Mikhail Blagosklonny MD, PhD, is a renowned cancer and aging scientist. Currently, he is an oncology professor at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York. Mikhail enrolled in the First Pavlov State Medical University of St. Petersburg where he graduated with his M.D in internal medicine and a PhD in experimental medicine and cardiology. In 2002, he worked for New York Medical College Valhalla, NY as the associate professor of medicine. Later, Mikhail joined Ordway Research Institute where he worked as a senior scientist until 2009 when he joined Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Mikhail’s research covers a wide range of topics, including cellular and molecular biology, and clinical investigations. He has a particular interest in researching about oncogenes and tumor suppressors, apoptosis, mitosis, cell cycle and signal transduction. He also analyses anticancer therapeutics focusing more on translation of basic science into anticancer strategies like exploiting cancer cell cycling and drug resistance’s role for protecting normal cells. has extended his approach to aging and cancer, and other age-related diseases by formulating a hypothesis to study the possible role of TOR Signaling. This study proposed the use of a popular cancer drug called rapamycin as a possible drug for life extension. Mikhail Blagosklonny is regarded as one of the most passionate advocates for rapamycin drug.
He is the author of hyper-function theory of aging as well the brain behind chemotherapeutic engineering and cell cyclotherapy, which are anti-cancer approaches. Dr. Blagosklonny has published over 300 articles, book chapters, and reviews. He is the editor-in-chief of Oncotarget, Aging and Cell Cycle journals. Oncotarget is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed open access journal that publishes papers on all aspects of oncology on a weekly basis. Aging is a peer-reviewed open access medical journal, which is published monthly by Impact Journal. Cell cycle is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that covers topics on cell biology. It is released twice a week. Mikhail is also an associate editor of Cancer Biology & Therapy. He sits on the editorial board of Cell Death & Differentiate. Previously, he served as an associate editor for Cancer Research, International Journal of Cancer, Cell Death and Differentiation, PLOS ONE and American Journal of Cancer. View Mikhail’s profile in LinkedIn.
Well known, award winning, Brazilian author Jaime Garcia Dias recently shared with the world a few amazing tips on public speaking. Jaime Garcia Dias, an expert on the subject, insists on the importance of delivering a sound presentation, especially for those who are set to deal with large groups or audiences. Not being able to communicate your ideas can be disastrous to your career and your reputation. Speaking publicly may not be a comfortable situation, but it is often required. The tips Jaime lays out are easy to comprehend and follow, yet even an experienced individual can benefit from these tips that make the grueling task of public speaking bearable.
The first tip Jaime gives is when you are first creating your speech, create it as if it is only for yourself, or a few close friends. You obviously wouldn’t want to use the same relaxed language you would use among your peers, but avoiding overly complex terms and being simplistic can benefit you greatly come presentation time. You also want to convey your message without becoming rhetoric.
The next tip that Jaime Garcia Dias points out is using your tone of voice and body language effectively during your presentation, something that has helped his painting career. Be sure that your movements and actions are in harmony with what is being said. If you come to an exciting part of your speech, it’s a good idea to show a little enthusiasm in your body movements. Furthermore, Jaime says using your voice and altering your pitch will draw attention to parts of your speech you wish to emphasize.
Finally, Jaime Garcia Dias gives the old time favorite tip of practice makes perfect, and his career shows he’s had a lot of practice. Repetition of key points of your presentation and practicing your speech will improve your delivery and increase the effectiveness of your speech. When you have practiced your speech you win undoubtedly be less afraid or nervous. Jaime does, however, point out that being nervous is not necessarily a bad thing. Nervousness causes many to be more committed to the situation and avoid distractions. According to Jaime Garcia Dias on his Twitter, as in everything we wish to do successfully, public speaking requires a little extra effort. On his website you can read even more about Jaime and his career.
