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June 30, 2008

Molecular Genetics of Aging conference september 24-28, 2008

The fourth meeting on the Molecular Genetics of Aging is being organized by Steven Austad, University of Texas Health Science Center; Judith Campisi, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Buck Institute for Age Research and David Sinclair, Harvard Medical School

Judith Campisi is working on one of the major SENS life extension projects to deal with too many old cells. (Apoptosens)

Topics and Co-Chairs:
Genetics I
Heidi Tissenbaum (U Mass Worcester MA USA)
Scott Pletcher (Baylor Houston TX USA)

Genomic Stability
Jan Vijg (Buck Institute Novato CA USA)
Elizabeth Blackburn (UC San Francisco CA USA)

Mitochondria / Metabolism
Peter Rabinovitch (U Washington Seattle WA USA)
Leonard Guarente (MIT Boston USA)

Cellular Senescence / Apoptosis / Stress
John Sedivy (Brown U Providence RI USA
Norman Sharpless (UNC Chapel Hill NC USA)



Stem Cells
Irina Conboy (UC Berkeley CA USA)
Karl Rudolph (Med Sch Hanover Germany)

Proliferative Homeostasis
Paul Hasty (UT Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX USA)
Rolf Bodmer (Burnham Institute San Diego CA USA)

Environment / Interventions
Richard Miller (U. Mich., Ann Arbor MI USA)
Steven Spindler (UC Riverside CA USA)

Genetics II
Anne Brunet (Stanford U CA USA)
Jan Hoeijmakers (Erasmus U Rotterdam Netherlands)

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