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Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies

Graduate Student Training


PhD Program in the Biology of Aging

Program Leader: Suzette Tardif, PhD, Professor of Cellular and Structural Biology
Program Leader: Peter Hornsby, PhD, Professor of Physiology

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers a discipline in the Biology of Aging that provides graduate students with a unique curriculum designed to educate them in the basic biology of aging, thereby preparing them to thrive at a unique interface of bioscience and medicine. The program will encompass lectures and laboratory experience in molecular, cellular, and physiological mechanisms of aging.

See column at the right of this page for the discipline handbook giving the research profiles of participating faculty.

Training Program for Research Scientists in the Biology of Aging

Program Director: Nicolas Musi, MD

Program Co-Director: Peter Hornsby, PhD

The Biology of Aging Training Program provides stipends and training for pre- and postdoctoral fellows interested in basic research that holds promise for practical application towards lifespan intervention.




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