My current interest and expertise lay in highly demanded field of bioinformatics, particularly I would like to create a niche where biological knowledge and comprehensive bioinformatic tools meet to generate meaningful outcome out of rapidly expanding high throughput techniques. I am highly skilled life science professional with
- strong background in molecular and cell biology, and biophysics
- expertise in bioinformatics, including comprehensive microarray, GWAS and NGS data analysis.
What I am looking for: Challenging position in Life Science R&D
Postdoctoral Researcher St Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Since March 2014
Development of data analysis pipelines for Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) (R, BioConductor, plink, oxstatgen, g-watch.org - GWATCH - Genome Wide Association Tracks Chromosome Highway)
Guest Scientist Amsterdam, Netherlands
January 2009 --- December 2012
Microarray data analysis, bioinformatician skills acquisition (R, BioConductor)
Post-Doctoral Researcher Amsterdam, Netherlands
January 2006 --- January 2009
“Small xylem sap secreted protein XSP10 in tomatoes”.
Experience in: General molecular biology techniques, plant- and microbiology; RNA interference (RNAi) and artificial microRNA gene silencing (amiRNA) in planta; transgenic plants; plant transformation; plant bioassays; qPCR; recombinant protein expression (Pichia pastoris), purification and biochemical characterization, enzyme kinetics, fluorescence spectroscopy.
PhD Student Amsterdam, Netherlands
January 2001 --- January 2006
“Nutrient limitation and stress adaptation in cyanobacteria”
Experience in: General molecular biology and microbiology techniques; Agilent custom micro arrays design and hybridizations; knock-out mutants; Northern blotting; Intensive bioinformatics experience in microarray data analysis (R, BioConductor).
PhD Student St Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia
January 1998 --- January 2001
“Thermoresistant glucosidases from Bacilus species and fungi”
Experience in: General molecular biology and microbiology techniques; fungal genetics; protein purification; enzyme kinetics; chromatographic techniques.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Molecular Biology from University of Amsterdam in 2012
Master's Degree in Biophysics from St-Petersburg State Technical University in 1998