Bruce N. Ames Online Lectures Series

There are 3 lectures hosted through Please click on the links below to view the 3 lectures. These were organized to be viewed consecutively in a series.

1. Delaying the Degenerative Diseases of Aging
2. Accelerating the Degenerative Diseases of Aging
3. The Prevention of Cancer: Do Pesticides Play a Role?
To play the videos, click on the glowing blue 'play' button. These videos are streamed, which means that it may take some time for the media to download and play properly on your computer.
Alternatively, in due time, these lectures can be downloaded as full quicktime movie files for those who would like to view these lectures without an internet connection. When the files are properly uploaded, the links to these files will be posted on this page.

These lectures were recorded on an Apple Macintosh Computer using Ambrosia Software's SnapzProX. SnapzPro X records the desktop as it is viewed by the current user of the desktop. It gives the user the option of recording audio from the computer's microphone, for instance using a microphone to record the speaker as he or she moves the items on the desktop. Dr. Ames recorded himself speaking as he went through his Microsoft Powerpoint lecture files, as he normally would during any of his various on-site lectures. SnapzProX is only available on the Macintosh.

For online streaming, these files were broken up into about 10 minute sections, and were then posted onto's server. For more information on how to start your own account and to post your own lecture videos, please access and refer to

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The CHORI-bar

You might ask yourself...

  • Can a nutrition bar, improve metabolism naturally, without drugs, secondarily improve quality of lifeof individuals with the co-morbidities of obesity, such as asthma, diabetes, and hypertension?

Well ... The Ames lab is currently creating just that type of nutrition bar

Select this link for a copy of our CHORI-Bar History document

Downloadable Media

The downloadable media section is constantly being updated.

Dr. Ames' publications are also available by request to students and colleagues.
To request copies of Dr. Ames' publications, please fill out this electronic form.