Sunday, February 18, 2007

Biodemography Talk

Mark your calendar for March 7 lecture on human longevity at the University of Wisconsin - Madison!


We are pleased to announce our upcoming invited lecture on Human Longevity Studies to be held on Wednesday, March 7 at the University of Wisconsin - Madison:

Biodemography of Human Longevity:
New Findings and Ideas

Wednesday, March 7, 2:15 - 3:45 PM

4308 William H. Sewell Social Science Building
Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Population Aging and Health
Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA)
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI 53706 USA

Everybody is cordially invited, but please check the admission policy with the organizer listed at the bottom of the seminar program:

Hope to see you there!

Here are some of our representative publications related to this talk. You can get full texts of our publications just by clicking on the titles of our papers below:

Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A. Search for Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity: Using Computerized Genealogies and Internet Resources for Human Longevity Studies. North American Actuarial Journal, 2007, 11(1): 1-19.

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. Childhood Conditions and Exceptional Longevity. Full paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 2006, 35 pages. Published online at:

Gavrilova, N.S., Gavrilov, L.A. Human longevity and reproduction: An evolutionary perspective. In: Voland, E.; Chasiotis, A. & Schiefenhoevel, W. (eds.). Grandmotherhood - The Evolutionary Significance of the Second Half of Female Life. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2005, 59-80

Gavrilov LA, Gavrilova NS. Reliability Theory of Aging and Longevity. In: Masoro E.J. & Austad S.N.. (eds.): Handbook of the Biology of Aging, Sixth Edition. Academic Press. San Diego, CA, USA, 2006, 3-42.

Gavrilov LA, Gavrilova NS. Models of Systems Failure in Aging. In: P Michael Conn (Editor): Handbook of Models for Human Aging, Burlington, MA : Elsevier Academic Press, 2006. 45-68. ISBN 0123693918

We may be available for meetings at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on:

- Tuesday, March 6, 10 - 12am and 2 - 3:45pm
- Wednesday, March 7, 10 - 12am

If you are interested in meeting with us, and are a faculty member of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, please e-mail to Deborah Carr -- carr(at) -- by Monday, March 5th.

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