Dr. Eric Wang presents: Repeat Expansion Diseases – Accelerated Aging or Reversal in Development?

Published: August 20th, 2018

Category: Seminars

Date: October 30, 2018
Speaker(s): Eric Wang, PhD
Location: UF CTRB, 2004 Mowry Rd, room 2161, Gainesville, FL, 32610

Dr. Eric Wang presents: Repeat Expansion Diseases – Accelerated Aging or Reversal in Development?

3 learning objectives:

1) Recognize features and symptoms of the neurological/neuromuscular disease myotonic dystrophy

2) Explain how repeat expansion mutations can lead to disease through DNA, RNA, or protein mediated pathways

3) Discuss how RNA binding proteins regulate the transcriptome in development and disease