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A presentation by
Dr. Michael Rose
"Biological Immortality is REAL"
Dr. Michael Rose is Professor at Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of California, Irvine. His main area of work has been the evolution of aging.
He has studied both the evolution of mortality late in life and now especially the evolution of fecundity late in life. Together with Dr. L.D. Mueller, he has developed evolutionary theories for late life plateaus, sometimes called immortality, and tested them using fruit flies. Reverse evolution and laboratory adaptation have been major topics in experimental evolution that he has pursued with Mueller.
Michael’s is a prominent author of many books and articles in many journals. He is on the Scientific Advisory Council of TransVio Technology Ventures and was awarded the Busse Research Prize by the World Congress of Gerontology. He was also awarded the President’s Prize by the American Society of Naturalists.
Dr. Rose received a Bachelor of Science (Honors, Biology) First Class in 1975 and a Master of Science (Biology) in 1976 at Queen’s University in Canada. He received a Doctor of Philosophy in Biology in 1979 at University of Sussex in England.