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Gavin Pharaoh

Gavin Pharaoh

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Dr. Pharaoh is a postdoctoral scholar studying aging and sarcopenia with a focus on mitochondrial physiology in the Marcinek laboratory. His research interests focus on the role of mitochondrial bioenergetics and superoxide release in aging. Dr. Pharaoh received his Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center working with Holly Van Remmen to uncover […]

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Annabel Beichman

Annabel Beichman

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Post-doctoral Fellow

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Dr. Beichman is a postdoc in Dr. Kelley Harris’ Lab at UW Genome Sciences. Her research uses genomics to learn about mutation and demographic history in wild mammals that have experienced extreme demographic events or remarkable evolutionary transitions, including sea otters, bears, and whales. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles […]

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Brandon Berry

Brandon Berry

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Dr. Brandon Berry is a postdoctoral researcher in the Kaeberlein laboratory. His research focuses on how aging and metabolism are linked. Brandon is interested in how mitochondria, the powerhouses of cells, contribute to and modulate aging. He uses novel tools to precisely control mitochondria to better understand the fundamentals of healthy aging and metabolism. Brandon […]

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Ian Dowsett

Ian Dowsett

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Dr. Dowsett is a postdoctoral scholar in the lab of Dr. Georg Seelig, in the UW Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. His research focuses on studying the unique genetic differences between single cells in aged organisms, the effects of aging interventions on clonal dynamics, and developing advanced next-generation sequencing tools as part of a […]

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Maria Janowska

Maria Janowska

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Postdoctoral Fellow

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Dr. Janowska is a post-doctoral researcher in the Klevit laboratory. Her interests lie in understanding the biochemistry of the protective mechanisms utilized by proteins to prevent the formation of toxic protein aggregates in the brain.  When she is not at work, she enjoys the beautiful Pacific Northwest, either skiing or hiking, and when stationary at […]

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Rachel Knopp

Rachel Knopp

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Postdoctoral Fellow

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Dr. Knopp is a postdoctoral researcher working under Dr. William (Bill) Banks and Dr. Michelle (Shelly) Erickson. Her research focuses on blood-brain barrier (BBB) dysfunction during normal aging and in age-related diseases. Dr. Knopp’s main projects include 1) evaluating the age-specific effects of senolytic treatment to protect against BBB-dysfunction; and 2) characterizing the response of […]

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