2008 Autumn Conference of the Korean Society for Gerontology
and Special Symposium for the 2nd Anniversary of Institute on Aging Seoul National University
Special Symposium for Human Longevity Genes: Preliminary Data from Korean and Japanese Centenarians
10:00-10:40 Looking for human model of longevity from centenarian to
Nobuyoshi Hirose (Keio University)
10:40-11:10 Candidate genes controlling human longevity in Koreans.
Ji Wan Park (Sung Kyun Kwan University)
11:10-11:30 The ethnic diversity of Pan Asia.
Jong Wha Park (Korea Research Institute of Biosicence and
11:30-11:50 Genes regulated by the strength of calorie restriction in
proliferating budding yeast cells.
Cheol Koo Lee (Korea University)
Session I Cell aging
13:20-13:45 TRF2-interacting protein DDX39 is required for functional telomeres.
In Kwon Chung (Yonsei University)
13:45-14:10 Roles of GSK3 in cellular senescence.
Gyesoon Yoon (Ajou University)
Session II Animal aging
14:10-14:35 Regulation of the SKN-1 transcription factor by insulin/IGF-1like signaling in C. elegans.
Jae Hyung An (Yonsei University)
14:35-15:00 Age-related changes in drosophila midgut stem cells are associated with PVF2, a PDFG/VEGF-like growth factor.
Mi Ae Yoo (Pusan National University)
15:00-15:25 Modulation of Vascular Aging by calorie Restriction and betaine Treatment.
Hae Young Chung (Pusan National University)
Session III Aging and disease
15:45-16:10 Interaction of microglia and amyloid-β through β2-integrin is regulated by RhoA.
Jae Bong Park (Hallym University)
16:10-16:35 Roles of transglutaminase2 in the pathogenesis of agerelated degenerative diseases.
In Gyu Kim (Seoul National University)
16:35-17:00 Salivary protein complex formed in human mixed saliva
becomes stable and plays multifunctional roles.
Suk Keun Lee (Kangnung National University)
18:00-18:30 General meeting