Program 2010-2011

6 months program at the MPIDR in Rostock

Introduction to Demography and Aging Research
Roland Rau, University of Rostock

Interdisciplinarity in Aging Research
Mirko Sporket, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR)

Aging across the tree of life: Measures and Patterns
Alexander Scheuerlein, MPIDR, Laboratory of Evolutionary Biodemography

Introduction to Historical demography
Jim Oeppen, MPIDR, Laboratory of Survival and Longevity

Introduction to Paleodemography
Svenja Weise, MPIDR, Laboratory of Survival and Longevity

Heiner Maier, MPIDR, International Max Planck Research School for Demography

The Postponement of Senescence
James W. Vaupel, Director MPIDR

Epidemiology of Aging and Disability
Gabriele Doblhammer-Reiter, University of Rostock

The Evolution of Aging
Annette Baudisch, MPIDR, Max Planck Research Group: Modeling the Evolution of Aging

Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Aging Research
Jutta Gampe, MPIDR, Laboratory of Statistical Demography

The Human Mortality Database and Other Data Sources for Research on Longevity and Health
Vladimir Shkolnikov, MPIDR, Laboratory of Demographic Data

Social Security in Aging Societies
Anika Rasner, MPIDR/ German Institute for Economic Research

How healthy are older people? Current status and future trends
Susanne Wurm, German Centre of Gerontology

Aging and intergenerational relations - sociological perspectives
Harald Künemund, Vechta University

Demographic Change and productive Aging in Europe: Findings from SHARE
Karsten Hank, Cologne University

The East German Economy in the Twenty-First Century
Michael Burda, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Semantics of Aging. The Art of Giorgione, August Sander, and on Kawara as Interventions into the Aging Discourse
Karen van den Berg, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen

Aging in the wild
Daniel Nussey, Edinburgh University

The Origin of Human Longevity
Rudi Westendorp, Leiden University Medical Center

Life and Death in the Ocean
Ken Haste Andersen

Aging in Social Insects
Jürgen Heinze, Regensburg University

Alzheimer Genetics
Lars Bertram, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics

The New Biology of Aging
David Gems, University College London

Aging in Hydra
Daniel E. Martínez, Pomona College

Metabolism and Aging in Bivalves
Eva Philipp, Kiel University

Epigenetics and Aging
Eline Slagboom, Leiden University Medical Center

Genes, gender and longevity
Kaare Christensen, University of Southern Denmark

The epidemiology of aging; past, present and future approaches
Lambert H. Lumey, Columbia University

Age stereotypes – what they are and why they are so important
Klaus Rothermund, Jena University

Population Ageing and Health Care Expenditures: the Role of Life Expectancy
Friedrich Breyer, University of Konstanz

Risk Literacy in an Aging Society
Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Max Planck Institute for Human Development