Svetlana Galkina


e-mail: >panasenko@mail.ru Work address: Laboratory of chromosome structure and function, Biology Research Institute, Saint-Petersburg State University, Oranienbaumskoie sch. 2, Stary Petergof, Saint-Petersburg, 198504, Russia.

Professional Expertise

Research areas: Cytogenetics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology.

Particular fields of interest: genome structure, chromosome organization, genetic recombination, nuclear compartmentalization, mechanisms of transcription, lampbrush chromosomes.

Skills: histological techniques, micromanipulation of oocyte nuclei and chromosomes, manual lampbrush chromosome isolation, preparation of mitotic chromosomes, recombinant DNA manipulation, molecular hybridization, FISH, immunocytochemistry, light microscopy, computer imaging.

Computer experience: Windows XP, Microsoft Office, Corel Draw, Adobe-Photoshop, Q-FISH.

Languages: Russian, Ukrainian – native languages, English, French – nearly fluent.

Teaching in Cell and Molecular Biology, lecture course “Nucleus organization”, “Supermolecules and Bioprocesses”, practical course “Cytology, Histology and Embryology”


Research Experience

SAINT-PETERSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY, Saint-Petersburg, Russia (1996 - present)
Post-Doctoral Researcher (2002 – present)
Researcher in the Lab. of Chromosome Structure & Function, Biological Institute (1996 – 2002)

Research projects were supported by the following foundations and organizations: Grant Council of President of Russian Federation, Russian Foundation of Basic Research, Russian Ministry of Sciences, INTAS


Education and Qualifications

SAINT-PETERSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, 2002
Major: Histology, Cytology, Cell Biology
Thesis: Comparative analysis of chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) mitotic and lampbrush chromosomes by differential staining and FISH

SAINT-PETERSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Master of Science in Biology, 1998
Major: Histology, Cytology, Cell Biology
Thesis: The chicken chromosome physical and genetics maps: the comparative analysis of mitotic chromosomes and lampbrush chromosomes using FISH

SAINT-PETERSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1996


Main publications

1. Rodionov A.V., Galkina S.A., Lukina N.A. (2004) Chromosome rearrangement in interphase nuclei can be caused by the differences in scaffold-associated region (SAR) composition. Chromosome Research. 12: 33-34.

2. Galkina S., Zakharova K., Lukina N., Rodionov A., Crooijmans R., Groenen M.A.M., Vignal A., Fillon V. (2003) Toward a recombinational map of the chicken genome: localisation of genetic markers on the lampbrush chromosomes 1 and 2. Annales de Genetique. 46: 94.

3. Rodionov A. V., Lukina N. A., Galkina S. A., Solovei I., Saccone S.(2002) Crossing Over in Chicken Oogenesis: Cytological and Chiasma-Based Genetic Maps of the Chicken Lampbrush Chromosome 1 Journal of Heredity. 93: 125–129.
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4. L. Andreozzi, C. Federico, S.Motta, S. Saccone, A. Sazanova, A. Sazanov, A. Smirnov, S.A. Galkina, N.A. Lukina, A.V. Rodionov, N. Carels, G.Bernardi. (2001) Compositional mapping of chicken chromosomes and identification of the gene-richest regions. Chromosome Research. 9: 521-532.
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5. Pichugin A.M., Galkina S.A., Potekhin A.A., Rautian M.S., Rodionov A.V. (2001) Estimation of the minimal size of chicken Gallus gallus domesticus microchromosomes via pulsed-field electrophoresis. Russian J. Genetics. 37: 657-660.
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Grants

Personal grant from President of Russian Federation

For scientific investigation
MK-4046.2004.04

Russian Foundation of Basic Research

For scientific investigation, as a researcher
98-04-49829-à
00-04-49327-à

For technical support of Core facility “CROMAS”, as a stuff member
04-04-52024-á

For young researchers
01-04-06494-ìàñ
02-04-06932-ìàñ

State Program "Russian Universities"

For scientific investigation, as a researcher
UP 07.01.026

Basic Research Contest Center

For young researchers
Ì97-2.4Ä-1065

INTAS

For scientific investigation, as a researcher
97-1670

Program of the Committee of Orientation, Coordination and Projects (COCOP) of French Ministry of Foreign Affaires

DSUR-NGE-4C1-6