Department of the Structure and Function of Chromosomes

Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics

Zhimulev Igor
Head of the Department
Head of the Laboratory

Curriculum vitae

Staff: 
thomson_logo.gif scopus_logo.jpg Zhimulev Igor head DSc (Biology) zhimulevatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
thomson_logo.gif scopus_logo.jpg   Pokholkova Galina leading research fellow DSc (Biology) galinaatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
thomson_logo.gif scopus_logo.jpg   Demakova Olga leading research fellow PhD (Biology) demakovaatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
thomson_logo.gif scopus_logo.jpg Koryakov Dmitry leading research fellow PhD (Biology) koryakovatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
thomson_logo.gif scopus_logo.jpg Kolesnikova Tatiana leading research fellow PhD (Biology) kolesnikovaatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
thomson_logo.gif scopus_logo.jpg   Antonenko Oksana research fellow PhD (Biology) ovantatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
thomson_logo.gif scopus_logo.jpg Khoroshko Varvara junior research fellow   vicernaatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
thomson_logo.gif scopus_logo.jpg Makunin Igor research assistant PhD (Biology)  
thomson_logo.gif scopus_logo.jpg Goncharov Fedor research assistant   fedoratmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
      Maltseva Maria research assistant    
      Dovgan Victoria research assistant   dovganatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
      Kolodyazhnaya Aleksandra research assistant    
      Shulutkova Alena research assistant   shulutkova [dot] alenaatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
      Graphodatskaya Victoria lab technician   vikaatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
      Shmakova Margarita lab technician    
      Dolbak Evgenia lab technician   eugenyatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
  scopus_logo.jpg Moshkin Yuri part-time research fellow PhD (Biology)  
thomson_logo.gif scopus_logo.jpg Andreyenkova Natalia part-time junior research fellow PhD (Biology) anataatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
      Skvortsova Tatiana part-time research assistant    
      Tatarinov Mikhail part-time engineer    

Former research workers:

Belyaeva Elena, DSc
Ivanov Roman
Nerusheva (Kokoza) Elena, PhD
Semeshin Valery, DSc

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The staff of the Laboratory are among the contributors of Release 6 reference sequence of the Drosophila melanogaster genome

Recent publications: 
  1. Literák I, Skyrpan M, Andreyenkova NG. A mixed pair of black and red kites in ukraine, including DNA analysis of hybrid offspring. Biologia, 2019, doi: 10.2478/s11756-019-00268-1

  2. Titov SE, Ivanov MK, Demenkov PS, Katanyan GA, Kozorezova ES, Malek AV, Veryaskina YuA, Zhimulev IF. Combined quantitation of HMGA2 mRNA, microRNAs, and mitochondrial-DNA content enables the identification and typing of thyroid tumors in fine-needle aspiration smears. (doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-6154-7BMC Cancer 19: 1010, 2019

  3. Maksimov DA, Koryakov DE. Binding of SU(VAR)3-9 partially depends on SETDB1 in the chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. (doi: 10.3390/cells8091030Cells 8(9): 1030, 2019

  4. Kolesnikov NN, Veryaskina YuA, Titov SE, Rodionov VV, Gening TP, Abakumova TV, Kometova VV, Torosyan MKh, Zhimulev IF. Expression of micrornas in molecular genetic breast cancer subtypes. (doi: 10.1016/j.ctarc.2016.08.006) Cancer Treat Res Commun 20: 100026, 2019

  5. Zykova TYu, Levitsky VG, Zhimulev IF. Architecture of promoters of house-keeping genes in polytene chromosome interbands of Drosophila melanogaster. (doi: 10.1134/S1607672919020029) Dokl Biochem Biophys 485(1): 95-100, 2019

  6. Sidorenko DS, Sidorenko IA, Zykova TY, Goncharov FP, Larsson J, Zhimulev IF. Molecular and genetic organization of bands and interbands in the dot chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster. (doi: 10.1007/s00412-019-00703-x) Chromosoma 128(2): 97-117, 2019

  7. de Jong TV, Moshkin YuM, Guryev V. Gene expression variability: the other dimension in transcriptome analysis. (doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00128.2018) Physiol Genomics 51(5): 145–158, 2019

  8. Khoroshko VA, Pokholkova GV, Zykova TYu, Osadchiy IS, Zhimulev IF. Gene dunce localization in the polytene chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster long span batch of adjacent chromosomal structures. (doi: 10.1134/S1607672919010137Doklady Biochem Biophys 484(1): 55-58, 2019

  9. Maslennikova SO, Gerlinskaya LA, Kontsevaya GV, Anisimova MV, Nedospasov SA,  Feofanova NA, Moshkin MP, Moshkin YM. TNFα is responsible for the canonical offspring number-size trade-off. (doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-38844-9Sci Reports 9(1): 4568, 2019

