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Understanding the Biology of Aging

A Gerontology Training Course for Veterinarians

April 18-20, 2008
Purdue Technology Center-West Lafayette, Indiana

Purdue Center on Aging & the Life Course
Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation
P&G Pet Care

FRIDAY-April 18, 2008

Time Min What Who Where
3:00-5:15 pm   Guests arrive and check into hotel   University Plaza Hotel
5:15-5:30   Meet in Hotel Lobby/Drive to Foundation    
5:30-6:00 30 Welcome and Overview D. Waters Purdue Technology Center
6:00-7:00 60 Why Gerontologists Need a Life Course Perspective K. Ferraro  
7:00-7:45 45 Welcome Reception   Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation Gallery
7:45-8:00 15 Return to University Plaza Hotel    
8:00 pm   Dinner   University Plaza Hotel
SATURDAY-April 19, 2008
Time Min What Who Where
8:00-9:00 am 60 Breakfast Buffet   Purdue Technology Center
9:00-9:30 30 Cellular Aging: What Does It Mean? D. Waters  
9:30-10:20 50 I Think I Found the Cure: Test It or Just Trust Me? G. Hyner  
10:20-10:35 15 Break    
10:35-11:15 40 Lessons from the Youngest Old, Oldest Old D. Waters  
11:15-11:45 30 Rusting Out: The Role of Oxidative Stress in Aging D. Waters  
11:45-12:35 pm 50 Nutrition and Aging: You Age As You Eat M. Hayek  
12:35-2:00 90 Lunch break    
2:00-2:40 40 Hormones and Aging: Nothing Is Raging D. Waters  
2:40-3:30 50 The Biology of Aging Muscle M. Flynn  
3:30-4:20 50 Aging and Obesity K. Ferraro  
4:20-4:35 15 Break   Group Photo
4:35-5:15 40 A Closer Look at the Aging–Cancer Connection D. Waters  
5:15-6:15 60 Of Heart Attacks and Walking Dogs: Promoting Health and Preventing Disease G. Hyner  
7:00 pm   Dinner   Hour Time Restaurant
SUNDAY, April 20, 2008
Time Min What Who Where
8:00 am Check out of Hotel     Univ. Plaza Hotel
8:15-9:30   Breakfast Buffet   Purdue Technology Center
9:30-10:20 50 Immunology: A Life Course Perspective M. Hayek  
10:20-11:10 50 Inflammation and Chronic Disease: Can Exercise Put the Fire Out? M. Flynn  
11:10-12:00 50 Your Aging Brain D. Waters  
12:00-2:00 pm 120 Round table discussions over lunch    
2:00 pm   Adjourn – return evaluation forms    


Please remember to complete and return the evaluation form on Sunday to Marsha.

Thank you!