Discussing recent and impactful publications in the field of aging ranging from molecular biology to behavior and worms to humans.

[Formerly the Mechanisms of Aging Journal Club]

Anyone interested is welcome to participate!

Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus, 9th floor) through 2/6/19
                      Farrell LTC 205^ (Medical Campus) beginning 2/22/19 
Time: 12:00p* every other Wednesday^ through 2/6/19; Friday beginning 2/22/19
Organizer: Luba Ezerskiy (Graduate student, Neuroscience Program)

*NOTE new start time 
^NOTE as of February 22, the journal club moves to Fridays in Farrell LTC 205

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Note that individual events are listed on the ONR Calendar.

2019 Schedule

January 23, 2019

Nathan Pomper
Miller lab, WashU Neurology

“Calorie restriction protects neural stem cells from age-related deficits in the subventricular zone” Aging 2019

February 6, 2019

Luba Ezerskiy
Miller lab, WashU Neurology

“Insufficient glutamine synthetase activity during synaptogenesis causes spatial memory impairment in adult mice” Scientific Reports (2019)

Beginning February 22
new location – Farrell LTC 205 and new day – Friday

February 22, 2019

Sydney Reitz
Kummer lab, WashU Neurology

“Age moderates the effects of traumatic brain injury on beta-amyloid plaque load in APP/PS1 mice” Journal of Neurotrauma 2019

March 8, 2019

Michael Strickland
Holtzman lab, WashU Neurology

“L1 drives IFN in senescent cells and promotes age-associated inflammation”  Nature 2019 

March 22, 2019

Diana Christian
Gabel lab, WashU Dept. of Neuroscience

“Global Reorganization of the Nuclear Landscape in Senescent Cells”  Cell Reports 2015

CANCELLED April 5, 2019

April 19, 2019 – NOTE location: Mid-Campus Center (MCC) 2057

Denis Mogilenko
Artyomov lab, WashU Pathology and Immunology

“NAD + metabolism governs the proinflammatory senescence-associated secretome | Nature Cell Biology”  Nature Cell Biology 2019

May 3, 2019

Rocio Bengoechea Ibaceta
Weihl lab, WashU Neurology

“Doubled lifespan and patient‐like pathologies in progeria mice fed high‐fat diet” Aging Cell 2019

May 17, 2019

Lucia Capano
Yoo lab, WashU Developmental Biology

WiP – “Modeling tauopathies in patient-derived, directly reprogrammed neurons” 

June 14, 2019