Basic Biology of Aging at the University of Washington

Introduction

Welcome to the Biology of Aging at the University of Washington, home of the Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging and the Genetic Approaches to Aging Training Grant. The University of Washington is a major center for research in Gerontology, and these programs help to enrich the infrastructure for this work. Please select one of the topics at the left for further information or select one of the links below. Thank you for visiting our site.

Pilot Study and Junior Faculty Support Awarded
Congratulations to this year's Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging award recipients:

Pilot Project:
Christine Queitsch
, Assistant Professor, Genome Sciences
Chaperone contributions to longevity and mutation penetrance

Junior Faculty Support:
Carissa Perez Olsen, Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Understanding the Role of Plasmalogens in Membrane and Organismal Aging

Judit Villen, Assistant Professor, Genome Sciences
The Effects of Inhibiting TOR Signaling Pathway in Protein Homeostasis and Aging

Click for more information on our awards for research in basic the biology of aging.

Visit our Partners:

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC)
Werner's Syndrome
Canine Longevity Consortium
Rabinovitch Lab
Kaeberlein Lab
Promislow Lab
SAGEWEB
Department of Pathology
University of Washington