Michael Bukrinsky received the M.D. degree from 2nd Moscow State Medical School in Moscow, Russia, in 1978. He received the Ph.D. degree from the Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. In 1989, he moved to USA, where he joined the laboratory of Dr. Mario Stevenson at the University of Nebraska as a Postdoctoral Investigator. In 1991, he was promoted to an Instructor, and in 1992 to an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pathology, University of Nebraska Medical School. In 1993, he moved to the newly organized Picower Institute for Medical Research directed by Dr. Anthony Cerami. In 1996, he was further promoted to an Associate Professor, and in 1999 to a Professor at this Institute. He is currently a tenured Professor at the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, George Washington University. Dr. Bukrinsky is an Adjunct Professor at the Moscow State University. He is a Member of the Editorial Boards of Virology, Retrovirology, Open Virology Journal, and Open Medicine Journal, and a Contributing Editor of Molecular Medicine. Dr. Bukrinsky is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters. His research interests include HIV biology and pathogenesis, HIV replication and cholesterol metabolism, anti-HIV drug design, and mechanisms of inflammation.
Biography Updated on 9 June 2008