Clare-Anne Canfield

Clare-Anne Edwards Canfield is a longevity nerd and biologist that studies aging and conservation. She earned a PhD from the University of South Florida in Cell and Molecular Biology. She is currently the president of The Moirai Conservation and Research Inc. and Chair of the Biomedical Sciences Department at Keiser University in Tampa. She enjoys educating herself and others about biology, aging science, conservation, and compassion. She struggles with bouts of sarcasm, but she hasn't been arrested for it ... yet.


David Lipps

David is a life-long student and perpetual explorer of the universe. As Veteran of the United States Air Force he spent time living in South Korea and Afghanistan experiencing unique cultures. While in the military he earned Associate Degrees in Medical Science and Electronic Systems Technology. After military service he graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor's of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology. He is particularly interested in Genetics, Computer Programming, and Entrepreneurship. David's dream is to add value to the world and leave it better than it was found. This is where David and the Moirai align as advocates for public education about, and the preservation of, endangered long lived species. "What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered." - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Genesis Alvarez

We have more to learn from animals than animals have to learn from us. -Anthony D. Williams


John Canfield

John Canfield is a PhD candidate at the University of South Florida. He is an avid hiker and outdoorsman with a passion for education and conservation.


Neil Copes

Neil Copes has been studying human aging for more than a decade, and earned a PhD from the University of South Florida in Cell and Molecular Biology. He currently works as an instructor in the Biomedical Sciences department at Keiser University in Tampa, Florida. He also serves as a director for Moirai Conservation and Research Inc, and as a manager at Platohedron LLC.