  10. Andreyenkova NG, Starikov IJ, Wink M, Karyakin IV, Andreyenkov OV, Zhimulev IF. The problems of genetic support of dividing the black kite (Milvus migrans) into subspecies. (doi: 10.18699/VJ19.486) Vavilov J Genetics Breeding 23(2): 226-231, 2019

  11. Andreyenkov OV, Volkova EI, Andreyenkova NG, Demakov SA. The study of the regulatory region of the Drosophila melanogaster Notch gene by new methods of directed genome editing. (doi: 10.18699/VJ19.482) Vavilov J Genetics Breeding 23(2): 199-202, 2019

  12. Sidorenko DS, Zykova TYu, Khoroshko VA, Pokholkova GV, Demakov SA, Larsson J, Belyaeva ES, Zhimulev IF. Polytene chromosomes reflect functional organization of the Drosophila genome. (doi: 10.18699/VJ19.474) Vavilov J Genetics Breeding 23(2): 148-153, 2019

  13. Kolesnikova TD, Antonenko OV, Makunin IV. Replication timing in Drosophila and its peculiarities in polytene chromosomes. (doi: 10.18699/VJ19.473) Vavilov J Genetics Breeding 23(2): 140-147, 2019

  14. Zykova TYu, Popova OO, Khoroshko VA, Levitsky VG, Lavrov SA, Zhimulev IF. Genetic organization of open chromatin domains situated in polytene chromosome interbands in Drosophila. (doi: 10.1134/S1607672918060078Doklady Biochem Biophys 483(1): 297–301, 2018

  15. Andreyenkova NG, Andreyenkov OV, Karyakin IV, Zhimulev IF. New haplotypes of the mitochondrial gene CytB in the nesting population of the siberian black kite Milvus migrans lineatus Gray, 1831 in the territory of the Republic of Tyva. (doi: 10.1134/S1607672918050034) Doklady Biochem Biophys 482(1): 242–244, 2018

  16. Khoroshko VA, Zykova TY, Popova OO, Zhimulev IF. Border structure of intercalary heterochromatin bands of Drosophila melanogaster polytene chromosomes. (doi: 10.1134/S1607672918020163) Dokl Biochem Biophys 479(1): 114-117, 2018

  17. Kolesnikova TD. Banding pattern of polytene chromosomes as a representation of universal principles of chromatin organization into topological domains. (doi: 10.1134/S0006297918040053) Biochemistry (Mosc) 83(4): 338-349, 2018

  18. Kolesnikova TD, Goncharov FP, Zhimulev IF. Similarity in replication timing between polytene and diploid cells is associated with the organization of the Drosophila genome. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195207PLoS ONE 13(4): e0195207, 2018

  19. Pokholkova GV, Demakov SA, Andreenkov OV, Andreenkova NG, Volkova EI, Belyaeva ES, Zhimulev IF. Tethering of CHROMATOR and dCTCF proteins results in decompaction of condensed bands in the Drosophila melanogaster polytene chromosomes but does not affect their transcription and replication timing. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192634PLoS ONE 13(4): e0192634, 2018

  20. Zykova TYu, Levitsky VG, Belyaeva ES, Zhimulev IF. Polytene chromosomes – a portrait of functional organization of the Drosophila genome. (doi: 10.2174/1389202918666171016123830Curr Genomics 19(3): 179-191, 2018

  21. Maksimov DA, Laktionov PP, Posukh OV, Belyakin SN, Koryakov DE. Genome-wide analysis of SU(VAR)3-9 distribution in chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. (doi: 10.1007/s00412-017-0647-4Chromosoma 127(1): 85-102, 2018

  22. Posukh OV, Maksimov DA, Laktionov PP, Koryakov DE, Belyakin SN. Functional dissection of Drosophila melanogaster SUUR protein influence on H3K27me3 profile. (doi: 10.1186/s13072-017-0163-zEpigenetics Chromatin 10: 56, 2017
  23. Rykova E, Sizikov A, Roggenbuck D, Antonenko O, Bryzgalov L, Morozkin E, Skvortsova K, Vlassov V, Laktionov P, Kozlov V. Circulating DNA in rheumatoid arthritis: pathological changes and association with clinically used serological markers. (doi: 10.1186/s13075-017-1295-zArthritis Res Ther 19: 85, 2017

  24. Andreyeva EN, Bernardo TJ, Kolesnikova TD, Lu X, Yarinich LA, Bartholdy BA, Guo X, Posukh OV, Healton S, Willcockson MA, Pindyurin AV, Zhimulev IF, Skoultchi AI, Fyodorov DV. Regulatory functions and chromatin loading dynamics of linker histone H1 during endoreplication in Drosophila. (doi: 10.1101/gad.295717.116Genes Dev 31: 603-616, 2017

  25. Romashchenko AV, Kan T-W, Petrovski DV, Gerlinskaya LA, Moshkin MP, Moshkin YuM. Nanoparticles associate with intrinsically disordered RNA-binding proteins. (doi: 10.1021/acsnano.6b05992ACS Nano 11(2): 1328-1339, 2017 

