Konstantin Popadin, PhD

Kostya.JPGCountry of origin: Russia

Academic degrees:  BSc in Zoology of vertebrates, Lomonosov Moscow State University

                             MSc in Zoology of vertebrates, Lomonosov Moscow State University

                             PhD in Ecology and genetics Lomonosov Moscow State University

Position in the lab: Post-Doc

Research interests: evolutionary genetics

Publications:

Guo X, Popadin KY, Markuzon N, Orlov YL, Kraytsberg Y, Krishnan KJ, Zsurka G, Turnbull DM, Kunz WS, Khrapko K. Repeats, longevity and the sources of mtDNA deletions: evidence from 'deletional spectra'. Trends Genet. 2010 Aug;26(8):340-3. Epub 2010 Jun 28. PubMed PMID: 20591530; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2915442.

Nikolaev SI, Montoya-Burgos JI, Popadin K, Parand L, Margulies EH; National Institutes of Health Intramural Sequencing Center Comparative Sequencing Program, Antonarakis SE. Life-history traits drive the evolutionary rates of mammalian coding and noncoding genomic elements. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Dec 18;104(51):20443-8. Epub 2007 Dec 11. PubMed PMID: 18077382; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2154450.

Popadin KY, Mamirova LA, Kondrashov FA. A manually curated database of tetrapod mitochondrially encoded tRNA sequences and secondary structures. BMC Bioinformatics. 2007 Nov 14;8:441. PubMed PMID: 17999775; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2206058.

Popadin K, Polishchuk LV, Mamirova L, Knorre D, Gunbin K. Accumulation of slightly deleterious mutations in mitochondrial protein-coding genes of large versus small mammals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Aug 14;104(33):13390-5. Epub 2007 Aug 6. PubMed PMID: 17679693; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1948928.

Mamirova L, Popadin K, Gelfand MS. Purifying selection in mitochondria, free-living and obligate intracellular proteobacteria. BMC Evol Biol. 2007 Feb 12;7:17. PubMed PMID: 17295908; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1803777.