Basic Biology of Aging at the University of Washington

Upcoming Speakers:

2015 Spring Quarter Speaker Series

The Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, the Genetic Approaches to Aging Training Grant, and the UW Healthy Aging and Longevity (HALo) Research Institute present:

All talks will be held in Room Foege N-130 from 2:30-3:30pm unless otherwise noted

Thursday, April 16
Role of growth hormone in delayed aging: Impact of dietary intervention and epigenetics
Holly Brown-Borg, PhD, University of North Dakota

Thursday, April 30
Exploring the Roles of the Mitochondrial Sirtuins in Aging and Disease
Bradford W. Gibson, PhD, The Buck Institute for Research on Aging

Thursday, May 21
Oxidative stress and the progression of Alzheimer disease: the triangle of death for neurons associated with altered glucose metabolism, mTOR signaling, and protein phosphorylation
Allan Butterfield, PhD,
 University of Kentucky, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Thursday, June 4                                                                                                                                   Hydrogen sulfide metabolism in dietary restriction-mediated longevity and stress resistance
James R. Mitchell, PhD,
Harvard School of Public Health

Thursday, June 11
Aging and mitochondria
Toren Finkel, MD, PhD,
 National Institue of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute