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Confirmed Speakers as of October 20, 2013

A number of distinguished researchers have already confirmed their participation! Сlick below to read more. 

Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Stanley B. Prusiner will deliver the Plenary Lecture of the Congress. Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Eric R. Kandel will be speaking on the first day of the Congress dedicated to Physiology of prions.

PRION 2014 speakers:

  • Surachai Supattapone, Dartmouth Medical School
  • Patrik Brundin, Lund University
  • Byron Caughey, NIH
  • Mathias Jucker, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
  • Jesus Requena, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
  • Carsten Korth, Heinrich Heine University
  • Inga Zerr, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
  • Chiara Zurzolo, Institut Pasteur
  • Giovanna Mallucci, MRC Toxicology Unit
  • Ina Vorberg - German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)
  • Fabrizio Tagliavini, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta
  • Michael Geschwind, University of California, San Francisco
  • Robert Will, National Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Surveillance Unit, Western General Hospital 
  • Fabrizio Chiti, University of Florence


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HOW TO REACH THE VENUE

  • The event will be held on the premises of The International School for Advanced Studies. To reach the venue from downtown Trieste a free-of-charge shuttle bus will be available for the days of the Congress. The bus will leave from Piazza Oberdan (near the tramway number 2 stop, see the map) according to the following schedule:

    Downtowm Trieste - SISSA, departures every 10 minutes

    May 27: 16.15 – 18.30 (we recommend that you take an early bus to pick your badge and delegate bag on-site)
    May 28: 07.30 – 08.30
    May 29: 07.30 – 08.30
    May 30: 07.30 – 08.30

    SISSA - Downtown Trieste, departures every 10 minutes

    May 27:  20.30 – 22.30
    May 28:  17.00 – 18.45
    May 29:  17.00 – 18.45
    May 30:  17.00 – 18.45

    Poster viewing sessions

    The evening Poster viewing sessions will take place at the Magazzino 42, downtown Trieste.   

Important Dates

  • All deadlines are strictly enforced and expire at 23:59 Central European Time on the designated date

    Nov. 18, 2013 - Online registration starts 
    Jan. 10, 2014 - Early-bird fee deadline
    Apr. 25, 2014 - Regular fee deadline
    Nov. 18, 2013 - Abstract submission starts
    Feb. 24, 2014 - Abstract submission ends 
    Mar. 7, 2014 - Abstract notification 
    Mar. 20, 2014 - Hotel special rate deadline