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Brazilian Aging Research & Technology Symposium (BARTS) 2024

 Important Dates  Registration  Program  Venue Cultural Suggestions

The Brazilian Aging Research & Technology Symposium (BARTS) is an interdisciplinary and international event that will have its second edition in May 25 – 26th, 2024 at Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (UFJF), Juiz de Fora-Mg, Brazil.

More information on the first edition here


Are you interested in slowing down the aging process? Any research topics related to understanding the aging process are welcome.

  • Mathematical modeling of age-associated diseases;
  • Mathematical modeling of biological phenomena associated to aging and/or cell senescence;
  • Pharmacology research related to aging;
  • Drug development;
  • Other related topics.

The program consists of invited lectures and poster presentation.

  • The lectures will have 30 min with 10 min for discussion.
  • Poster presentations will have 5 min (bring your poster).

Graduate and Undergraduate Students are encouraged to submit abstracts for poster presentations.

🏆 A prize will be offered for best posters.


Register for free to the Symposium >> soon.

Certificates will be provided via informed email for those who attend.

Important Dates:

Event: May 25-26th, 2024

Abstract Submission: May 6th, 2024

Acceptance: May 20th, 2024


Posters will be selected upon submission of an abstract. The document should contain the Title, Authors and Affiliations, the Abstract and main References. It should contain up to 2 pages. Only PDF documents will be accepted.

To submit your abstract access the following link: soon.

* Selected works will be invited to have an extended version published with DOI in a Research Topic (More information soon).


Saturday (May 25th) Sunday (May 26th)
8h30 Registration Registration
9h Steven A Garan (CREA)
The Past, Present and Future of Aging Research
Jose Cordeiro

“The Death of death”

9h30 Elliot Suen (Berkeley Lab)

“Mathematical modeling of aging”

Paul Spiegel
10h Invited Speaker Invited Speaker
10h30 Short coffee break Short coffee break
11h Ana Claudia Chagas (UFJF)
11h30 Juliana M. O. S. Reis (UFJF) Marcelo Lobosco (UFJF)
 12h Holly Brown-Borg (Biomedical Sciences Department at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences)

‘Somatotropic signaling in health and disease’

12h30 Lunch Break Lunch Break
14h Nuno Martins (CREA)

“Human Brain Cloud Interface, Human Longevity and Human Enhancement”

Invited Speaker
15h Leonardo Golliat (UFJF) Invited Speaker
15h30 Priscila Capriles (UFJF) Invited Speaker
16h Coffee Break Coffee Break
17h30 Poster session Poster session
18h30 Closing pannel Prize announcement
19h Dinner



Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora-MG, Brazil.

Cultural Suggestions

  • The venue is a Science Center and Observatory and it will be open for visit Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning;
  • Juiz de Fora is a medium sized city with approximately 557 thousand inhabitants. The distance of Juiz de Fora to important cities is:


Barbara de Melo Quintela (DCC/UFJF)

Steven A Garan (CREA, UC Berkeley)

Nuno Martins (CREA, UC Berkeley)


Anna Julia de A Lucas (UFJF)

Gustavo G Silva (UFJF)

Isadora Gonçalves Ferreira (UFJF)

Maria Luisa R Guimaraes (UFJF)

Matheus Avila M de Paula (UFJF)


We thank the support of: