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 2019

Date

Weekday/Time/Location

Presenter

Host

Jan. 16

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N315 

David C. Chan, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor Division of Biology and Biological Engineering California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, Calif.

Meng Wang

Jan. 23

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

Brian M. Wasko, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Department of Biology and Biotechnology

University of Houston – Clear Lake

Houston, Texas

Weiwei Dang

Jan. 30

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N315 

Marco Colonna

Department of Pathology & Immunology

BJS Institute of Health

Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, Mo.

Hui Zheng

Feb. 6

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

Joseph C. Masdeu, M.D., Ph.D.

Graham Family Distinguished Chair for Neurological Sciences Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology Professor of Neurology

Institute for Academic Medicine

Full Member, Research Institute

Director, Nantz National Alzheimer Center

Houston Methodist

Weill Cornell Medical College

Wei Cao

Feb. 13

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

Faculty Group Seminar: Ergun Sahin, M.D.


Feb. 20

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N315 

Hartmut Geiger, Ph.D.

Director, Institute for Molecular Medicine

Universität Ulm

Germany

Andre Catic

Feb. 27

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

Faculty Group Seminar: Ergun Sahin, M.D.


Mar. 6

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

Kartik Venkatachalam, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology McGovern Medical School

UT Health Science Center at Houston

Houston, Texas

Melanie Samuel

Mar. 13

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

Rick Sifers, Ph.D.

Professor Department of Pathology

Baylor College of Medicine


Mar. 20

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

Yuxiang Sun, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Texas A&M University

College Station, Texas

Wei Cao

Mar. 27

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

Robia Pautler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Baylor College of Medicine


Apr. 10

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N315 

Shawn Ahmed, Ph.D.

Professor

Departments of Genetics and Biology

University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, N.C.

Ergun Sahin

Apr. 17

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

Faculty Group Seminar: Melanie Samuel, Ph.D.


Apr. 24

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N315 

Louise D. McCullough, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Distinguished Chair

Department of Neurology

McGovern Medical School

UT Health Science Center at Houston

Wei Cao

May 1

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

Rajagopal Viswanath Sekhar, M.D., B.S.

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine – Endocrinology

Baylor College of Medicine


May 8

Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Room N315 

Alexander Soukas, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Ma.

Meng Wang

May 15

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

Faculty Group Seminar: Meng Wang, Ph.D.


May 22


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