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Anatoli Brouchkov

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Анатолий Брушков
Anatoli Brouchkov
Born (1957-04-18) 18 April 1957 (age 65)
Krichev, Mogilev Oblast, Byelorussian SSR
Alma mater Lomonosov Moscow State University, Geology Faculty (Ph.D., D.Sc., Geocryology)
Workplace(s) Russian Academy of Sciences; Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan); Tyumen State University (Tyumen, Russia); Moscow State University

Anatoli Brouchkov (Russian Cyrillic: Анатолий Брушков; b. April 18, 1957) is a Belarusian-born geocryologist who studies permafrost in the Russian Arctic, including studies of the survival of micro-organisms in permafrost and the impacts of climate change on permafrost. Brouchkov has been noted for his claims to have performed a gerontological experiment by self-administering through injection an inactive culture of a 3.5 million-year-old bacteria, Bacillus cereus strain F, which was extracted from permafrost samples taken in 2009 at Mammoth Mountain in Central Yakutia, Eastern Siberia.

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