Spring & Fall 2022 Seminar Series

schedule 2022

Monthly Seminars - Wednesdays at 12pm EST

Hosted by Dr. Gerard Karsenty and Dr. Yousin Suh

Department of Genetics and Development

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Vera Gorbunova

January 19 - Vera Gorbunova, PhD

Doris Johns Cherry Professor of Biology and Medicine

Co-director Rochester Aging Research Center

Department of Biology, University of Rochester

Title: Mechanisms of longevity and cancer resistance: from naked mole rats to whales

De. Saul A. Villeda

February 16 - Saul A. Villeda, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy

Endowed Chair in Biomedical Sciences

Associate Director, Bakar Aging Research Institute 

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

Title:  Systemic Mechanisms of Brain Rejuvenation

March 16 - Rozalyn Anderson, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Director of the Metabolism of Aging program and age-related disease

University of Wisconsin

Title: Delayed aging by caloric restriction – monkeys, mice, and metabolism

April 20 - Pinhas Cohen, MD

Professor of Gerontology, Medicine and Biological Sciences

Dean, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

William and Sylvia Kugel Dean’s Chair in Gerontology

University of Southern California

Title: The New Biology of Mitochondrial Microproteins

Dr. Peter Adams

May 25 -  Peter D. Adams, PhD

Co-Director of Aging Cancer and Immuno-oncology Program

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Title:  The dynamic epigenome – challenges and opportunities for healthy aging

June 15 - Andrew Dillin, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Thomas and Stacey Siebel Distinguished Chair in Stem Cell Biology

Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development

UC Berkeley

Title: TBD

Dr. Jan Hoeijimakers

*Special Seminar

Monday, August 22 - Jan Hoeijimakers, PhD

Professor of Molecular Genetics at Erasmus University of Rotterdam MC & Group Leader

Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Title: TBD

Dr. Amita Sehgal


September 14 - Amita Sehgal, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

John Herr Musser Professor of Neuroscience

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Chronobiology & Sleep Institute

Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Title: TBD

Dr. Manuel Serrano

October 26 - Manuel Serrano, PhD

ICREA Professor

Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)

Barcelona, Spain

Title: TBD

Dr. Anne Brunet

November 30 - Anne Brunet, PhD

Michelle and Timothy Barakett Endowed Professor

Department of Genetics

Stanford University

Dr. Gerald Shadel

December 14 - Gerald S. Shadel, PhD

Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory

Audrey Geisel Chair in Biomedical Science

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

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Title: TBD

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