue

Resolving Neural Heterogeneity with the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler

Spatially resolved, multiplexed digital characterization of protein and RNA expression in FFPE tissue sections

Clement David, PhD, Field Application Scientist, NanoString

What, where, when? New approaches to understanding pathological alpha-synuclein spread in vivo 

Kelvin Luk, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

 

Date: Monday, April 8th, 10:30-11:30am

Location: TBD

Agenda and Speakers:

What, where, when? New approaches to understanding pathological alpha-synuclein spread in vivo 

Kelvin Luk, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Date: Wednesday, March 20th 2-3pm

Location: Room BJCIH 9AB, The Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, 660 S Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

Agenda and Speakers:

Deciphering the Complexities of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

High plex RNA expression profiling from limited neural tissue

Kelly Miller, PhD, Senior Market Development Scientist, NanoString

Impact of TREM2 in Microglia Metabolism

Marco Colonna, MD, Robert Rock Belliveau MD Professor, Pathology & Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Date: Tuesday, March 12th 12-2pm

Location: Room 5700, Mission Hall, 550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

Agenda and Speakers:

12-12:15pm -- Lunch and registration

12:15-1:30pm

Deciphering the Complexities of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

High plex RNA expression profiling from limited neural tissue

Resolving Neural Heterogeneity with the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler

Spatially resolved, multiplexed digital characterization of protein and RNA expression in FFPE tissue sections

Ciara Martin, PhD, Product Application Scientist, NanoString

1:30-2pm

Neuroimmune dysregulation in frontotemporal degeneration

Jennifer Yokoyama, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Date: Thursday, March 14th 12:30-2:30pm

Location: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

Agenda and Speakers:

12:30-12:45pm -- Lunch and registration

12:45-2pm

Deciphering the Complexities of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

High plex RNA expression profiling from limited neural tissue

Resolving Neural Heterogeneity with the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler

Spatially resolved, multiplexed digital characterization of protein and RNA expression in FFPE tissue sections

Ciara Martin, PhD, Product Application Scientist, NanoString

Date: Wednesday, March 20th 3-5pm

Location: Biomedical science research building (BSRB) 5515, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Agenda and Speakers:

Impact of TREM2 in Microglia Metabolism [Live Webcast]

Marco Colonna, MD, Robert Rock Belliveau MD Professor, Pathology & Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Resolving Neural Heterogeneity with the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler

Spatially resolved, multiplexed digital characterization of protein and RNA expression in FFPE tissue sections

Erica Pawlak, PhD, Senior Field Application Scientist, NanoString

Date: Friday, March 29th 10-11:30am

Location: Room 1010, Health Sciences Facility III, 670 W Baltimore St.

Agenda and Speakers:

Deciphering the Complexities of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

High plex RNA expression profiling from limited neural tissue

Resolving Neural Heterogeneity with the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler

Spatially resolved, multiplexed digital characterization of protein and RNA expression in FFPE tissue sections

Amy Wahba, PhD, Field Application Scientist, NanoString

Europe

Date: Monday, March 11th 1:30-4pm

Location: Rooms Bo2 and Bo3, Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), University of Sheffield, 385A Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ, United Kingdom

Agenda and Speakers:

1:30-2pm -- Coffee and cakes, registration

2-3:15pm

Deciphering the Complexities of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

High plex RNA expression profiling from limited neural tissue

Clement David, PhD, Field Application Scientist, NanoString

Inflammation in Motor Neuron Disease 

Bridget Ashford, PhD Research Student, Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience

Resolving Neural Heterogeneity with the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler

Spatially resolved, multiplexed digital characterization of protein and RNA expression in FFPE tissue sections

Alex Darmoise, Technical Sales Specialist, NanoString

3:15-3:45pm

Transcriptional profiling of human neurodegenerative disorders

Pascale Eede, PhD, Lab of Dr. Frank Heppner, Institute of Neuropathology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 

Date: Tuesday, March 12th 1:30-4pm

Location: Institut de neurosciences de Montpellier : INM, Hôpital St Eloi, 80, AV Augustin Fliche, 34091 Montpellier, France

Agenda and Speakers:

1:30-2pm -- Coffee and cakes, registration

2-3:15pm

Deciphering the Complexities of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

High plex RNA expression profiling from limited neural tissue

Clement David, PhD, Field Application Scientist, NanoString

Resolving Neural Heterogeneity with the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler

Spatially resolved, multiplexed digital characterization of protein and RNA expression in FFPE tissue sections

Alex Darmoise, Technical Sales Specialist, NanoString

3:15-3:45pm

Transcriptional profiling of human neurodegenerative disorders

Pascale Eede, PhD, Lab of Dr. Frank Heppner, Institute of Neuropathology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 

Date: Wednesday, March 13th 1:30-4pm

Location: Erasmus MC - Doctor Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, Netherlands

Agenda and Speakers:

1:30-2pm -- Coffee and cakes, registration

2-3:15pm

Deciphering the Complexities of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

High plex RNA expression profiling from limited neural tissue

Clement David, PhD, Field Application Scientist, NanoString

Resolving Neural Heterogeneity with the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler

Spatially resolved, multiplexed digital characterization of protein and RNA expression in FFPE tissue sections

Alex Darmoise, Technical Sales Specialist, NanoString

3:15-3:45pm

Transcriptional profiling of human neurodegenerative disorders

Pascale Eede, PhD, Lab of Dr. Frank Heppner, Institute of Neuropathology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 

Date: Friday, March 15th 12:30-2:45pm

Location: Room U1 155, Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research (ISD), Klinikum der Universität München, Feodor-Lynen-Straße 17, D-81377 Munich, Germany

Agenda and Speakers:

12-12:30pm -- Lunch, registration

12:30-1:45pm

Deciphering the Complexities of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

High plex RNA expression profiling from limited neural tissue

Clement David, PhD, Field Application Scientist, NanoString

Resolving Neural Heterogeneity with the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler

Spatially resolved, multiplexed digital characterization of protein and RNA expression in FFPE tissue sections

Alex Darmoise, Technical Sales Specialist, NanoString

1:45-2:15pm

Transcriptional profiling of human neurodegenerative disorders

Pascale Eede, PhD, Lab of Dr. Frank Heppner, Institute of Neuropathology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

2:15-2:45pm

NanoString analysis for characterizing chronic microglia alterations after stroke

Dr. Steffanie Heindl, PhD

 

Date: Thursday, March 14th 3:30-5pm

Location: Room: E1031 CBI, IGBMC-Institut de Genetique et de Biologie Moleculaire 1, rue Laurent Fries 67400 Illkirch-Graffenstaden

Agenda and Speakers:

3:30-4:30pm

Deciphering the Complexities of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

High plex RNA expression profiling from limited neural tissue

Clement David, PhD, Field Application Scientist, NanoString

Resolving Neural Heterogeneity with the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler

Spatially resolved, multiplexed digital characterization of protein and RNA expression in FFPE tissue sections

Alex Darmoise, Technical Sales Specialist, NanoString

4:30-5pm

Transcriptional profiling of human neurodegenerative disorders

Pascale Eede, PhD, Lab of Dr. Frank Heppner, Institute of Neuropathology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

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