Prof. Milena Georgieva, PhD, CSO
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Epigenetics and Longevity, Institute of Molecular Biology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
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Keynote: Extending Human Lifespan with AI: Unlocking the Secrets of Longevity
by Prof. Milena Georgieva, PhD, CSO, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Epigenetics and Longevity, Institute of Molecular Biology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Bio:Milena Georgieva is a Professor of Molecular Biology at the renowned Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, where she spearheads groundbreaking research in the field. Additionally, she holds the role of Chief Scientific Officer at EPIX.AI, a cutting-edge company that combines the power of epigenetics and AI to revolutionize personalized longevity.
With a strong foundation in molecular biology, genetics, epigenetics, and longevity, Milena has honed her expertise through specialized training at esteemed institutions such as the Curie Institute and the University of Strasbourg in France, as well as the International Research Centre for Bioengineering in Trieste, Italy. Her passion for unraveling the intricacies of the aging process has led her to contribute significantly to the field of biology of aging.
Milena's contribution to scientific knowledge is evident through her co-authorship of over 100 peer-reviewed publications in international journals. Outside of her academic pursuits, Milena actively contributes to the scientific community in various roles. She serves as a research consultant at the international Enago Academy, providing valuable guidance to scientists worldwide on academic development. Furthermore, her involvement as an External Scientific Advisor at the LifeSaver project, a part of the esteemed EU Programme Horizon 2020, showcases her dedication to ensuring maternal and foetal safety.
Milena's impact extends beyond her research endeavours. As an honorary member of the Advisory Board of M3 Communications Group, Inc., she provides strategic guidance at the intersection of science and communication. Her exceptional ability to communicate complex scientific concepts to a wider audience is demonstrated through her engagement as a guest lecturer at numerous festivals, scientific events, and appearances on radio and TV shows. Milena's influential voice has also been showcased on the prestigious TED platform, where she shares her groundbreaking ideas with a global audience.
Milena is an esteemed member of several distinguished scientific societies, including the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, the European Federation of Biochemical Societies, and the International Union of Clinical Epigenetics.
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