Symposium on Slowly Aging Organisms, Jan. 17-18, 2003
January 17 & 18, 2003
University of Southern California
Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center and Department of Biological Sciences
Los Angeles, California
Symposium On Slowly Aging Organisms
The focus is on the natural history of aging in long-lived birds and reptiles.
Leading researchers from field biology and zoological parks will convene with
molecular geneticists. A poster session is planned.
Speakers: Cheryl Asa, Steven Austad, Justin Congdon, Eileen Crimmins,
Caleb Finch, Nate Flesness, Paula Henry, Cynthia Kenyon, Valentine Lance, Valter
Longo, Ian Nisbet, Mary Ann Ottinger, Thomas Perls, Howard Prentice, Robert
Ricklefs, Carol Vleck, John Wingfield
Limited funds will be available to research trainees (pre-doc or post-doc)
to attend. To apply, submit a one-page letter outlining research interests and
a two-page NIH Biosketch no later than November 1, 2002 to: University of Southern
California, Andrus Gerontology Center, 3715 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA
90089-0191, Attn: ETM.
Registration deadline: January 10, 2003
For more information: email [email protected] or call 213-740-1756 or visit our
website at http://www.usc.edu/gero/SOSA