Fall 2021 Schedule

Monthly Seminars - Wednesdays @12pm

Fall 2021 flyer

Hosted by Dr. Yousin Suh and Dr. Gerard Karsenty

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Department of Genetics and Development

Dr. Judith Campisi

September 8, 2021- Judith Campisi, PhD

Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging

Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Title: Cellular Senescence and Aging: Quo Vadis?

Dr. John M. Sedivy

October 27, 2021 - John Sedivy, PhD

Hermon C. Bumpus Professor of Biology, Associate Dean and Director, Center for the Biology of Aging, Brown University

Title: Somatic Retrotransposition in Cellular Senescence and Aging

December 1, 2021 - Dr. Laura J. Niedernhofer, MD, PhD

Dr. Laura Niedernhofer

Director, Institute of the Biology of Aging and Metabolism

Medical Discovery Team Biology of Aging

Professor Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics     

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine

Title: Therapeutically targeting senescent cells  to treat age-related diseases

December 15 - David Sinclair, PhD, AOV

Dr. David Sinclair

Professor, Department of Genetics

Co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research

Harvard Medical School

Title: Advances in controlling aging




Spring 2021 Schedule

January 13, 2021- Inaugural Seminar 

Professor Damme Linda Partridge

The University of College London, Institute of Healthy Ageing, UK

Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Germany





Seminar flyer Dr. Tony Wyss-Coray

February 24, 2021 -Dr. Tony Wyss-Coray

D.H. Chen Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

Stanford University, CA






Seminar flyer with Dr. Coleen Murphy

March 24, 2021 - Dr. Coleen T. Murphy

Professor, LSI Genomics and Molecular Biology 

HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholar 

Director, Glenn Center for Aging Research at Princeton University 



Seminar flyer Dr. Matt Kaeberlein

April 28, 2021 - Dr. Matt Kaeberlein

Professor & Director, Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute

Director, Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging

Director, Biological Mechanisms of Healthy Aging Training Program

Co-Director, Dog Aging Project, University of Washington


Dr. Marcia Haigis

May 26, 2021 - Dr. Marcia Haigis

Professor in the Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School in Boston,

MA, a member of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging, and the Ludwig Center at Harvard Medical School








Dr. Jan Vijg

June 23, 2021 - Dr. Jan Vijg

Professor in the Department of Genetics

Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Chair Department of Genetics

Lola and Saul Kramer Chair in Molecular Genetics



For additional information please contact: flr2113@cumc.columbia.edu