March 2017

IUBMB Focused Meeting on «Molecular aspects of aging and longevity»

Next MouseAGE annual meeting will take place at Athens in the IUBMB Focused Meeting on «Molecular aspects of aging and longevity»16-19 October, Greece.

International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) entrusted the organization of this focused meeting to Athens, as it was considered to be the ideal setting for gathering together young researchers and leading investigators from many countries. 

Aging is an inevitable biological process. Unravelling the fundamental molecular mechanisms of aging and longevity is a pre-requisite for developing appropriate means of increasing “healthy lifespan”. The Meeting will focus on these axes as it aims to integrate the latest research developments and new technologies from internationally acknowledged experts as well as to attract young scientists in the field and to give them the opportunity to discuss with experts. Emphasis will be given to young group-leaders and it will have an additional session for presentations by young scientists. Finally, it’ll provide several travel fellowships to...

MouseAGE Working Group 3 Meeting

On the past 28th February, the working group 3 (WG3) met at the COST Association headquarters, in Bruxelles, Belgium.

The aim of the meeting was to the disccus current protocols from the different labs involved in the MouseAGE, concerning the Assessment of Cognition in Aging mice models. Keynote speakers Professor Brun Ulfhake, from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and Professor Kathy Magnusson, from Oregon State University, USA, joined for the discussion. Standardization of protocols is one of the major goals of the WG3.

10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences

 Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences

Abstract Submission is Now Open!

Submit your abstract for the 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences at the Washington State Convention Center on August 20-24, 2017 in Seattle, Washington, USA. Abstracts can be submitted for both oral and poster sessions. Find abstract guidelines and instructions on the above website.

Abstract deadline is March 31, 2017

The theme for this Congress is “The Three Rs (Replace, Reduce, Refine) in Action.” WC10 promises to be a cutting edge scientific meeting with emphasis on the latest technologies for reduction and replacement of animals and innovations in approaches to ethics, animal welfare and public policy

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Two post-doctoral positions available at the Victor Babes National Institute of Pathology, Bucharest, Romania

Redbrain

Two postdoctoral positions are available at the Victor Babes National Institute of Pathology, Bucharest, Romania, to examine biomarker discovery in Alzheimer’s disease.

More information regarding the two positions, including requirements and contact information, can be found on the webpages of REDBRAIN: http://www.redbrain.ro/en/

Details of the two positions can also be found in the useful downloads section below.