Leonid Hanin was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia in 1956. He received his M.S. degrees in mathematics and mathematics education with high honors from the Leningrad State University in 1978 and Ph.D. degree in mathematics from Steklov Mathematical Institute (Russia) in 1985. Since then he held faculty positions at the Leningrad Institute for Railroad Engineering (1985-1990), Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (1991-1994), Michigan Tech University (1994/95), Wayne State University (1995-1997), Idaho State University (since 1997), and University of Rochester (2003/2004). Currently, he serves as a Professor of mathematics and statistics at Idaho State University. Leonid Hanin serves as a Member of the Editorial Board of BMC-Biology Direct since 2007. His research interests include mathematical modeling and solving associated statistical problems in radiation biology, cancer biology and epidemiology, oncology, and bioinformatics. He is also working on mathematical models in biochemistry and molecular biology.
Biography Updated on 23 July 2011