Kenneth L. Seldeen PhD

Kenneth Seldeen

Kenneth L. Seldeen
PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Bioinformatics; Gene Expression; Geriatric Medicine; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Nutrition; Protein Folding; Protein Function and Structure; Regulation of metabolism; RNA; Stem Cells; Vitamins and Trace Nutrient

Contact Information
875 Ellicott Street
CTRC / Room 8030A
Buffalo, NY 14226
Phone: 716-888-4869
Fax: 716-859-4850
seldeen@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami (2009)
  • BS, Biology, California Lutheran University, None (1999)

Employment:

  • Research Assistant Professor, Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University at Buffalo (2016-present)
  • Lecturer and Postdoctoral Associate, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2013–2015)
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Geriatric Medicine, University of Miami (2011–2013)
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Biochemistry, University of Miami (2009–2011)
  • Database Programmer, Impartner (Formally Treehouse Interactive) (2000–2004)

Awards and Honors:

  • Best Poster award, 1st Annual Jacobs School Celebration of Scholarship (2019)
  • "Rising Star" Designee, NIA/AGS U13 Bench to Bedside Conference Series (2019)
  • Best Poster Award and Winner of the Big Blue Cocktail Glass Award, UB Department of Medicine Research Day (2018)
  • Best Poster Award, UB Department of Medicine Research Day (2016)
  • Honorable Mention, UB Postdoctoral Poster competition (2015)
  • 2nd Prize Award - Department of Medicine Research Day (2015)
  • 1st prize award - UB Postdoc Poster Competition (2014)
  • Honorable Mention, Young investigator basic science presentation (2013)
  • 2011 Post-doctoral Travel Award, Nathan Shock Conference on Aging (2011)

Research Centers:

  • Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC)

UB 2020 Strategic Strengths:

  • Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • October 2018–September 2023
    Post-Transcriptional Control of Aging-Associated Inflammation and Bone Homeostasis
    NIH NIDCR
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,250,000

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Presentations:

  • "Mouse models: what they mean for human frailty" AGS19 Annual Scientific Meeting, American Geriatric Society, U13 Conference Recap (2019)
  • "Pharmacologic interventions for osteoporosis/frailty/sarcopenia" U13 Bench-to-Bedside Conference Series, National Institutes of Health (NIH) / American Geriatric Society (AGS), Osteoporosis and Soft Tissue (Muscle/Fat) Disorders (2019)
  • "Enhancing Healthspan with Nicotinamide Riboside" UB GEM Research Day, UB Genome, Environment, and Microbiome (GEM) Research, Research Talks (2018)
  • "Enhancing Healthspan with Nicotinamide Riboside" UB Center for Successful Aging, University at Buffalo Center for Successful Aging, Aging (2018)
  • "High and Low Response to High Intensity Interval Training Correlates with Distinct Muscle miRNA‑mRNA profiles" International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research - Miami, ICFSR, Musculoskeletal aging (2018)
  • "Keys to successful aging: Enhancing healthspan with vitamin D and high intensity interval training" Roswell Park Cancer Institute Genetics Seminar Series, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Cancer (2017)
  • "Understanding physical performance within an animal model of vitamin D insufficiency" Weekly Seminar Series - University at Buffalo, Department of Nephrology, University at Buffalo, Nephrology (2017)
  • "Why do we age and how do we stop it?" UB CTRC Seminar Series, University at Buffalo, CTRC (2017)
  • "Understanding physical performance within an animal model of vitamin D insufficiency" Invited Speaker - Western University of Canada, Western University of Canada, Geriatrics (2016)
  • "HIIT exercise improves performance and reduces frailty in aged mice" International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research - Philadelphia, ICSFR, Oral Communications (2016)
  • "Combatting frailty in old mice: Is HIITing them the answer?" Weekly Seminar Series - University at Buffalo, Department of Physical Therapy, University at Buffalo, Department of Physical Therapy (2015)
  • "Working Smarter not Harder with High Intensity Interval Training" Department of Medicine Research Day, University at Buffalo, Department of Medicine, Basic Research (2015)
  • "Impacts of Vitamin D on exercise and physical performance during aging" Weekly Seminar Series - MIAMI Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), Miami GRECC, VA Miami healthcare service and University of Miamii, MIAMI Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) (2015)
  • "Physical Performance in an Animal Model of Vitamin D Insufficiency" Gerontological Society of American Annual Meeting, GSA, Body Composition (2013)
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Contact Information

875 Ellicott Street
CTRC / Room 8030A
Buffalo, NY 14226
Phone: 716-888-4869
Fax: 716-859-4850
seldeen@buffalo.edu