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Expert in Proteomics, Mass Spectrometry, Cell Biology, Cancer Drug Targets Discovery

Expert ID: 729231 United Kingdom

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Expert has 15+ years of research experience in proteomics, cell and molecular biology and protein biochemistry. His main areas of expertise are large-scale analysis of protein expression and protein-protein interactions, protein phosphorylation analysis, signal transduction and biological mass spectrometry.

Expert is conducting research on the mechanisms of signal transduction, cancer cell proliferation and metastasis. His research in these fields has been published in Science, Journal of Cell Biology, and Molecular and Cellular Biology. He uses mass spectrometry, bioinformatics, various separation techniques and molecular genetics to identify novel biochemical pathways and to discover drug target and biomarker candidates for the development of personalized cancer therapies and diagnostics. In the field of proteomics Expert has developed mass spectrometry based methods for the analysis of signal-induced protein-protein interactions and protein phosphorylation.


Advisory board on proteomics - Promega, 2009

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1994 Degree: PhD Subject: Biological Sciences Institution: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Year: 1989 Degree: MSc Subject: Biology Institution: University of Sofia

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Lecturer and Director of Proteomics Unit Department: Biological Sciences Responsibilities: Expert directs the proteomics unit and conducts research which is funded by NIH, NERC and various cancer charities. He also teaches on various undergraduate and post-graduate courses in cell biology, cancer biology, biotechnology, molecular medicine and biochemistry
Years: 1999 to 2004 Employer: University of Illinois at Chicago Title: Research Assistant Professor Department: LMB Responsibilities: He has conducted research in proteomics and cell signaling.
Years: 1994 to 1999 Employer: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Title: Research Scientist Department: Responsibilities: He has conducted research in protein biochemistry.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1999 to 2004 Country / Region: USA Summary: He has worked as research assistant professor at UIC in Chicago.
Years: 1998 to 1999 Country / Region: Republic of South Africa Summary: He has worked as visiting scientist at University of Free State, the Qwa-Qwa campus.
Years: to Present Country / Region: United Kingdom Summary: Since 2004 he hold a tenured position in the Department of Biological Sciences at University of Essex.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English He is fluent in English.
Russian He reads and speaks fluently.
French He can read well and can speak to an extent.
Bulgarian He has native proficiency in Bulgarian.

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