September 3, 2012 @ 11.00
SISSA - Ground floor - room 004
Seminar: "Mechanisms of prion propagation and strain diversity"
Dr. Glenn TELLING (Prion Research Center, Colorado State University)
Since late 2011, Dr. Glenn Telling has directed the Prion Research Program at the Colorado State University where he is also a Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology. The overarching goal of Dr. Telling's research program is to study the mechanism of prion replication, prion species barriers and strain diversity, and the molecular basis of inherited human prion diseases.