The IHA's David Gems will feature in the upcoming episode of ‘Bang Goes the Theory’ which airs on Monday 31st March at 7.30pm on BBC1 and iPlayer. The episode focuses on ageing. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00lwxj1 More...
Published: Mar 27, 2014 4:38:10 PM
A 4 year PhD studentship to study under the supervision of Dr Nazif Alic is now available. The project will examine how genetically or pharmacologically induced changes to gene expression, at the level of transcriptional regulation, extend healthy lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster. To explore this question the student will use a broad range of techniques, including fly genetics and physiology, molecular biology, microscopy, protein chemistry and genomics. The student will gain a broad training in basic biogerontology that will prove relevant to a career in any of the currently relevant aspects of ageing and ageing related-disease. More...
Published: Mar 25, 2014 10:08:50 AM
Congratulations to the IHA's Dr Jorge Iván Castillo Quan who last week was awarded 1st prize for best poster/presentation at the UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences Symposium. This follows his earlier success at UCL Faculty of Life Sciences Research Day held in September 2013, where he also won 1st prize. Well done Jorge!
Published: Feb 25, 2014 3:24:12 PM
For general enquiries please contact Michael Wright on tel: +44 (0)20 7679 4380
Address of the Institute Institute of Healthy Ageing
Department of Genetics, Evolution & Environment
University College London
London, WC1E 6BT
The Institute of Healthy Ageing is situated within University College London's main campus on Gower Street and forms part of the
Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment.
This is the ideal location for an interdisciplinary institute, given
our close proximity to a wide range of research institutes and hospitals
in which ageing-related work is carried out; these include the UCL
Neurology, the UCL Institute of Child Health, the London School of
the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and University
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