Cells undergo aging and have limited lifespans. This lecture course covers the genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms that control cellular aging and that affect the lengths of organismal lifespans. Various strategies for investigating human longevity are also discussed.
- What is gerontology?
- How to measure aging
- Longevity in different organisms
- Methods 1, On human aging 1
- Methods 2, On human aging 2
- Cellular aging, Mechanism of aging
- Genetics, Genetics of aging
- Plant aging
- Human aging
- Physiology: Body, Skin, Senses, etc.
- Age related diseases
- Diabetes, Frailty, Brain, Cardiovascular, Endocrine
- Modulating aging & Longevity
Requires at least advanced undergraduate level Cell Biology and Genetics or similar background knowledge