Dylan Dues

About Dylan Dues

  • Dylan Dues

    Undergraduate university: Central Michigan University (B.S. in neuroscience)
  • Thesis: Contributions of LRRK2 and alpha-synuclein in neuropathologic phenotypes of Parkinson’s disease
  • Mentor: Darren Moore, Ph.D.
  • Experience: Dylan served as an undergraduate researcher for three years in the laboratory of Dr. Gary Dunbar at Central Michigan University, where he studied cell transplantation in the central nervous system. He was then a research technician for three years in the laboratory of Dr. Jeremy Van Raamsdonk at Van Andel Research Institute, where he investigated aging and neurodegeneration in the nematode C. elegans.
  • Hometown: Lowell, MI

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Dues DJ, Andrews EK, Senchuk MM, Van Raamsdonk JM. 2018. Resistance to stress can be experimentally dissociated from longevity. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci.

Wu Z, Senchuk MM, Dues DJ, Johnson BK, Cooper JF, Lew L, Machiela E, Schaar CE, DeJonge H, Blackwell TK, Van Raamsdonk JM. 2018. Mitochondrial unfolded protein response transcription factor ATFS-1 promotes longevity in a long-lived mitochondrial mutant through activation of stress response pathways. BMC Biol 16:147.