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A Shot Towards Ending a Pandemic: Vaccines Explained

In our final blog from our Dominican students, get science-based answers to common vaccine questions...
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COVID-19: The Past, Present and Future of Pandemics

Get some great context for the COVID-19 pandemic by reading up on the history of pandemics
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Preventing Pathogen Passage: Taking Precautions Against a Pandemic

Read about the science behind stopping COVID-19 spread
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The 8th Wonder of the World: Saving Lives

Here's part 2 of our deep dive on vaccine science.
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The 8th Wonder of the World: the Invention of Vaccines 

Part 1: Get a deep dive on how vaccines have changed the world for the better.
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Developing a Platform for COVID-19 Therapies Using a Novel Mouse Model

Mice are the most important model organism for research, but they are resistant to SARS-CoV-2...
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New Year, New Hope

Looking for a mood lift? Buck CEO Eric Verdin's new blog shares the overwhelming sense of optimism in the aging research field and outlines how some research is moving toward use in the clinic.
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Healing a broken heart: Time, or decreasing expression of a single protein

Absence makes the heart grow weaker, especially when it comes to declining heart muscle with age...
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Donors Driving Discoveries

Unleashing generosity to support scientific discovery
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Here’s what’s happening

Upcoming events at the Buck

Service Animal Accommodation
Ongoing

Formal Research Seminars

FRS talks are being held via Zoom by invitation only.

Lifelong learning contributes to healthy aging!

6 week course on the Biology of Aging for a non-scientific audience

The Unspoken Truth Webinar

First in a series of webinars devoted to the field of women’s health.

@TheDrWiley discusses cexciting new research he led on cellular #senescence while at @BuckInstitute hhttps://www.buckinstitute.org/news/the-first-non-invasive-biomarker-to-track-and-verify-efficacy-of-senolytic-drugs/

Hot off the Buck blog press: With COVID vaccines being widely available to the public, many are wondering how they work. Our @DominicanCAnews students explain different types and how scientific community was able to develop safe vaccines so quickly. https://www.buckinstitute.org/blog/a-shot-towards-ending-a-pandemic-vaccines-explained/

Quick! You have 9 minutes to get inspired about science and learn why #Celegans is an excellent model organism, especially for #aging and disease. Don't worry, @BBC Witness History and our own Gordon Lithgow gotchu. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3ct1x54

Buck Job Alert! Principal Grants & Contracts Analyst w/ research admin experience working w/ faculty in academic or research setting. Ideal candidate has experience w/ various funding types and human subjects research protections and IRB regulations. https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=o7Lcffw3&s=Social

New from @KECKSchool_USC: rapid biological aging of #neuralstemcells--they become quiescent and decline as mice reach middle age. Inhibiting the #Abl1 gene in mice led to proliferation of these "long-term" NSCs. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-04/ksom-usc041221.php