Shahaf Peleg

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Shahaf Peleg

FBN Dummerstorf

Shahaf Peleg received his BSc from Ben Gurion University, Israel in 2006 and his PhD from the University of Göttingen, Germany in 2010. He later did his postdoctoral training at the University of Munich where he focused on metabolism – epigenetics connectivity during early aging. Since 2018, his laboratory at the FBN where he is researching molecular changes that are associated with the progression of aging. Together with Andrew Wojtovich, he currently works on the concept of energy replacement to extend healthy longevity by enabling metazoans to harness the energy of light and translate it to chemical energy in their mitochondria.
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A song of light and power – Using light as an energy replacement for human longevity
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