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To ensure a timely intervention in the case of Alzheimer’s disease, insight is needed into the molecular processes taking place in Alzheimer’s. One of these processes is the unfolded protein response (UPR) of the endoplasmic reticulum (a network of membranes in a cell’s cytoplasm). The UPR is ‘on’ in the early stages of the disease, which is associated with a rise in the transport protein Rab6. Hyung Elfrink explores the function of this protein in proteostatic systems with regard to Alzheimer’s.

Event details of Molecular processes in Alzheimer’s disease
Date 4 December 2014
Time 12:00 -13:00
Location Agnietenkapel

H.L. Elfrink, Rab6 and Unfolded Protein Response-mediated Proteostasis in Alzheimer’s Disease.

Supervisor

Prof. F. Baas

Co-supervisor

Dr W. Scheper (Center for Neurogenomics and Cnitive Research)

Agnietenkapel

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam

Entrance

This event is open to the public.