Plasticity and the Aging Brain

The Simons Collaboration on Plasticity and the Aging Brain aims to discover mechanisms of resilience and maintenance in the aging brain and to establish a baseline for age-related changes in plasticity across many model systems, in order to identify potential interventions to minimize cognitive decline and extend healthy lifespan.

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  • June 5 - 9, 2022

    Palm Springs, CA
    Related The Reproductive Aging Conference

    This will be the first ever international meeting dedicated entirely to the mechanisms of reproductive aging, with a goal to showcase research and stimulate collaborations that bridge the disciplines of reproductive biology and aging research to help define new paradigms to accelerate research in this area of biology. Abstract deadline: April 25, 2022. Registration closing deadline: June 1, 2022.

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  • July 14 - 17, 2022

    University of Wisconsin–Madison
    Related Metabolism, Aging, Pathogenesis, and Stress in C. elegans

    The 2022 C. elegans “Topics” Meeting “Metabolism, Aging, Pathogenesis, and Stress” (MAPS 2022), on campus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Memorial Union will host researchers studying fundamental questions regarding increasing health-span and reducing aging-associated decline.

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  • September 27 - October 1, 2022

    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
    Related Mechanisms of Aging

    The meeting will explore the regulation and function of genes and processes that are now known or suspected to control cellular and/or organismic aging. Abstract Deadline: July 8, 2022

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  • July 4 - 9, 2023

    Barcelona, Spain
    Related Gordon Conference Biology of Aging

    While the biology of aging is still a relatively new field, this GRC has become the premier forum for unpublished data presentation and discussions, resulting in a meeting where one can view exciting current science and also see the future directions of the field. Applications for this meeting must be submitted by June 4, 2023.

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