Conference Schedule

MAPS 2022 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

* Schedule  Is Subject to Last Minute Changes*

Thursday, July 14, 2022

4:30pm-6:00pm Opening Social Tripp Commons
6:00pm-6:10pm Introductory Remarks Shannon Hall
6:10pm-7:00pm Keynote: Adapt or Die: Transgenerational Inheritance of Pathogen Avoidance (How Getting Food Poisoning Might Save your Species) Dr. Coleen Murphy,

Princeton University

Session Topic 1

7:00pm

Aging: From Organelles to Organisms

Session Chair: Nic Lehrbach

Shannon Hall
7:00pm-7:20pm UPRmt, Starvation and Toxic mtDNA Replication Cole Haynes, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
7:20pm-7:40pm A TFEB/TGF-beta Axis Regulates Stem Cell Quiescence, Activation, and Rejuvenation in the Adult Reproductive Diapause Adam Antebi, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing
7:40pm-7:50pm Mitochondrial Gene Expression is Regulated by mRNA 2’-O-methylation at P-bodies Joshua Meisel, Harvard Medical School
7:50pm-8:00pm Neuronal IRE-1 Coordinates an Organism-Wide Cold Stress Response by Regulating Fat Metabolism Sivan Korenblit, Bar-Ilan University
8:00pm-8:20pm Refreshment Break Shannon Hall Lobby
8:20pm-8:40pm Uncoupling Eating from Longevity Michael Petrascheck, Scripps Research Institute
8:40pm-8:50pm A Lipid Droplet-Peroxisome Network Drives Longevity by Monounsaturated Fatty Acids via Modulating Lipid Oxidation              Katarina Papsdorf, Stanford

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8:50pm-9:00pm Characterization of a Membrane Stress Response to Stabilize Intracellular Trafficking in C. elegans Christopher Welsh, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School

 

Friday, July 15, 2022

7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast Tripp Commons
Session Topic 2

8:00am

Stress and Aging – I

Session Chair: Andrew Samuelson

Shannon Hall
8:00am-8:20am Lipases at the Host-Pathogen Interface Arjumand Ghazi, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
8:20am-8:40am From Longevity Interventions to Precision Geroscience Will Mair, Harvard School of Public Health
8:40am-9:00am Membrane Homeostasis: PAQR-2 (worms) and AdipoR2 (mammals) Signal via Sphingosine-1-phosphate and Recruit a Fatty Acid Elongation Complex Marc Pilon, University of Gothenberg
9:00am-9:20am New Diet-Gene Pairs Get Some SKN in the Game Sean Curran, University of Southern California
9:20am-9:40am Identification of Genes Critical for Lipid Trafficking and Cold Resilience Dengke Ma, University of California San Francisco
9:40am-9:50am Glycolytic Preconditioning in Astrocytes Mitigates Dopaminergic Neurodegeneration after Mechanical Stress Rene Solano Fonesca, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
9:50am-10:00am Signaling from the C. elegans Hypodermis Non-autonomously Regulates Memory Dr. Colleen Murphy on behalf of Shiyi Zhou, Princeton University
10:00am-10:20am Refreshment Break  
Session Topic 2 Cont’d

10:20am

Stress and Aging – I

Session Chair: Andrew Samuelson

Shannon Hall
10:20am-10:40am Viral Infection Promotes Sleep, which is Necessary for Survival and Energy Maintenance David Raizen, University of Pennsylvania
10:40am-11:00am Promotion of Healthy Longevity by Modulation of Insulin/IGF-1 Signaling Seung-Jae Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
11:00am-11:20am Rewiring of the Ubiquitinated Proteome Determines Aging in C. elegans David Vilchez, University of Cologne, Germany
11:20am-11:40am Non-Apoptotic Function of CED-3 Caspase Regulates p38 MAP Kinase Signaling to Control Tissue Integrity during Aging Benjamin Weaver, University of Texas Southwestern
11:40am-11:50am Dissecting Intracellular Bacterial Infection and Spreading in the Intestines of Nematode Hosts Tuan Tran, San Diego State University
11:50am-12:00pm β-Branched Fatty Acids Modulate Lipid Metabolism via NHR-49/PPARα Bennett Fox, Cornell University
12:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch Tripp Commons
12:30pm-2:00pm Present Your Science: Transforming Technical Talks

