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Vera Gorbunova, Ph.D.
Aging and genome stability, Sirtuins, long-lived animal species, naked mole rat

Dirk Bohmann, Ph.D.
Oxidative stress and aging, Nrf2 signaling, epigenetics of aging

Affiliated Faculty

Benoit Biteau
Aging and stem cells in Drosophila

Joe Chakkalakal
Aging and skeletal muscle stem cells

Doug Portman
C. elegans sex differences and aging

Irfan Rahman
Lung cell senescence in COPD

Andy Samuelson
Aging in C. elegans, insulin-like signaling

Yi-Tao Yu
Regulation of telomerase RNA

Susan Friedman
Geriatrics, models of long-term care, falls and fractures in older adults

Harris Gelbard
HIV and Aging

Sergiy Nadtochiy
Heart disease and aging

Xin Bi
Gene silencing, Sir2

Dragony Fu
Stress response, DNA repair, programmed cell death and aging

Sina Ghaemmaghami
Age-dependant neurodegenerative diseases, proteomics

David Goldfarb
Drug screens, autophagy

Siu Sylvia Lee (Cornell University)
Conserved molecular pathways that modulate longevity, C. elegans

Sergiy Libert (Cornell University)
Mechanisms of aging, mouse models, circadian clock

Andrei Seluanov
Comparative biology of aging, DNA repair, longevity mechanisms in the naked mole rat

Elaine Sia
Mitochondrial genome stability

Paul Brookes
Cardiac ischemia-reperfusion injury, roles of mitochondria and sirtuins in cardioprotection