Researcher: Chief Asst. Prof. Yana Feodorova, PhD

гл. ас. Яна Феодорова, дб


Department of Medical Biology, MU Plovdiv

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Yana Feodorova received her master’s degree in Biology from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München where she studied three main subjects – human genetics, biochemistry and cell biology. In 2011 she started working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Medical Biology at the Medical University of Plovdiv, where she is currently Chief Assistant Professor.

In 2015 Yana Feodorova successfully defended her doctoral thesis on the topic “Chromatin organization during terminal differentiation of mouse photoreceptor cells – dynamics and formation of inverted nuclear architecture”.

Her scientific interests are in the fields of spatial genome organization in the cell nucleus, molecular and cellular mechanisms of cancer and personalized medicine. Yana Feodorova has 30 scientific publications in specialized journals, among which Nature, Trends in Cell Biology, Current Opinion in Cell Biology, Genome Research etc.

Author and co-author of more than 30 articles in journals refereed in Scopus and Web of Science.