Professor: Mikhail Gelfand
Sofya received her Specialist Degree in Bioengineering from Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), Faculty of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, in 2008. From 2004 to 2010, she worked in the Virology Department of the Biology Faculty at MSU. There she investigated mechanisms of intercellular trafficking in plants, using plant viruses as a model. In 2010, Sofya joined the Research and Training Center on Bioinformatics of the Institute for Information Transmission Problems RAS, where she worked on various topics on bacterial and archaeal evolution.
Bacterial genomics and metagenomics