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All ISGC members who present talks at the workshop are required to upload an abstract for publication in the Proceedings of the ISGC in Neurology Genetics.  Invited speakers may also upload an abstract for publication if desired. Please note that authors are free to redact information given in the talk from the published abstract as long as the content that remains is interpretable to a reader that did not hear the original talk. Abstracts for oral presentations and posters must be submitted before the deadline noted in the email sent to members If you have any questions please email Carla Fortes-Monteiro.

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Zoom ,

March 30, 2021

The fourth ISGC Virtual Mini-Workshop on: Stroke outcome genetics, to be held on March 30, 2021 (Europe/the Americas); March 31, 2021 (East Asia/Australia). Time: 9-10.30 PM CEST, 8-9.30 PM UK, 3-4.30 PM EDT, 2-3.30 CDT, 4-5.30 AM Seoul/Tokyo, 6-7.30 Sydney/Melbourne. Stroke outcome genetics is a new, rapidly developing field with many areas of interest such as: genetics of acute endophenotypes after stroke, domain-specific recovery, long term recovery, cognition, and rehabilitation. The exciting program includes: •Guest speakers: Prof Ingrid Kockum, Karolinska Institute and Prof Zaal Kokaia, Lund University •ISGC “Science Pitch”: several short presentations given by stroke outcome genetics researchers •Presentations of joint projects in stroke outcome genetics •Possibilities for questions and discussion This mini-workshop is hosted by: Christina Jern, Jane Maguire, Arne Lindgren.

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Zoom ,

June 16th, 2020

The inaugural ISGC Virtual Mini-Workshop which will take place on June 16, 2020 from 9-10:30 PM (GMT). This will be the first of a series of monthly ISGC mini-workshops. The title of the workshop is: “The Power of the Transcriptome at Single-Cell Resolution,” and will be held live via Zoom. Guest speakers will include Prof Philip De Jager, Weil-Granat Professor of Neurology at Columbia University (“Cell subtypes of the CNS parenchyma: Identifying cellular communities and their relation to pathology”), and Prof Hemali Phatnani, Director of the Center for Genomics of Neurodegenerative Disease at the New York Genome Center (“Spatiotemproal dynamics of molecular pathology in ALS”).

We will have a data blitz session to provide opportunity for ISGC members to present data on either single-cell transcriptomic or spatial transcriptomic data. Please let us know if you would like to present your work at this meeting. We encourage the sharing of data, even if preliminary. More workshop details will follow.

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Melbourne, Australia,

21-23 October 2020

The workshop has been cancelled and it will be reschedule at a future date. Date will be announced via email.

The next ISGC Workshop will be held in Melbourne, Australia.

Registration is not yet open for this workshop.

More information about the workshop will be added here when it becomes available.

Bordeaux, France,

Spring 2021

The ISGC Workshop to be held in Bordeaux, France and hosted by Professor Stephanie Debette has been rescheduled for Spring 2021.

St. Louis, MO, USA,

2-4 October 2019

Thank you for a great workshop in St. Louis!


Queen's College, Cambridge,

11-12 April 2019

Hosted by: Jemma Hopewell, Hugh Markus, and Matthew Traylor

Thank you for a great workshop in Cambridge!

Washington, DC, USA,

8-9 November 2018

Hosted by: Paul Nyquist and John Cole

Thank you all for a wonderful workshop in Washington, DC! We hope to see you for the next workshop in Cambridge, UK on April 11th and 12th, 2019!

Kyoto, Japan,

12-13 April 2018

Hosted by: Yoichiro Kamatani and Fumihko Matsuda

Thank you all for a wonderful workshop in Kyoto! We hope to see you for the next workshop in Washington, DC, USA on November 8 and 9th 2018!

Utrecht, Netherlands,

2-3 Novemeber 2017

Hosted by: Ynte Ruigrok

Thank you all for a wonderful workshop in Utrecht! We hope to see you for the next workshop in Kyoto, Japan on April 12 and 13th 2018!

Houston, TX, USA,

1-2 June 2017

Hosted by: Myriam Fornage

Thank you all for a wonderful workshop in Houston! We hope to see you for the next workshop in Utrecht, NL on November 2nd and 3rd 2017!

Milan, Italy,

2-3 November 2016

Hosted by: Giorgio Boncoraglio

Thank you all for a wonderful workshop in Milan! We hope to see you for the next workshop in Houston, TX on June 1st and 2nd 2017!

Boston, MA, USA,

28-29 April 2016

Hosted by: Christopher Anderson and Steve Lubitz

Thank you all for a wonderful workshop in Boston! We hope to see you for the next workshop in Milan, Italy on November 3-4, 2016!

Barcelona, Spain,

22-23 October 2015

Hosted by: Israel Fernandez and Jordi Jimenez Conde

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada,

4-5 June 2015

Hosted by: Guillaume Pare

Paris, France,

6-7 November 2014

Hosted by: Stephanie Debette

Salt Lake City, UT, USA,

3-4 April 2014

Hosted by: Jennifer Majersik

Lund, Sweden,

14-15 November 2013

Hosted by: Arne Lindgren and Christina Jern

Charlottesville, VA, USA,

25-26 April 2013

Hosted by: Bradford Worrall

Krakow, Poland,

15-16 November 2012

Hosted by: Agnieszka Slowik and Joanna Pera

Newcastle, Australia,

12-13 April 2012

Hosted by: Jane Maguire, John Attia, and Christopher Levi

Jacksonville, FL, USA,

17-18 November 2011

Hosted by: James Meschia and Pankaj Sharma

Leuven, Belgium,

16-17 June 2011

Hosted by: Vincent Thijs and John Cole

Miami, FL, USA,

13-14 January 2011

Hosted by: Tatjana Rundek, Ralph Sacco, and Susan Blanton

Edinburgh, Scotland,

17-18 June 2010

Hosted by: Cathie Sudlow and Brad Worrall

Cincinnati, OH, USA ,

7-8 January 2010

Hosted by: Dan Woo and Stephanie Debette

Munich, Germany,

25-27 June 2009

Hosted by: Martin Dichgans

Boston, MA, USA,

7-8 November 2008

Hosted by: Jonathan Rosand

Baltimore, MD, USA,

3 November 2007

Hosted by: Steven Kittner


23 July 2007

Hosted by: Hugh Markus