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: 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

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

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Brittany Demmitt
demmitt[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. University of Dayton, Ohio
PhD. Universiy of Colorado, Boulder

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Research Interest: Genetics of aging
Hometown:
Troy, Ohio
Favourite Saying:
"I'm not superstitious, but I am a little stitious"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Laughing 
Dream Benchmate:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Non-science activity:
Improv
Favourite Movie:
Muppets Christmas Carol
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Earth Dragon
Birthday: August 18th


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

 

Personal Interests

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


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

Dena Leeman
dleeman[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. Brandeis University
PhD. Stanford University

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

 

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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


Research Interest: Proteostasis and Longevity
Hometown:
Munich, Germany
Favourite Saying:
"Is this the real life? Is it just fantasy?"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Yoga
Dream Benchmate:
Yoda
Non-science activity:
Climbing, surfing and dessert
Favourite Movie:
Into the Wild
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Fire Tiger
Birthday: July 16th

Katharina Papsdorf
papsdorf[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S. University of Munchen (TUM), Germany
PhD. University of Munchen (TUM), Germany

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Tyson Ruetz
tjruetz[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
B.S., M.S. Simon Fraser University, Canada
PhD. University of Edinburgh, Scottland

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Research Interest: To explore the role of neurogenesis in the aging brain
Hometown:
Vancouver, Canada
Favourite Saying:
"Nooo doot aboot it"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Drinking maple syrup, preferably straight from the tree
Dream Benchmate:
Wayne Gretzky
Non-science activity:
Playing hockey and drinking maple syrup. Best when combined
Favourite Movie:
Slap shot
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Water Pig
Birthday: July 18th


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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Xiaoai Zhao
xiaoaiz[at]stanford.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow
M.D. Nanjing Medical University, China
PhD. Brown University

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Research Interest: Metabolism in neural stem cell aging
Hometown: Nanjing, China
Favorite Saying: "That's awesome!"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice: Eating Chinese food
Dream Benchmate: Rachel Maddow
Non-science activity: Traveling and cooking
Favorite Movie: Toy Story
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Wood Ox
Birthday: June 29th

Research Interest: Genomic and computational methods applied to aging research
Hometown: Davis, California
Favorite Saying: "Never tell me the odds"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice: Stoic philosophy
Dream Benchmate: Tyler Durdan
Non-science activity: Aquascaping
Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Water Rooster
Birthday: January 3rd

Matthew Buckley
buckley7[at]stanford.edu
Graduate Student, Genetics
B.S. UC Berkeley

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Ben Dulken
bdulken[at]gmail.com
MD-PhD Student, Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
B.S. University of Washington

Personal Interests

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: Neurogenesis in aging
Hometown: The Dalles, OR
Favorite Saying: "Are you going to eat that?"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice: Calvin and Hobbes
Dream Benchmate: Hugh Laurie
Non-science activity: Volley ball (until Robin ruined it)
Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Wood Rat
Birthday: August 30th

Andrew McKay
andrew.s.mckay[at]gmail.com
Graduate Student, Biology
B.S. University of Oregon

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Lucy Xu
lucyxu[at]stanford.edu
Graduate Student, Biology
B.S. Brown University

Personal Interests

Research Interest: Aging and metabolism in neural stem cells
Hometown:
Saratoga, CA
Favorite Saying:
"Gravity seems to be working today"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Sleep
Dream Benchmate:
Rosalind Franklin
Non-science activity:
Music
Favorite Movie:
Wall-E
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Water Rooster
Birthday: December 11th

Research Interest: Genetics and epigenetics of senescence
Hometown: Toronto, ON, Canada
Favorite Saying: "A room without a book is like a body without a soul"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice: Coffee
Dream Benchmate: John Cusak
Non-science activity: Camping, cooking & reading
Favorite Movie: Fight Club
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Metal Sheep
Birthday: February 23rd

Robin Yeo
ryeo[at]stanford.edu
Graduate Student, Genetics
B.S. MIT

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G. Adam Reeves
gareeves[at]stanford.edu
Rotation Student, Genetics
B.S. University of Kansas

Personal Interests

Research Interest: The role of transposons in evolution and aging
Hometown: Pleasant Hill, MO
Favorite Saying: "As if"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice: Exercise
Dream Benchmate: Tom Daley
Non-science activity: Videogames
Favorite Movie: Memento
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Wood Dog
Birthday: August 11

Research Interest: Proteostasis in aging killifish
Hometown:
Cupertino, CA
Favorite Saying:
"What is life"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Sleeping
Dream Benchmate:
FDR
Non-science activity:
Social Dance
Favorite Movie:
Inside Out
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Fire Rat
Birthday: April 4th

Sharon Chen
schen44[at]stanford.edu
Undergraduate Student
Stanford University

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Jackie Butterfield
jacqueline.butterfield[at]stanford.edu
Lab Manager

B.S. California State University

Personal Interests

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:
Singing in the Rain
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Fire goat
Birthday: November 12th

Research Interest: Longevity mechanisms in C. elegans
Hometown:
Saratoga, CA
Favorite Saying:
"Just keep swimming..."
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Laughing every day
Dream Benchmate:
Ellen Page
Non-science activity:
Anything outdoor
Favorite Movie:
The Sound of Music
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Water Rooster
Birthday: August 14th

Cecilia Hollenhorst
cchollen[at]stanford.edu
Life Science Research Professional
B.A. Pomona College

 

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Ben Machado
bmachado[at]stanford.edu
Life Science Research Professional
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 25th

Research Interest: Longevity
Hometown:
Fremont, CA
Favorite Saying:
"Don't sweat the small stuff!"
Anti-Aging Strategy of Choice:
Exercise and suntan lotion
Dream Benchmate:
Carrie Underwood
Non-science activity:
Travel and play music
Favorite Movie:
Mission Impossible - Rogue Nation
Chinese Zodiac Sign:
Wood Rabbit
Birthday: February 1st

Holly Choi
hollyc2[at]stanford.edu
Administrative Associate

B.A. UC Berkeley

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