Presented by: Melissa Marshall

Tripp Commons
Session Topic 3

2:00pm

Session #3: Cellular Physiology

Session Chairs: Tali Gidelavitz & Jennifer Garrison

Shannon Hall
2:00pm-2:20pm Surprises in Propionate Metabolism Marian Walhout, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
2:20pm-2:40pm The Natural Niche for Caenorhabditis elegans Erik Andersen, Northwestern University
2:40pm-3:00pm Intestinal Infection Regulates Infection, Behavior, and Learning via Neuroendocrine Signaling Alejandro Aballay, Oregon Health & Science University
3:00pm-3:20pm Functional Analysis of Metabolic Restructuring in the daf-2(e1370) Mutant Bart Braekman, Ghet University
3:20pm-3:40pm Intracellular Lipid Surveillance and Protein Homeostasis Peter Douglas, University of Texas Southwestern
3:40pm-3:50pm A Cilia-Independent Function of BBSome Mediated by DLK MAPK Signaling in C. elegans Photosensation Xinxing Zhang, University of Michigan
3:50pm-4:10pm Refreshment Break Shannon Hall Lobby
Session Topic 3 Cont’d

4:10pm

Cellular Physiology

Session Chairs: Tali Gidelavitz & Jennifer Garrison

Shannon Hall
4:10pm-4:30pm Oleic Acid Enhances Life History Traits of Starvation-Induced Postdauer Adults via Altered DAF-12 Signaling Sarah Hall, Syracuse University
4:30pm-4:50pm Uncovering Novel Nutrient-Sensing Mechanisms and New Micronutrients Min Han, University of Colorado, Boulder
4:50pm-5:10pm Tuning of mRNA Translation to Promote Resilience and Longevity Martin Denzel, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing
5:10pm-5:30pm Induction and Repression of Molecular Host Defense Javier Irazoqui, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
5:30pm-5:50pm The Worm Gut Microbiome and Aging Michael Shapira, University of California Berkeley
5:50pm-6:00pm Cell Non Autonomous Rewiring of Metabolism through FMO-2 Scott Leiser, University of Michigan
6:00pm-6:20pm Lightning Round Shannon Hall
6:20pm-8:00pm Dinner Tripp Commons
8:00pm – 10:00pm Poster Session A—Even Numbers Great Hall

 

Saturday, July 16, 2022

7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast Tripp Commons
Session Topic 4

8:00am

Stress and Aging – II

Session Chair: Benjamin Weaver

Shannon Hall
8:00am-8:20am Neurons Throw Out the Trash Under Stress–An Exopher Model for Large Vesicle Extrusion Monica Driscoll, Rutgers University
8:20am-8:40am Intergenerational Hormesis is Regulated by Heritable 18S rRNA methylation Eric Greer, Harvard/Boston Children’s Hospital
8:40am-8:50am SAMS-1 coordinates HLH-30 and PHA-4 activities through histone methylation to mediate DR-induced autophagy and longevity Ao-Lin Hsu, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
8:50am-9:00am A novel link between tRNAs and mitochondrial stress Maulik Patel, Vanderbilt University
9:00am-9:20am Deciphering the Proteostasis Response to Dissimilar Proteotoxic Challenges Ehud Cohen, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
9:20am-9:40am Less Stress with MicroRNAs Amy Pasquinelli, University of California San Diego
9:40am-9:50am Metabolic Regulation of Food Affinity Behaviors Feimei Zhu, Joslin Diabetes Center
9:50am-10:00am Ether Lipid Biosynthesis Promotes Lifespan Extension and Enables Diverse Prolongevity Paradigms in Caenorhabditis elegans Lucydalila Cedillo, Harvard University
10:00am-10:20am Refreshment Break Shannon Hall Lobby
Session Topic 4 Cont’d

10:20am

Stress and Aging – II
Session Chair: Benjamin Weaver
Shannon Hall
10:20am-10:40am Regulation of Autophagy in Aging and Disease Malene Hansen, Buck Institute
10:40am-11:00am poly(UG)-tailed RNAs in Genome Protection and Epigenetic Inheritance Scott Kennedy, Harvard Medical School
11:00am-11:20am Bacterial Pattern Recognition in C. elegans by a Nuclear Hormone Receptor Read Pukka-Worley, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
11:20am-11:30am The Heat Shock Transcription Factor, HSF-1 Recruits the H3K9 Methyltranferase MET-2 in the C. elegans Germline to Confer Long-Lasting Epigenetic Changes on Offspring Seehee Min, The University of Iowa
11:30am-11:40am Identifying Mechanisms Underlying Intestinal Control of Neuronal Functions Chung-Chih Liu, Scripps Research Institute
11:40am-11:50am Glia: Cell Non-Autonomous Regulators of Metabolic Homeostasis and Longevity Ashley Frakes, National Institutes of Health
11:50am-12:00pm Interactions between C. elegans and Actinobacteria are Mediated by cysteine Metabolism Om Patange, Massachusetts General Hospital
12:00pm-2:00pm Lunch Tripp Commons
Session Topic 5

