Carnegie Mellon University
February 20, 2012

Bar-Joseph and Zinman published in Nature

Ziv Bar-JosephGuy Zinman

Ph.D. student Guy Zinman and his advisor Ziv Bar-Joseph are among the authors of a paper in Nature that for the first time links overexpression of a gene called sirtuin 6 to increased life span in mammals, specifically mice. Researchers who study aging have been intrigued by the large family of sirtuin genes and their proteins ever since they were linked to longevity in yeast.