Short Course:
Molecular Biology of Aging
Ellison Medical Foundation
Senior Scholar Award
New Scholars Award
Conferences and Workshops
Infrastructure Award
Molecular Biology of Aging Course
Receipt Dates
Scientific Advisory Board
Contact Information

Leonard Guarente, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Douglas C. Wallace, Ph.D., Emory University Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA
Biology of Aging Summer Courses

The Ellison Medical Foundation sponsors a three week course on the Molecular Biology of Aging at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA. The course is directed by Drs. Leonard Guarente and Douglas C. Wallace. Funds also covered all expenses for attending students (graduate students, post-docs, junior faculty, and senior investigators). Morning lectures in Model Systems (yeast and C. elegans), DNA Mutation and Repair, Telomeres and Cellular Senescence, Mammalian Aging, and Evolutionary Considerations are followed by laboratory exercises. The Ellison Medical Foundation funded summer courses will run through 2001.

For additional information about this course, contact:


   Contact Info
    For further information, contact:

Richard L. Sprott, Ph. D.
Executive Director
The Ellison Medical Foundation
4710 Bethesda Avenue
Suite 204
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 657-1830 / 2511 (Phone)
(301) 657-1828 (Fax)

[email protected]