Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Back to Basics

Back to Basics


Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium at Salk

Jan Karlseder, PhDSalk Professor Gerald Shadel
The “Age” of Mitochondria

Mitochondria, the powerhouses of your cells, wear out with age. Mitochondria also contain DNA inherited only from your mother (mtDNA). The role of mitochondria and mtDNA in aging and disease will be discussed vis-à-vis the Salk Institute’s new Optimal Aging initiative.

If you have questions, contact Jennifer Rothrock at (858) 500 – 4881 jrothrock@salk.edu

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