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Anna Zhuk 


In 2008, graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University, Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Control Processes. Became a Master of Biology at Saint-Petersburg State University, Faculty of Biology in 2010. In 2016, got a Ph.D. degree in genetics.

Research interests include genome sequencing, genome assembly, molecular biology, mutagenesis, genome instability, DNA repair, primary DNA lesions, and genetic toxicology.


1. Lada, A. G., Stepchenkova, E. I., Zhuk, A. S., Kliver, S. F., Rogozin, I. B., Polev, D. E., … Pavlov, Y. I. (2017). Recombination is responsible for the increased recovery of drug-resistant mutants with hypermutated genomes in resting Yeast Diploids Expressing APOBEC deaminases. DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2017.00202

2. A. S. Zhuk, E. I. Stepchenkova, Y. I. Pavlov,S. G. Inge-Vechtomov Evaluation of Methods of Synchronization of Cell Division in Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae // Cell and Tissue Biology – 2017 – V. 11 – No. 2 – P. 111–122;

3. Andreychuk Y. V., Shiryaeva A. A., Zhuk A. S., Stepchenkova E. I., Inge-Vechtomov S. G. Impact of Prionization of the Sup35 Protein [PSI+] on the Frequency of Genetic Changes, Accounted in the Alpha-Test in Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae // Russian Journal of Genetics: Applied Research – 2017– V. 7 – No. 2 –P. 172–174.

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