Biological Sciences Program
The Biological Sciences (BS) Program is designed for researchers and professionals with interests in the biological processes that underlie aging. Paper, poster, and symposium sessions will address the aging process at the molecular, cellular, and organismal level, as well as the specific disease conditions that are related to, or that accompany, the aging process.
Biological Sciences Series Highlights
- Controversies in the Biology of Aging: Are the Effects of Growth Hormone and IGF-1 Deficiency on Lifespan Only Effective When Initiated Prior to Adolescence?
- Exercise — Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms: Can Exercise Alter Aging or Age-Related Disease?
- Future Leaders/Future Directions in Aging Research: Novel Methods/Novel Approaches to Understanding Aging
- GSA & SFRBM Joint Symposium: Oxidative Stress for the Non-Biologist
- GSA & SFRBM Joint Symposium: The Free Radical Theory of Aging Revisited
- Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, Adipose Tissue and Aging: Inflammation Nation — Are Inflammatory Responses with Age Mediated by Increased Fat?
- New Frontiers in Aging Research: Does the Hypothalamus Regulate Aging and Age-Related Disease?
- Nutritional Interventions in Aging: Calorie Restriction Mimetics — Promise and Pitfalls
- Stem Cells and Functional Impairments with Age: What Are We Learning and Why Does It Matter?
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Renowned Faculty Will Include
- Andrzej Bartke, PhD, Southern Illinois University
- Holly Brown-Borg, PhD, University of North Dakota
- Jens Brüning, MD, University of Cologne
- Christin E. Burd, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- D. Allan Butterfield, PhD, University of Kentucky
- Judith Campisi, PhD, Buck Institute for Age Research
- Pinchas Cohen, MD, University of Southern California
- Kelvin J. Davies, PhD, University of Southern California
- Rafael de Cabo, PhD, National Institute on Aging
- Osvaldo DelBono, MD, PhD, Wake Forest University
- Andrew Dillin, PhD, Salk Institute
- Vishwa Deep Dixit, PhD, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
- Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD, National Institutes on Aging
- Tamas L. Horvath, DVM, PhD, Yale University
- Donald Ingram, PhD, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
- Leanne Jones, PhD, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
- James L. Kirkland, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic
- Mark A. LaBarge, PhD, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
- Valter D. Longo, PhD, University of Southern California
- Dana Miller, PhD, University of Washington
- Charles V. Mobbs, PhD, The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Charlotte A. Peterson, PhD, University of Kentucky
- Holly Van Remmen, PhD, UT Health Science Center San Antonio
- Arlan G. Richardson, PhD, University of Texas HSC-San Antonio
- Hiroshi Saito, PhD, University of Kentucky
- David A. Sinclair, PhD, Harvard Medical School
- William E. Sonntag PhD, Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging
- Mark A. Tarnopolsky, MD, PhD, FRCPC, McMaster University
- Jonathan L. Tilly, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Maret G. Traber, PhD, Oregon State University
- Richard H. Weindruch, PhD, University of Wisconsin
View 2011 Biological Sciences Award Lectures
Irving S. Wright Award of Distinction: From Mice to Methuselah: What We Can Learn from the Comparative Biology of Aging
By Steven N. Austad, PhD
Fondation IPSEN 2011 Longevity Prize: Theoretical Approach of Longevity
By Thomas Kirkwood, PhD
Biological Sciences Program Sponsors
Funding for this conference was made possible, in part by 1R13AG041622-01 from The National Institute on Aging. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.