Multidisciplinary Research Colloquium Series on Aging Spring 2016
Spring 2016: “Aging From A Multidisciplinary Perspective”
January 14, 2016
Todd S. Braver, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Washington University, St. Louis
“Cognitive Control and Decision-Making in Older Adults”
January 21, 2016
LaDora Thompson, Ph.D., PT
Professor and Director of Program in Physical Therapy
University of Minnesota
“SARCOPENIA AND FRAILTY- OF MICE AND MEN”
January 28, 2016
Tilman Grune, Ph.D.
Director of the German Institute of Human Nutrition, Postdam
“PROTEIN AGGREGATION VERSUS PROTEIN DEGRADATION IN AGEING”
February 4, 2016
Lois M. Verbrugge, Ph.D.
Research Professor Emerita and Senior Distinguished Research Scientist Emerita, Institute of Gerontology,University of Michigan
“Disability Experience and Measurement”
March 3, 2016
Deborah Ferrington, Ph.D.
Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
“THE MITOCHONDRIA AS THE RETINA’S ACHILLES’ HEEL IN AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION”
March 10, 2016
Michael Rose, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of NERE, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, UC Irvine
“End of the Line for Reductionist Gerontology”
April 14, 2016
Christine Cassell, MD
Planning Dean of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
“How Technology Can Improve
Older Lives: A Report from the
President’s Council of Advisors
on Science and Technology”
April 21, 2016
Pejmun Haghighi, Ph.D.
Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging
“Regulation of synaptic function and plasticity: from synaptic homeostasis to age-dependent neurodegeneration
May 5, 2016
Andrei Irimia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Stevens Neuroimaging & Informatics Institute, USC
“Distinguishing physiological from chronological brain age: translational insights from multimodal neuroimaging and connectomics“