Laboratory of Genome Variation
Institute of Molecular Genetics of Russian Academy of Sciences

Elena G. Pasyukova

Principal Investigator

Vladimir Alatortcev

Dmitry Mukha

Alexander Symonenko

Research interests:

Neuronal genes and Wnt signaling in lifespan control; regulation of transcription and lifespan by naturally occurring polymorphisms; effects of various chemical agents (antioxidants, inhibitors of protein kinases and hystone deacetilases) on lifespan and aging.

Research organisms:

Drosophila melanogaster.

Expertise:

Drosophila genetics; measurement of life history traits; routine molecular biology including cloning, Real Time PCR, blottings, sequencing; Drosophila cell culture; immunohistochemistry and microscopy; routine bioinformatics.