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Upcoming events at the Buck

Service Animal Accommodation
Ongoing

Formal Research Seminars

FRS talks are being held via Zoom through 2020.
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WEBINAR SERIES: Conversations at the Buck, The COVID-19 Pandemic

Model Organism Camp

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Buck Research Immersion Program

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Hot off the Buck blog press: Don't read this blog too close to bedtime: Buck/USC grad student @TimoninaDaria wrote all about circadian rhythms and it will make you too excited to sleep. https://www.buckinstitute.org/blog/time-to-improve-your-health-focusing-on-circadian-rhythms/

Congrats to @BuckInstitute faculty member @jenngarrison as a featured member (and alum) of the ARCS Foundation!

What does a #senescent cell spit out? Depends. Which we know b/c of SASP Atlas from the @birgits61642917 & Campisi labs! This great explainer from @GENbio is a chance for all the quadrupole time-of-flight Sciex TripleTOF 6600 and 5600 mega-fans to geek out https://www.genengnews.com/commentary/point-of-view/clues-to-healthier-aging-in-cellular-senescence/

Buck COVID-19 Webinar (tomorrow!): Please join us again tomorrow at 11am PT (2pm ET) for a live conversation with Susan Desmond Hellmann, MD, MPH, Former Chief Executive Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ask your question: https://buck2020.extendedsession.com/

Why is #COVID19 so deadly to elders?

The adaptive response weakens w/ age because there’s a decline in the number, activity & diversity of T cells.

The innate response has the opposite problem. As it ages, it causes chronic low-grade #inflammation.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/07/05/why-is-covid-19-so-deadly-to-elders/?utm_email=1474A431C5A6A45994B452AEB5&g2i_eui=tXyJQp%2flL6uwmV2kwVrG5n%2f9yectOvXP&g2i_source=newsletter&g2i_campaign=bang_morning_report_pref38-57&utm_source=listrak&utm_medium=email&utm_term=https%3a%2f%2fwww.mercurynews.com%2f2020%2f07%2f05%2fwhy-is-covid-19-so-deadly-to-elders%2f&utm_campaign=bang-mult-nl-morning-report-nl&utm_content=manual