David Gems

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David Herbert Gems
Born1960
NationalityBritish
Alma materUniversity of Sussex, University of Glasgow
Scientific career
FieldsGenetics, biogerontology
InstitutionsUniversity College London
ThesisTransformation and development of Aspergillus nidulans (1990)
Doctoral advisorA.J. Clutterbuck

David Gems is a British geneticist and biogerontologist. He is Professor of Biology of Ageing at University College London where he is also Deputy Director of the Institute of Healthy Ageing.[1][2] His work concerns understanding aging through the genetics of C. elegans.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Gems went to the University of Sussex, graduating in 1983 with a BSc in Biochemistry.[4] After graduation in 1983, Gems pursued various work in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Mexico and USA.[5] It is alleged that during his time in Nicaragua, Gems associated with the Sandinista National Liberation Front.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ucl.ac.uk/iha/iha-news/Congratulations_Prof_Gems
  2. ^ "Institute of Healthy Ageing - People", accessed November 21, 2010.
  3. ^ "C. elegans Ageing Laboratory", accessed November 21, 2010.
  4. ^ "David Gems Profile", accessed November 21, 2010.
  5. ^ "David Gems Profile", accessed November 21, 2010.
  6. ^ "An interview with Carl Elliott", accessed November 21, 2010.

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