Joint ICGEB – ALS Society of Canada Symposium on inflammation and proteinopathy in ALS/FTD spectrum disorder

Rijeka, Croatia – POSTPONED to 30 June – 3 July 2022

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged. For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organisers directly.

Ivana Munitic
(University of Rijeka,
Department of Biotechnology, Croatia)

[email protected]

In collaboration with:

With the patronage of:

Scientific and organizing committee
Ivana Munitic and Miranda Mladinic Pejatovic (University of Rijeka, Croatia), Emanuele Buratti (ICGEB Trieste, Italy), Jasna Kriz and Jean-Pierre Julien (Laval University, Canada), Ervina Bilic (Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Croatia), Srecko Gajovic and Dinko Mitrecic (University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia) and Pavle Andjus (University of Belgrade, Serbia)

The workshop will gather top experts in the field of neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation, animal models, clinical studies and emerging therapies in ALS/FTD and related fields. Young researchers will be greatly supported via selected oral presentations, poster sessions and networking opportunities.


ALS/FTD genetics and mechanisms, Proteinopathy in ALS/FTD, Immunity in ALS/FTD, Clinical studies, biomarkers and emerging therapies in ALS/FTD, Related brain disorders.


Basic and clinical researchers in the fields of neurodegeneration, neuroimmunology, neurodevelopment and related fields. Postdocs, clinical residents, PhD and Ms students are encouraged to participate. Poster sections will be organised and best abstracts selected for poster and oral presentation. For non-ICGEB Member States nationals, there will be a registration fee of Euro 100 for students and postdocs (waived off for ICGEB Member States nationals), and Euro 200 for established researchers (Euro 150 for ICGEB Member States nationals) .

Financial assistance

  • Nationals of ICGEB Member States currently residing outside of Croatia are eligible to apply for a grant covering registration fee, twin-share accommodation and local hospitality during the meeting. An additional number of grants will be available to cover the registration fee, either partially or in full. Limited travel contribution towards the cost of international travel may also be available.
  • The FEBS Journal poster prizes will be available for best poster presentation.

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