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Andrey G. Anishkin, Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae

Address

Department of Biology,
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Telephone:   (310) 405-6923.
Fax:              (310) 314-9358
                +1 (810) 958-77-65

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Education

1994. M.Sc. in Biophysics, 1st Class Honors Degree, Kharkov National University, Kharkov, Ukraine.
          Thesis: "Regulation of the inner membrane permeability in the dynamics of
           large-scale mitochondria swelling"

1999. Ph.D. in Biophysics. Biology Research Institute of Kharkov National University, Kharkov, Ukraine.
          Dissertation: "Mathematical description and computer analysis of proton-chemical and
          chemiosmotic mechanisms of energy coupling"

Research Experience

1991 - 1994. Undergraduate research assistant at Molecular and Applied Biophysics Department,
                      Kharkov National University, Kharkov, Ukraine.
1994 - 1995.
Graduate research assistant at General and Medical Biophysics Department, Fundamental
                     Medicine Faculty, Kharkov National University, Kharkov, Ukraine.
                     Research area: Mitochondrial permeability transition pore.
                     Methods used:  Optical methods of mitochondria swelling registration
                                                Fluorescent spectroscopy of pyridine nucleotides contents
                                                Polarographic measurement of mitochondria respiration rate
                                                Differential spectroscopy of mitochondrial cytochromes
                                                Methods of continuous change of media composition

1994 - 1997.  Post-graduate in biophysics. Kharkov National University, Kharkov, Ukraine.

1995 - 2000.  Research fellow. Membrane Biophysics Department. Biology Research Institute of
                     Kharkov National University, Kharkov, Ukraine.
                     Research area: Energy coupling mechanism in biological membranes (
theoretical study).
                     Methods used:  Metabolic control analysis methods
                                                Equivalent electric circuits
method
                                                Mathematical models creation and analysis in MathCAD 6.0 - 8.0
                                                Programming, models analysis and optimization in Q-basic, Pascal, Visual
                                                   Basic 4.0 - 5.0, MatLab 5.3.
                                                Databases creation in MS Access 97 - 2000.

2000 - pres.  Faculty research assistant. Department of Biology, University of Maryland,
                     College Park, Maryland, US.
                     Research area: Molecular mechanism of mechanosensing in MscL and MscS channels.
                     Methods used: Patch-clamp studies

Teaching Experience

1995. Lecturer in bioenergetics at the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine of Kharkov National University,
          Kharkov, Ukraine.

Honors and Awards

1991, 1992, 1993. The winner of a contest of students term papers at Molecular and Applied
           Biophysics Department, Kharkov National University, Kharkov, Ukraine.

1992. Alexander S. Popov scholarship winner.

Membership

Research Interests

Publications

Papers

Conferences Proceedings

References

Available upon request.