Maria Konovalenko is studying biology of aging in a joint PhD program between University of Southern California and the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. Maria has been involved in fighting aging since 2008. She is one of the organizers of the Genetics of Aging and Longevity Conference series. Maria has been part of team at the science for Life Extension Foundation, a Moscow-based non-profit, since 2008 and has been raising funding for longevity and regenerative medicine research from both government and private sources.
Konovalenko’s background is in molecular biophysics, she got both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.
Maria’s goal is to make people live as long and as healthy as possible using the advances of science and technology.