XIV European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease
Introductory Course on Glial Cell Biology

Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 10:00–17:15

The Introductory Course on Glial Cell Biology the day before the XIV. European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 is aiming at young researchers and researchers who are new in the field. The lectures will give a broad overview on the key aspects of glial cell biology. Supplementary registration is required.
10:00–17:15 Introductory Course
10:00–10:05 Welcome
10:05–10:50 An introduction to the history of glia
10:50–11:35 Development of glial cells
11:35–12:20 Astrocytes
12:20–13:50 Lunch
13:50–14:35 Myelinating glia in Health and Disease
14:35–15:20 Microglia, neuroinflammation, and neurodegeneration
15:20–15:45 Coffee break
15:45–16:30 Glial shaping of neuronal circuits
16:30–17:15 New trends in glial cell biology





Congress photos online

Please find here some impressions from the successful GLIA Meeting 2019.

Current information


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Important Dates –
Road to Porto

| February 4, 2019 |

Deadline for abstract submission, early registration and stipend application

| April 26, 2019 |
Deadline for registration to ICVS Satellite Meeting in Braga

| May 2019 |
Final program available

| June 17, 2019 |
Deadline for late posters

| June 24, 2019 |
Deadline for online registration

| July 10–13, 2019 |
XIV European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease

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Scientific Secretariat

   XIV European Glial Meeting
    Meino Alexandra Gibson
    Max Delbrück Center for
    Molecular Medicine (MDC)
    Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
    13092 Berlin, Germany


Meeting Secretariat

K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden
K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden
Christina Norkus/ Anja Zeun
Bautzner Str. 117–119
01099 Dresden, Germany

  +49 351 4842722