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Dalton Manbeck-Mosig

Portait of Lang Prize winner Dalton Manbeck-Mosig

3rd Place

Science, Engineering & Mathematics, 2023

Through the UC Davis Library and the information-gathering skills I’ve learned, I intend to keep up-to-date with future developments in DNAm-based aging clocks and screening tools well into the future.”

— Dalton Manbeck-Mosig

Epigenetic Aging Clocks: Measuring Mortality

Term paper for HDE 117: Longevity

Read Dalton’s Paper (pdf)

Project Description

Manbeck-Mosig conducted a review of the capabilities and history of epigenetic aging clocks, including uses in both human and nonhuman animal longevity research. His paper discusses how epigenetic aging clocks have been used to indicate chronological age and predict mortality, and their potential for use in biodemography and chronic disease screening.

In Their Own Words

Read Dalton’s reflective essay from their Lang Prize application.