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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  • September 11 - 15, 2022

    Catania, Italy
    Related The Transcription, Chromatin, and Epigenetics in Aging Conference

    The conference's main themes are: 1) Cutting-edge questions in the fields of chromatin, transcription, and epigenetics, as they apply to aging; 2) New frontiers, including the exciting emerging field of three-dimensional chromatin structure and RNA epigenomics; 3) Transformative epigenomic technologies at the single cell and single molecule levels; 4) How epigenomic modifications can be used to build “aging clocks;” 5) “Rejuvenation by epigenetic reprogramming” as a strategy to counter aging and age-related diseases. Abstract Deadline: August 1, 2022. Registration Closing Deadline: September 7, 2022

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    While the biology of aging is still a relatively new field, this GRC has become the premier forum for unpublished data presentation and discussions, resulting in a meeting where one can view exciting current science and also see the future directions of the field.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