Anne Brunet
anne.brunet[at]stanford.edu
B.S. Ecole Normale Supérieure
PhD. University of Nice

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Research Interest: Mechanisms of aging and longevity
Hometown:
Bellegarde sur Valserine, France
Favorite Saying:
"Check you out!"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Red wine
Dream Benchmate:
Johnny Depp
Non-science activity:
Playing the violin
Favorite Movie:
Amadeus
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Metal Pig
Birthday: November 8th


Research Interest: Epigenetic regulation of longevity
Hometown:
Paris, France
Favourite Saying:
" Why make things simple when they could be complicated ?"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
K-pop and chocolate
Dream Benchmate:
John Mayer
Non-science activity:
Salsa
Favourite Movie:
Before Sunrise
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Wood Rat
Birthday: June 19th

Bérénice Benayoun
benayoun[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. Ecole Normale Supérieure, France
PhD. University of Paris, France

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Lauren Booth
lnbooth[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. University of Texas, Austin
PhD. UCSF

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Research Interest: The evolution of longevity
Hometown:
Austin, Texas
Favourite Saying:
"Sounds good! "
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Sunblock
Dream Benchmate:
Amy Poehler
Non-science activity:
Baking
Favourite Movie:
Finding Nemo
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Water Pig
Birthday: December 28th


Research Interest: Aging mechanisms in vertebrates using the naturally short-lived African killifish N. furzeri
Hometown:
Moshav Beit Elazari, Israel
Favourite Saying:
"God bless you"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Sleeping
Dream Benchmate:
Marie Curie
Non-science activity:
Painting
Favourite Movie:
The Fifth Element
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Metal Monkey
Birthday: October 6th

Itamar Harel
itamarh[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
PhD. Weizmann Institute, Israel

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Katja Hebestreit
katjah[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. University of Dortmund, Germany
PhD. University of Münster, Germany

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Research Interest: Computational genetics and epigenetics
Hometown:
Leipzig, Germany
Favourite Saying:
"I have to think about it"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Not to fear aging
Dream Benchmate:
A cat
Non-science activity:
Hiking, biking, beach volleyball
Favourite Movie:
Take this Walz
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Wood Ox
Birthday: June 6th


Research Interest: Aging circuits in a naturally short-lived vertebrate: the African killifish N. furzeri
Hometown:
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Favourite Saying:
"What's up?!"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Movies
Dream Benchmate:
Tom Brady
Non-science activity:
Practice my anti-aging strategy
Favourite Movie:
Cidade de Deus
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Wood Rabbit
Birthday: September 16th

Chi-Kuo Hu
chikuohu[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. FuJen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
PhD. Harvard Medical School

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Elena Mancini
mancini[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. University of Rome, Italy
PhD. EMBL Monterotondo, Italy

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Research Interest: Longevity genes and stem cells in humans
Hometown:
Monterotondo, Rome, Italy
Favourite Saying:
"Simplify and add lightness"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Music
Dream Benchmate:
Rob Brezsny
Non-science activity:
Photography
Favourite Movie:
The Million Dollar Hotel
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Earth Horse
Birthday: March 6th


Research Interest: Aging and reprogramming
Hometown:
Linköping, Sweden
Favourite Saying:
"Fabulous!"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Making jokes
Dream Benchmate:
Shakira
Non-science activity:
Soccer - play it, watch it and read about it
Favourite Movie:
Braveheart
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Metal Rooster
Birthday: June 7th

Salah Mahmoudi
salah.mahmoudi81[at]gmail.com
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. Uppsala University, Sweden
PhD. Karolinska Institute, Sweden

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Travis Maures
tmaures[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. University of Michigan
PhD. University of Michigan

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Research Interest: Epigenetic mechanisms regulating longevity in C. elegans
Hometown:
Northport, MI
Favourite Saying:
"Come on Science!"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Sunscreen SPF 40
Dream Benchmate:
Bill Murray
Non-science activity:
Mountain biking
Favourite Movie:
Rushmore
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Fire Snake
Birthday: May 1st

Research Interest: Evolution of lifespan and aging
Hometown:
Gahri, India
Favourite Saying:
"Take it easy "
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
I am the wild-type
Dream Benchmate:
A robot
Non-science activity:
Movies
Favourite Movie:
Gangs of Wasseypur
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Wood Ox
Birthday: October 22nd

Param Singh
param[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
M.S. University of Pune, India
PhD. University of Paris, France

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Ashley Webb
aewebb[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. McGill University, Canada
PhD. University of Washington

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Research Interest:Neural stem cells and epigenetics in aging
Hometown:
Ann Arbor, MI
Favourite Saying:
"That which doesn't kill us makes us stronger "
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Exercise
Dream Benchmate:
Rosalind Franklin
Non-science activity:
Rock climbing
Favourite Movie:
What About Bob?
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Earth Horse
Birthday: February 13th

Research Interest: Genetic and epigenetic regulation of aging
Hometown: Oregon City, OR
Favorite Saying: "You win some, you lose some "
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice: Blueberries
Dream Benchmate: Jim Harbaugh
Non-science activity: Travel and hiking
Favorite Movie: Almost Famous
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Fire Tiger
Birthday: January 15th

