Conferences and Workshops Awards

2012 "Brain Diseases and Molecular Machines” Conference

Buck Institute for Age Research

The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $5,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2012 "Brain Diseases and Molecular Machines Conference held 5/8/12 to 5/11/12 in Tokyo, Japan. For further information, see: http://www.broca.inserm.fr/BDMM/.

2012 FASEB Summer Research Conference on "Posttranscriptional control of gene expression"

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $5,500 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2012 FASEB Summer Research Conference on "Posttranscriptional control of gene expression" held 6/24/12 to 6/29/12 in Steamboat, CO. For further information, see: http://www.faseb.org/src/home.aspx.

2012 Gordon Research Conference on "The Biology of Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation"

Gordon Research Conferences

The Ellison Medical Foundation awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2012 Gordon Research Conference "The Biology of Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation" held 7/15/12 to 7/20/12 in Newport, RI.  More information can be found here: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2012&program=posttrans

2012 Gordon Research Conference on Biology of Aging

Gordon Research Conferences
The Ellison Medical Foundation awarded $14,970 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2012 Gordon Research Conference and Gordon Research Seminar on the Biology of Aging - "Genetic, epigenetic, inflammatory, and metabolic origins of aging" held 2/12/12 to 2/17/12 in Ventura, CA. For further information, see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2012&program=aging.

2012 Gordon Research Conference on "DNA Damage, Mutation and Cancer"

Gordon Research Conferences

The Ellison Medical Foundation awarded $5,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2012 Gordon Research Conference on "DNA Damage, Mutation and Cancer" held 3/25/12 to 3/30/12 in Ventura, CA. For further information, see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2012&program=dnadamage.

2012 Keystone Symposium on "Sirtuins in Metabolism, Aging, and Disease"

Keystone Symposia

The Ellison Medical Foundation awarded $6,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2012 Keystone Symposium on "Sirtuins in Metabolism, Aging, and Disease" held 2/12/12 to 2/16/12 in Granlibakken, Lake Tahoe, CA. For further information, see: http://www.keystonesymposia.org/meetings/ viewMeetings.cfm?MeetingID=1142.

11th International Symposium on Neurobiology and Neuroendocrinology of Aging

North Dakota, University of

The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $7,500 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 11th International Symposium on Neurobiology and Neuroendocrinology of Aging to be held 7/29/12 to 8/3/12 in Bregenz, Austria. For further information, see: http://www.neurobiology-and-neuroendocrinology-of-aging.org/.

UT San Antonio Nathan Shock Center Conference on "Mouse Healthspan: Why Lifespan is no Longer Enough"

Texas, University of - Health Science Center, San Antonio

The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $7,500 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2012 University of Texas San Antonio Nathan Shock Center Conference on "Mouse Healthspan: Why Lifespan is no Longer Enough" held 10/18/12 to 10/21/12 in Bandera, TX. For further information, see: http://barshopinstitute.uthscsa.edu/ main/ newsseminars/ specialevents/2012/04/u271

2012 C. elegans Topic Meeting on "Aging, Metabolism, Stress, Pathogenesis, and Small RNAs"

Wisconsin, University of - Madison

The Ellison Medical Foundation has awarded $10,000 to support selected speakers and sessions at the 2012 C. elegans Topic Meeting on "Aging, Metabolism, Stress, Pathogenesis, and Small RNAs" held 7/12/12 to 7/15/12 in Madison, WI. For further information, see: http://www.union.wisc.edu/ceaging/.

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.