Department of Physics

East Hall, 2 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 02881


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Michael Antosh

  • Associate Professor, Medical Physics Program Director
  • Room 210
  • Phone: 401.874.2048
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  • Office Location: Physics Department
    East Hall ,Room 210 ,
    2 Lippitt Rd ,Kingston RI 02881


2015-present             Assistant Professor, Physics, University of Rhode Island

2015-present             Visiting Scientist, Brown University

2013-2015                 Assistant Professor (Research), Brown University


Medical physics:  Use of nanotechnology to increase radiation sensitivity to cancer; biological effects of low dose radiation


2007                          B.S. in Physics, University of New Hampshire, Durham NH.

2009                          M.S. in Physics, Brown University, Providence RI.

2012                          Ph.D. in Physics, Brown University. Thesis title: Stress, Aging and Gene Expression in Drosophila melanogaster.

2012-2013                Postdoctoral Research Associate, Brown University.


  • Antosh, D. Wijesinghe, S. Shrestha, R. Lanou, Y.H. Huang, T. Hasselbacher, D. Fox, N. 
Neretti, S. Sun, N. Katenka, LN Cooper, O.A. Andreev and Y.K. Reshetnyak, “Enhancement of Radiation Effect on Cancer Cells by Gold-pHLIP”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 122(17):5372-5376.
  • Antosh, D. Fox, T. Hasselbacher, R. Lanou, N. Neretti and LN Cooper, “Drosophila melanogaster Show a Threshold Effect in Response to Radiation”. Dose-Response 12:551-581.
  • Antosh, D. Fox, L.N. Cooper and N. Neretti, “CORaL: Comparison of Ranked Lists For Analysis of Gene Expression Data,” Journal of Computational Biology, 40, vol. 20, pp. 433-443, 2013.
  • Antosh, D. Fox, S.L. Helfand, L.N. Cooper and N. Neretti, “New Comparative Genomics Approach Reveals a Conserved Health Span Signature Across Species,” Aging, vol. 3(6), pp. 576-583, 2011.
  • Antosh, R. Whitaker, A. Kroll, S. Hosier, C. Chang, J. Bauer, L. Cooper, N. Neretti and S.L. Helfand, “Comparative Transcriptional Pathway Bioinformatic Analysis of Dietary Restriction, Sir2, p53 and Resveratrol Life Span Extension in Drosophila,” Cell Cycle, vol. 10(6), pp. 904- 911, 2011.
  • Bauer, M. Antosh, C. Chang, C. Schorl, S. Kolli, N. Neretti and S.L. Helfand, “Comparative Transcriptional Profiling Identifies Takeout As A Gene That Regulates Life Span”, Aging, 2(5), pp. 298-310, 2010 (Co-first author).
  • H. Chamseddin, S.Q. Khan, M.L. Nguyen, M. Antosh, S.N. Morris, S. Kolli, N. Neretti, S.L. Helfand and J.H. Bauer. “Takeout-Dependent Longevity is Associated With Altered Juvenile Hormone Signaling,” Mechanisms of Aging and Development, vol. 133(11-12), pp. 637-646, 2012.

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