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 Expert  729155

Expert in Gut Microbiology, Prebiotics and Probiotics, Antibiotics, Antibiotic Resistance


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United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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• antibiotic As a leading expert in this field, Expert was invited to publish reviews in professional journals (Evolution and ecology of antibiotic resistance genes; The role of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in nature.) and to serve as a Chief Editor of Frontiers in Antimicrobials, Resistance and Chemotherapy. His main contribution to the field is in understanding the processes that lead to the emergence of antibiotic resistant pathogens and how to prevent this.

• microorganism Expert has received his PhD in Microbiology in 1987 and since then was actively working in several areas of microbiology. His main area of expertise is gut microbiology, in particular, how the gut microbiota is changed due to dietary intervention in ruminants and due to disease in humans. He developed some molecular tools to track some microorganisms.

• bacterium Expert has a considerable experience in handling anaerobic bacteria and developed additives to the media used that allow the anaerobic bacteria to tolerate the exposure to oxygen.

• microbiological broth In this area, he developed the cultivation media allowing to obtain a higher yield of a recombinant protein.

• tetracycline The main area of his expertise - the mechanisms of resistance to tetracyclines, including the newly introduced glycylcyclines such as tigecycline.

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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1987   PhD   Microbiology   Russian Academy of Sciences  
1982   BS   Genetics   Kazan State University   Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2002 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health

 

Principal Investigator

 

The responsibilities of Expert include: Initiate, conduct and deliver high quality research on gut microbiology, genomics, antibiotic resistance in health and disease, in accordance with the research strategy of the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health; Publish research outcomes and reviews in high impact peer-reviewed journals and as oral / poster communications at specialist national and international conferences; Establish and maintain collaborative / networking links with national and international researchers or research groups in relevant research fields Promote the work of the group and institute nationally and internationally; Apply for external funding from national, international or commercial sources; Provide guidance, advice and support to staff and students; Serve the scientific community as an editor and as a reviewer in professional journals and funding agencies.

1997 to 2002

 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Department of Animal Sciences

 

Visiting Assistant Professor

 

The responsibilities of Expert included: Initiate, conduct and deliver high quality research on antibiotic resistance and gut microbiology; Publish research outcomes and reviews in high impact peer-reviewed journals and as oral / poster communications at specialist national and international conferences; Establish and maintain collaborative / networking links with national and international researchers or research groups in relevant research fields. Promote the work of the group and the University nationally and internationally; Apply for external funding from national, international or commercial sources; Provide guidance, advice and support to staff and students; Serve the scientific community as a reviewer in professional journals and funding agencies.

1994 to 1997

 

STAFF-Institute, Tsukuba, Japan

 

Rumen Microbiology

 

Staff Scientist

 

The responsibilities of Expert included: Initiate, conduct and deliver high quality research on rumen microbiology; Publish research outcomes and reviews in high impact peer-reviewed journals and as oral / poster communications at specialist national and international conferences; Establish and maintain collaborative / networking links with national and international researchers or research groups in relevant research fields. Promote the work of the group and institute nationally and internationally; Provide guidance, advice and support to staff and students; Serve the scientific community as a reviewer in professional journals and funding agencies.

1993 to 1994

 

Mie University, Japan

 

Department of Bioresources

 

JSPS Fellow

 

The responsibilities of Expert included: Initiate, conduct and deliver high quality research on rumen microbiology; Publish research outcomes and reviews in high impact peer-reviewed journals and as oral / poster communications at specialist national and international conferences; Establish and maintain collaborative / networking links with national and international researchers or research groups in relevant research fields. Promote the work of the group and the University nationally and internationally; Provide guidance, advice and support to staff and students.

1986 to 1993

 

Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences

 


 

Staff Scientist

 

The responsibilities of Expert included: Initiate, conduct and deliver high quality research on genetics and physiology of lactic acid bacteria and pseudomonads; Publish research outcomes and reviews in peer-reviewed journals and as oral / poster communications at specialist national and international conferences; Establish and maintain collaborative / networking links with national and international researchers or research groups in relevant research fields. Promote the work of the group and the Instittute nationally and internationally; Provide guidance, advice and support to staff and students.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is member of ASM, SGM, and the Genetics Society.

Professional Appointments

Chief Editor, Frontiers in Antimicrobials, Resistance and Chemotherapy; Editor, FEMS Microbiology Letters; Associate Editor, Frontiers in Microbiology; Editorial Advisory Board, Current Trends in Microbiology; Review Panel, Slovak Academy of Sciences; He is also invited to join the editorial board of AEM.

Awards/Recognition

Diploma Honor, Kazan State University; Diploma for Scientific Leadership, Russian Ministry of Education; Foreign Fellow, Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science; ASM journals highlights; EMBO reports highlights; Nature News.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Currently, Expert is author and co-author of 14 book chapters and 68 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Cytokine  
 - Microbial Ecology  
 - Anaerobe  
 - BMC Biology  
 - Methods in Molecular Biology  

Consulting Services:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2002 to   United Kingdom   He is performing research work in the areas of gut microbiology, genomics, antibiotic resistance, immunology, and autoinflammatory disease at the Expert's University.
1997 to 2002   USA   He was performing research and teaching in the area of gut microbiology and antibiotic resistance at the University of Illinois
1993 to 1997   Japan   He was performing and teaching in the area of rumen microbiology at the Mie University and STAFF-Institute in Tsukuba.
1991 to 1991   India   He was performing research on cellulase expression in yeasts in the Institute of Microbial Technology in Chandigarh.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   He is highly proficient in all aspects of English.
Russian   He is highly proficient in all aspects of Russian.
Japanese   He has a very limited proficiency in Japanese, confined to a very basic conversation level.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

As an expert, Expert is frequently invited to give training courses or seminars. The recent examples are: EHRLICH II, 2nd World Conference on Magic Bullets, Germany; Challenge for the reduction of antimicrobial use in animal production, Japan; Rowett-INRA 2010. Gut Microbiology: new insights into gut microbial ecosystems. UK.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

A recent example includes research on a novel antibiotic, tigecycline, which was in Phase III clinical trials by Wyeth. The aim was to evaluate the potential risk of resistance to this antibiotic.


 

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