Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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Ekaterina Grishchuk, PhD

Ekaterina Grishchuk, PhD
Associate Professor
 gekate@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

MSc Biophysics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
PhD Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA


Fazly Ataullakhanov, DSc

Fazly Ataullakhanov, DSc
Visiting Professor
 ataullakhanov.fazly@gmail.com

Russian Academy of Sciences


Vladimir Demidov

Vladimir Demidov
Research Specialist
 demidov@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

MSc Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Project: laser trapping and microscopy


Ekaterina Tarasovetc

Ekaterina Tarasovetc
Graduate student
 etar@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

MSc Biophysics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Project: reconstitution of kinetochore-microtubule attachments


Dmitry Nechipurenko, PhD

Dmitry Nechipurenko, PhD
Visiting scientist
 ne4ipur@gmail.com

PhD Biophysics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Project: experimental and theoretical analysis of arterial thrombus dynamics


Wangxi Luo, PhD

Wangxi Luo, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow
 luowx@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Project: DNA origami-based reconstitution of kinetochore-microtubule interactions


Taisia Shepeliuk

Taisia Shepeliuk
Visiting Master student
  taisia.shepeliuk@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

MSc in Pharmacy, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Project: secretion and cytoskeleton in activated platelets


Tanya Kogan

Tanya Kogan
Research Specialist
 tanya.kogan@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

BS Biochemistry, Drexel University


Aleksandr Maiorov

Aleksandr Maiorov
Visiting graduate student
 aleksandr.maiorov@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

MSc Biophysics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Project: reconstitution of chemomechanical kinase-phosphatase systems


Andrey Mikheev, PhD

Andrey Mikheev, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow
 andrey.mikheev@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

PhD Biophysics, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Project: reconstitution of chemomechanical kinase-phosphatase systems



Alumni

Anton Mukhamedshin

Anton Mukhamedshin
Visiting graduate student 2018-2020

MSc Applied Mathematics and Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia
Project: experimental and theoretical analysis of arterial thrombus dynamics


Shaowen Wu, PhD

Shaowen Wu, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow 2018-2020
  shaowen.wu@pennmedicine.upenn.edu


Project: ultra-fast force spectroscopy of kinetochore microtubule-associated proteins


Igor Kanev, PhD

Igor Kanev, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow 2019-2020
 igor.kanev@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

PhD Biophysics, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Project: laser trapping and microscopy


Akhmadbek Asadov

Akhmadbek Asadov
Visiting master student Summer 2019
 asadov.ae@phystech.edu

Master student in applied physics and math of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia


Polina Soloveva

Polina Soloveva
Visiting Master student Jan - May 2019
 polina.soloveva@phystech.edu

BSc Applied Mathematics and Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia
Project: reconstitution of kinetochore-microtubule attachments


Emily Mattes

Emily Mattes
Research Specialist / Laboratory Safety Coordinator, 2018-2019
 emattes@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

MSc Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Project: isolation of kinetochore proteins.


Karla Miletic

Karla Miletic
Visiting undergraduate student, summer 2017 and summer 2018
 kmiletic@mail.usciences.edu

Undergraduate student of Physics, University of the Sciences
Project: molecular analysis of cytoskeletal motors


Anatoly Zaytsev, PhD

Anatoly Zaytsev, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow 2016-2018

PhD Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences


Ivan Gonchar

Ivan Gonchar
Visiting graduate student 2017-2018
 ivan.gonchar@phystech.edu

MSc Applied Math and Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia


Eirini Zoupou

Eirini Zoupou
Undergraduate student, May-June 2018
 ezoupou@sas.upenn.edu

Undergraduate student of Molecular & Cell Biology and Psychology, University of Pennsylvania


Aleksandra Demianova

Aleksandra Demianova
Visiting graduate student, 2017–2018

MSc Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia


Aaron (Po-Tao) Chen

Aaron (Po-Tao) Chen
Research Specialist / Laboratory Safety Coordinator, 2014–2018
 pc2870@columbia.edu

MSc Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Current position: Research Specialist of Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Kandel Lab, Columbia University.


Ricardo Sousa

Ricardo Sousa
Visiting graduate student, 2014-2017

BSc Genetics, University of Porto, Portugal
MSc Biochemistry, University of Porto, Portugal


Suvranta K. Tripathy, PhD

Suvranta K. Tripathy, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow, 2014-2017

PhD Condensed Matter Physics, University of Cincinnati, USA
 


Maxim Godzi

Maxim Godzi
Visiting graduate student, 2015-2017
 maxim.godzi@gmail.com

MSc Biophysics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
 


Manas Chakraborty, PhD

Manas Chakraborty, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014-2016

MSc Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
PhD Biochemistry Biophysics, Arizona State University
 


Murat Demir

Murat Demir
visiting medical student, Summer 2016

Faculty of Medicine, Ege University Turkey

 


Anna Startceva

Anna Startceva
volunteer, Feb-May 2016


Anna Nadtochy, visiting Master student, summer 2014
Daniel Konstantinovksy, visiting undergraduate student (Haverford College), summer 2013
Ekaterina Tarasovetc, visiting Master student, summer 2013
Mikhail Trubetskov, visiting Master student, summer 2013
Anna Potapenko, undergraduate student (University of Pennsylvania), 2013-2014
Alexander Bagaev, visiting undergraduate student, summer 2012
Pavel Zakharov, visiting graduate student, 2012-2014
Anton Korbalev, visiting graduate student, 2012-2013
Duncan Kountz, visiting undergraduate student (Department of Biochemistry, The Ohio State University), summer 2011
Anna Gruskevich, visiting Master student, summer 2011
Anton Korbalev, visiting Master student, summer 2011
Swathi Ayloo, rotation graduate student, summer 2011
Rumen Stamatov, undergraduate student (School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania), 2011-2012
Vadim Mustyatsa, visiting graduate student, 2011-2014
Boris Nikashin, visiting graduate student, 2011
Maxim Molodtsov, postdoctoral fellow, 2011
Natalia Dashkevich, visiting graduate student, 2011
Nikita Gudimchuk, visiting graduate student, 2010-2013



 

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