2:00pm

Organismal Physiology

Session Chairs: Leslie MacNeil & Caroline Kumsta

Shannon Hall
2:00pm-2:20pm Epigenetic and Metabolic Regulation of Aging Anne Brunet, Stanford University
2:20pm-2:40pm Genetic Variation in the Irld Gene Family Affects Starvation Resistance Ryan Baugh, Duke University
2:40pm-2:50pm Neuroendocrine control of the proteostatic network by HPK-1 Andrew Samuelson, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York
2:50pm-3:00pm More than a load control: cytoskeletal form and function during aging Ryo Sanabria, University of Southern California, Davis.
3:00pm-3:20pm A Steroid Hormone Signaling Pathway that Regulates Learning and Memory Kaveh Ashrafi, University of California San Francisco
3:20pm-3:40pm Regulation of Gene Expression by small RNAs Carolyn Phillips, University of Southern California
3:40pm-3:50pm
Understanding how circRNA Accumulation Contributes to Aging
Alexander Van Der Linden

University of Nevada

3:50pm-4:10pm Refreshment Break Shannon Hall Lobby
Session Topic 5 Cont’d

4:10pm

Organismal Physiology

Session Chairs: Leslie MacNeil & Caroline Kumsta

Shannon Hall
4:10pm-4:30pm Lysosomal Lipid Signals Mediate Tissue Crosstalk to Promote Longevity Meng Wang, Baylor College of Medicine
4:30pm-4:50pm Chromatin Regulation and Longevity in C. elegans Siu Sylvia Lee, Cornell University
4:50pm-5:10pm efk-1/eEF2K Promotes Starvation Survival via DNA Damage Response and Repair Pathways Stefan Taubert, University of British Columbia
5:10pm-5:30pm Influences of Unsaturated Fatty Acids and Ether Lipids on Ferroptotic Cell Death   Jennifer Watts, Washington State University      
5:30pm-5:50pm RIPS-1 is Required for RHY-1 to Promote Survival in H2S Dana Miller, University of Washington, Seattle
5:50pm-6:00pm Bacterial Oxidative Stress Response Modulates C. elegans Health and Lifespan through Host-Diet Interaction Rebecca Cox, University of Michigan
6:00pm-6:20pm Lightning Round Shannon Hall
6:20pm-8:00pm Dinner Tripp Commons
8:00pm – 10:00pm Poster Session B—Odd Numbers Great Hall
10:00 pm Dance Tripp Commons

 

Sunday, July 17, 2022

7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast Shannon Hall Lobby
Session Topic 6

8:00am

Microbes, Environments, and Aging

Session Chair: Aaron Reinke

Shannon Hall
8:00am-8:10am Remarks from Organizers  
8:10am-8:30am C. elegans Response to Infection by the Orsay Virus and Intracellular Fungal Pathogens Vladimir Lažetić, University of California San Diego
8:30am-8:50am Microbial Modulation of Dynamic Neuroendocrine DAF-7 Expression in the Regulation of C. elegans Behavior Dennis Kim, Harvard/Boston Children’s Hospital
8:50am-9:10am Deciphering Roles for Specific SAM Syntheses in Methylation-Dependent Pathways Amy Walker, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
9:10am-9:30am Novel Host and Pathogen Factors Controlling Mitochondrial UPR Activity during Infection Mark Pellegrino, University of Texas Arlington
9:30am-9:40am Identification of Neuronal and Epidermal Determinants of Immune Signaling Underlying Oomycete Recognition in C. elegans Manish Grover, Imperial College London
9:40am-10:00am Refreshment Break Shannon Hall Lobby
Session Topic 6 Cont’d

10:00am

Microbes, Environments, and Aging

Session Chair: Aaron Reinke

Shannon Hall
10:00am-10:20am Sex-specificity of the C. elegans Metabolome Reveals New Classes of Signaling Molecules Frank Schroder, Cornell University
10:20am-10:40am Identification of New Regulators of SKN-1/Nrf Danielle Garsin, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas, Houston
10:40am-11:00am Fertile Relationships: Mutually Beneficial Impact of Microbiome in Reproductive Physiology of C. elegans Buck Samuel, Baylor College of Medicine
11:00am-11:10am Pathogen Infection and Cholesterol Deficiency Activate the C. elegans p38 Immune Pathway through a TIR-1/SARM1 Phase Transition Nicholas Peterson, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical
11:10am-12:10pm Keynote: Regulatory Mechanisms that Promote Stress Resistance, Metabolic Homeostasis, and Longevity Dr. Keith Blackwell, Joslin Diabetes Center Harvard Medical School Department of Genetics
12:10pm-12:30pm Concluding Remarks Shannon Hall