The Fourth Annual “From Molecules to Medicine” Mini-Symposium took place on Monday, Sept 11, Toland Hall, Parnassus, 9 am-1 pm
Speakers and Topics
Steve Hauser: Multiple Sclerosis Molecules
Elizabeth Blackburn: Telomeres and Cancer
Doug Hanahan, Cancer Molecules
Cynthia Kenyon: Genes for Aging
Adam Gazzaley: Watching Old Brains Think
Paul Muchowski: Huntington’s Disease Molecules
Posters by Students and Postdocs
Refreshments were served.
Symposium was organized by Cynthia Kenyon, and supported by
The Larry L. Hillblom Center for the Biology of Aging
NIH Training Grant for Aging and Neurodegeneration
For more information about the Molecules to Medicine symposia, contact Mayra Melville 415 514-4078.
Upcoming Symposia and Journal Club Topics
The Biology of Aging Journal Club meets weekly on Wednesdays, at 1pm in Conference Room S336A in Genentech Hall, at Mission Bay. Hillblom Graduate Fellows, as well as students and postdocs supported by the Training Grant for Aging and Neurodegenerative diseases, and any other interested participants, present a relevant to aging or age-related disease and discuss it over lunch.
You are invited to attend our next Biology of Aging Journal Club
Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Time: 1 PM
Room: S336A Genentech Hall, Mission Bay Campus
Presenter: Marta Gaglia
A new progeroid syndrome reveals that genotoxic stress suppresses the somatotroph axis. Niedernhofer LJ, et al. Nature. 2006 Dec 21; 444(7122):1038-43.
Link to paper:
For questions regarding the Biology of Aging Journal Club please contact Mayra Melville at 415-514-4078, email: firstname.lastname@example.org