Chemical Biology of Aging
November 1, 2013
Lynch Auditorium, Chemistry Building
12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Gregory Verdine, Harvard University
The enemy within: Recognition and repair of 8-oxoguanine
1:20 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
Brian Capell, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Berger Lab
Senescence leads to large-scale epigenomic destabilization marked by hallmarks of reprogramming
1:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
David Frederick, Department of Physiology, Baur Lab
Increased synthesis of NAD is insufficient to promote the oxidative capacity of skeletal muscle in young mice
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Mary Armanios, Johns Hopkins University
Telomeres and age-related diseases
2:50 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
3:10 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Toren Finkel, Laboratory of Molecular Biology; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Large lessons from small mice: mTOR, MCU, mitochondria and aging
4:00 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.
Daniel Ricketts, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Marmorstein Lab
Molecular basis for histone H3.3-specific deposition by the HIRA/UBN1/CABIN1/ASF1a (HUCA) histone chaperone complex
4:20 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
John Warner, Department of Chemistry, Petersson Lab
Protein semi-synthesis and modification of alpha synuclein
4:40 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Leonard Guarente, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sirtuins: aging and diseases
Shelley Berger, Cell & Developmental Biology
Brad Johnson, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Ronen Marmorstein, Wistar/Chemistry/BMB
Department of Chemistry
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Biomedical Graduate Student Association