We are pleased to announce the ninth summer conference on Glia in Health & Disease, which will be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, and will conclude with lunch on Monday, July 25, 2022.
Sample Schedule Outline
The proposed meeting will assemble the leaders in the field, together with junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, to discuss new, cutting-edge developments in the study of all aspects of glial biology in health and disease.
Glia: Building the nervous system 1Sonia Garel,
Institut de biologie de l’ENS de L’École, Paris, France
Biomedical Center, LMU, Munich, Germany
Glia: Building the nervous system 2Cagla Eroglu,
Weizmann Institute, Israel
Glial regulation of circuit assembly and function 1Nicola Allen,
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Glial regulation of circuit assembly and function 2Feng Mei,
3rd Military Medical University, China
Vollum Institute, OHSU
Trainee Keynote / Glial regulation of metabolism and neurovascular interactionsShane Liddelow,
New York University
University of California San Diego
Glial regulation of circuit assembly and function 3Corey Harwell,
University of California, San Francisco
University of Edinburgh, UK
Glia in Aging and DiseaseAndrew Dillin,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Glia in the Treatment of Disease Michelle Monje,
University of Edinburgh
SPECIAL PANEL DISCUSSION: Promoting Diversity and Career Advancement in Glial Biology Beth Stevens,
Boston Children’s Hospital
University of Virginia
Unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. The status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.
Financial Aid: Please apply in writing via email to Samantha Mastronardi if you require financial support; preference will be given to those submitting abstracts.
The designated hashtag for this meeting is #cshlglia. Note that you must obtain permission from an individual presenter before live-tweeting or discussing his/her talk, poster, or research results on social media. Click the Policies tab above to see our full Confidentiality & Reporting Policy
This conference is supported in part by funds provided by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health
Academic/Media Private Room/Private Bath Package: $1,655 (Subject to availability.)
Academic/Media Private Room/Shared Bath Package: $1,555
Academic Shared Room Package: $1,415
Academic/Media No-Housing Package: $1,055
Student Package*: $1,315
Student No-Housing Package: $955
Corporate Private Room/Private Bath Package: $2,115
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1,515
*Student Housing is default double occupancy. Please enquire about availability and fees to upgrade to private room.
Room packages have closed as we have reached housing capacity. If you need housing accommodations, please visit the Travel tab for more information.Rules for Virtual Participation:
Virtual participation will include access to the oral sessions via Zoom, access to the digital poster sessions and access to the Slack discussion channel, and the Leading Strand video archive.
Presenters: Individuals submitting abstracts and facing financial barriers should firstly request financial aid (see above). Permission to present your talk or poster virtually will be given only in exceptional circumstances and on a case-by-case basis. If you think you are eligible for an exemption from the requirement to present in person, please provide a justification in writing via email to Samantha Mastronardi.Non-presenting participants:
We plan to broaden access to the conference by allowing certain categories of non-presenting participants to attend virtually at reduced fees. Categories include:
1. Individuals from low & middle income countries;
2. Individuals from non-LMIC countries in Asia, Australasia, Africa or South America;
3. Individuals from US & Canadian minority serving institutions;
4. Individuals with a demonstrable financial barrier;
5. Individuals with family obligations or other special circumstances.
For categories 4 & 5 above, please provide a justification via email to Samantha Mastronardi
Academic Virtual Package: $295
Student Virtual Package: $180
Corporate Virtual Package: $435
Late Fees (registrations submitted after 5:00pm ET on July 15th)
Academic Virtual Package: $395
Student Virtual Package: $280
Corporate Virtual Package: $535