DGfA 2018


This year’s meeting will take place in Jena on December 6-7, 2018 at the Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) and the Abbe Center Beutenberg.


Confirmed keynote speakers

Dr. Janine Kirstein (Leibniz Institute for Molecular Pharmacology, Germany)
Prof. Janko Nikolich-Zugich (Department of Immunobiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine and Arizona Center on Aging, USA)
Prof. Johannes Krause (Director of The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH), Germany)


Dr. Maria Ermolaeva, Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI)
Dr. Christian Kosan, Center for Molecular Biomedicine, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

Contact: dgfa2018leibniz-flide


Call for registration

Please submit your registration by November 11, 2018 by returning the registration form to dgfa2018leibniz-flide. The registration is free for DGfA members and 60 EUR for non DGfA members. If you would apply for a membership, please send an "admission form (Aufnahmeantrag)".


Call for abstracts

The abstract submission deadline is November 11, 2018. You will be informed whether your abstract was selected for a poster or oral presentation.

In order to submit your abstract please complete the registration form and the abstract form and return both completed forms to dgfa2018leibniz-flide.


The best poster and talk will be awarded with the Fritz Boege Prize (500 Euro each). An additional prize will be given in the category “innovation and new ideas”.




We pre-booked a limited number of rooms in following hotels:

Zur Noll
Oberlauengasse 19,
07743 Jena
Tel.: +49 3641 59770

Steigenberger Esplanade Jena
Carl-Zeiss-Platz 4
07743 Jena
Tel.: +49 3641 800 0

Additional hotels in close proximity to Jena City Center and transportation to the meeting venue are

Vielharmonie (Bachstraße 14, 07743 Jena)

Schwarzer Bär (Lutherplatz 2, 07743 Jena)

Haus im Sack (Oberlauengasse 14, 07743 Jena)