Multidisciplinary Research Colloquium Series on Aging Fall 2015
Fall 2015: “Aging From A Multidisciplinary Perspective”
August 27, 2015
Khang Zhang,M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology, Shiley Eye Institute
Chief of Ophthalmic Genetics, University of California, San Diego
“EPIGENETICS, AGING AND REVERSAL OF AGING”
September 3, 2015
Carol Franz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego
“Stress, health, and aging: Twin study perspectives”
September 17, 2015
Gordon Lithgow, Ph.D.
Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging
“Pharmacological Promotion of Protein Homeostasis and Longevity”
September 24, 2015
Hiram Beltran-Sanchez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, UCLA
“HAS THERE ALWAYS BEEN A FEMALE ADULT MORTALITY ADVANTAGE? RESULTS FROM A COHORT ANALYSIS OF EXCESS ADULT MORTALITY IN THE 20TH CENTURY”
October 8, 2015
Malene Hansen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Sanford Burnham Institute for Medical Research
Program of Development, Aging and Regeneration
“CELLULAR RECYCLING: ROLE OF AUTOPHAGY IN AGING AND DISEASE”
October 9, 2015
Boaz Ben-David, Ph.D.
School of Psychology
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC)
“When I’m 64…A Sensory Origin for Cognitive Deficits in Aging”
October 15, 2015
Takako Niikura, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Science and Technology
Sophia University, Japan
“NEURONAL DEATH IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE”
October 29, 2015
David Walker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology, UCLA
“Role of Intestinal Homeostasis in Organismal Aging”
November 12, 2015
Karen Woo, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery, Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
“DIALYSIS ACCESS IN THE ELDERLY”
December 3, 2015
Kesten Memorial Lecture
Nir Barzilai, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Director of the Institute for Aging Research Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“How to die young at a very old age“