30th of October, 2019

Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto


08:30 - 09:00Welcome to Attendees - Registration
09:00 - 09:15Opening Ceremony
Session 1 – Metabolic fitness and ageing
09:15 - 09:45"Skeletal muscle aging: from a transcriptome and metabolome perspective"
José Pedro Castro, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
09:45 - 10:15"Nutritional status, body composition and muscle strength in the elderly, a picture of the elderly Portuguese population"
Joana Mendes, i3S, FCNAUP, Portugal
10:15 - 10:45"Exercise and Ageing: the effects on cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle mass and function preservation"
Elisa Marques, ISMAI, Portugal
10:45 - 11:15Coffee Break & Posters
BIOCODEX SESSION – Energy homeostasis and ageing
11:15 - 11:45"The role of calorie restriction on sirtuins in ageing"
Delminda Neves, i3S, FMUP, Portugal
11:45 - 12:15"Energy restriction on yeast and proteostasis control"
Paula Ludovico, ICVS, Portugal
12:15 - 12:45"Age-related changes in adipose tissue homeostasis"
Tim Schulz, DIfE, Germany
13:00 - 14:30Lunch & Posters
Session 3 – Cellular mechanisms of senescence
14:30 - 15:00"Biomarkers of tissue ageing and AGEs as modulators of ageing"
Andreas Simm, Martin Luther University, Germany
15:00 - 15:30"Mitochondrial function and lifespan in a yeast model"
Vítor Costa, i3S, ICBAS, Portugal
15:30 - 16:00"The link of metals and cellular mechanisms of senescence"
Liliana Matos, FMUP, Portugal
16:00 - 16:45Coffee Break
16:45 - 17:45Session 4 – Flash Sessions
17:45 - 18:00Closing Ceremony