The Comparative Organismal Energetics Core (Organismal Core) provides consultation in methods and study design, training, expertise and state-of-the-art instrumentation to facilitate research on the role of whole animal energetics and metabolism in aging. The Organismal Core provides state-of-the-art instrumentation and analyses for quantifying energy balance and body composition across a variety of animal models. These include measures of energy expenditure, food intake, activity, and core body temperature. Body composition analyses can be performed on living and dead animals.

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Core Leaders

  • Timothy N.

    Timothy Nagy, Ph.D.

    Organismal Core Leader This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LEARN MORE

  • Christy C.

    Christy Carter, Ph.D.

    RDC Leader, Organismal Core Co-Leader This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LEARN MORE

  • Daniel S.

    Daniel Smith, Ph.D.

    Organismal Core Co-Leader This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LEARN MORE

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