Monday Seminar Series

The HNRCA Weekly Seminars are held during Fall and Spring semesters on Mondays in the HNRCA Mezzanine Auditorium at 12 noon followed by a student and post-doc luncheon or other reception as noted. Click here to access past seminars.
Please contact John Heine for further information. Please share any suggestions for future speakers here.

Spring 2015  Monday Seminars:

Feb. 2, 2015
Talk: Biomarkers of Human Longevity

Stephen Kritchevsky, Director, Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forrest University


Monday Feb. 9, 2015 (Check back for reschedule date due to weather- related closure)
Talk: Nutritional influences on human developmental epigenetics
Robert Waterland, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular & Human Genetics, Baylor Children’s Human Nutrition Research Center

Feb. 23, 2015
Talk : Drugs That Forestall Aging – Extending Healthspan
Brian Kennedy, CEO and President, Buck Institute for Research on Aging

March 2, 2015
Talk: Of Nannies and Nudges: The Current Politics of Obesity in the U.S.
Rogan Kersh, Provost, Wake Forest University

Mar. 9, 2015
Talk: Stem Cells, Avatars and Phytotherapeutics For Aging and Neurological Disease
Dennis Steindler, Ph.D., Senior Scientist and Director, Neuroscience and Aging Laboratory at the HNRCA

Mar.23, 2015
Talk: Relationship of inflammatory biomarkers to human disease, and the modulation of chronic inflammation using nutrition
Philip Calder, Professor of Nutritional Immunology , University of Southampton

Apr.6,  2015
Talk: TBD

Apr. 13, 2015
Talk: TBD

May 4, 2015
Talk: Age associated differences in the expression of CD80 and CD86 on primary human dendritic cells
Alexander Panda, MD, PhD, MPH, Beeson Scholar, Scientist II, Nutritional Immunology Laboratory at the HNRCA