Home Town: Moscow, Russia
- Diplom, Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
- PhD, Biochemistry, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
What is the ultimate goal of your research?
Our research is focused on developing molecular movies illustrating how herpesviruses enter cells and how progeny virions get assembled and exit the cells.
What excites you about your research?
Research is all about mysteries, unexpected turns, and surprising discoveries.
What do you like best about GSBS students?
GSBS students have inquisitiveness, high standards, and camaraderie.
What qualities distinguish GSBS from other graduate schools?
Collegiality among the faculty and a nurturing environment for the students is the key feature of the school.
What do you do to relax?
I love to travel and to read.
What is your favorite Boston restaurant?
Rialto (Cambridge), Les Zygomates (Boston)are favorites.