January 28th 2016

January 28, 2016


2016 Summer Scholar Applications Due Monday, 2/1


The application deadline for the 2016 SENS Research Foundation Summer Scholars program is Monday, February 1, 2016. Qualifying students must submit applications before the deadline in order to be considered - no late applications will be accepted, so make sure to turn yours in on time!


The online application and full descriptions of each research project can be found at www.sens.org/2016-summer-scholars.


Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates 
"Lifespans Are Long Enough" at NYC's Kaufman Center and Online, February 3

On Wednesday, February 3, the "always intelligent and provocative" (Wall Street Journal) Intelligence Squared U.S. continues their tenth anniversary year with a live debate on the motion "Lifespans Are Long Enough."
Debaters include SRF CSO Aubrey de Grey, whose TED Talks on radically extending lifespans have been viewed by millions, and Brian Kennedy, who runs the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, arguing against the motion. Arguing for the motion are Paul Root Wolpe, considered one of the founders of the field of neuroethics, and Ian Ground, Secretary of the British Wittgenstein Society.
The debate will be held at New York's Kaufman Center and stream live online, then air soon after as part of the syndicated public radio show and podcast "Intelligence Squared U.S." On February 3, online viewers can tune in here or via IQ2's app.
WHAT: Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates "Lifespans Are Long Enough"
WHEN: Wed, February 3, 2015 / Reception 5:45-6:30 / Debate 6:45-8:15 PM
WHERE: Kaufman Center/129 W. 67th Street (bet. Broadway and Amsterdam)/New York, NY 10023
TICKETS: $40 ($12 for students w/ ID). To purchase, visit http://www.intelligencesquaredus.org/

SENS Research Foundation is Hiring!


Head of Major Gifts:  The role of the Head of Major Gifts will be to raise at least $2M/annum in new funding, and to guide SENS Research Foundation in developing new channels sufficient to create sustainable income of $5 – 10M/annum, from high net worth individual, foundation, corporate and government sources. To learn more and apply, go to: Job Opportunity: Head of Major Gifts.
Network Engineer/Systems Administrator: The role of the Network Engineer/Systems Administrator will be to provide high-level support and technical expertise in networking technology, including LAN/WAN hardware, Mac OS and Windows laptops, hubs, bridges, and routers. To learn more and apply, go to: Job Opportunity: Network Engineer/Systems Administrator

Special Conference Announcement Reminder:

Disease Drivers of Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit

When: April 13 - 14, 2016
Where: The New York Academy of Sciences Conference Center in New York City
Presented by: The Gerontological Society of America, American Federation for Aging Research, The Trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group, and The New York Academy of Sciences
Keynote Speakers include:
Felipe Sierra, PhD, National Institute on Aging
Steven Austad, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Elissa Epel, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
Deadline for Abstracts: Thursday, February 11, 2016
For complete abstract instructions, please send an e-mail to Geroscience2016@nyas.org with "Abstract Information" in the subject line. Select abstracts will be chosen to participate as short oral presentations for Session III: Emerging Science: Hot Topic Talks.



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