MCDB 4150 - Biology of Aging and Longevity Course uri icon



  • Through lectures and reading assignments, this capstone course will introduce fascinating cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying aging and longevity based on historical and recent research achievements. We will discuss major aging theories and multiple cellular regulatory systems that prominently affect lifespan. The course will integrate basic concepts from multiple other courses by addressing specific physiological problems in the aging field and present students with the opportunity to learn the reasoning process in cutting-edge biomedical research. Recommended prerequisite: MCDB 3135 or MCDB 3145 (minimum grade C-).


  • Han, Min  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022 / Spring 2023 / Spring 2024