Oklahoma GeroScience Symposium 2022

The Role of Proteostasis in Aging and Age-Related Diseases

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When

April 22, 2022

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM CST

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Where

Hybrid Format Conference in Oklahoma City

Nicholson Tower (OUHSC), Nicholson Conference Center

1000 NE 13th Street, Suite 5700, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Zoom link will be sent after Registration for those attending online


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The 2022 Oklahoma Geroscience Symposium is designed to cover the proteostasis network from protein synthesis to the degradation of oligomers/aggregates and to discuss how changes in proteostasis can lead to aging and age-related diseases.

Keynote Speaker

Peter Walter, Ph.D.

Professor

Biochemistry and Biophysics Howard Hughes Investigator

University of California San Francisco

The Role of the Unfolded Protein Response in Maintaining Cellular Homeostasis in Age-Related Diseases


Featured Speakers

Richard Morimoto, Ph.D.

Professor

Northwestern University

The Biology of Proteostasis in Aging and Disease

Susmita Kaushik, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor 

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Selective Autophagy as a Potential Target for Age-Related Disorders

Rong Li, Ph.D.

Professor of Cell Biology and Director of Center for Cell Dynamics, Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

The Role of Mitochondrial-Mediated Proteostasis in the Dissolution of Misfolded Cytosolic Proteins

Andrew Dillin, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology

University of California Berkeley

Brain Cells Protect the Muscle from Protein Aggregation

Darcie Moore, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
University of Wisconsin

The Role of Protein Clearance in Neural Stem Cell Quiescence Exit

Benjamin Miller, Ph.D.

Member

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Protein Synthesis and Breakdown as Energetically Sensitive Modulators of Proteostasis

Peter Arvan, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes

University of Michigan

Let's See How this Story Unfolds

Jian Li, Ph.D.

Assistant Member

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Regulation of Germline Proteostasis by HSF1 and Insulin/IGF-1 Signaling in Gametogenesis and Maternal Aging

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