THE THIRD CYPRUS SYMPOSIUM - PATHWAYS TO INDEFINITE LIFESPANS 2015

Focus on human and societal evolution. Environmental challenges originating from a cognitive environment affect the epigenetics of ageing.

Programme 

 

09.00 Registration

09.15 Introduction Marios Kyriazis, Yiannis Laouris

10.00 John Stewart, Melbourne, Australia: Intentional evolutionaries and the direction of evolution, (remote presentation)

10.20 Ilia Stambler, Bar Ilan University, Israel: The relation of Longevity Research and General Medicine - an Historical Overview

10.50 Alessandra Swiny, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Architecture at the University of Nicosia: Emergency Architecture. Design for ageing populations.

11.20 Manolis Stavrou, University of Cyprus:  on Epigenetic regulation

11.50 Paul Mason, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Australia: Another stage of development: the vital role of degeneracy in healthy ageing (remote presentation)

12.10 Discussion

12.30-13.30 Lunch break

13.30 Fofi Constantinidou, Center for Applied Neurosciences, University of Cyprus: Clinical cognitive neuroscience in ageing humans

14.00 Ioannis Lestas University of Cambridge: Control of large scale systems, gene regulatory networks

14.30 Luis Ramos, University of St Catarina, Brazil: Internet use improves survival in older adults (remote presentation)

15.00 Chariklia Tziraki, Eco Culture Medicine, Israel: Social Genomics

15.30 Discussion panel

16.00 conclusion