Writer/Reporter for January 11&12 Workshop

Wanted: Science Writer/Reporter for January 11& 12 Workshop on Stereology and Neuroinflammation

Location : High Q Foundation Office – 350 Seventh Avenue, Suite 601, New York, NY 10001

High Q Foundation Workshop – Cellular Neuropathology of Huntington’s
Disease: Stereology and Neuroinflammation

*Thursday and Friday, January 11 & 12, 2007

The goal of this workshop is to address the design and evaluation of stereological studies of human HD and of mouse models. It will also discuss how best to determine the role of neuroinflammation in human HD and mouse HD models. The workshop will bring together about 10 people, who are already involved in such studies, both in HD and in other neurodegenerative disorders.

The workshop will begin at 1:00pm on Thursday with a hands-on stereological demonstration and discussion until 5:00pm, followed by a special group dinner that evening at 7:00pm. We will then have a full day of discussion on Friday, beginning at 8:30am with continental breakfast and ending at 5:00pm.

The fee for this job is $1,500 per day ($3,000 total). Travel and lodging expenses (if necessary) will be covered/reimbursed. Lunch and dinner on Thursday, and continental breakfast and lunch on Friday will be provided. A first draft of the workshop report is expected within 4 weeks.

For more information, please contact Jerry Turner at jerry.turner@highqfoundation.org / (212) 660-8108.

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