MSc/PhD Program
Ekaterina Papusheva
First Name:
Ekaterina

Last Name:
Papusheva

Country:
Russia

 

 

 

 



Ekaterina Papusheva

EDUCATION

College / University:
1994 - 1999: Novosibirsk State University, Natural Sciences Department, Novosibirsk, Russia

Highest Degree:
M. Sc. in Molecular Biology

Major Subjects:
Molecular phylogeny, transposable elements

Lab Experience:
DNA, RNA isolation, PCR, RT-PCR, cloning, sequence (Sanger), Southern and Northern blotting, Western blotting, insect and mammalian cell culturing

Projects / Research:
1995 - 1997: "Molecular phylogeny of Baikalian endemic snails of the genus Choanomphallus" 1997 - 1998: "Molecular phylogeny of the genus Sergentia (Chironomidae, Diptera)"
1996 - 2000: "Distribution and evolution of SINE retroposon within the genus Chironomus (Diptera). Comparative evolution of SINE and non-LTR retrotransposons"

Scholarships:
1999 - 2000: Young scientist fellowship supported by INTAS. "Molecular phylogeny of genus Tanytarsus (Diptera)"

Publications:
Papusheva E., V. Proviz, B. Goddeeris, A. Blinov. "Phylogeny of the endemic Baikalian Sergentia". 2000. Spixiana, 23(3): 110-117

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

Previous: SINE and non-LTR retrotransposons - evolution, mechanisms of distribution and regulation of transposition, phylogeny of endemic species flocks in ancient lakes, especially Baikal. Now: molecular-biological topics in Neuroscience, especially cascades of signal transduction involved in the regulation of neuronal activity.