Join Our Journey

June 1-3, 2011

Buck Advisory Council Meeting
The Buck Institute, Novato, CA/June 1-3, 2011
"Join Our Journey"

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Focus

The inaugural meeting of the BAC will focus on the scientific mission of the Buck Institute – extending healthspan, the healthy years of life.  BAC members will hear from and interact with Buck scientists who will discuss their work on Alzheimer’s disease, breast cancer, and the aging process, among others. The goal of this meeting is to introduce BAC members to the Buck Institute in order to develop concepts and ideas that will help the Institute leverage new opportunities for its science.


Location

The Buck Institute
8001 Redwood Blvd.
Novato, CA 94945


Hotel 

The Palace Hotel
2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA  94105

Shuttle buses will be provided for travel to the Buck Institute

Agenda:

Wednesday, June 1  
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. BAC members: Round Table Discussions in Brune Harris
Spouses/Guests: Building Tour/lab Presentation
5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Cocktails reception on Drexler patio
6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker Barry Petersen (CBS) - Drexler Auditorium
7:10 - 9:00 p.m. Dinner and awards in Atrium
Scientific Achievement Award
Humanitarian Achievement Award
Pioneer Award
Thursday, June 2  
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast
Session 1
(9:30 – 10:10 a.m.)

Prof. Brian Kennedy, CEO (Opening remarks)
Ned Powell, BAC Chairman

Session 2
(10:15 – 10:45 a.m.)
Julie Andersen (Parkinson’s)
Break
Session 3
(11:10 – 11:50 a.m.)
Chris Benz (Slaying the Emperor of All Maladies)
11:50 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch in the Atrium
Session 4
(1:15 – 2:00 p.m.)
Intro: Brian Kennedy
George Martin (Please extend my healthspan –there is still some aging research I would love to tackle!
Session 5
(1:50 – 2:35 p.m.)
Pankaj Kapahi (Mechanisms of slowing aging and age-related diseases by dietary restriction.
Break
Session 6
(2:55 – 3:25 p.m.)
Marshall Stoller, (Vascular etiology of urinary stone disease)
Session 7
(3:30 – 4:00 p.m.)  
Dale Bredesen and Douglas Rosenberg (Alzheimer’s)
Adjourn
Evening Dinner Program  
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Drinks and mixing
7:00 – 7:45 p.m. Dinner
7:45 – 8:30 p.m. Intro: Ned Powell
Featured speaker Senator Mazen Darwazeh, Hikma Pharmaceuticals;
Welfare and Health Care in the Middle East
Friday, June 3  
9:00 –10:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Atrium
10:00 a.m. - 12: 00 p.m. Speakers in Drexler
Session 8
(10:00 – 10:30 a.m.)
Intro: Joseph Antoun
Gordon Lithgow (TBD)
Break
Session 9
(11:00 – 11:30 a.m.)
Julie Mangada (Educational Initiatives)
Session 10
(11:35 – 12:05)
Remy Gross (Venture Philanthropy)
12:05 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch in the Atrium

 

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