San Diego Nathan Shock Center
Annual Training Event

Tackling the Heterogeneity of Aging

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - San Diego Nathan Shock Center
Annual Training Event - Tackling the Heterogeneity of Aging


2023 Symposium on the Heterogeneity of Aging – Hybrid Event

8:30 AM – Registration and light breakfast

9:00 AM – Opening Remarks and Center updates

9:20 AM Rafael de Cabo, NIH / National Institute on Aging
The Longitudinal Study on Aging in Mice; A Look into Heterogeneity

9:55 AM Berenice Benayoun, University of Southern California
Sex-specific remodeling of murine macrophages during aging

10:30 AM Morning Break

10:45 AM Rozalyn Anderson, University of Wisconsin
Metabolism of Aging in Monkeys and Mice

11:20 AM Leena Bharath, Assistant Professor, Merrimack College
SD-NSC Pilot grant awardee – Human T Cell Inflammation in Aging

11:40 AM Chiara Nicoletti, Postdoctoral fellow, Sanford Burnham Prebys, SD-NSC Pilot grant awardee
Extracellular vesicles as target for interventions toward countering disease-associated features of aging in a mouse model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

12:00 PM Lunch Break

1:00 PM Xu Zhang, Research Associate, Mayo Clinic, SD-NSC Pilot grant awardee
The dynamics and heterogeneity of cell fates during cellular senescence

1:20 PM Gargi Mahapatra, Postdoctoral fellow, Wake Forest School of Medicine, SD-NSC Pilot grant awardee
Identifying Mediators of Bioenergetic Decline in Peripheral Cells of Older Adults Across a Spectrum of Cognitive Abilities

1:40 PM Will Wang, Sanford Burnham Prebys
Spatial-omic revelations in skeletal muscle regeneration and aging

2:15 PM Afternoon Break

2:25 PM Michael Snyder, Stanford University
Remote health monitoring using microsampling and wearables

3:00 PM Pilot grant program consultation session
Ongoing SD-NSC pilot projects consultation – in person, 2022 awardees only

3:30 PM Mentorship meetings – in person, 2022 awardees and mentors only

4:00 PM Networking happy hour – in person only