Y1 Pilots

Awarded by the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

Recipient

Institution

Pilot Title

Alexander Soukas
MGH
Sgk3 associations with aging-related metabolic phenotypes
Jingjing Li
UCSF
Construct a deep convolutional neural network to computationally assign cell ages to replicative old yeast cells
Dan Winer
Buck Institute
The effects of mechanical tension on cell senescence and its secretory phenotypes
Darcie Moore
Wisconsin-Madison
Uncovering the role of intermediate filaments in stress and aging using C. elegans
Guillaume Chanfreau
UCLA
Splicing factor PRPF8 and degenerative disease phenotypes
Gordon Lithgow
Buck Institute
Analysis of polymorphisms in candidate human kinases for association with longevity and chronic neurological diseases
Weiwei Dang
Baylor
Genetic association with Alzheimer disease and neurological outcomes
Zachary Clayton
Colorado-Boulder
Using chip cytometry-based digital spatial profiling to elucidate novel mechanisms underlying aortic stiffening with aging
John Newman
Buck Institute
HMGCS2 in Human Metabolism and Health