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Upcoming Events

Speaker: Douglas Wallace, PhD

Lecture: “The Mitochondrial Role of Aging and Age-related Diseases”

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Kesten Memorial Speaker: Gary Ruvkun, PhD

Kesten Memorial Speaker Gary Ruvkun, PhD, will be presenting his topic “C. elegans surveillance of conserved cellular components to regulate fertility, longevity, and to detect and defend pathogen attacks.”

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“My studies of Chinese, Spanish and Italian are proving to be incredibly beneficial! The USC Leonard Davis School has so many great internship opportunities abroad. My plan is to use my knowledge of languages to study eldercare in other countries.”

Jackie Dion
Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Aging
and Master of Aging Services Management