Ludmila Chistoserdova received her Ph.D. degree in microbiology in 1988 from Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia). She currently works as a Principal Engineer/Scientist at the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash, USA. Dr. Chistoserdova is a recognized expert in the field of methylotrophy, having devoted over two decades to studying biochemistry, physiology, genetics, and genomics of diverse methylotrophic bacteria. She coauthored over 90 manuscripts in these areas of research. Her current interests include application of omics technologies (genomics and metagenomics, transcriptomics and metatranscriptomics, and proteomics and metabolomics) and systems approaches to further the knowledge on the physiology and environmental function of individual organisms as well as of entire functional communities. Dr. Chistoserdova is a member of the editorial boards of a number of journals publishing research in microbial physiology and microbial ecology.
Biography Updated on 2 February 2013