9:00 AM to 4:30 PM | May 8, 2023

Saltiel Life Sciences Symposium 2023

Kahn Auditorium, Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB)
Audience This is a public event.

Aging and Age-Related Diseases

Aging is a universal phenomenon across all organisms. This year's Saltiel Life Sciences Symposium will explore the aging process and age-related disease models in a variety of model organisms, as well as the insights they can offer about human health and disease.


Johan Auwerx, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Laboratory of Integrative Systems Physiology
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Nir Barzilai, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Genetics
Director, Institute for Aging Resarch
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D.
Research Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Claude Desplan, D.Sc., Ph.D.
Silver Professor; Professor of Biology and Neural Science
New York University
Andrew Dillin, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular & Cell Biology
Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley,
Linda Partridge, D.Phil.
Professorial Research Fellow, Genetics, Evolution & Environment
University College London


U-M Life Sciences Institute
Michigan Medicine Geriatrics Center