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Day 1: Monday, 21 September
3rd Joint Scientific Workshop
Genetic Model Organisms in Ageing Research

MPI for Biology of Ageing lecture hall

Start End Topic Speaker
08:30 AM 09:00 AM Registration & Welcome Coffee
09:00 AM 09:15 AM Opening by the ITN Coordinators Björn Schumacher, Cologne (Germany)
George Garinis, Heraklion, Crete (Greece)
Gerald de Haan, Groningen (The Netherlands)
CodeAge Session
09:15 AM 09:45 AM CodeAge Keynote Lecture:
What can model genetic systems tell us about
animal longevity?
Adam Antebi, Cologne (Germany)
09:45 AM 10:15 AM Hoxa9 dependent induction of
developmental pathways impairs stem cell function
and regeneration of aging muscle
Stefan Tümpel, Jena (Germany) 
10:15 AM 10:45 AM Coupling mitochondrial homeostasis
and neurodegeneration during ageing.
Nektarios Tavernarakis, Heraklion, Crete (Greece)
10:45 AM 11:15 AM The hormetic response to low levels of DNA damage David Lydall, Newcastle (UK)
11:15 AM 11:45 AM

Coffee Break

aDDRess Session
11:45 AM 12:15 PM aDDRess Keynote Lecture:
Hypothalamic control of metabolism and ageing Jens Brüning, Cologne (Germany)
12:15 PM 12:45 PM A checkpoint mediated mechanism
controlling chromosome integrity
Marco Foiani, Milan (Italy)
12:45 PM 01:15 PM ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling and
nucleotide excision repair
Hannes Lans, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
01:15 PM 01:45 PM Spatial organization of DNA repair in the nucleus Evi Soutoglou, Strasbourg (France)
01:45 PM 03:15 PM Lunch Break  
MARriAGE Session
03:15 PM 03:45 PM Marriage Keynote Lecture:
Reactive oxygen species, replication stress and
stem cell attrition
Niels de Wind, Leiden (The Netherlands)
03:45 PM 04:15 PM Mitochondrial dysfunction in regulation
of ageing and longevity
Aleksandra Trifunovic, Cologne (Germany)
04:15 PM 04:45 PM Dissecting the aging transcriptome: the role of DNA
Joris Pothof, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
04:45 PM 05:15 PM Cellular responses to DNA replication
Ian D. Hickson, Copenhagen (Denmark)
05:15 PM 05:30 PM Closing by the ITN coordinators Björn Schumacher, Cologne (Germany)
George Garinis, Heraklion, Crete (Greece)
Gerald de Haan, Groningen (The Netherlands)
05:30 PM 06:30 PM Fellows' Meetings in parallel CodeAge/aDDRess/Marriage coordinators Meeting
07:00 PM Dinner in Peters Brauhaus