Deutsche Gesellschaft für Alternsforschung, DGfA e.V.

Contact:
Prof. Björn Schumacher
CECAD Research Center
University of Cologne
Joseph-Stelzmann-Str. 26
D-50931 Cologne
bjoern.schumacher[at]uni-koeln.de
schumacher.cecad-labs.uni-koeln.de

Annual Meeting I Previous Meetings

Previous Meetings


Annual DGfA meeting 2017

The Annual Meeting of the German Foundation for Aging Research (DGfA) took place on 1-2 December 2017 in Cologne


Keynote speaker

The keynote lectures were presented by:

Eline Slagboom
Eline Slagboom, Leiden University Medical Center


Nektarios Tavernarakis
Nektarios Tavernarakis, IMBB-FORTH, Crete



Fritz-Boege-Price

For their outstanding presentations the Fritz-Boege-Prize for young scientists were awarded to:

Short talk prize: Mohamad Amr Zaini (Eriba, Groningen)
Mohamad Amr Zaini


Best poster prize: Johanna Heid (Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main)
Johanna Heid


Innovation and new ideas prize: Diletta Edifizi (CECAD, University of Cologne)
Diletta Edifizi



Venue

Venue: Max-Planck-Institute for Biology of Aging / Joseph-Stelzmann-Str. 9b / 50931 Cologne, Germany



Program

The program is now available for download as PDF

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Annual DGfA meeting 2016

Annual Meeting of the German Foundation for Aging Research (DGfA) 2-3 December 2016 in Ulm


Start: 02. Dezember ca. 12.00 Uhr
Ende: 03. Dezember ca. 16.00 Uhr

Venue: Ulm University, 89081 Ulm, Germany


Program

The program is now available for download as PDF

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Abstract submission deadline: 21. Oktober 2016
You will be informed if your abstract was selected for a poster or an oral presentation.
The best poster and talk will be awarded with the Fritz Boege Prize (500€)


Keynote Speaker

Judith Campisi, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, USA
Darren Baker, Kogod Center on Aging, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
Valter Longo, Longevity Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA


Accommodation

B&B Hotel
Ibis Hotel
Comfor Hotel





Annual DGfA meeting 2015

Date: December 4th -5th, 2015
Venue: Leibniz-Institute for Age Research - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI)
Address: Beutenbergstraße 11, 07745 Jena, Germany
Organizers: K. Lenhard Rudolph and Björn Schumacher

Keynote speakers:

Heinrich Jasper, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, USA
Thomas Nyström, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg Sweden


Downloads

-> Registration Form
-> Abstract Form

-> Meeting Flyer

if you are interested in being a member of DGfA, please download the form and submit it to Miwako Morita (mmorita@fli-leibniz.de)
-> Admission Form



Conference schedule

Friday, December 4th
12:00 - 13:00 Registration& Snack
13:00 - 17:00 Keynote 1, General session 1
17:00 - 17:30 Coffee
17:30 - 19:00 General Session 2
19:00 - 20:00 Poster session 1
20:30 Social Dinner and Party

Saturday, December 5th
09:30 - 12:00 Keynote 2, General session 3
12:00 - 13:30 Coffee, Poster session 2
13:30 Lunch Packages & Departure
14:00 - 16:00 DGfA member assembly


Call for abstract

The abstract submission deadline is October 10th, 2015. You will be informed whether your abstract was selected for a poster or oral presentation. Please download a registration AND an abstract form from the DGfA homepage.
The best poster and talk will be awarded with the Fritz Boege Prize. (500Euro each)


Call for registration

Please submit a registration form which you can download from the DGfA homepage by October 10th, 2015.


Travel & Accommodation

Please make your own hotel and travel arrangements. Jena has two train stations, "Jena Paradise" and "Jena West." The closest airport is Leipzig, Berlin, and Frankfurt. Please be sure to make your booking as soon as possible.


Organizers

Conference Chair:
Professor K. Lenhard Rudolph, Scientific director, Leibniz Institute for Age Research - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI)
DGfA President:
Professor Björn Schumacher, Acting Director, CECAD Research Center - University of Cologne


Contact

Please feel free to contact Mrs Miwako Morita (mmorita@fli-leibniz.de) for any question you may have.








Annual DGfA meeting 2014

Annual Meeting of the German Foundation for Aging Research (DGfA) 2014 in Cologne

Pauline Schumacher, Linda Partridge, Michael Ristow, Björn Schumacher, Lenhard Rudolph

Pauline Schumacher, Linda Partridge, Michael Ristow, Björn Schumacher, Lenhard Rudolph

The annual DGfA meeting 2014 took place at the CECAD Research Center and MPI-AGE at the University of Cologne. Prof. Linda Partridge, MPI-AGE, and Prof. Manuel Serrano, CNIO Madrid, delivered exciting keynote lectures on the current forefront of aging research. The DGfA meeting once again brought together principle investigators, postdocs, and PhD students from across Germany to exchange concepts and ideas on aging research.

The DGfA congratulates the Fritz-Boege-Prize winners of 2014:
Best short talk award: Ronny Hänold, Fritz-Lippmann-Institute
Best poster award: Olivier Baris, University of Cologne
The awards come with the prize money of 500 Euros each that is generously donated by the DGfA member Prof. Fritz Boege, University Clinic Düsseldorf

Next years DGfA meeting will by hosted by the DGfA Past-President Prof. Lenhard Rudolph in Jena 4th and 5th December 2015

XVIII. Annual Meeting 2008 in Karlsruhe

Flyer
Program
Abstracts

XIX Annual Meeting 2009 in Cologne

Program and Abstracts

XXI Annual Meeting 2011 in Günzburg

Program

XXII Annual Meeting 2012 in Hofheim/Taunus

Program

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