The Keystone Symposium on “Aging - Pushing the Limits of Cellular Quality Control” will be held from January 12-17, 2014 in Steamboat Springs, CO.  The Ellison Medical Foundation awarded $8,000 to support selected speakers and sessions.  For more information see: http://www.keystonesymposia.org/index.cfm?e=web.Meeting.Program&meetingid=1264

The 2014 Gordon Research Conference on “DNA Damage, Mutation and Cancer: Choices and Crosstalk Between Alternative Pathways” will be held from March 16-21, 2014 in Ventura, CA. The Ellison Medical Foundation awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions.  For more information, see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2014&program=dnadamage

The Trudeau Institute supported meeting on "The Yin and Yang of Inflammation: The Role of Inflammation in Health and Disease", will be held from April 4-6, 2014 in Lake Placid, NY.  The Ellison Medical Foundation awarded $3,780 to support selected speakers and sessions.  For more information, see: https://sites.google.com/site/theyinandyangofinflammation/

The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF), Conference on "The Biology of Aging: Novel Drug Targets for Neurodegenerative Disease", will be held on May 9, 2014 in New York, NY. The Ellison Medical Foundation awarded $9,300 to support selected speakers.  For more information, see: http://www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=8f235d9a-d907-45e9-8c1d-8f26cfc817d5

The 2014 Gordon Research Conference on “Genomic Instability” will be held from July 6-11, 2014 in Hong Kong, China. The Ellison Medical Foundation awarded $15,600 to support selected speakers and sessions.  For more information, see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2014&program=genomstab

The Ellison Medical Foundation sponsors the Molecular Biology of Aging Summer Course to be held August 3 - August 23, 2014 at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. This three-week lecture and laboratory course features the newest and most exciting ideas in aging research, with emphasis on molecular approaches. The course is open to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and independent investigators. Costs of attending the course, including travel, housing, and meals at MBL, are fully supported by The Ellison Medical Foundation.

The Ellison Medical Foundation Colloquium on the Biology of Aging will be held Thursday, August 21 through Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA. These Colloquium presentations are open to the public. Directions to the MBL and travel information are available at: www.mbl.edu/about/visit/directions/index.html