João Pedro de Magalhãe

João Pedro de Magalhãe

Company: University of Liverpool

Job title: Reader, Integrative Genomics of Ageing Group

Bio:

Dr de Magalhaes graduated in Microbiology in 1999 from the Escola Superior de Biotecnologia in his hometown of Porto, Portugal, and then obtained his PhD in 2004 from the University of Namur in Belgium. Following a postdoc with genomics pioneer Prof George Church at Harvard Medical School, in 2008 Dr de Magalhaes was recruited to the University of Liverpool where he leads the Integrative Genomics of Ageing Group (http://pcwww.liv.ac.uk/~aging/). His lab studies the ageing process and how we can manipulate it to fend off age-related diseases and improve human health.

Seminars:

Prioritizing Drugs & Targets in Aging Research 4:40 pm

Exploring network pharmacology and machine learning approaches applied to lifespan-extending compounds Presenting DrugAge, a curated database of lifespan-extending drugs and compounds, and its data analysis Providing insights into lifespan-extending compounds and the genes and pathways they target – identifying and prioritizing further compounds with potential life-extending properties, which we validated experimentallyRead more

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