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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Medical Engineering and Medical Physics, PhD, Harvard University

… → 2001

Physics, MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 1998

Physics, MS, St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute

… → 1996

Physics (Hons), BS, St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute

… → 1994

Research interests

  • Physical genomics
  • Chromatin engineering
  • Cancer biomarkers
  • Superresolution nanoscopy
  • Computational genomics
  • Visible optical coherence tomography
  • New technologies for cancer diagnosis
  • New technologies for cancer therapeutics


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