Matt Kaeberlein is an Professor of Pathology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Western Washington University in 1997, and a Ph.D. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2002. His post-doctoral studies were performed in the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington from 2003-2006, where he was awarded a fellowship on the NIA funded Genetic Approaches to Aging training grant. Dr. Kaeberlein was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Pathology in 2006 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2011 and Full Professor in 2015. He has authored more than 150 publications, many in high profile journals including Cell, Science, and Nature. Dr. Kaeberlein has mentored more than 30 graduate and post-doctoral scientists and more than 200 undergraduate researchers in his lab. Dr. Kaeberlein has been recognized with several awards, including a Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award from the Glenn Foundation, an Alzheimer’s Association Young Investigator Award, an Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar in Aging Award, an Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year Award, and a Murdock Trust Award. In 2011, he was named the Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star in Aging Research by the American Federation for Aging Research and appointed as a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. In 2012 he joined the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the American Aging Association where he has served as President and was awarded Fellow status in 2016. Dr. Kaeberlein currently serves on the editorial boards for Science, Geroscience, Cell Cycle, Frontiers in Genetics of Aging, F1000 Research, Ageing Research Reviews, npj Aging and Mechanisms of Disease, and Translational Medicine in Aging. In addition to his primary appointment, Dr. Kaeberlein served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Biochemistry at the Aging Research Institute of Guangdong Medical College in Dongguan, China, is an Adjunct Professor Genome Sciences at the University of Washington and an Adjunct Professor of Oral Health Sciences at the University of Washington. He is also the co-Director of the University of Washington Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, the founding Director of the Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute at the University of Washington and the founder and co-Director of the Dog Aging Project.