Supervisor – Philipp Khaitovich
Graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University) Department of Biological and Medical Physics
Research project – Looking for Autism Diagnostic Markers: Machine Learning on Lipidomic and Genomic data.
Thesis title – Relations between 3D chromatin organization and autism risk variants/ Взаимосвязь между пространственной организацией хроматина и маркерами аутизма.
Publication: Koval A.V., Vlasov P., Shichkova P., Khunderyakova S., Markov Y., Panchenko J., Volodina A., Kondrashov F.A., Katanaev V.L. (2014). Anti-leprosy drug clofazimine inhibits growth of triple-negative breast cancer cells via inhibition of canonical Wnt signaling. Biochem. Pharmacol. 87, 571–578
Awards: 2nd place in “Biomolecula” Competition on popular-scientific articles (http://biomolecula.ru/content/1437): “Virtual ways of real drugs” (2014, in Bioinformatics)
Internships: Evolutionary Genomics lab, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona (2013, 2015)
Polina also participated in organizing winter scientific school “Modern Biology & Future Biotechnologies 2014″ (http://winter2014.futurebiotech.ru/ )
Worked on School of Molecular and Theoretical Biology (Rational Drug Design lab, Puschino, 2012-2015)
And presented a poster during Russian-American Research Symposium (MIT-Skoltech, 2014)