1st Bay Area Aging Meeting

Friday April 9th, 2010
Gladstone Institutes, 1650 Owens Street, San Francisco

8:30-9:00am Arrival/Breakfast
9:00-9:10am Welcome, Eric Verdin

Session 1-Moderator: Danica Chen

9:10-9:30am Subhash Katewa, Kapahi Lab, Buck : Metabolic adaptations upon DR mediate lifespan extension in D. melanogaster
9:30-9:50 am Adam Freund, Campisi Lab, Buck: Regulation of the senescence associated secretory phenotype
9:50-10:10am Dario Valenzano, Brunet Lab, Stanford: Genetic architecture of longevity in the short-lived fish model Nothobranchius furzeri
10:10-10:30am Adolfo Sánchez-Blanco, Kim Lab, Stanford: Gene expression noise predicts individual lifespan in C. elegans
10:30-11:00am Coffee Break

Session 2- Moderator: Stuart Kim

11:00-11:20am Matthew Hirschey, Verdin Lab, Gladstone: Lack of SIRT3 Results in Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
11:20-11:40am Kate Brown, Chen Lab, Berkeley: Calorie Restriction Reduces Oxidative Stress by Inducing SIRT3
11:40: 12:00am Ruth Tennen, Chua Lab, Stanford: Insight into SIRT6 function at telomeres and beyond
12:00-12:20pm Jue Lin, Blackburn Lab, UCSF: Telomere length maintenance and aging-related diseases
12:20-12:30pm PIs only Business meeting-Planning for future Bay Area Aging Club meetings
12:30–1:30 pm Lunch

Session 3-Moderator: Eric Verdin

1:30-1:50pm Craig Skinner-Lin Lab, UC Davis: Identification of potential calorie restriction mimics in yeast using a nitric oxide-based screen
1:50-2:10pm Mark Lucanic, Lithgow Lab, Buck: Endocannabinoid signaling mediates the effect of diet on lifespan in C. elegans
2:10-2:30pm Della David, Kenyon Lab, UCSF: Widespread protein aggregation is an inherent part of aging in C. Elegans
2:30-2:50pm Cherry Tang-Zhong Lab, Berkeley: The Clearance of Ubiquitinated Protein Aggregates Via Autophagy
2:50-3:20pm Coffee break/poster set up
3:20-4:00pm Panel Discussion: “ROS, good or bad for aging?”
4:00-6:00pm Poster Session/Reception