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

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