BAC May 20-22, 2012

Buck Advisory Council
May 20 - 22, 2012


Please indicate on the registration form which meeting sessions you plan to attend. 

  Myron Scholes, Nobel Prize winning Economist

Keynote Speaker,
Dr. Myron Scholes
Nobel Prize Winning Economist

All events take place at the Buck Institute, except Monday night dinner at the Sonoma Mission Inn in Sonoma, Calfornia

Sunday, May 20
3:00 PM   Shuttle departs from Sonoma Mission Inn
3:45 PM   Shuttle departs from Marriott
4:00 PM   BAC Round Table, Brune Harris Conference Room
4:00 PM   Reception: Main Lobby
4:00 PM   Reception; Tour for Non-BAC members, Mary McEachron, Buck COO
5:45 PM   Eclipse Toast, Brian Kennedy:  Main Lobby Patio
6:00 PM   Welcome, Harlan Kleiman:  Drexler Auditorium
6:05 PM   Keynote Speaker, Dr. Myron Scholes, Nobel Laureate Economist
7:00 PM   Award Presentations:  Scientific Achievement Award & Humanitarian Award
7:30 PM   Dinner
9:00 PM   Shuttles depart - Will take guests to Marriott and Sonoma Mission Inn
Monday, May 21
8:00 AM   Shuttle departs from Sonoma Mission Inn
8:30 AM   Continental Breakfast
8:45 AM   Shuttle departs from Marriott
    All Sessions  – Drexler Auditorium
9:30 AM   Dale Bredesen:  President Obama's Alzheimer's Act (NAPA):  New Therapeutics for Aging Brains 
10:10 AM   Pankaj Kapahi:  Activity: the Missing Link Between Diet and Aging
10:50 AM   Break
11:00 AM   Xianmin Zeng: Stem Cells for Treating Diseases and Drug Discovery
11:40 AM   Shahab Fatheazam:  The Buck Institute; Why we should have a global view of healthcare
12:30 PM   Lunch
1:50 PM   Simon Melov:  Exercise: The Real Cure for Aging
2:30 PM   Lisa Ellerby:  Therapies for Neurodegenerative Diseases
3:10 PM   Break
3:25 PM   New Building Tour  
4:15 PM   Shuttle departs for dinner at Vintage Hall, Sonoma Country Club near the Sonoma Mission Inn
5:00 PM   Cocktails
6:30 PM   Dinner
8:30 PM   Shuttle Departs, Returning to Marriott, then Buck Institute
Tuesday, May 22
8:00 AM   Shuttle departs from Sonoma Mission Inn
8:30 AM   Breakfast
8:45 AM   Shuttle departs from Marriott
9:30 AM   Victoria Lunyak:  Epigenetics of Adult Stem Cell Aging
10:10 AM   Deepak Lamba: Stem Cell Applications for Retinal Degenerations
10:50 AM   Break
11:00 AM   Dave Johnson: Toward More Perfect Healthcare: America’s Struggle to Reform Its Broken System
11:40 AM   Brian Kennedy:  State of the Institute; Future directions
12:30 PM   Lunch
1:50 PM   Official Close

Travel logistics
Please let us know your travel plans.

Sonoma Mission Inn                        Courtyard Marriott Novato               

Contact Information
Buck Advisory Council Coordinator
Todd Plummer

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