Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Swiss National Science Foundation Fellow 2015-2016
EMBO Long-Term Fellow 2016-present
Born & Raised: Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Education & previous employment: I obtained my B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Biology at Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia. For my PhD, I moved to the lab of Prof. Alessandro Sartori (Institute of Molecular Cancer Research) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, where I investigated molecular and cellular aspects of the DNA-end resection carried out by human CtIP particularly in the context of DNA interstrand crosslinks repair.
Project Focus/ Scientific interests: Replication-coupled DNA repair and genome stability; DNA damage response pathways in RNase H2-deficient cells
Outside interests: Pilates & yoga, meeting friends (but now mostly chatting with them by Skype), cats