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NIH Director’s Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series

Upcoming Lectures

Unraveling Smell

March 29, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Linda B. Buck, Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Dr. Linda Buck is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, a Full Member of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington. She received a B.S. from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She was previously Full Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School. Dr.

Stem cells, aging, and aging stem cells

April 5, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Amy Wagers, Ph.D. , Harvard University

Research in Dr. Wagers’s lab seeks to discover fundamental principles that govern tissue aging and determine stem cell function in organ regeneration and degenerative disease. These efforts build upon novel discoveries and unique experimental models, which are defining the cellular and molecular networks that control muscle regenerative activity and uncovering common signals delivered via the bloodstream that can reverse the effects of aging across tissues.

The split personality of human O-GlcNAc transferase

April 18, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Suzanne Walker, Ph.D. , Harvard University

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