NGI at the AAIC

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2021) is underway virtually as well as in-person in Denver, Colorado. The hybrid conference started Monday and continues through Friday July 30. Sessions at the meeting focus on clinical treatment and research of Alzheimer disease including biomarkers, disease prevention and treatment, social determinants, and genetics of the disease. This […]

Largest Brain and CSF pQTL Analysis Published in Nature Neuroscience

Chengran Yang, a PhD candidate in the lab of Carlos Cruchaga, is the first author of a manuscript just published in the prestigious journal Nature Neuroscience. He used multi-tissue proteomics to identify hundreds of proteins that are genetically regulated. By using statistical methods, such as Mendelian randomization, he was able to implicate several of these […]

The NGI is Well Represented at the 2021 AD/PD Conference

The Alzheimer’s Disease/Parkinson’s disease (AD/PD) annual conference began yesterday and will continue through Sunday, March 14. The virtual conference provides 6 full days of scientific presentations and symposia including a mix of pre-recorded oral presentations and live discussions with presenters. The NGI is represented by 10 of our own researchers who are presenting their recent […]

Workshop: Application of Machine Learning Tools to Omics in Neuroscience

The NGI will be hosting a Workshop on the “Application of Machine Learning Tools to Omics in Neuroscience” on February 18, 2021. This full-day, virtual event will feature basic introductory sessions on Machine Learning, plenary lectures by invited speakers, oral presentations of submitted abstracts, and a round table discussion. Everyone is invited to register by […]