Alexander A. Minin

Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia


Alexander A. Minin was born in Moscow, Russia, in 1955. He received the M.S. degree in biochemistry from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, in 1978, and Ph.D. degree in biochemistry and cell biology from Russian Cardiology Center, Moscow, in 1987. Since 1987, he is in Institute of Protein Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, working as a Research Investigator in the Group of Cell Biology, and since 2005 as a Senior Staff Scientist. The main objective of his group is the role of intermediate filaments in control of motility and functions of cellular organelles. Especially, he is interested in the effects that vimentin intermediate filaments exert on mitochondria. His experimental approach is mainly based on live fluorescent microscopy and usage of genetically modified proteins that involved in mitochondria-IF interaction and its regulation. Since 2010, he is a Member of editorial Board of Membrane Cell Biology, Moscow.

Biography Updated on 12 September 2011

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