Vice-Director for Science at the Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems. Professor of Bioinformatics at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Member of Academia Europaea. Recipient of the 2007 Baev Prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Member of Editorial Boards of PLoS Biology, Journal of Bacteriology, BMC Bioinformatics, Biology Direct.
In silico analysis reveals widespread presence of three gene families, MAPK, MAPKK and MAPKKK, of the MAPK cascade from crop plants of Solanaceae in comparison to the distantly-related syntenic species from Rubiaceae, coffee