Professor Alexey Moskalev
- Director, Institute of biogerontology of Nizhny Novgorod University
- PhD, SciD (Biol), Prof, Corr. member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
- Biogerontologiest, Institute of biology of Federal Research Center of Komi Science Center of Ural division of RAS
Alexey Moskalev is a Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Biology and the Head of the Laboratory of Geroprotective and Radioprotective Technologies in the Institute of Biology at the Federal Research Center Komi Scientific Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Alexey is the author of more than 200 publications on the genetics of ageing, longevity and radiation genetics. He focuses on the effects of low-dose ionising radiation on lifespan and ageing of Drosophila strains with defects in apoptosis, DNA repair and defence genes. He also studies ageing, longevity and stress resistance mechanisms in animals. He also contributed to creating a database of biomarkers of ageing called the Digital Ageing Atlas and databases of anti-ageing drugs Geroprotectors.org and DrugAge.
He is a member of the editorial boards of Ageing Research Reviews, Aging, Biogerontology, Frontiers in Genetics of Aging, Aging and Disease, Gerontology and Advances in Gerontology. He established the international symposium series “Genetics of Ageing and Longevity,” “Biomedical Innovation For Healthy Longevity,” “Interventions to Extend Healthspan and Lifespan,” and “Longevity Interventions 2020”.
Alex is the Head of the Komi branch of the Vavilov Society of Genetics and Breeders, a Member of the Central Council of the Society, and Vice President of the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Head of the Department of Ecology of the Syktyvkar State University.