Molecular Mechanisms of Aging and Age-Related Diseases Conference

Venue: Melia Puerto Vallarta

Location: Puerto Vallarta (Jalisco), Mexico

Event Date/Time: Mar 03, 2009 End Date/Time: Mar 06, 2009
Early Registration Date: Nov 28, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 24, 2008
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Abcam is pleased to announce its second international Neurodegeneration meeting following the success of Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration 2007. The conference will be held at Meliá all inclusive resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico March 3-6, 2009, and organized by Abcam and Dr. Andrew Dillin, Pioneer Developmental Chair and an associate professor in the Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory.

Topics will include:
- Diseases of aging I: metabolic syndromes
- Diseases of aging II: cancer
- Diseases of aging III: neurodegeneration
- Organismal aging: vertebrates
- The aging proteome
- The aging genome

Invited speakers:
- Jeff Kelly (The Scripps Research Institute)
- Reuben Shaw (The Salk Institute for Biological Studies)
- Gerald Shadel (Yale University School of Medicine)
- Jan Karlseder (The Salk Institute)
- Gerard Evan (University of California, San Francisco)
- Scott Lowe (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
- Rick Morimoto (Northwestern University)
- Rudi Tanzi (Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School)
- Stuart Kim (Stanford University Medical Center)
- Linda Buck (Howard Hughes Medical School, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
- Rolf Bodmer (The Burnham Institute)
- Dan Gottschling (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
- Richard Weindruch (Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, University of Wisconsin)
- Thomas Nyström (Department of Cell and Molecular Biology-Microbiology, Göteborg University, Sweden)
- Leanne Jones (The Salk Institute)
- Tom Rando (Stanford School of Medicine)
- Arnie Levine (The Simons Center for Systems Biology, UMDNJ)

Abstracts for oral and poster presentation are invited. Those which most closely fit within the topics of the meeting will be selected. Posters will be judged. The winner will receive up to $150 off their registration for a future Abcam conference or an antibody from the Abcam catalog.
- Oral abstract deadline: October 24, 2008
- Poster abstract deadline: December 31, 2008
Space for posters is unlimited.

Melia Puerto Vallarta is an all inclusive beach resort. The registration fee is fully inclusive of:
- attendance at sessions (plenary & poster)
- accommodation for the nights of March 3,4, and 5
- breakfast, lunch, dinner, and refreshments of March 3,4, and 5
- welcome drinks reception
- conference materials, including a book of abstracts

Early bird and student registration fees are available for this meeting.
- Early bird deadline: November 28, 2008

For futher information and to register please visit the Molecular Mechanisms of Aging and Age-Related Diseases Conference website (


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