Principal Investigator\Gene and Cell Technologies - Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
Principal Investigator

Albert Rizvanov, Ph.D., Professor
Head of the laboratory
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Position: Chief Researcher, Professor, Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology, director of Department of Gene and Cell Technologies, Pharmaceutical Research and Training Center, Kazan Federal University. 

Address: Kazan Federal University, Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology, Department of Genetics, Kremlevskaya St 18, Kazan, 420008, Tatarstan, Russian Federation.

Research area: 

Gene and stem cell therapy. Gene and cell therapy, neurodegenerative, autoimmune and infectious diseases. Chemical compounds screening for anti-cancer and anti-viral therapies.


Gene engineering. Viral and non-viral vectors for gene therapy. Genomics, trans­criptomics and proteomics. Stem cell isolation, characterization, differentiation and analysis.

Key equipment:

BD FACS Area III cell sorter, Laser scanning microscope LSM 780 (Carl Zeiss), Bio-Plex 200 Systems (Bio-Rad), Bactrox Hypoxia Dual Chamber, In vivo imaging system IVIS Spectrum Imaging System, Easy LDI Microcirculation Camera, Laser Doppler Imager moorLDI2, Tissue Oxygenation Monitor moorVMS-OXY.

Top 5 publications:

Editorial and expert responsibilities:

Director of Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology committee of Program of Competitive Growth of Kazan Federal University among World's Leading Academic Centers.

Member of dissertation committee of Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia (biochemistry).

Member of the Federal roster of experts in the field of science and technology.

Editorial Board Member of journal “Genes and Cells” (Russian, SCOPUS indexed).