Biology of Aging

A new curricular track in the Biology of Aging has been implemented, and will augment our current programmatic tracks.


Aging is a fundamental biological process, and age-related diseases are the leading cause of death in modern societies. The objective of the Aging Track is to train the next generation of scientists to address the challenging and important task of understanding and eventually manipulating the aging process to benefit the quality of human life.


Prospective students interested in this thematic area should contact Professor John Sedivy (  For further information: