Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Program


11:00 am – Introduction by Malene Hansen, SBP

11:05 am – 11:15 am – Remarks by Mark Collins, President, Glenn Foundation for Medical Research

Morning Session, chaired by Jan Karlseder, Salk:

11:15 – 11:35 am – Dylan Reid, Gage lab, Salk

“Mapping genome repair hotspots in post-mitotic human neurons”

11:35 – 11:55 am – Aaron Havas, Adams lab, SBP

“Developing an Age Dependent Mouse Model of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Liver Cancer”

11:55 – 12:15 pm – Khalyd Clay, Petrascheck lab, TSRI

“Translating Translation Into Longevity”

12:15 – 12:45 pm – Lingyan Shi, UCSD

“Using innovative imaging methods to understand metabolic changes during aging”


Afternoon Session, chaired by Peter Adams, SBP:

1:30 – 1:45 pm – Gerry Shadel, Salk & Malene Hansen, SBP, Introduction to San Diego Nathan Shock Center

1:45 – 2:05 pm – Anupama Singh, Chalasani/Hansen labs, Salk/SBP

“Conserved role of neuronal peptides in intestinal and organismal aging”

2:05 – 2:25 pm – Adriaan Verhelle, TSRI

“Targeting degradative pathways with small molecules alleviates aggregate burden in
age-related prion disease”

2:25 – 2:45 pm – Anna Merlo, Karlseder lab, Salk

“TIN2-mediated crosstalk between telomeres and mitochondria during aging”


Keynote Session, introduction by Malene Hansen, SBP:

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Keynote speaker: Darren Baker, Mayo Clinic

“Neurodegeneration and Senescence”