Nikolai V. Kaverin
Nikolai V. Kaverin was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1933. He graduated from the 1st Moscow Medical Institute (now Moscow Medical Academy), Moscow, Russia, in 1957. He has got the Ph.D. and the D.S. degrees from the D.I. Ivanovsky Institute of Virology, Moscow, Russia, in 1961 and 1968, respectively. From 1960 to 1962, he was a junior research scientist; from 1962 to 1970, he was a senior research scientist. Since 1970, he was the Head of the Laboratory at the D.I. Ivanovsky Institute of Virology, Moscow, Russia. In addition, he has been a Professor since 1981, a Correspondent Member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences since 1988, and a Full Member (Academician) of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences since 2005. From 1992 to 1993, he was a Research Fellow at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn, USA. During the period of 1993 to 1994, he worked as an Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Award Fellow at the Institute of Virology, Philipp University, Marburg, Germany. His field of studies during the last 25 years is the molecular biology and molecular genetics of influenza viruses. He is a Member of the Editorial Boards of the following journals: Problems of Virology (Russia), Molecular Genetics, and Microbiology and Virology (Russia). Kaverin is a Member of the American Society for Virology and the American Society for Microbiology and a Member of Orthomyxoviridae Study Group of the International Committee for Virus Taxonomy.
Biography Updated on 27 August 2009