Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

WARF Ambassador Trivia Night

Varsity Hall III, Union South 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI

UW-Madison postdocs and grad students are invited to show off your science, pop culture and miscellaneous trivia knowledge with the WARF Ambassadors! WARF will provide pizza, appetizers and beer. Come by yourself or with a team of up to four people. The top three teams will receive prizes….

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Phenylketonuria: Insights into Pathophysiology and Novel Therapeutics

John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center 1500 Highland Ave., Madison, WI

Phenylketonuria (PKU), due to recessively inherited phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) deficiency, is among the most common inborn errors of metabolism with an incidence of 1:16,000 live births in the US. PAH deficiency causes accumulation of the amino acid phenylalanine (Phe) to extremely high concentrations throughout the body but most importantly in brain. The precise molecular mechanisms…

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