Seminars

2013


Why does senescence exist? Implications of the evolutionary theory of aging in the search for aging genes
Kevin Flurkey
Associate Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
Genetics Interest Group Seminar. January 4, 2013.

2012


Studying Aging and Kidney Decline using Human, Mouse, Zebrafish, and Worm
Ron Korstanje
Senior Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
Aging Interest Group. February 15, 2012.

Genetic and genomic approaches to identify early stages of glaucoma
Gareth Howell
Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
Special Seminar. April 25, 2012.

Genetics research of aging in mice
Rong Yuan
Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
Aging Interest Group. April 30, 2012.

The interference mechanism of iron-overload in biological rhythm and blood system
Yue Zhao
Nanjing University of Science & Technology, Nanjing, China
Postdoc Seminar. May 18, 2012.

From Nerves to Bladder: the effects of Nicotinamide mononucleotide adenyltransferase 2 (Nmnat2) on
Mouse Development and Aging

Amy Hicks
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Postdoc Seminar. August 3, 2012.

Epigenetic Gambling, Epigenetic Drift & the Quasi‐Stochastic Nature of Geriatric Pathologies
George Martin
Professor, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Guest Seminar. September 10, 2012.

Examples of retarding mammalian aging via the TOR and IGF1 pathways
David Harrison
Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME.
Genetics Interest Group. October 12, 2012.

The Jackson Laboratory Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging: Who we are and what we do
Cheryl Ackert-Bicknell
Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
Genetics Interest Group. December 7, 2012.

2011


Aging, senescence, and disease: operational definitions and implications for research
Kevin Flurkey
Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
Aging Interest Group Seminar. March 10, 2011.
S. Mitchell Harman
Longevity medicine: state of the art today and opportunities for translation
S. Mitchell Harman
Director and President, Kronos Longevity Research Institute
Guest Seminar. May 19, 2011.

Exploring the molecular mechanisms underlying conserved longevity interventions
George Sutphin
Graduate Student, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Postdoc Seminar. December 12, 2011.

2010

Allan Pack
Functional genomic approaches to sleep
Allan Pack
Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, Translational Research Laboratories
Guest Seminar. April 1, 2010.
Rochelle Buffenstein
Successful aging; the naked mole-rat perspective
Rochelle Buffenstein
Professor, Barshop Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center
Guest Seminar. May 6, 2010
Leonard GuaranteSirtuins Aging and Disease
Leonard Guarente
Professor, Department of Biology, MIT
Guest Seminar. June 3, 2010
James Harper
Crowded homes and cool heads: New mouse models for aging research
James Harper
Research Investigator, Department of Pathology & Biogerontology Program, University of Michigan School of Medicine
Special Guest Seminar.September 10, 2010
Matt Kaeberlein
Conserved longevity pathways and anti-aging interventions
Matt Kaeberlein
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Washington
Special Seminar. September 28, 2010

2009

Norman Sharpless
p16INK4a and aging: a role in diabetes, atherosclerosis and cancer?
Norman Sharpless
Professor, Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Guest Seminar. February 2, 2009
Brian Kennedy
Aging the long and the short of it
Brian Kennedy
CEO and Professor, Buck Institute (formerly University of Washington)
Guest Seminar. March 19, 2009
David Harrison
Back to the Future: Is Aging Regulated by Stem Cell Proliferative Capacities?
David Harrison
Professor, The Jackson Laboratory
Faculty Seminar. April 2, 2009
Matt Kaeberlein
The hypoxic response and aging: Should we be holding our breath?
Matt Kaeberlein
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Washington
Guest Seminar. April 23, 2009
Thomas E. Johnson
Genetic Analysis of the Aging Processes
Thomas E. Johnson
Professor, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado
Guest Seminar. May 21, 2009

Genetic Regulation of IGF-1 and Aging
Qingying Meng
Postdoctoral Associate, The Jackson Laboratory
Post-doc Seminar. June 26, 2009
Michael Lynch
Mutation and Evolution
Michael Lynch
Professor, Department of Biology, University of Indiana
Guest Seminar. September 17, 2009
Andrzej BartkeGrowth Hormone, Insulin and Aging
Andrzej Bartke

Professor and Director of Geriatric Medicine, Departments of Internal Medicine and Physiology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Guest Seminar. October 22, 2009
Gerard Karsenty
The molecular and genetic bases of the central control of bone mas
Gerard Karsenty
Professor, Department of Genetics and Development, Columbia University
Guest Seminar. November 19, 2009

2008

Daniel Promislow
If you’ve seen one mouse… : Inadvertent lab selection and the biology of aging
Daniel Promislow
Professor, Department of Genetics, The University of Georgia
Guest Seminar. April 24, 2008
Chengkai Dai
Heat shock factor 1 (HSF1) is a powerful multifaceted modifier of tumorigenesis. Implications of the HSF1-mediated stress response in tumor evolution
Chengkai Dai
Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory (formerly Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research)
Faculty Candidate Seminar. April 28, 2008
Richard Miller
Cell Stress and Aging: Studies of Mutant Mice and Long-lived Rodents
Richard Miller
Professor of Pathology, University of Michigan School of Medicine
Guest Seminar. May 8, 2008
Edward Stopa
Choroid Plexus and BBB: Brain Fluid Homeostasis in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease
Edward Stopa
Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine/Rhode Island Hospital
Guest Seminar. June 5, 2008
Joachim Spatz
Biophysical Investigation of Cellular Aging
Joachim Spatz
Professor, Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research, University of Heidelberg
Guest Seminar. June 17, 2008
Derrick Rossi
Hematopoietic stem cell aging. Mechanism and consequence
Derrick Rossi
Principal Faculty, The Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Guest Seminar. September 25, 2008
Thomas Glover
Thomas Glover
Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan Medical School
Guest Seminar. October 23, 2008
Wes Beamer
Is there light at the end of the bone genetics tunnel?
Wes Beamer
Professor, The Jackson Laboratory
Guest Seminar. December 18, 2008

2007

Michela Gallagher
Neurocognitive aging: network failure in a rodent model system
Michela Gallagher
Professor, Department of Psycological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University
Guest Seminar. June 26, 2007
Richard Maser
Aging and Cancer in the Telomerase Mutant Mouse
Richard Maser
Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory (formerly Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)
Staff Candidate Seminar. September 24, 2007
Christi Walter
Aging in the Spermatogenic Cell Lineage – The Importance of Base Excision Repair
Christi Walter
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Guest Seminar. October 17, 2007

Bisphosphonates in Treatment of Osteoporosis
Roger Phipps
Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
MIHGH Staff Candidate Seminar. December 14, 2007

2006

Dwight Towler
Vascular Calcification, Osteoporosis and, Atherosclerosis – New clues for “Old Diseases”
Dwight Towler
Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University
Guest Seminar. January 27, 2006
Xiaoling Li
Cholesterol homeostasis, aging, and Sir2
Xiaoling Li
Principal Investigator, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (formerly MIT)
Staff Candidate. March 16, 2006

2005


Enhancement of mitochondrial antioxidative defenses and aging in Drosphila melanogaster
Anne-Cecile Bayne
University of Southern California
Postdoc Seminar. January 7, 2005
Clifford Rosen
Genetic Regulation of IGF-1 and its Impact in Age Related Osteoporosis
Clifford J. Rosen
Executive Director of the Maine Center for Osteoporosis Research and Education
Adjunct Faculty Member at The Jackson Laboratory
Staff Candidate Seminar. February 22, 2005