Pavel Kraikivski has a unique academic background from his education in Russian, German, and American Universities and extensive scientific research experience. After graduating from the Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russia, specializing in solid state physics, Dr. Kraikivski conducted Ph.D. degree research at Max-Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Germany, where his research focused on biopolymers and active transport. After his Doctorate degree, Dr. Kraikivski joined the computational cell biology group in the Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling at University of Connecticut Health Center, USA. During his academic career Dr. Kraikivski made significant contributions in computational cell biology and biophysics, particularly in the areas of intracellular transport and cytoskeleton dynamics. Currently, Dr. Kraikivski serves as a Research Scientist at Virginia Tech in the Department of Biological Science, where his research focuses on cell cycle regulation. At the same time he is affiliated with Physics Department and teaches physics to students at Virginia Tech.
Biography Updated on 25 June 2012