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Understanding and Modeling Aging

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Speaker

Anne Brunet, Ph.D.
Michele and Timothy Barakett Professor of Genetics
Stanford University

Summary

Dr. Brunet is interested in the molecular mechanisms of aging and longevity, with a particular emphasis on the nervous system. Her lab is interested in identifying pathways involved in delaying aging in response to external stimuli such as availability of nutrients and mates. She also seeks to understand the mechanisms that influence the rejuvenation of old stem cells. Finally, her lab has pioneered the naturally short-lived African killifish as a new model to explore the regulation of aging and age-related diseases.


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