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  • PL 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8)



1997 …2023

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Curriculum vitae

Previous Research and Education Activities


November 2010                     PhD degree. Major subject – physiology; the thesis title is                               “Neuronal K-Cl Cotransporter : Transcriptional Mechanisms of KCC2 Gene Regulation”


2000-present time                 Research scientist, Institute of Biotechnology and Neuroscience Centre,    University Helsinki, Finland


March-July, 1999                 Visiting scientist, The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience,                     University  of Florida, Florida, USA


June 1998                              Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia) with a Master of Science degree in Physics and Engineering


1996-2000                              Undergraduate student and M.S. study, Molecular Basics of Differentiation and Development Laboratory, Institute of Molecular Biology, Moscow, Russia


September-October, 1997    Visiting scientist, The White Sea Biological Station, Kartesh Cape,  Chupa, Russia


1992-1998                              B.S. and M.S. in physics. Major subject – biophysics; Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Moscow, Russia


Scientific Activities


September 17-19, 2007        From molecules to cognition: a tribute to Jean-Pierre Changeux, Meeting, Paris, France


September 19-22, 2005        Physiology and Pathology of Chloride Transporters and Channels  Meeting, Soria, Spain


May 25-26, 2004                  Bioinformatics Workshop on Transcriptional Regulation, Espoo, Finland


December 1-2, 2003             In silico identification of transcriptional regions-course, Espoo, Finland

Fields of Science

  • 3112 Neurosciences
  • chloride homeostasis
  • kcc2
  • 1184 Genetics, developmental biology, physiology
  • gaba inhibition
  • knock out
  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology
  • Optogenetiikka
  • transcription

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.