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Barshop Institute Student Research Symposium 2014

Friday May 16, 2014

featuring NOBEL LAUREATE Dr. Martin Chalfie

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2014 San Antonio Nathan Shock Center Conference on Aging

"The Microbiome in Aging and Age-Related Disease"

October 16-19, 2014

The Mayan Ranch, Bandera, TX

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2014 Small Grant Program of the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies

Deadlines: March 3,2014 and May 1, 2014

The Barshop Institute is seeking small grant proposals in aging research from UTHSCSA, UTSA, and Texas Biomedical Research Institute faculty. Funds are available for research on basic biological gerontology through the Nathan Shock Center for Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, a component of the Barshop Institute.Three programs are included in this announcement: the Pilot Grant Program,the Emerging Technologies Program, and the Research Development Core Mentoring Program.

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"Molecular Aspects of Aging: Understanding Lung Aging"

Edited By: Mauricio Rojas, Silke Meiners, and Claude Jourdan Le Saux, Assistant Professor -Cardiology

Published in PNAS:

"Evolutionary Genetics and Implications of Small Size and Twinning in Callitrichine Primates"

By: Suzette Tardif, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cellular and Structural Biology and the Barshop Institute

HSC News Article

"The Paradox of Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Extended Longevity"

Published in Experimental Gerontology

By: Erin Munkacsy, Graduate Student and Glenn Foundation Fellow and Dr. Shane Rea, Assistant Professor of Physiology

Published in The American Journal of Pathology:

"Altered Macrophage Phenotype Transition Impairs Skeletal Muscle Regeneration"

By: Paula K. Shireman, M.D., Professor and Vice Dean Clinical and Translational Research School of Medicine

Published in PLOS Genetics:

TATN-1 Mutations Reveal a Novel Role for Tyrosine as a Metabolic Signal That Influences Developmental Decisions and Longevity in Caenorhabditis elegans

By: Alfred Fisher, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine

The Barshop Institute is dedicated to the promotion of healthy aging for everyone. Its world-class scientific community of researchers and physicians seek discoveries to treat and ameliorate the underlying causes of aging, a cost-effective approach to broadly enhance the quality of later life. We invite you to explore our website to learn about the extraordinary work of our community of researchers and physicians.



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