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Bay Area Worm Meeting 2020

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Brain Camp

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Model Organism Camp

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A good excuse to eat some quarantine baking? A study of 160 genetically distinct #Drosophila lines under #dietaryrestriction finds a decoupling of healthspan and lifespan in many strains. Congrats to Dr. Wilson in the Kapahi lab for this important work! https://www.buckinstitute.org/news/eat-less-and-live-a-long-healthy-life-study-shows-not-in-all-cases/

The Buck is hiring! Winer and Furman labs at Buck Institute are seeking an independent and highly motivated recent PhD or MD/PhD graduate with a strong background in immunology to study mechanisms of cytokine storm with age using mouse models. https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=ociNcfwd&s=Social

We caught a favorite word on the @NPRweekend Sunday Puzzle. We bet you wouldn’t need to ask for the definition!
https://www.npr.org/2020/05/31/865351458/sunday-puzzle-anagram-all-the-way

Today and every day, working with PRIDE to help us all live better longer.

THANK YOU to my amazing @BuckInstitute colleague Kai Zhao and friends for organizing the donation last month of thousands of much-needed N95s and other PPE from China to Bay Area hospitals including @SFVAMC. Thank you for helping my VA colleagues and the veterans we care for!!