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Wallace To Give AGI Seminar in Neuroregeneration

Dr. Wallace
Dr. Valerie Wallace will give a 2020 AGI Seminar.

The National Eye Institute’s Office of Regenerative Medicine has invited Dr. Valerie Wallace to give the 2020 Audacious Goals Initiative (AGI) Seminar in Neuroregeneration. Her talk is titled “Cytoplasmic Material Exchange Between Sensory Neurons in vivo.” The seminar will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 3 in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10.

Wallace is director of vision sciences and chair of the Vision Science Research Program at the Toronto Western Research Institute/University Health Network. She holds appointments in the departments of ophthalmology and vision sciences and laboratory medicine and pathobiology at the University of Toronto.

A molecular and developmental biologist by training, she is recognized for her work on the role of Hedgehog signaling in neural progenitor proliferation in the central nervous system. Her lab is now applying this knowledge towards investigating the role of morphogen signaling in tumorigenesis and the development of cell-based approaches for the treatment of blinding eye diseases.

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For assistance, including the need for sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, contact the NEI Office of the Director at (301) 496-2234.

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