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Noted USC professor will speak at CCU on Chemistry of Aging

March 29, 2005

John Baynes, Carolina Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry at the University of South Carolina, will give a talk on the topic Chemistry of Aging and Age-related Diseases on Friday, April 1 at 3 p.m. at the Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, located in the Atlantic Center across U.S. 501 from the Coastal Carolina University campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Baynes was the recipient of the 2004 Governors Award for Excellence in Scientific Research. He is internationally recognized for his work relating to diabetes and aging.

Baynes earned a Ph.D. in physiological chemistry from Johns Hopkins University and conducted postdoctoral studies in laboratory medicine and clinical chemistry at the University of Minnesota.

The seminar is sponsored through the South Carolina Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) and the South Carolina Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). For more information, call 349-4019.