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Ruslan Kalendar has been working at the University of Helsinki since 1997.
Academy Editor of PLOS ONE;
Associate Editor of Frontiers in Plant Science;
Editorial Board Member of BioTech.
Scientific results: he developed several DNA technologies for molecular genetic fingerprints, based on retrotransposons (IRAP, REMAP and iPBS).
Identified new classes of retrotransposons: TRIM and LARD; discovered more than 500 sequences of retrotransposons.
Palindromic sequence-targeted (PST) PCR method for a rapid and efficient method for high-throughput gene characterization and genome walking.
Author of 6 commercial computer software (FastPCR), including an online tool for companies PrimerDigital, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and Oligomer Ltd, as well as programs for DOS: Trees (phylogenetic analysis) and Mapping (for genetic mapping).