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Spring 2022 Virtual GSELS Projects Showcase

Paul Urdaneta Project

Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies, Earth Ethics Institute

Project Title and Description

"COVID-19 Implications in Telomere Length                                                                        UN Sustainable Development Goals #3           

Course:      BSC 1005 - General Education Biology

Instructor:  Catalina Aristizabal


An investigation on the role of mitosis on the subject of aging (with an emphasis on telomere attrition), how SARS-CoV2 infection seems to accelerate the aging process, and a review of practicable ways to reduce telomere attrition rates.