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Wednesday 3 December 2008 


Novel approaches to better understand the ageing phenotype
09.00 – 09.40      Theme opening keynote
                               From genotype to (ageing) phenotype: a quantitative
                               genetics perspective
                               Ritsert C. Jansen, Groningen, The Netherlands
09.40 – 10.00      The role of individual risk in the nested binomial
                               model of ageing
                               Eugene Milne, Newcastle, United-Kingdom
10.00 – 10.20      Networks at the crossroad of ageing, longevity and
                               age-related diseases
                               Vadim Fraifeld, Beer-Sheva, Israël
10.20 – 10.50      Coffee break
10.50 – 11.10      Frailty as an index of deficit accumulation in the MRC
                               Cognitive Function and Ageing Study
                               George Savva, Cambridge, United-Kingdom
11.10 – 11.30      Dramatic alteration of the human satellite cells
                               secretome during the in vitro senescence
                               Marie-Catherine Le Bihan, Paris, France
11.30 – 11.45      Announcement of winner
                       'young investigators award’
11.45 – 12.45      Closing Keynote lecture
                               Lifespan Variation and the Molding of Life History in
                               the Least Killifish
                               Joseph Travis, Tallahassee, United-States
12.45 – 14.00      Closing lunch