Wasting Prion Risk

19th and 20th of May 2022

Registration (In-Person and Online)

Until May 10 of 2022

Abstract Submission

Until April 25  May 1 of 2022

WELCOME

The Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), and Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (IPCB) and  Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV) are very pleased to invite you to the 10th Iberian Congress on Prions, to be held in UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal, on the 19th and 20th of May 2022. The congress is part of the research project Chronic wasting disease Risk assessment in Portugal n. POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029947 (02/SAICT/2017).

The invited speakers are renowned researchers in the areas of Prion Structure and Biology, Prion Diseases in animals and  Prion-like diseases in Humans which are the main subjects of discussion of the congress.

INVITED SPEAKERS

PRION DISEASES IN ANIMALS
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Debbie McKenzie

PhD. Professor, Dept of Biological Sciences & Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada

PRION DISEASES AND PRION-LIKE DISEASES IN HUMANS
Roberto Chiesa

Head of Laboratory of Prion Neurobiology at the Neuroscience Department at the Mario Negri Institute.

PRION DISEASES IN ANIMALS
Romolo Nonno

Head of the Italian Reference Laboratory for genetics and strain typing of animal TSEs ; Responsible for strain typing activities within the European Reference Laboratory for TSEs.

PRION DISEASES AND PRION-LIKE DISEASES IN HUMANS
Ana Cristina Rego

Associate Professor with Aggregation and CNC/CIBB Group Leader at University of Coimbra

PRION STRUCTURE AND BIOLOGY
Szymon W. Manka

Head of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) laboratory at the UCL Institute of Prion Diseases (MRC Prion Unit)

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