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james wallace

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Hi James!


Welcome to the CR Society!


Do a Google Search on "Calorie Resriction Society", and the URL for the CR Society's website will come up. Go to that website -- all the info for becoming a member of the Society,

and how to join the two mailing lists (free), is posted there. You can be sure that when we know where and when the next CR Society meeting will be held, it will be published to

both mailing lists, and also show up in the Forums.




-- Saul

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Hi James,


The next conference will be Wednesday June 5 through Saturday June 8 2013 at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato California.

We plan to have a welcome reception on Wednesday afternoon/evening at the conference hotel as attendees arrive.

The agenda is still a work in progress, but....

The main program at the Buck Institute will be 8:45am - 5:00pm on Thursday and Friday, and 8:45am to about 1:00pm on Saturday.

There will be an optional banquet lunch on Thursday and Friday and an optional dinner near the hotel on Thursday evening.

We will schedule a tour of the Buck Institute Thursday morning for everyone interested and a special tour of one (possibly more ) research lab for the first

about 40 who sign up. Saturday afternoon there will be some optional activities. We hope to have more details and the registration page

available very soon.



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2013 CR Society Conference


The next CR Society conference will be held at the Buck Institute for Research

on Aging in Novato California June 5 - 8, 2013.

http://www.buckinstitute.org/about <http://www.buckinstitute.org/about>


This conference will mark the 10-year anniversary of the founding of the CR

Society as a non profit organization at CR II

which was held in Madison Wisconsin June 5 - 8 2003.


The topics will include: CR and Cancer, CR Primate Studies, Biological Clocks

and Physical Activity, Stem cell/senescence/rejuvenation.



This will be a very special opportunity to interact with CR comrades and

researchers at the Buck Institute and to see and tour the Buck Institute - not

to be missed!


Two tours will be offered.


1. The Buck Institutes's docent-led Institute tour

"Tour participants will:

Explore the biological mysteries of aging;

Experience the architecture of I.M. Pei; and

Discover what scientists are learning about Alzheimer's, cancer, stroke

and other age-related diseases"




2. A special tour of the Kapahi Lab (possibly more) led by Dr. Pankaj Kapahi,

leading researcher and conference speaker.

"Dr. Kapahi looks for clues to longevity. His work confirms the finding

that diet plays a major role in aging, and age-related diseases.

The Kapahi lab explores molecular mechanisms in a search for strategies to

extend healthy lifespan in people."



The Kapahi Lab tour will be offered at two times, but each will have to be

limited to the first 20 to sign up during the conference registration




Scientists Speakers (a work in progress)



Pankaj Kapahi (Buck Institute)

Simon Melov (Buck Institute)

Remi-Martin Laberge (Buck Institute)

Deepak Lamba (Buck Institute)

Heinrich Jasper (Buck Institute)

Joseph Dhahbi (University of California, Riverside)

Danica Chen (University of California, Berkeley)

Rozalyn Anderson (University of Wisconsin)

Thomas Seyfried (Boston College)

Gary Taubes

Satchin Panda (Salk Institute)

Rafael de Cabo (NIH/NIA)







The Conference hotel is The Best Western PLUS, Novato Oaks Inn.

Please call 415-883-4400 and ask for the "CR Society" group block at $129/night

(plus tax)

Refrigerator in every room.

more info on website


Plan your return air for late Saturday or mid/late Sunday if you want to attend

Nick's farm tour.


Included in your registration fee:


There will be a welcome reception Wednesday late afternoon, early evening with

organic fruit and vegetable trays from Whole Foods


There will be a farewell gathering at the Buck Institute as the conference ends

early Saturday afternoon also with organic fruit and vegetable trays from Whole





While the Conference will end Saturday early afternoon, we will be offering an

optional visit/tour to :<http://www.swallowvalleyfarm.com/>


This farm is the latest project of Nick Colby, professor emeritus of

anthropology UC Irvine and former CR Society Board member.


Here are links to a video of Nick speaking at CRVII in October 2011


Part 1




Part 2




Meet Nick and tour the farm Saturday afternoon and early evening.



So, you can plan your return air for late Saturday or mid Sunday.






There will be banquet style lunches on Thursday and Friday at the Buck Institute


The lunches are are $45 for one or $75 for both.



The early bird registration fee will be $280 for paid CR Society members and

$325 for non members.

After April 20, the fee will increase to $295 for members and $340 for




An accompanying spouse can register for $100 less than the member rate.



To register online, go to




Looking forward to meeting with you all in June.



Best Regards,



Robert Krikorian

David Stern

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