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June 29, 2017

210th iCeMS Seminar: Dr Kwok-On Lai

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Dr Kwok-On Lai
School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Hong Kong

Synapse development of neuron: focus on dendritic mRNAs
Neurons receive their excitatory synaptic inputs at specialized compartments called dendritic spines. Altered spine morphology is associated with neurodevelopmental disorders, underscoring the importance of proper spine maturation in brain function. Here I will describe the importance of kinesin-mediated dendritic transport in the control of spine morphology, and discuss how we gain new insights into synapse development through characterization of dendritically localized mRNAs.

Date/Time
July 26, 2017 / 10:30-12:00
Venue
Research Bldg. No.1/Project Lab. Room 119
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Admission
Free
Registration
Not required
Language
English
Host
Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study
Contact
iCeMS Dan Ohtan Wang Lab
ohtan-g [at] icems.kyoto-u.ac.jp