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March 20, 2006

Event - Distinguished Speaker: Linda Partridge

Wednesday, March 22
Ageing and Medicine

Linda Partridge, University College London
Distinguished Speaker Series
7 pm, 1800 Chemistry Building, 930 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor
Reception following in Chemistry atrium

Recent work on the biology of ageing has led to the surprising discovery that mutations in single genes can extend lifespan in laboratory animals. These findings both challenge some of the earlier conclusions of work on the evolution of ageing and hold some promise for understanding human ageing.

You can view Dr. Partridge's biography or a list of selected scientific articles on the Explore Evolution website.

Posted at March 20, 2006 12:10 PM