Recommended Readings: Sean Curran, PhD. Monday, September 21, 2009

Monday Lecture Series

Paradoxes of Immortality: Surprising roles for Essential Genes in Regulating Lifespan

Sean Curran, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Deptartment of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General

Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

Monday, September 21, 2009

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

(Refreshments, 3:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.)

Second Floor, Welch Hall

Recommended Articles:

Karpac J, Jasper H.  2009.   Insulin and JNK: optimizing metabolic homeostasis and lifespan.    TRENDS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM 20( 3): 100-106 Request copy from Markus Library.

Vellai T.  2009. Autophagy genes and ageing. CELL DEATH AND DIFFERENTIATION 16(1): 94-102

Evans EA, Chen WC, Tan MW. 2008.  The DAF-2 insulin-like signaling pathway independently regulates aging and immunity in C-elegans.   AGING CELL 7(6): 879-893 Request copy from Markus Library.

Li J, Ebata A, Dong YQ, et al.  2008.  Caenorhabditis elegans HCF-1 functions in longevity maintenance as a DAF-16 regulator. PLOS BIOLOGY 6(9): 1870-1886

Salminen A, Ojala J, Huuskonen J. et al.   2008.    Interaction of aging-associated signaling cascades: Inhibition of NF-kappa B signaling by longevity factors FoxOs and SIRT1CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR LIFE SCIENCES 65 (7-8):1049-1058 Request copy from Markus Library

Greer EL, Brunet A   2008.  Signaling networks in aging. JOURNAL OF CELL SCIENCE 121(4):407-412

Curran SP, Ruvkun G.  2007. Lifespan regulation by evolutionarily conserved genes essential for viability.   PLOS GENETICS 3(4): e56

Pletcher SD, Kabil H, Partridge L. 2007.  Chemical complexity and the genetics of aging. ANNUAL REVIEW OF ECOLOGY EVOLUTION AND SYSTEMATICS 38: 299-326