Aaron Daugherty
acdaugherty[at]gmail.com
Graduate Student, Genetics
B.S. University of Richmond

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Ben Dulken
bdulken[at]gmail.com
MD-PhD Student
B.S. University of Washington


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Research Interest:Aging in neural stem cells
Hometown:
Seattle, WA
Favorite Saying:
"Makes sense."
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Music
Dream Benchmate:
David Byrne
Non-science activity:
Skiing
Favorite Movie:
The Life Aquatic
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Metal Horse
Birthday: September 22nd

Research Interest:Regulation of longevity by dietary restriction in C. elegans
Hometown:
Diamond Bar, CA
Favorite Saying:
"No pain, no gain"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Dark chocolate
Dream Benchmate:
Tom Hanks
Non-science activity:
Cross country running
Favorite Movie:
GATTACA
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Fire Tiger
Birthday: August 9th

Shuo Han
shuolhan[at]gmail.com
Graduate Student, Genetics
B.S. MIT


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Dena Leeman
dleeman[at]stanford.edu
Graduate Student, Cancer Biology
B.S. Brandeis University

Personal Interests

Research Interest:Neural stem cell aging
Hometown:
Boston, MA
Favorite Saying:
"That's valid "
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Rolling down hills
Dream Benchmate:
Eric Greer
Non-science activity:
Climbing trees
Favorite Movie:
The Big Lebowski
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Wood Rat
Birthday: August 7
th

Research Interest: Behavior as a function of age and nutrients in C. elegans
Hometown:
McMinnville, OR
Favorite Saying:
"What's good for the heart is good for the brain"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Pixar!
Dream Benchmate:
Barack Obama
Non-science activity:
Finding cute food
Favorite Movie:
Roman Holiday
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Fire Tiger
Birthday: August 11th

Jana Lim
janalim[at]stanford.edu
Graduate Student, Neurosciences
B.A. UC Berkeley

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Liz Pollina
pollina[at]stanford.edu
Graduate Student, Cancer Biology
B.S. Princeton University


Personal Interests

Research Interest:Chromatin modifications in neural stem cell aging
Hometown:
Middlebury, CT
Favorite Saying:
"No worries...."
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Coffee
Dream Benchmate:
Judah Folkman
Non-science activity:
Running and traveling
Favorite Movie:
The Princess Bride
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Wood Ox
Birthday: April 30th

Research Interest: Characterizing novel substrates of AMPK
Hometown: Louisa, KY
Favorite Saying: "We are puny dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice: Veganism
Dream Benchmate: Oliver Sacks
Non-science activity: Being creative
Favorite Movie: Pride and Prejudice
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Water Pig
Birthday: October 2nd

Bethany Schaffer
beschaff[at]stanford.edu
Graduate Student, Cancer Biology
B.S. The College of William and Mary

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Keerthana Devarajan
kdev[at]stanford.edu
Lab Manager
B.S. RV College of Engineering, Bangalore, India
M.S. University of Kansas

Personal Interests

Research Interest: Role of FOXO transcription factors in stem cells and reprogramming
Hometown: Bangalore, India
Favorite Saying: "Good things come in small packages"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice: Green tea
Dream Benchmate: Batman
Non-science activity: Traveling, playing with kittens
Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Fire Tiger
Birthday: July 3rd

Research Interest: Fish lifespan and healthspan
Hometown:
Augusta, KS
Favorite Saying:
"Right on!"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Napping and reading, in no particular order
Dream Benchmate:
Brian Eno
Non-science activity:
SCUBA and freediving
Favorite Movie:
Swing Kids
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Metal Rooster
Birthday: May 1st

Sabrina Fullhart fullhart[at]stanford.edu
Research Assistant
B.S. University of Kansas

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Ben Machado
bmachado[at]stanford.edu
Life Science Research Assistant
B.S. University of Washington
M.S. Portland State University

 

Personal Interests

Research Interest: Developing genomic tools for the short-lived African killifish Nothobranchius furzeri
Hometown:
Sacramento, CA
Favorite Saying:
"That's hella tight"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Laughing
Dream Benchmate:
Shuo Han
Non-science activity:
Enjoying (human) nature
Favorite Movie:
The Big Lebowski
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Metal Monkey
Birthday: January 25t
h

Research Interest: Mouse models
Hometown:
Vancouver, Canada
Favorite Saying:
"Believe"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Red wine and chocolate
Dream Benchmate:
A mentor
Non-science activity:
Photography and my equine friends
Favorite Movie:
Any great comedy
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Fire goat
Birthday: November 12th

Jackie Rodriguez
jrodri67[at]stanford.edu
Research Assistant

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Michael Schoof
mlschoof[at]stanford.edu
Undergraduate Student
Stanford University

Personal Interests

Research Interest: Mechanisms regulating longevity
Hometown:
Chicago, IL
Favorite Saying:
"You can't always get what you want"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Blueberries
Dream Benchmate:
David Bowie
Non-science activity:
Tennis and Star Trek
Favorite Movie:
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Metal Monkey
Birthday: September 3rd