2nd Bay Area Aging Meeting

Saturday, December 4, 2010 Oak room, 2nd floor
Tresidder Union, Stanford CA

9:20 – 9:30am Welcome, Stuart Kim

Session 1-Moderator: Stuart Kim

9:30- 9:50am Victoria Rafalski (Stanford) – Anne Brunet lab “Sirt1 in adult neural stem cells”
9:50- 10:10am Greg Charville (Stanford) – Tom Rando lab “Non-random chromosome segregation in skeletal muscle precursor cells”
10:10-10:30am Zhengwei Xie (UCSF) – Hao Li lab
“Connecting molecular markers and morphological changes to the lifespan of individual yeast cells”
10:30-11:00am Coffee Break and set up posters.

Session 2- Moderator: Danica Chen

11:00-11:20am Matthew McGee (Buck)- Simon Melov lab “Loss of intestinal nuclei with age in C.elegans”
11:20-11:40am Dr Shona Mookerjee (Buck) – Martin Brand lab
“UCP proteostasis and implications toward lifespan”
11:40-12:00pm David Furman (Stanford)- Mark Davis lab- “Human immune system aging, vaccination and longevity”
12:00-2:00pm Lunch with posters

Session 3-Moderator: Eric Verdin

2:00-2:20pm Regina Choy (Berkeley) – Randy Shekman lab “Intracellular trafficking and processing of amyloid precursor protein”
2:20- 2:40pm Hye-Sook Kown (Gladstone) – Melanie Ott lab “Age-associated decline in immune function; new role of SIRT1 in regulatory T cells”
2:40-3:00 pm Deng Pan (Berkeley) – Kunxin Luo lab Regulation of p53 and ageing by SnoN.
3:00-3:20pm Carrie Grueter (Gladstone) – Bob Farese lab “Disruption of the lipid synthesis gene, DGAT1, extends longevity”
3:20-3:50 Break

Session 4-Moderator: Anne Brunet

3:50-4:10pm Dror Sagi (Stanford) – Stuart Kim lab “Engineering a long-lived worm”
4:10-4:30pm Monika Suchanek (UCSF) – Cynthia Kenyon lab
“The germline and somatic reproductive tissues influence C. elegans’ longevity through Wnt and steroid hormone signaling”
4:30-4:50pm Monique Stanfel (Buck) – Brian Kennedy lab “Ribosome Function and Aging”