Alexei Beltyukov is a well known philanthropist who donates his time and money to achieve the best in the Information and Technology sector. He is a Russian citizen who mostly focuses on emerging trends and issues in the market. Apart from being a known philanthropist, Mr. Alexei also possesses excellent entrepreneurship skills, and continues to launch new enterprises with those skills. He majorly focuses on the social life of all the Russia citizens rather than personal interests. He has recently being associated with Nanotechnology deals.
- Beltyukov started his career by founding Endemic Capital, which CrunchBase shows. This firm made him famous and attracted people attention due to his great work. He currently resides in Moscow Russia. He has been contributing to the Russia Companies startups at a higher rate. Mr. Alexei is an important figure in the economy of Russia. He runs organizations to help citizens who want to study business have an ample time. Alexei donated for the establishment of INSEAD Alumni Scholarship.
- Alexei had worked with many financial institutions in his lifetime. He once worked as the deputy CEO in Brunswick Capital Investment firm for one year. While in this company, he used to organize all special operations and undertakings of the institution.
Alexie has recently been busy organizing the launching of the SOLVY.com software. The software is expected to make a hilarious change in the Russia education system. This news got published by the prnews.com, which implied that the software was only waiting launching to start operating. Launching of the software attracted educational leaders such as the teachers and the coordinators. According to the educational experts who deal with technological advancements, the software will make the learning process easier.
Executive Beltyukov explained that SOLVY.com was generated to fit the high school needs. The software quickly creates an assignment and offers feedback to the students. It also allows the student instructors to carry out a follow-up activity to know the students’ proceedings. SOLVY.com was rated as one of the recently developed successful startups in Russia.
The full advantage of this software is that it only accepts single choices. A student solving a mathematical problem has to address the issue up to the result. The software encourages students to study mathematical sums harder. It allows students to make simple mistakes and then offer them feedback to rectify their mistakes. Alexei implied that he developed the software to help student handle their students in an efficient way.
For more about his career, and where he’s going next you can find a full bio of Alexei on his About.me page. Or for quick tips, and an insight into his day to day life as an executive, you can check out his Twitter page.
Kevin Seawright joined Newark CEDC as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Kevin is an experienced financial pro who previously worked in the public sector before moving to the private sector. He worked in Baltimore, Maryland, for the government where he served at different capacities and won several awards due to his hard work. He served in the public sector for over 10 years before he decided to make the crucial move to the private industry. He was appointed to join Newark CEDC one year ago, and since then he has initiated several programs meant to enhance the livelihood of residents of Newark.
In the summer, Kevin facilitated the employment of 3,000 Newark students in a program meant to encourage economic growth among the youths. He is adapted to flexible attitude that enables him provide creative solutions to those in need. As a result of his adaptation, Kevin managed to win all the awards he has received so far. Kevin was motivated by his parents who introduce him to financial sector at an early age. He used to work for youth initiative programs when he was a young boy aged twelve. According to Kevin, his parents played a major role of ensuring he had contributed positively in improving the lives of adults and children in Newark, Baltimore and Philadelphia.
He’s shared his thoughts on Twitter and Kevin thinks college education plays an important role of training and teaching young people and equipping them with relevant skills needed to improve their lives. He personally benefited from formal and online education and for this reason, he is encouraging young people to follow the same path and make a difference in their lives. In 2013, the total number of students pursuing online studies was about 6.7 million. Throughout his career as CrunchBase shows it, Seawright has been worked for organizations recognized for empowering and strengthening communities.
Kevin Seawright recognizes the importance of participating actively in societies, education and public governance. He was recognized by the Mendoza College of Business after he completed a program in Executive Leadership. Indeed, Seawright is a role model to young people who wish to proceed with their college education. The purpose of undertaking the course is to enable business leaders to be at the same level with other competitors in the non-profit sector. For over 13 years, Kevin has worked successfully in the public and private sectors specializing in financial management.
Before he moved to Newark, NJ, Kevin had worked in various filed including real estate, education and local government in Washington DC, and Baltimore. He is involved in coaching a local youth team and also serves as a member of Babe Ruth Museum. Indeed, Kevin has played a major role of empowering people to improve their lives.