Scientific interests and current research: Synthesis of cellulose, chitin and chitosan derivatives. Nanocomposites based on chitin and chitosan. Development of biodegradable polymeric matrices based on chitin and chitosan for the for the use in cell cultures. Study of complexation of chitosan with natural and synthetic polyacids.
Daria Poshina, Ph.D (Engineering sciences)
Graduated from Arkhangelsk State Technical University (Lomonosov Nothern Arctic Federal University) in 2008 (Biotechnology)
Current research: Development of gene delivery systems based on chitosan derivatives.
Other research fields: enzymatic modification of natural polysacharides, enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosics.
Andreii Kritchenkov, Ph.D (Chemistry)
Graduated from Vitebsk Medical University (Pharmacy, 2006) and Saint Petersburg State University (Chemistry, 2010).
Scientific interests and current research: Synthesis of chitosan derivatives. Chitosan based nanoparticles as novel carriers for targeted drug delivery. Metal catalyzed click reactions in polysaccharide chemistry and novel reactivity patterns of polysaccharides.
Other research fields: metal catalyzed organic transformations, synthesis of antitumor transition metal complexes.
Graduated from the St. Petersburg State Chemical Pharmaceutical Academy in 2013 (Chemical Technology)
Currently working on a PhD project on chemical modification of polysaccharides and their application for tissue engineering.
Graduated from the Chemistry Department of the St.Petersburg State University in 2012 (Organic Chemistry)
Currently working on a PhD project "Biopolymeric systems for tumor-targeted delivery of taxanes"
Graduated from the St. Petersburg State Chemical Pharmaceutical Academy in 2011 (Biotechnology)
Currently working on a joint project "Micellar polymer-drug carriers for solid tumour therapy" with the Department of Biomacromolecular and Bioanalogous Systems BIOMOL at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague www.imc.cas.cz/en/umch/o_bioanal.html
Curriculum vitae (PDF)
the Chemistry Department of the St. Petersburg State University in 2000 (Organic Chemistry)
Currently working on a PhD project "Development of chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS and HPLC-MS) techniques for determination of plant phenolic compounds"
Curriculum vitae (PDF)
Third year undergraduate student at the Saint Petersburg State Chemical Pharmaceutical Academy (Chemical technology).
Currently working on development of methods for biopolymers characterization.
Fourth year undergraduate student of the St. Petersburg State Chemical Pharmaceutical Academy (Biotechnology)
Currently working on a project "Development of chitosan-based gene delivery systems".
Third year undergraduate student of the St. Petersburg State Chemical Pharmaceutical Academy (Pharmacy).
Currently working on novel methods of polysaccharide chemical modification for biomedical needs based on click-chemistry concepts (e.g. azide-alkyne and thiol-ene reactions).