April 20, 2014

Colloquium on the Biology of Aging at the MBL (private schedule)

Wednesday, August 7 – Friday, August 9, 2013
Sponsored by The Ellison Medical Foundation and the Marine Biological Laboratory
All seminars are held in Lillie Auditorium.

2013 Printable Schedule (PDF)
2013 Shuttle Schedule (PDF)

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Wednesday, August 7th
7:30 – 8:30 AM **IMPORTANT**  PICK-UP ID & PACKETS at Swope Dining Room in order to receive breakfast. Packets not picked up at Swope Dining Room will be available at Lillie Auditorium
7:30 -8:45 Breakfast Buffet, Swope Dining Room
9:00 – 9:10 Introductions
9:10 – 9:40 A whole-genome map of oxidative damage at single-nucleotide resolution
Tom Tullius, Boston University (2009 Senior Scholar)
9:40 – 10:10 Mitochondrial DNA mutagenesis: insight into human aging, carcinogenesis, and novel anticancer therapies
Jason Bielas, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (2009 New Scholar)
10:10 – 10:40 Break
10:40 – 11:10 The secrets of cancer-resistance and longevity of two long-lived mole rats
Vera Gorbunova, University of Rochester (2009 Senior Scholar)
11:10 – 11:40 Pseudogene IncRNA at the interface of aging and inflammation
Howard Y. Chang, Stanford University (2009 Senior Scholar)
11:40 – 12:10 PM SIGLEC genes are involved in modulating mammalian species longevity
Ajit Varki, University of California, San Diego (2009 Senior Scholar)
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch, Swope Dining Room
1:30 – 2:00 Probing the origin of immunosenescence in humans using high throughput sequence of the T cell repertoire
Harlan Robins, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (2009 New Scholar)
2:00 – 2:30 Aging and reprogramming: a two-way street
Anne Brunet, Stanford University (2009 Senior Scholar)
2:30 – 3:00 Defects in DNA damage repair lead to declines in pluripotency reprogramming of aging human skin fibroblasts
Chi-Wei Lu, UMDNJ, Child Health Institute of New Jersey
(2009 New Scholar)
Cocktails and Dinner – Swope Terrace (under tent)
**IMPORTANT: 2013 New Scholars and 2012 Senior Scholars will be honored at this banquet – Please attend!
6:30     Cocktails
7:00      Dinner

 

Thursday, August 8th
7:30 – 8:45 AM Breakfast Buffet, Swope Dining Room
9:00 – 9:30 SIRT6 silences pericentromeric major satellite repeats to promote euploidy
David Lombard, University of Michigan (2009 New Scholar)
9:30 – 10:00 From Kornberg to Cajal: Polymerization, metabolic regulation, and human disease
Jim Wilhelm, University of California, San Diego (2009 New Scholar)
10:00 – 10:30 Linking nutrient signaling and protein homeostasis in growth and aging
Shu-Bing Qian, Cornell University (2009 New Scholar)
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:30 SIRT4 coordinates the balance between lipid synthesis and catabolism by repressing malonyl-CoA decarboxylase
Marcia Haigis, Harvard Medical School (2009 New Scholar)
11:30 – 12:00 PM The role of P16INK4A on skeletal muscle satellite cells during tissue repair
Andrew Brack, Massachusetts General Hospital (2009 New Scholar)
12:00 – 12:30 Identification and characterization of proteins with exceptional longevity in the brain
Martin Hetzer, Salk Institute (2009 Senior Scholar)
12:30 – 1:45 Lunch, Swope Dining Room
1:45 – 2:15 Structural and biochemical analysis of Hsp70 molecular chaperones
Qinglian Liu, Virginia Commonwealth University (2009 New Scholar)
2:15 – 2:45 Potentiated protein disaggregases to combat age-related neurodegeneration
James Shorter, University of Pennsylvania (2009 New Scholar)
Cocktails and Dinner – Swope Terrace (under tent)
6:30     Cocktails
7:00      Dinner

 

Friday, August 9th
7:30 – 8:45 AM Breakfast Buffet, Swope Dining Room
9:00 – 9:30 The microRNA miR-34 links aging and neurodegeneration in Drosophila
Nancy Bonini, University of Pennsylvania (2009 Senior Scholar)
9:30 – 10:00 Mitochondrial movement and how its misregulation makes neurons vulnerable
Tom Schwarz, Children’s Hospital, Boston (2009 Senior Scholar)
10:00 – 10:30 A fundamentally different view of Alzheimer’s disease
Eric Schon, Columbia University (2009 Senior Scholar)
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:30 A new amyloid-beta receptor in human brain regulates developmental and synaptic plasticity in an Alzheimer’s mouse model
Carla Shatz, Stanford University (2009 Senior Scholar)
11:30 – 12:00 PM Mechanisms of programmed cell death: from apoptosis to necroptosis
Junying Yuan, Harvard Medical School (2009 Senior Scholar)
12:00 – 12:30 Molecular mechanism of memory storage and aging
John Lisman, Brandeis University (2009 Senior Scholar)
12:30 – 1:45 Lunch, Swope Dining Room
8:00 PM 6th Annual Joshua Lederberg Lecture
Lillie Auditorium“Genes for Lifespan”
Cynthia Kenyon, University of California, San Francisco
Introduction by Gerald Weissmann, M.D.
Cocktails and Dinner – Swope Terrace (under tent)
**Note Earlier Time**
5:30     Cocktails
6:00      Dinner