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Congratulations to Dr Adam Dobson on his paper in Cell Reports

Congratulatsions to Adam Dobson and Nazif Alic whose paper, "Nutritional Programming of Lifespan by FOXO Inhibition on Sugar-Rich Diets," has just been published in Cell Reports. Their study shows that a history of feeding on a high sugar-diet shortens lifespan and changes gene expression. These changes appear to be mediated by FoxO/Daf16 in both flies and worms More...

Published: Jan 11, 2017 10:42:21 AM

Welcome to Matías Fuentealba

The IHA extends a warm welcome to Matías Fuentealba who joins Linda Partridge’s group this week as a PhD student. Matias recently completed his Masters in Biological Sciences at the Universidad de Chile, where his work comprised a “study of the energetics and structural characteristics of NAD and NADP binding sites through statistical potentials.” Welcome to London Matías!
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Published: Jan 10, 2017 11:44:35 AM

David Gems on BBC Radio 4 "Archive on 4"

On Saturday, November 26 2016 BBC Radio 4 broadcast a 1 hr programme entitled "Logan's Run and Intergenerational War", presented by Ed Howker, with extensive contributions from IHA Co-Director Professor David Gems. The programme included in depth discussion of the impact of the ageing of populations, and the prospects for treatments for ageing to improve late-life health. Among other contributors to the programme were former Universities and Science minister David Willetts and the actress Jenny Agutter.

The programme is available for a short period via the BBC iPlayer at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b083j672#play
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Published: Nov 30, 2016 12:53:17 PM

Changing of the Guard in C. elegans lab

3 April 2012

24 January 2012

The IHA waves goodbye to Dan Ackerman, who has joined Celeste Simon's
group at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Pittburgh,
USA as a postdoc to work on HIF signaling and cancer. Also leaving the
lab is Sara Valentini. Both Sara and Dan obtained their Ph.D. at the IHA
(David Gems's lab). Also, Kathrin Schmeisser, a visiting Ph.D. student
from the University of Jena (Michael Ristow's lab) returned home after a
4 month research visit. This month Dr Alex Benedetto joined the lab to
work on the biology of sex differences in ageing in C. elegans. Alex
worked previously on the genetics of manganese transport and toxicity in
C. elegans with Prof. Michael Aschner at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

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