Welcome

The 2018 C. elegans “Topics” Meeting, covering Aging, Metabolism, Pathogenesis, Stress, and Small RNAs, on the campus of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Memorial Union will host the many plenary sessions, posters and social gatherings of the meeting.

Keynote Speaker:

Anne Brunet, Stanford University

Conference Organizers:

Arjumand Ghazi, University of Pittsburgh
Michael Shapira, University of California Berkeley
Stefan Taubert, University of British Columbia
Amy Walker, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Invited Speakers:
Adam Antebi, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging
Kaveh Ashrafi, University of California San Francisco
Ryan Baugh, Duke University
Keith Blackwell, Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School
Della David, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Andrew Dillin, University of California Berkeley
Monica Driscoll, Rutgers University
Jonathan Ewbank, Centre d’Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy
Cole Haynes, UMASS Medical School
Malene Hansen, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
Sivan Henis-Korenblit, Bar-Ilan University
Thorsten Hoppe, University of Cologne
Javier Irazoqui, UMASS Medical School
Aimee Kao, University of California San Francisco
Pankaj Kapahi, The Buck Institute
Cynthia Kenyon, Calico
Dennis Kim, MIT
Natalia Kirienko, Rice University
Seung-Jae Lee, Pohang University of Science and Technology
Richard Morimoto, Northwestern University
Coleen Murphy, Princeton University
Amy Pasquinelli, University California San Diego
Marc Pilon, Gothenburg University
Oded Rechavi, Tel-Aviv University
Frank Schroeder, Cornell University
Hinrich Schulenberg, Christian Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel
Siu Silvia Lee, Cornell University
Frank Slack, BIDMC Cancer Center/Harvard Medical School
Alex Soukas, MGH/Harvard Medical School
Supriya Srinivasan, The Scripps Research Institute
Marian Walhout, UMASS Medical School