Basic Biology of Aging at the University of Washington

Upcoming Speakers:

Healthy Aging in People and their Pets Symposium
Oct 28-29, 2014

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Rozalyn Anderson, University of Wisconsin
  • Veronica Galvan, Barshop Institute
  • Elizabeth Head, University of Kentucky
  • Matt Kaeberlein, University of Washington
  • Evan MacLean, Duke University
  • Rod Page, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Daniel Promislow, University of Washington
  • Peter Rabinvotich, University of Washington
  • Arlan Richardson, University of Oklahoma

More details to be annouced soon


Past Speakers:

2014 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 10
Selective autophagy: fighting aging one protein at a time
Ana Maria Cuervo,  M.D., Ph.D., Co-director of the Einstein Institute for Aging Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Thursday, April 24
A metabolomic perspective on aging
Daniel Promislow, D.Phil., University of Washington, Director of the Canine Longevity Consortium

Thursday, May 8
Adaptive signaling responses to mitochondrial dysfunction: The mitochondrial UPR
Cole Haynes, Ph.D., 
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Thursday, May 22
Dynamic roles of mitochondria: from cancer to the aging immune system
Marcia Haigis, Ph.D., 
Harvard Medical School Department of Cell Biology

Thursday, June 5
Telomerase and germline immortality
Steven Artandi, Ph.D.,
Stanford School of Medicine

Wednesday, June 11, 3:30-4:30pm
Epigenetic changes leading to somatic retrotransposition in mammalian aging and a new genetic longevity model
John Sedivy, Ph.D.,
 Brown University