JBL XXI: Oct. 2018

JBL Symposium XXI – 2018

October 19th 2018; Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

10am- 6pm

Snyder Auditorium (Kresge G1)

655 Huntington Ave., Boston

Theme: “Stress and Homeostasis in Aging”


John B. Little, M.D. James Stevens Simmons Professor of Radiobiology
Emeritus Department of Environmental Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Opening Remarks
Michelle A. Williams, Sc.D. Dean of the Faculty
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

10:15 AM-12:00PM Session 1: Moderator: Zac Nagel, PhD

10:15-11AM Angelika Amon, PhD

“Increased cell size – a cause of replicative senescence”
Kathleen and Curtis Marble Professor of Cancer Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

11-11:45AM James R. Mitchell, PhD

“Lifespan/healthspan benefits of reduced protein intake without calorie restriction”
Associate Professor of Molecular Metabolism
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

12:00-1:00PM Lunch– Kresge Cafeteria

1:00-4:30PM Session 2: Moderator: Kris Sarosiek, PhD

1:00-1:45PM Francine Grodstein, ScD

“Positive health assets and longevity”
Professor of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Professor in the Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

1:45-2:30PM Stephen Helfand, MD

“Retrotransposons as agents of somatic diversity, disease and aging”
Professor of Biology
Brown University

2:30-2:45PM Break

2:45-3:30PM David Glass, MD

“Molecular mechanisms regulating aging”
Executive Director, Age-related Disorders
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

3:30-4:15PM Leonard P. Guarente, PhD

“Adding Life to Our Years”
Novartis Professor of Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4:30-6PM ReceptionKresge Cafe







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