9th Bay Area Aging Meeting

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
Gladstone Institutes, 1650 Owens Street, San Francisco

9:00-9:05 am Welcome: Eric Verdin
9:05-9:15 am Mark Collins (Glenn Foundation)- Glenn Award
9:15-9:30 am Kyle Jay (Blackburn lab, UCSF)
Early Telomerase Inactivation Accelerates Mother Cell Aging Independently of Telomere Length
9:30-9:45 am Hongjie Li (Jasper lab, Buck)
Preventing age-related metaplasia promotes homeostasis of the gastrointestinal tract and extends lifespan
9:45-10:00 am Mary Mohrin (Chen Lab, UCB)
Stem Cell Aging
10:00-10:15am Ana Jovičić (Gitler Lab, Stanford)
Genetic screens identify potent modifiers of C9orf72 dipeptide repeat protein toxicity in models of ALS and frontotemporal dementia
10:15-10:30 am Bernat Baeza-Raja (Akassoglou Lab, Gladstone)
p75 neurotrophin receptor and metabolic regulation
10:30-11:00 am Break
11:00-11:15 am Special Presentation: Joon Yun- Introduction of the Palo Alto Prize
11:15-11:30 am Hanadie Yousef (Schaffer/Conboy Lab, UCB)
The regenerative effects and underlying mechanisms mediating rejuvenation of aged skeletal muscle by heparin binding hESC secreted factors
11:30-11:45 am Ling Liu (Rando Lab, Stanford)- Epigenetics of stem cell aging
11:45-12:00 am Shihyin Tsai (Kennedy lab, Buck)
Activated muscle 4E-BP1 signaling improves metabolic parameters in age – and obesity-induced metabolic deregulation
12:00-12:15am Ye Tian (Dillin Lab, UCB)
Chromatin remodels in response to mitochondrial stress
12:15-2:15 pm Lunch + Poster Viewing
2:15-2:30 pm Berenice Benayoun (Brunet Lab, Stanford)
Broad chromatin domains during aging
2:30-2:45 pm Kazutaka Akagi (Kapahi lab, Buck)
Myc modulates enterocyte cell death in response to nutrients to modulate lifespan in D. melanogaster
2:45-3:00 pm Jennifer Yokoyama (Dubal Lab, Gladstone)
Longevity factor klotho and the brain
3:00-3:15 pm Michael Velarde (Campisi lab, Buck)
Mitochondrial dysfunction in epidermal stem cells promotes beneficial and detrimental effects depending on age
3:15-3:30 pm Ermelinda Porpiglia (Blau Lab, Stanford)
Rejuvenation of the aged muscle stem cell population
3:30-4:00 pm Break
4:00-4:15 pm Mark Jeng (Ott lab, Gladstone)
Metabolic reprogramming of CD8 T lymphocytes by SIRT1
4:15-4:30 pm Brandon Tavshanjian (Hughes lab, Buck)
The Role of RAS Signaling in Promoting Clearance of Mutant Huntingtin Protein
4:30-4:45 pm Conclusion and Poster Prizes
4:45-6:00 pm Reception