Organizers

  • Adrien Marck:

Adrien Marck achieved an interdisciplinary PhD on the age-related changes in locomotor performance under the co-supervision of J.-F. Toussaint and J.-M. Di Meglio. He is now a post-doc of the program the Dynamics of aging.

Recent publications related to the conference themes:

  1. Marck A, Berthelot G, Foulonneau V, Marc A, Antero-Jacquemin J, Noirez P, et al. Age-Related Changes in Locomotor Performance Reveal a Similar Pattern for Caenorhabditis elegans, Mus domesticus, Canis familiaris, Equus caballus, and Homo sapiens. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Aug 13;glw136. Page
  2. Antero-Jacquemin J, Berthelot G, Marck A, Noirez P, Latouche A, Toussaint J-F. Learning From Leaders: Life-span Trends in Olympians and Supercentenarians. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 Aug 20;glu130. Page

Researchgate Profile here

  • Jean-Marc Di Meglio:

Jean-Marc Di Meglio is professor of physics at University Paris Diderot. He completed his PhD in 1984. He was the founding director (2005) of the Matière and Systèmes Complexes laboratory. He is a specialist of soft matter and biological physics and focuses his research on bio-locomotion and collective motions of microorganisms. He is an honorary member of the Institut Universitaire de France and the coordinator of the Dynamics of aging (Dynamique du vieillir) interdisciplinary research program of University Sorbonne-Paris-Cité.

Recent publications related to the conference themes:

  1. Marck A, Berthelot G, Foulonneau V, Marc A, Antero-Jacquemin J, Noirez P, et al. Age-Related Changes in Locomotor Performance Reveal a Similar Pattern for Caenorhabditis elegans, Mus domesticus, Canis familiaris, Equus caballus, and Homo sapiens. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Aug 13;glw136. Page
  2. Manière, X., Krisko, A., Pellay, F. X., Di Meglio, J. M., Hersen, P., & Matic, I. (2014). High transcript levels of heat-shock genes are associated with shorter lifespan of Caenorhabditis elegans. Experimental Gerontology, 60, 12–17. Page
  3. Manière, X., Lebois, F., Matic, I., Ladoux, B., Di Meglio, J.-M., & Hersen, P. (2011). Running worms: C. elegans self-sorting by electrotaxis. PLoS ONE, 6, e16637 Page