Multidisciplinary Research Colloquium Series In Aging
Spring 2014
“Aging From A Multidisciplinary Perspective”

January 13, 2014 January 23, 2014 February 13, 2014
Benjamin PhD Frank La Ferla, Ph.D. Mataric PhD
Daniel Benjamin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics, Cornell University

“The Promises and Pitfalls of Geneconomics”

Frank La Ferla, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Institute for Memory Impairments, UC Irvine

“Translational Issues of Stem Cells”

Maja Mataric, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science, Vice Dean for Research, Viterbi School of Engineering, USC

Socially Assistive Robots that Care: Personalized Companions for Aging Healthier and Happier”

February 27, 2014 March 13, 2014 March 27, 2014
John Walsh, Ph.D. Berislav Zlokovic, Ph.D Stuart K. Kim, Ph.D.

John Walsh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Gerontology, USC

“Exercise-Induced Restoration of Motor Function in Parkinson’s Disease: The Mind-Body Connection”

Berislav Zlokovic, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Keck School of Medicine, USC

“Blood-Brain Barrier and Neurodegeneration”

Stuart K. Kim, Ph.D.
Professor of Developmental Biology and Genetics, Stanford University

“Transcriptional regulation of aging in C. elegans and humans”

April 10, 2014 May 8, 2014
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Roberto Cabeza, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University

“Compensatory Brain Activity in Older Adults”

Peter Tontonoz, M.D, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, UCLA

“Integration of Lipid Metabolism and Inflammation by Nuclear Receptors”