Professor: Yuri Kotelevtsev
Irina graduated from Moscow Region State University in 2010 as bioecologist and then completed post-graduate courses specializing in genetics at N.K. Koltsov Institute of Developmental Biology, Russian Academy of Science. She has prepared her Candidate of Sciences thesis devoted to investigation and analysis of transcription factors Vsx1 and 2 in ontogenesis of vertebrate retina. During her PhD studies, Irina had a lot of practice in molecular biology and cell culture techniques, including experiments with animals (chicken embryos, mice, rats) using microsurgery, histological and immunofluorescence methods.
Irina expanded her professional expertise working as a researcher at the Center for Experimental Embryology and Reproductive Biotechnologies. Irina has taken part in many scientific conferences and published two articles in peer-reviewed international journals. In 2015, she also graduated with degree in linguistics from A.S. Griboedov Institute of International Law and Economics.
RNAi based suppression of experimental fibrosis in mice. Validation of new therapeutic targets