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2023 NAS Annual Spring Meeting

April 21, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$50

Join the Nebraska Academy of Sciences on April 21 for the 2023 Annual Spring Meeting on the campus of Nebraska Wesleyan University.

The meeting will be a HYBRID format with both in-person and remote-Zoom access for presentations and participation.  This Meeting provides an excellent opportunity for students, faculty, and scientists to share their research results with peers and colleagues across Nebraska. Concurrent sessions will host selected themes across a range of scientific disciplines.

Following lunch, Dr. Jason Bartz will present “Prion and Prion-like Diseases,” for the  2023 Maiben Lecture.

Dr. Bartz has been investigating prions for over 30 years. Dr. Bartz’s research has investigated interspecies transmission, pathogenesis, and the biology of prion strains. Dr. Bartz’s group has developed novel whole animal and in vitro models of prion disease and, more importantly, the results from these systems have changed the paradigm of how a protein-only infectious agent can perform complex biological tasks. More recently, Dr. Bartz has expanded his studies to include the interaction of prions with the environment by leveraging his expertise in prion biology with collaborators in environmental engineering resulting in fundamental discoveries on how prions interface with the environment influences the biology of prion disease. Dr. Bartz is currently on the editorial board of numerous peer-reviewed journals including PLoS Pathogens and the Journal of Virology, has chaired numerous national and international prion advisory groups and serves on numerous grant review panels, both in the United States and abroad.

Please contact nebacad@unl.edu with questions and visit neacadsci.org for more information

Registration is required.

Details

Date:
April 21, 2023
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$50
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Website:
https://neacadsci.org/event-4989641

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Teens, Adults
In-Person or Virtual
Virtual Event, In-Person Event

Venue

Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 St Paul Ave.
Lincoln, NE 68504 United States
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