Aging Well: A Systems Biology Approach to Wellness for Older Children
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Syllabus (Subject to Change)
Instructor: James Lyons-Weiler, PhD and Guest Lecturers
Thursdays at 12PM ET, video available following the live!
This course aims to provide an in-depth understanding of the biology of aging, focusing on a systems biology approach. It covers a wide range of topics, from evolutionary aspects of aging across species to the cellular mechanisms involved, and delves into the psychological, social, and environmental aspects of aging. The course also includes a series of lectures on the organ systems, examining their healthy functioning, age-related changes, common diseases, and the role of diet and nutrition. This course is designed for advanced learners who are interested in the complexities of aging and wellness.
1. Aging Across the Tree of Life: Variation in Life Histories