SPECIFIC AIMS 1. Continue to develop new genetically altered animal models for studying mechanisms of the biology of aging. 2. Provide a resource that enables University of Washington Health Sciences faculty involved in various aging projects to utilize genetic engineering technology for answering basic questions about the biology of aging. 3. Provide a resource and expertise in the construction of targeting vectors, injectable DNA constructs and inducible promoters systems for generating genetically altered animal models of the biology of aging. 4. Accelerate and enhance cryopreservation of embryos and sperm from useful genetically altered mouse models of aging for repository storage and conservation of housing resources. 5. Provide a training resource for fellows and junior faculty in transgenic and embryonic stem cell technology.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30AG013280-13
Application #
7459828
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAG1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2007-07-01
Budget End
2008-06-30
Support Year
13
Fiscal Year
2007
Total Cost
$326,695
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Washington
Department
Type
DUNS #
605799469
City
Seattle
State
WA
Country
United States
Zip Code
98195
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