On Oct. 13, the 1st STXBP1 Patient Clinic Day will take place at VUmc in Amsterdam. The day is part of our studies on STXBP1-Encephalopathy (STXBP1-E) in a collaboration between FGA-CNCR, Clinical Genetics and VU spin-off company NBT Analytics.
PhD student Javier Emperador Melero (CNCR-FGA) published his study on the role of retrograde trafficking, Golgi export and regulated secretion in Nature Communications this month. Javier is now on his way to his new job at Harvard University.
A team of FGA/CNCR researchers together with US/Swedish partners (SUN project) and VU spin-off Sylics characterize mechanisms underlying the seizures and cognitive deficits in STXBP1-encephalopathy and present several new animal models.
At the annual meeting of the graduate school Neurosciences Amsterdam and Rotterdam (ONWAR) CNCR members Marieke van Ziel, Vincent Huson, Marinka Brouwer, Claudia Persoon and Mariana Raimundo Pinto de Matos won the Blitz presentation and oral presentation prices.
The SYNGO project, a joint initiative of CNCR (MCN, FGA), The Broad Institute/Stanley Center in Cambridge, USA and the GO-consortium, announced reaching their phase II targets towards the evidence-based annotation of synaptic genes.