Opening of Boston University School of Medicine Center for Aging Research

Big thank you to all colleagues for participating in the Opening of the Boston University Center for Aging Research and Inaugural Aging Research Symposium. The mission of the Center is to advance research in this fast-growing field and to stimulate collaborations between the labs that do research in the area of aging.
Also, sincere thanks to Tom Perls and Lenny Guarente for sharing their research at the symposium.

Check out our new preprint by Patnaik et al. (Now in press by Cell Reports)! We report that modulating iron homeostasis can be used to promote longer lifespan.

Patnaik PK, Beaupere C, Barlit H, Romero AM, Tsuchiya M, Muir M, Martinez-Pastor MT, Puig S, Kaerberlein M, Labunskyy VM (2022) Deficiency of the RNA-binding protein Cth2 extends yeast replicative lifespan by alleviating its repressive effects on mitochondrial function. bioRxiv.2022.02.25.480133.

Sandya is awarded Summer 2022 UROP Fellowship
Sandya Subramanian is awarded Summer 2022 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Fellowship

Praveen was awarded Trainee Travel Award to attend the AGE Meeting in Madison, WI July 5, 2021

Rosalyn Chen has been admitted to anesthesia residency program at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital April 7, 2021
Congratulations Rosalyn, we are so proud and happy for you!

Hanna Barlit officially joins the lab as a PhD student! March 29, 2021

Our book on Ribosome Profiling is online now! March  25, 2021
Thank you to all of the authors who contributed their work. To learn more about the book, click here.

Slava has been promoted to Associate Professor! August  17, 2020

Sara Shoushtari is awarded Spring 2020 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Fellowship December  20, 2019

Undergraduate student Sara Shoushtari joins the lab June 2o, 2019

Dr. Labunskyy has been appointed as the Peter E. Pochi Assistant Professor of Dermatology June 12, 2019

Commentary on our recent PNAS article published in Current Genetics December 3, 2018
Here you can read a perspective/commentary on our recent article in PNAS about the role of adaptive aneuploidy in ER stress resistance.

Carine presented her work at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2018 annual meeting November 16, 2018

Our latest work on adaptive aneuploidy and ER stress resistance is out in PNASSeptember 5, 2018
To read more about this article, click here.

Dr. Labunskyy gives a talk  at “Interventions to extend healthspan and lifespan” conference in Kazan April 24, 2018

Carine awarded Trainee Travel Award to attend AGE Meeting in Philadelphia April 4, 2018
Carine was one of ten postdocs/students to be awarded Trainee Travel Award to attend the 47th Annual Conference of the American Aging Association in Philadelphia in 2018.

Dr. Labunskyy was featured in “Grantee Spotlight Interview” by the American Federation for Aging Research January 23, 2018
Dr. Labunskyy was featured in “Grantee Spotlight Interview” by the American Federation for Aging Research, where he discussed his inspiration to study the mechanisms of aging and potential impact of his research at Boston University School of Medicine.

Labunskyy Lab awarded AFAR Research Grant for Junior Faculty October 17, 2017
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) awards $800,000 to junior faculty to advance biomedical research on healthy aging. Click here to read more.

EurekAlert highlights lab’s recent publication February 23, 2017
Researchers identify patterns of protein synthesis associated with increased longevity. You can read more here.

Rosalyn Chen is awarded Summer 2017 UROP Fellowship March  23, 2017

William Pelosi is awarded Spring 2017 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Fellowship December  19, 2016

Congratulations to Jared for being awarded Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Fellowship! March  24, 2016