HCLSIG BioRDF Subgroup/Meetings/2007-03-13 Conference Call

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Informal F2F

  • Date of Call: Tuesday March 13, 2007
  • Time of Call: 1:00pm Eastern Time
  • Location: G451, Stata, MIT. Find the east bank of elevators (= the ones closest to Main St. = the 'Gates' tower). Go up to the 4th floor. Turn left, go through the double door, turn right, turn right. G451 is straight ahead. map to find G451 and map to find Stata.
  • Dial-In #: +1.617.761.6200 (Cambridge, MA)
  • Dial-In #: +33.4.89.06.34.99 (Nice, France)
  • Dial-In #: +44.117.370.6152 (Bristol, UK)
  • Participant Access Code: 246733 ("BIORDF")
  • IRC Channel: irc.w3.org port 6665 channel #BioRDF (see W3C IRC page for details, or see Web IRC)
  • Conveners: Alan Ruttenberg and Jonathan Rees

Preparation

Agenda

  • Identify subset of demo to implement. The options are:
  • 1) What are the different forms of Abeta? Does Abeta*56 resemble any previously reported form?
  • 2) What mechanism is proposed, and what brain cell types are involved?
  • 3) What synaptic currents are involved in LTP, and are affected by Abeta?
  • 4) What mechanism might account for encephalitis in immunized patients? What genes?
  • 5) Is there a common antigen that would lead to a single immunization therapy for both AD and PD?