The Huffington Center on Aging sponsors a weekly seminar and journal club on the Biology of Aging, hosting distinguished speakers in aging and pathophysiology of aging-related diseases. Outside lectures alternate with journal club presentations by pre- and postdoctoral trainees, scientific seminars by HCOA laboratories, and research reports.

Biology of Aging Seminar & Journal Club 2018

Date

Weekday/Time/Location

Presenter

Host

Jan. 17

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N801

Journal Club – Dang Lab (Moderator: W. Dang)

Weiwei Dang

Jan. 24

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. (Dang Lab)

Faculty Seminar 
Group Seminar

Weiwei Dang

Jan. 31

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N801

OPEN


Feb. 7

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N315

James L. Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Department of General Internal Medicine

Physiology & Biomedical Engineering

Mayo Clinic,

Rochester, MN

Ergun Sahin

Feb. 14

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N801

Journal Club – Dang Lab (Moderator: H. Zheng)

Hui Zheng

Feb. 21

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N801

Dale J. Hamilton, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Elaine and Marvy A. Finger Distinguished Chair for Translational Research in Metabolic Disorders

Director, Center for Bioenergetics

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine at HM

Department of Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Houston Methodist Hospital

Weill Cornell Medicine

Angela Catic

Feb. 28

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. (Zheng Lab)

Faculty Seminar 
Group Seminar

Hui Zheng

March 7

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. (Sahin Lab)

Faculty Seminar 
Group Seminar

Ergun Sahin

March 13

Tuesday, 4-5 p.m. in Room N317/N311

Scott Pletcher, Ph.D.

William H. Howell Collegiate Professor in Physiology

Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology

University of Michigan Medical School

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Fred Pereira

March 21

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N315 

Dongsheng Cai, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Molecular Pharmacology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bronx, NY

Hui Zheng

March 28

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N801

John P. Cooke, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

Houston Methodist Research Institute

Director, Center for Cardiovascular Regeneration

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center

Ergun Sahin

April 4


Faculty Group Seminar: Sahin Lab

Ergun Sahin

April 11

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N801

Bin Zhang, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Genetics & Genomic Sciences

Member, Icahn Institute of Genomics and Multiscale Biology Member, Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Associate Member, Tisch Cancer Institute

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and Medicine

New York, NY

Hui Zheng

April 18


Faculty Group Seminar: Samuel Lab

Melanie Samuel

April 25

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N801

Claudio Soto, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Neurology

Director, The George and Cynthia W. Mitchell Center for Alzheimer’s disease and Other Brain Related Illnesses

McGovern Medical School

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Wei Cao

May 2

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N801

Journal Club: (Moderator: M. Samuel)


May 9

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N315 

Dongsheng, Cai, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bronx, New York

Hui Zheng