We are happy to invite you to the conference "The Biology of Longevity and Quality of Life" that will take place on Israel Science Day, March 26, in Bar Ilan University, in the Mintz Auditorium (Building 403). The conference will feature some of the recent Israeli and International research on aging, and experimental ways of its postponement and extension of healthy lifespan.
Attached please find the conference program. The attendance is free.
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Looking forward to seeing you at the conference!
The organizing committee
Prof. Haim Cohen – Bar Ilan University
Dr. Ilia Stambler – Bar Ilan University
The Conference Program
The Biology of Longevity and Quality of Life
|Prof. Haim Cohen – Bar Ilan University, Conference opening||10:00-10:10|
|Prof. Gregory Livshits – Tel Aviv University, Genetics, Genomics and Metabolomics of Muscular Mass Variation||10:10-10:40|
|Prof. Esther Priel – Ben Gurion University, A possible novel therapeutic approach for healthy longevity using telomerase increasing compounds||10:40-11:10|
|Keren Yizhak – Tel Aviv University, Model-based identification of drug targets that revert disrupted metabolism and its application to aging||11:10-11:40|
11.40-12.50 – Break
The Central Panel
|Prof. Benjamin Ehrenberg – Bar Ilan University, Vice President for Research, Panel opening||13:00-13:10|
|Prof. Nurit Yirmiya – Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Science, Greetings to the participants||13:10-13:20|
|Dr. Aubrey de Grey – SENS Research Foundation (US),Keeping people healthy in old age with regenerative medicine||13:20-13:40|
|Prof. Haim Cohen – Bar Ilan University, Extending healthy lifespan by SIRT6||13:40-13:50|
|Prof. Gil Atzmon – Haifa University, 100 the New 70||13:50-14:00|
|Dr. Nirit Lev – Rabin Medical Center, Recent developments in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases of old age||14:00-14:10|
|Dr. Sivan Korenblit – Bar Ilan University, An ageless task: resolving the stress of misfolded proteins||14:10-14:20|
|Dr. Ilia Stambler – Bar llan University, The need for public awareness and support of longevity research||14:20-14:30|
|Dr. Yael Heifetz – Hebrew University, Aging and Reproduction – Old Flies’ Stories||15:00-15:30|
|Prof. Yosef Gruenbaum – Hebrew University, The crosstalk between aging, metabolism and lamins||15:30-16:00|
|Dr. Aubrey de Grey– Discussion, The importance of a research effort in the biology of aging and healthy lifespan extension||16:00-16:30|
Entrance is free