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Brazilian Aging Research & Technology Symposium (BARTS)

Important Dates  Registration  Program  Venue Cultural Suggestions

The Brazilian Aging Research & Technology Symposium (BARTS) is an interdisciplinary and international event that will have its first edition in April 1-2, 2023 at the Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (UFJF), Juiz de Fora-Mg, Brazil.


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

The program consists of invited lectures and poster presentation.

  • The lectures will have 20 min with 10 min for discussion.
  • Poster presentations will have 5 min (bring your poster to be hanged during the coffee break).

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

🏆 A prize will be offered for best poster.

Important Dates:

Event: April 1, 2023

Abstract Submission: March 5, 2023 March 24, 2023

Acceptance: March 19, 2023 March 27, 2023


Only PDF documents will be accepted. Your document should contain the title, authors and affiliations, the abstract and main references. It should contain up to 2 pages.

To submit your abstract access the following link: submit here.


Register for free to the Symposium here.

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


Saturday (April 1st)
8h30 Registration
9h Steven A Garan (CREA,UC Berkeley)
The Past, Present and Future of Aging Research
9h30 Jacob Spiegel (Berkeley Lab)
10h Paul Spiegel (Eclectic Law, Libertas Biomedical, LLC)

“Cryonics: Better Marketing for Modern Society” (remote)

10h30 Ana Claudia Chagas (Pharmaceutical sciences dept,UFJF)

Metabolomic analyses to discovery of biomarkers and neuroprotective compounds for Parkinson disease”

11h Bernardo Rocha (Computer Science dept, PGMC,UFJF)

Computational Modeling Graduate Program at UFJF

11h30 Rodrigo Weber dos Santos (Computer Science dept, PGMC,UFJF)

Quantifying Age-Related Cardiac Arrhythmias Caused by Fibrosis with Computational Models of the Heart

 12h  Lunch Break
13h30  Brian Wang

Silicon Valley to slow down the aging process” (remote)

14h Nuno Martins (CREA, UC Berkeley)

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

14h30 Giorgio Gaviraghi (UFMT)

Life extension: a social singularity” (remote)

15 Warren Freitag

The use of AI and Bioinformatics in Aging Research

15h30 Priscila V Z Capriles Goliatt (Computer Science dept, PGMC,UFJF)

“Computational Modeling in search for new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases”

16h Rodrigo Alves Dias (Physics dept,UFJF)

Bio Polymer Cell Model(BPCM) – A Molecular Dynamic Simulation study

16h30 Coffee Break & Poster evaluation

(Planetarium Session available at 16:40)

17h30 Bryan Barbosa (UFMG)

IoMT Devices for experiments on aging

18h Marcelo Lobosco (Computer Science dept, PGMC,UFJF)

Mathematical model and simulation of the immune system on aging

18h30 Closing pannel (Barbara Quintela, Computer Science dept, PGMC,UFJF)
19h Prize announcement



Centro de Ciências, 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 also on 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)

Giorgio Gaviraghi (UFMT)

Steven A Garan (CREA, UC Berkeley)

Nuno Martins (CREA, UC Berkeley)


Anna Julia de A Lucas (UFJF)

Bryan C M Barbosa (UFMG)

Gustavo G Silva (UFJF)

Isadora Gonçalves Ferreira (UFJF)

Maria Luisa R Guimaraes (UFJF)

Matheus Avila M de Paula (UFJF)

Pedro Meneghetti (UFJF)

We thank the support of:

Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora

Graduate Program in Computational Modeling

Center for Research and Education in Aging

Centro de Ciências UFJF