Conferences and Workshops Awards

40th Annual American Aging Association meeting - 'Mechanisms of Aging: Emerging Concepts"

American Aging Association

The Ellison Medical Foundation awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 40th Annual American Aging Association meeting - 'Mechanisms of Aging: Emerging Concepts" held 6/3/11 to 6/6/11 in Raleigh, NC. For further information, see: http://www.americanaging.org.

American Association of Anatomists Annual Meeting - "The Anatomy of Aging: What should we be teaching our medical students?"

American Association of Anatomists
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $6,372 to support a symposium entitled "The Anatomy of Aging: What should we be teaching our medical students?" at the American Association of Anatomists Annual Meeting held 4/9/11 to 4/13/11 in Washington, D.C. For further information, see: www.anatomy.org.

FASEB Summer Research Conference on "Helicases and Nucleic Acid Translocases: Structure, Mechanism, Function and Roles in Human Disease"

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the FASEB Summer Research Conference on "Helicases and Nucleic Acid Translocases: Structure, Mechanism, Function and Roles in Human Disease" held 7/31/11 to 8/5/11 in Steamboat Springs, CO. For further information, see: http://www.faseb.org/src/home.aspx.

2011 FASEB Summer Research Conference on "The Basic Origins and Medical Consequences of Protein Aggregation"

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2011 FASEB Summer Research Conference on "The Basic Origins and Medical Consequences of Protein Aggregation" held 6/12/11 to 6/17/11 in Snowmass Village, CO. For further information, see: http://www.faseb.org/src/home.aspx.

FASEB Summer Research Conference on "Genetic Recombination and Genome Rearrangements"

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $5,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the FASEB Summer Research Conference on "Genetic Recombination and Genome Rearrangements" held 7/24/11 to 7/29/11 in Steamboat Springs, CO. For further information, see: http://www.faseb.org/src/home.aspx.

2011 Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America - Biological Sciences Section

Gerontological Society of America

The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions in the Biological Sciences Section of the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America held 11/18/11 to 11/22/11 in Boston, MA. For further information, see: http://www.geron.org/.

2011 Gordon Research Conference on "Chromosome Dynamics"

Gordon Research Conferences
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2011 Gordon Research Conference on "Chromosome Dynamics" held 7/10/11 to 7/15/11 in West Dover, VT. For further information, see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2011&program=chromdyn.

2011 Gordon Research Conference on "Oxidative Stress in Aging and Age-Related Disease"

Gordon Research Conferences
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $5,070 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2011 Gordon Research Conference on "Oxidative Stress in Aging and Age-Related Disease" held March 13-18, 2011 in Ventura, CA. For further information, see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx? year=2011& program=oxidat.

2011 Gordon Research Conference on "Stress Proteins in Growth, Development and Disease"

Gordon Research Conferences

The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions the 2011 Gordon Research Conference on "Stress Proteins in Growth, Development and Disease" held 7/17/11 to 7/22/11 in Il Ciocco, Italy. For further information, see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2011&program=stressprot.

2011 Gordon Research Conference on "Myogenesis"

Gordon Research Conferences

The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2011 Gordon Research Conference on "Myogenesis" held 8/28/11 to 9/2/11 in Waterville Valley, NH. For further information, see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2011&program=myogenesis.

2011 Gordon Research Conference on "Mammalian DNA Repair"

Gordon Research Conferences
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2011 Gordon Research Conference on "Mammalian DNA Repair" held 2/6/11 to 2/11/11 at the Four Points Sheraton/Holiday Inn, Ventura, CA. For further information, see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2011&program=mammdna.

Mouse Genetics 2011 Conference

International Mammalian Genome Society

The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the Mouse Genetics 2011 Conference held 6/22/11 to 6/25/11 in Washington, DC. For further information, see: http://www.mousegenetics2011.org. and http://www.imgs.org.

2011 Keystone Symposium on "Genomic Instability and DNA Repair"

Keystone Symposia
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $4,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2011 Keystone Symposium on "Genomic Instability and DNA Repair" held January 20 to February 4, 2011 in Keystone, CO. For further information, see: http://www.keystonesymposia.org/Meetings/ ViewMeetings.cfm? MeetingID=1097.

2011 Keystone Symposium on "Hematopoesis"

Keystone Symposia
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $4,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2011 Keystone Symposium on "Hematopoesis" held March 27 to April 4, 2011 in Big Sky, MT. For further information, see: http://www.keystonesymposia.org/Meetings/ViewMeetings.cfm?MeetingID=1090.

Indo-US bilateral conference on "Base Excision DNA Repair, Brain Function and Aging"

Stony Brook University
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers at the Indo-US bilateral conference on "Base Excision DNA Repair, Brain Function and Aging" held January 6-9, 2011 in Hyderabad, India. For further information, see: http://www.uohbif.in/iusw/.

Workshop on "Genetic mechanisms of aging and genome maintenance"

North Carolina, University of - Chapel Hill
The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $3,000 to support a Workshop on "Genetic mechanisms of aging and genome maintenance" held 6/28/11 to 7/1/11 in Girdwood, Alaska. For further information, please contact jdg@med.unc.edu.

2011 Univ. of Texas San Antonio Nathan Shock Center Conference on "Inflammation in Aging and Age-related Disease"

Texas, University of - Health Science Center, San Antonio

The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $8,400 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2011 Univ. of Texas San Antonio Nathan Shock Center Conference on "Inflammation in Aging and Age-related Disease" held 10/13/11 to 10/16/11 in Bandera, TX. For further information, see: http:www.barshop.uthscsa.edu/main/newsseminars/specialevents/u212.

About Conferences & Workshops Awards

These awards support conferences and workshops relevant to basic biological research on aging and age-related diseases and disabilities.

In August 2013, the Foundation's Board of Directors announced that no new applications will be accepted for Conferences and Workshop awards in Aging, Neuroscience or other biomedical research topics.  All currently funded grants will continue subject to the terms and conditions established in the original award agreement between the Foundation and the grantee institution.