Biotech China 2014
Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence, 5th Conference (SENS5)
Queens' College
Silver St, Cambridge CB3 9ET, UK United Kingdom 01223 335 511
Cambridge , United Kingdom
http://www.sens.org/conferences/sens5/program

Schedule of Presentations:

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
12:00:00 Registration opens
13:00:00 Lunch
14:25:00 Session 1 | Decellularised organs for tissue engineering
14:30:00 Tissue engineering of the liver using decellularised scaffolds Shay Soker
15:00:00 Tissue engineering of the lung using decellularised scaffolds Loren Niklason
15:30:00 TBC
16:00:00 Coffee
16:25:00 Session 2 | New advances in stem cells
16:30:00 Rejuvenation of mesenchymal stem cells with extracellular matrix Xiao-Dong Chen
17:00:00 Very small embryonic-like stem cells Mariusz Z. Ratajczak
17:30:00 TBC
18:00:00 Coffee
18:25:00 Session 3 | Gut rejuvenation
18:30:00 Regenerating the intestine with stem cells James Wells
19:00:00 Repolulation of intestinal crypts by circulating EPCs Graca Almeida-Porada
19:30:00 TBC
20:00:00 Dinner
21:00:00 Poster Session
Thursday, September 1, 2011
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:25:00 Session 4 Brain aging | Alzheimer's Disease
08:30:00 Eliminating intracellular aggregates in neurodegenerative diseases David C Rubinsztein
09:00:00 Anti-tau vaccines Einar Sigurdsson
09:30:00 TBC
10:00:00 Coffee
10:25:00 Session 5 | Brain aging | other
10:30:00 Aging of synaptic circuits Charles Greer
11:00:00 Minimally invasive gene therapy approaches for the aging brain Rodolfo Goya
11:30:00 TBC
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Informal interactions
14:25:00 Session 6 | Short talks
14:30:00 Short talks (TBA)
16:00:00 Coffee
16:30:00 Session 7 | Combating mitochondrial mutations
17:00:00 Therapeutic potential of mitochondrial RNA import Michael A Teitell
17:30:00 TBC
18:00:00 Coffee
18:25:00 Session 8 | Genetic dysregulation in aging
18:30:00 Single-cell bisulphite sequencing to probe epimutations in aging Silvia Gravina
19:00:00 Contribution to aging of senescent cells in adipose tissue Lori Kirkland
19:30:00 TBC
20:00:00 Dinner
21:00:00 Poster Session
Friday, September 2, 2011
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:25:00 Session 9 | Cancer: telomeres, telomerase
08:30:00 Zscan4 | a key to telomerase-independent telomere elongation? Minoru Ko
09:00:00 Small-molecule stimulators of telomerase Bill Andrews
09:30:00 TBC
10:00:00 Coffee
10:25:00 Session 10 | Cancer: other
10:30:00 Differentiation of iPS cells into NK cells to combat cancer and HIV Dan Kaufman
11:00:00 The true nature of the Warburg effect Michael Lisanti
11:30:00 TBC
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Informal interactions
14:25:00 Session 11 | SENS Lecture and short talks
14:30:00 SENS Lecture | Regenerative medicine for aging | a new paradigm worth trying Caleb Finch
15:30:00 Short talks (TBA)
16:00:00 Coffee
16:25:00 Session 12 | Novel treatments for atherosclerosis
16:30:00 Eliminating oxysterols to reverse atherosclerosis Pedro Alvarez
17:00:00 Nanoburning" atherosclerotic plaques
17:30:00 TBC
18:00:00 Coffee
18:25:00 Session 13 | Crosslink accumulation in the extracellular matrix
18:30:00 Accumulation of transglutaminase-derived crosslinks in aging Daniel Nyhan
19:00:00 Quantification of ECM crosslinks in human tissue Paul Thornalley
19:30:00 Prospects for chemical cleavage of harmful AGE crosslinks David Spiegel
20:00:00 Dinner
21:00:00 Poster Session
Saturday, September 3, 2011
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:30:00 Plastic antibodies Kenneth Shea
09:00:00 Nanobodies against APP Michael Sierks
09:30:00 TBC
10:00:00 Coffee
10:25:00 Session 15 | Immunorejuvenation
10:30:00 Combination therapies to rejuvenate the immune system Janko Nikolich-Zugich
11:00:00 Apheresis of B cells
11:30:00 TBC
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Informal interactions
14:25:00 Session 16 | Short talks
14:30:00 Short talks (TBA)
16:00:00 Coffee
16:30:00 Session 17 | Bioinformatics in aging
16:30:00 Aging Portfolio | a database of grants relevant to aging research Alex Zhavoronkov
17:00:00 A knowledge base of the biology of aging and interventions Pat Langley
17:30:00 A database of aging
18:00:00 Coffee
18:25:00 Session 18 | The long-term context of truly effective medicine aginst aging
18:30:00 Cryonics in the twenty-teens
19:00:00 The economics of postponing aging Dana Goldman
19:30:00 TBC
20:00:00 Gala Dinner
Sunday, September 4, 2011
08:00:00 Breakfast
09:30:00 Punting on the River Cam
11:30:00 Conference adjourns
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