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Institute of Biosciences and Technology
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Keynote Speaker:
Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D.
Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics, Pediatrics, Neurology and Neuroscience - Baylor College of Medicine
Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute - Texas Children's Hospital
Howard Hughes Medical Institute


Dr. Huda Zoghbi is a professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, Neurology and Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine. She is also an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Zoghbi laboratory uses genetic, biochemical, and cell biological approaches to explore the pathogenesis of polyglutamine neurodegenerative diseases and Rett syndrome, and to study genes essential for normal neurodevelopment. In 2017, she was awarded the Canada Gairdner International Award and the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.

  

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