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Education information

12.2004 PhD degree, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of science. Major subject – physiology.

Education information

19.08.2015 Docent in Animal Physiology, University of Helsinki

Curriculum vitae

Current Position:

2013-present: senior scientist, group of Heikki Rauvala, Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki

research focus: neuroregeneration in CNS; spinal cord injury; functional recovery after spinal cord injury; pre-clinical research of therapetic interventions for spinal cord injury

 

Previous work experience 

2016-2017: post-doctoral fellow, group of Iiris Hovatta, Department of Bioscience, University of Helsinki

research focus: molecular mechanisms of anxiety-like behavior, genetics of anxiety disoders

2005-2013: post-doctoral researcher, Mouse Behavioral Unit, Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki

research focus: mutant mice behavioral phenotyping; the impact of social factors on animal behavior; gene-environment interactions in normal and pathological behavior

2001-2006: researcher, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics Russian Academy of Science

research focus: animal model of epileptogenesis; behavioral approach for early diagnostoc of epilepsy; memory progresses in epileptogenesis

Fields of Science

  • 3112 Neurosciences

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

  • 31 Article
  • 1 Conference article
  • 1 Review Article

Impact of JNK and Its Substrates on Dendritic Spine Morphology

Komulainen, E., Varidaki, A., Kulesskaya, N., Mohammad, H., Sourander, C., Rauvala, H. & Coffey, E. T., Feb 2020, In : Cells. 9, 2, 16 p., 440.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Kainate receptor auxiliary subunit NETO2 is required for normal fear expression and extinction

Mennesson, M., Rydgren, E., Lipina, T., Sokolowska, E., Kulesskaya, N., Morello, F., Ivakine, E., Voikar, V., Risbrough, V., Partanen, J. & Hovatta, I., Oct 2019, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 44, 11, p. 1855-1866 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Multi-omics analysis identifies mitochondrial pathways associated with anxiety-related behavior

Misiewicz, Z., Iurato, S., Kulesskaya, N., Salminen, L., Rodrigues, L., Maccarrone, G., Martins, J., Czamara, D., Laine, M. A., Sokolowska, E., Trontti, K., Rewerts, C., Novak, B., Volk, N., Park, D. I., Jokitalo, E., Paulin, L., Auvinen, P., Voikar, V., Chen, A. & 3 others, Erhardt, A., Turck, C. W. & Hovatta, I., 26 Sep 2019, In : PLoS Genetics. 15, 9, p. e1008358 33 p., 1008358.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Quantitative changes in perineuronal nets in development and posttraumatic condition

Lipachev, N., Arnst, N., Melnikova, A., Jäälinoja, H., Kochneva, A., Zhigalov, A., Kulesskaya, N., Aganov, A. V., Mavlikeev, M., Rauvala, H., Kiyasov, A. P. & Paveliev, M., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Molecular Histology. 50, 3, p. 203-216 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Projects

Novel approaches to traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries

Kulesskaya, N.

01/10/201231/12/2015

Project: Research project

Activities

ChemBio2019

Natalia Kulesskaya (Attendee)
27 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

WFL Scientific Meeting 2019

Natalia Kulesskaya (Poster Presentation)
6 May 20198 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Project Management Training for Researchers

Natalia Kulesskaya (Attendee)
1 Apr 20192 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

The 4th Finnish Symposium on Biological Psychiatry

Natalia Kulesskaya (Attendee)
17 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Kliininen lääketutkimus 2018

Natalia Kulesskaya (Attendee)
14 May 201815 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars