Munich Neuroscience Calendar


19.03.2020, 13:00 Max-Planck-Institut für Ornithologie
until 14:00
Event Type: Talk
Speaker: Simon Verhulst
Institute: University of Groningen

Title: Corticosterone, Telomeres and Life Histories

Seminar room, bldg. 4
82319 Seewiesen

Host: Michaela Hau
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Telomere length is a predictor of life span in humans and other species, raising the question how variation in telomere length arises. Because telomere length declines with age, telomere length at any time point is the outcome of telomere length at birth and subsequent telomere dynamics. I will discuss recent findings on both factors, with special attention to the role of corticosterone.

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