Chairman's Welcome Message
Welcome to CREA. The Center for Research and Education on Aging (CREA) is a joint University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory institution. Our mission is to investigate the basic processes that cause aging, with the goal of improving and extending human health span. CREA integrates the efforts of cell and molecular biologists, structural and computational biologists, geneticists, physiologists and public health professionals, who are the intellectual assets and resources of the University of California, Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. We are excited to see what the future will bring, and we hope you'll join our mission and vision.
George A. Brooks
Chairman, Center for Research & Education on Aging
Professor, Department of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley
Steven A. Garan
Director of Bioinformatics, Center for Research & Education on Aging
Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn receives the Paola S. Timiras Award
The Center for Research and Education in Aging (CREA) will hold its first Paola S. Timiras Memorial Award for Aging Research. The event started with an introduction by Dr. George Brooks of UC Berkeley and Chairman of CREA, after a lecture on aging and telemeres by Nobel laureate, Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, the first Paola S. Timiras Memorial Award for Aging Research was given to Dr. Blackburn, by the Director of Bioinformatics at CREA, Steven A. Garan. Dr. Blackburn won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine and was on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley she is now a Professor at the University of California, San Francisco.