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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


Current Experience

  • 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, - GWATCH - Genome Wide Association Tracks Chromosome Highway)

Past Experience

  • 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.


LinkedIn Assessment :
molecular biologyBioinformaticsBiophysicsMicrobiologyBiochemistryqPCRMicroarraysProtein ExpressionLifesciencesEnzyme KineticsGeneticsPCRMolecular geneticsscienceProtein PurificationChromatographyProtein chemistryMicroarray AnalysisMolecular CloningProteomicsDNASystems BiologyWestern BlottingPurificationCellMicroarrayCell biologyConfocal MicroscopyFluorescence SpectroscopyRRNAiScientific WritingR&DLife Sciences


  • 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


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Amsterdam, Netherlands


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