Head of the Laboratory:
Alexei V. Finkelstein, Chief Researcher, Head of Laboratory
Alexei V. Finkelstein, Chief Researcher, Group Leader
Oxana V. Galzitskaya, Senior Scientist
Mikhail Yu. Lobanov, Researcher
Dmitry N. Ivankov, PhD Student
Sergiy O. Garbuzynskiy, PhD Student
Natalya S. Bogatyreva, PhD Student
Nikita Dovidchenko, Student
"Molten Globule" Group:
Valentina E. Bychkova, Senior Researcher, Group Leader
Liana V. Basova, PhD Fellow
Ekaterina N. Baryshnikova, PhD Student
Mars G. Sharapov, Student
Vitalij Balobanov, Student
Gennady V. Semisotnov, Leader Researcher, Group Leader
Nina V. Kotova, Researcher
Viktor V. Marchenkov, Researcher
Svetlana Yu. Marchenkova, Engineering
Natalia Yu. Marchenko, PhD Student
Anna Kaysheva, Student
Natalia Ryabova, Student
Stas Evdokimov, Student
Bogdan S. Melnik, Staff Scientist
Igor V. Sokolovsky, Computer Systems Manager
Nelli B. Ilyina, Research Technician
Alexei K. Surin, Staff Scientist
Alexander F. Gripas, Engineering
Faina A. Kireecheva, Research Technician
Margarita G. Nikitina, Secretary
Valentina Egorovna Bychkova
Senior Researcher, Doctor of Science, Leader of the "Molten Globule" Group.
Valentina E. Bychkova was born 11.08.1934 in Leningrad (USSR). She graduated from the Leningrad State University, Physics Faculty (1957).
Ph.D. thesis title: Conformational transitions of copolymers from L-glutamic acid with hydrophobic amino acids. (1976) The Moscow Institute of Technical Physics.
Dr. of Sciences thesis title: Intermediate states in protein folding and their functional role. (1998) The Moscow State University, the Biological Department.
Protein Physics, Protein Folding (Equilibrium Protein Unfolding, Folding Nucleus, Transition States), the Molten Globule State, Intermediate States in Protein Folding, Functional Role of the Molten Globule in the Cell, Genetic Diseases.