6th Bay Area Aging Meeting

March 23, 2013
Buck Institute, 8001 Redwood Blvd., Novato, CA 94945

Moderator: Pankaj Kapahi

9:00am–10:00am Humoral control of proteostasis Dr. Andy Dillin
10:00am–10: 20am Mid-morning Break

Moderator: Eric Verdin

10:20am–10: 40am Elucidating telomerase function using genetically defined human stem cell models. Dr. Dirk Hockemeyer
10:40am–11:00am ApoE4 Causes Age- and Sex-Dependent Impairment of Hilar GABAergic Interneurons, Leading to Learning and Memory Deficits in Mice. Dr. Laura Leung
11:00am–11:20am Targeting Abnormal Brain Activity in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Novel Therapeutic Strategy Dr. Pascal Sanchez
11:20am–11: 40am RNA-binding proteins with prion domains in normal biology, aging, and disease. Dr. Julien Couthouis
11:40am–12: 00pm Rejuvenating the systemic environment reduces Alzheimer’s-like neuropathology in transgenic mice Dr. Jinte Middeldorp
12:00pm–12: 10pm Glenn Award Ceremony Mark Collins
12:10pm–1:40pm Lunch/Poster Session

Moderator: Danica Chen

1:40pm–2:00pm Developmental Drift of ELT-2 as a cause of aging in C. elegans Dr. Biff Mann
2:00pm–2:20pm Immune senescence in the aging intestinal epithelium and control of proliferative homeostasis: effects on lifespan. Dr. Linlin Guo
2:20pm–2:40pm A small molecule screen for lifespan extending compounds identifies a novel chemical that acts as a dietary restriction mimetic in C. elegans.” Dr. Mark Lucanic
2:40pm–3:00pm A model to study calcification in Drosophila melanogaster Dr. Thomas Chi
3:00pm–3:20pm Juvenile worms can display features of aging and rejuvenation Dr. Antoine Roux
12:10pm–1:40pm Afternoon Break

Moderator: Stuart Kim

3:40pm–4:00pm The role of MuRF1 in the regulation of skeletal muscle mass and growth with aging Dr. Leslie Baehr
4:00pm–4:20pm SIRT5 and mitochondrial protein succinylation. Dr. Wenjuan He
4:20pm–4:40pm Senescence-associated PDGF-AA secretion accelerates cutaneous wound healing Dr. Marco Demaria
4:40pm–5:00pm Neuroendocrine regulation of the calcineurin/CRTC1 longevity circuit in C. elegans and mice Dr. Celine Riera