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Carlos G. Silva Garcia

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National Autonomous University of Mexico, MexicoPh.D.2014Biomedical Sciences
T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health, USAPostdocActualAging
2020 - 2025
K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award NIA/NIH
2018 - 2019
Aramont Postdoctoral Fellowship
2016 - 2018
Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship
2007 - 2012
Ph.D. scholarship
2007
First of the class
2007
Summa cum laude
2003 - 2007
Undergrad scholarship
2005 - 2006
Undergrad scholarship

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My broad scientific interests lie in understanding genetic and non-genetic mechanisms that regulate aging and aging-related diseases. In particular, I am interested to study how molecular and cellular mechanisms of external signals that promote longevity regulate epigenetic and metabolic changes; how it impacts age-related diseases, and whether these conditions (positive or negative) can be transmitted to next generations. In the Mair lab, I study how epigenetic marks reprogram transcriptional networks to promote longevity using cutting-edge techniques such as CRISPR to develop novel approaches to study the aging process.

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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.