Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

Overview

Jason Wood received a Ph.D. in Biological/Biomedical Sciences from Harvard Medical School, where he worked with David Sinclair to understand the genetics of sirtuins and the calorie restriction pathways, as well as studying the effects of resveratrol on longevity in yeast as well as C. elegans. He did postdoctoral training with Stephen Helfand at Brown, moving his research on aging into the Drosophila melanogaster model system. He currently holds an appointment as Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry at Brown.

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