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CECAM Workshop: Innovative strategies for neurodegenerative diseases: perspective from molecular simulation, machine learning and experiment

06 May 2020
08 May 2020
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy

This CECAM workshop will focus on innovative strategies for investigating neurodegenerative diseases coming from the recent achievements in the areas of molecular simulations, machine learning techniques and experimental approaches.

Scientists who have accepted to speak so far:

SanneAbelnVU Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
MercedesAlfonso PrietoForschungszentrum Jülich (Germany)
DouglasArmstrongUniversity Edinburgh (UK)
NirBen-TalTel Aviv University (Israel)
LauraCanceddaIIT - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italy)
AntoninoCattaneoEuropean Brain Research Institute (Italy)
CeciliaClementiRice University (USA)
Bertde GrootMax Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry (Germany)
MarcoDe VivoIIT - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italy)
RonElberUniversity of Texas (USA)
ChristophFahlkeForschungszentrum Jülich (Germany)
ClaudioFernandezInstituto Max Planck in Rosario (Argentina)
EhudGazitTel Aviv University (Israel)
ArmaganKocerUniversity of Twente (The Netherlands)
MeytalLandauTechnion - Israel Institute of Thecnology (Israel)
KennethMerzMichigan State University (USA)
RachelNechushtaiThe Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)
FrankNoeFreie Universität Berlin (Germany)
ModestoOrozcoIRB Barcelona (Spain)
TiagoOuterioUniversity Göttingen (Germany)
AnnalisaPastoreThe Francis Crick Institute (UK)
Maria JoãoRamosUniversidade do Porto (Portugal)
GiuliaRossettiForschungszentrum Jülich (Germany)
Jörg B.SchulzUniversity Hospital RWTH Aachen (Germany)
DannySegalTel Aviv University (Israel)
BirgitStrodelForschungszentrum Jülich (Germany)


  • Prof. Nir Ben-Tal
    Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Prof. Giuseppe Brancato
    Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
  • Prof. Paolo Carloni
    Forschungszentrum Jülich and RWTH Aachen University and JARA, Germany
  • Dr. Antonella Di Pizio
    Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • Dr. Halima Mouhib
    Université Paris-Est, France
  • Prof. Dr. med. Jörg B. Schulz
    RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich and JARA, Germany