September - December 2013

Oct. 9 - miRNA Signaling in Alzheimer’s Disease
Chu Chen, Ph.D., Professor, Neuroscience Center of Excellence, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
Oct. 14 - Epigenetic regulation of healthspan (and longevity?) by ketone bodies
John Newman, M.D., Ph.D., Research Fellow, Gladstone Institute, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Nov. 13 - Molecular pathogenesis of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses
Marco Sardiello, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Dec. 4 - Molecular pathogenesis of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses
Jason Eriksen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, TX
Dec. 11 - Regulation of liver functions by family of C/EBP proteins
Nick Timchenko, Ph.D., Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

January - February 2014

Jan. 7 - Mind mend - can the neocortex incorporate new neurons?
Jean Hébert, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Jan. 15 - Diverse functions of stress defenses in longevity
T. Keith Blackwell, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Jan. 22 - Epigenetic regulation of aging
Weiwei Dang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Huffington Center On Aging and Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Jan. 28 - Mitochondrial disease and aging: Common pathways. Conserved mechanisms?
Matt Kaeberlein, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Feb. 5 - Novel insights into the role of chromatin assembly in genomic instability and aging
Jessica Tyler, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Feb. 12 - The NAD World revisited: The importance of the intertissue communication mediated by NAMPT/NAD/SIRT1 in mammalian aging/longevity control
Shin-ichiro Imai, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Development Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

March - May 2014

April 2 - Growth Control by the mTOR Pathway
David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research; Massachusetts Institute of Technology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cambridge MA
April 16 - Metabolic Compensation in Aging Yeast and Humans
S. Michal Jazwinski, Ph.D., Professor, Medicine and Biochemistry; Director, Tulane Center for Aging, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
April 23 - Regulators of the auditory peripheral clock
Fred Pereira, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Huffington Center on Aging, Departments of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
April 30 - Transcriptional and global chromatin regulation key to longevity of C. elegans
Sylvia Lee, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY