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The Dup15q Alliance/Angelman Syndrome Foundation Science Symposium 

The Dup15q Alliance/Angelman Syndrome Foundation Science Symposium brings together an outstanding community of researchers and clinicians to share unpublished work, participate in conceptual discussions, and reflect on the big picture as it relates to Angelman Syndrome, Dup15q Syndrome, and pathways toward effective treatments. It provides the opportunity to educate and inspire our future scientists. In 2023, we are proud to offer a collaborative training with Angelman Syndrome Foundation, to provide even more opportunities for professionals to receive training and resources based on the 15th chromosome abnormalities.

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600 Marriott Drive, Nashville, TN 37214


Sonesta Hotels and Resorts’ room rates are secured at $166 per night +tax for single/double occupancy and $191 per night +tax for 3 – 4 person occupancy.

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Symposium Registration

Post Docs/Students – $75 (in person or virtual) 

In-Person – $200 

Virtual – $75

Copy of 2023 Science Symposium Prospectus

Thank you to our Sponsors

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Past Symposiums

Since 2005 Dup15q Alliance has sponsored research roundtable meetings. These meetings provide an opportunity for researchers to discuss their current research on chromosome 15q duplications, engage in conversation with the Dup15q Alliance Board of Directors regarding future research priorities, and explore opportunities for future collaborations.

2022 Research Symposium

August 1, 2022 – August 2, 2022
Round Rock, Texas

2021 Research Symposium

 July 6th, 2023
Commission on Novel Technology in CNVs Summit

2019 Research Symposium

July 17th-18th, 2019
The Royal Sonesta, Houston, Texas

2018  Research Symposium

August 6th-7th, 2018
The Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC

2017 Scientific Research Symposium

July 27th-July 28th, 2017
Luskin Conference Center
Univeristy of California- Los Angeles

2016 Scientific Research Symposium

Two Sides of a Coin: Deletions and Duplications on ​15q
July 28-29, 2016
Silver Spring, MD

2015 Science Meeting

July 29 – 30, 2015
Orlando, FL

2014 Scientific Symposium

August 14-15, 2014
Boston, MA

2013 Scientific Meeting

September 19-20, 2013
MIND Institute, University of California Davis.

2012 Scientific Meeting

August 9-10, 2012
Boston, MA at Boston Children’s Hospital

2011 Scientific Meeting

June 22, 2011
Philadelphia, PA

2010 Research Roundtable Meeting

May 19, 2010
Philadelphia, PA

2009 Research Roundtable Meeting

June 25, 2009
Crowne Plaza in Indianapolis, IN

2007 Research Roundtable Meeting

June 28, 2007
Seaport Hotel in Boston, MA

2005 Research Roundtable Meeting

On June 22, 2005 IDEAS convened its third research roundtable meeting. This meeting represented the first time parents and scientists came together to explore the link between chromosome 15q duplications and seizures.