  26. Boldyreva LV, Goncharov FP, Demakova OV, Zykova TYu, Levitsky VG, Kolesnikov NN, Pindyurin AV, Semeshin VF, Zhimulev IF. Protein and genetic composition of four chromatin types in Drosophila melanogaster cell lines. (doi:  10.2174/1389202917666160512164913Curr Genomics, 18(2): 214-226, 2017

  27. Stupak EV, Veryaskina YuA, Titov SE, Achmerova LG, Stupak VV, Ivanov MK, Zhimulev IF, Kolesnikov NN. MicroRNA profiling in the malignant progression of gliomas. AIP Conf Proc 1760, 020065, doi: 10.1063/1.4960284, 2016

  28. Horvath M, Mihajlovic Z, Slaninova V, Perez-Gomez R, Moshkin Y, Krejci A. The silent information regulator 1 (Sirt1) is a positive regulator of the Notch pathway in Drosophila. (doi: 10.1042/BCJ20160563Biochem J 473: 4129-4143, 2016
  29. Kolesnikova  TD, Goncharov FP, Zhimulev IF. Fine mapping of late-replicating bands partitions the Drosophila genome into two contrasting types of domains whose properties are dependent on their size. Cytogenet Genome Res 148: 90, 2016

  30. Khoroshko VA, Levitsky VG, Zykova TY, Antonenko OV, Belyaeva ES, Zhimulev IF. Chromatin heterogeneity and distribution of regulatory elements in the late-replicating intercalary heterochromatin domains of Drosophila melanogaster chromosomes. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157147PLoS ONE 11(6): e0157147, 2016

  31. Titov SE, Ivanov MK, Karpinskaya EV, Tsivlikova EV, Shevchenko SP, Veryaskina YA, Akhmerova LG, Poloz TL, Klimova OA, Gulyaeva LF, Zhimulev IF, Kolesnikov NN. miRNA profiling, detection of BRAF V600E mutation and RET-PTC1 translocation in patients from Novosibirsk oblast (Russia) with different types of thyroid tumors. (doi: 10.1186/s12885-016-2240-2BMC Cancer 16: 201, 2016

  32. Chereji RV, Kan T-W, Grudniewska MK, Romashchenko AV, Berezikov E, Zhimulev IF, Guryev V, Morozov AV, Moshkin YuM. Genome-wide profiling of nucleosome sensitivity and chromatin accessibility in Drosophila melanogaster. (doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv978Nucleic Acids Res 44: 1036-1051, 2016

  33. Zykova T, Demidova D, Levitsky V, Khoroshko V, Belyaeva E, Kokoza E, Zhimulev I. Molecular and genetic structure of polytene chromosome banding pattern in Drosophila melanogaster. Athens: ATINER'S Conference Paper Series, No: BIO2015-1700: 4-15, 2015

  34. Zhimulev IF, Zykova TYu, Goncharov FP, Khoroshko VA, Demakova OV, Semeshin VF, Pokholkova GV, Boldyreva LV, Demidova DS, Levitsky VG, Demakov SA, Belyaeva ES. Genetic organization of interphase chromosome bands and interbands in Drosophila melanogaster. (doi: 10.1007/s10577-014-9447-3Chromosome Res 23: 409-410, 2015

  35. Posukh OV, Maksimov DA, Skvortsova KN, Koryakov DE, Belyakin SN. The effects of SUUR protein suggest its role in repressive chromatin renewal during replication in Drosophila. (doi: 10.1080/19491034.2015.1074366Nucleus 6: 249-253, 2015

  36. Hoskins RA,... Demakova OV, Andreyeva EN, Boldyreva LV,... Zhimulev IF,... Celniker SE. The Release 6 reference sequence of the Drosophila melanogaster genome. (doi: 10.1101/gr.185579.114Genome Res 25: 445-458, 2015

  37. Okotrub KA, Surovtsev NV, Semeshin VF, Omelyanchuk LV. Raman spectroscopy for DNA quantification in cell nucleus. (doi: 10.1002/cyto.a.22585Cytometry A 87: 68-73, 2015

  38. Koryakov DE, Zhimulev IF. DNA replication in nurse cell polytene chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster otu mutants. (doi: 10.1007/s00412-014-0487-4Chromosoma 124: 95-106, 2015

  39. Pokholkova GV, Koryakov DE, Pindyurin AV, Kozhevnikova EN, Belyakin SN, Andreyenkov OV, Belyaeva ES, Zhimulev IF. Tethering of SUUR and HP1 proteins results in delayed replication of euchromatic regions in Drosophila melanogaster polytene chromosomes. (doi: 10.1007/s00412-014-0491-8Chromosoma 124: 209-220, 2015

Selected talks: 
  1. Kolesnikova T. The organization of replication in Drosophila polytene chromosomes. 14th International conference on Drosophila heterochromatin, 9-15 June 2019, Spoleto, Italy

  2. Kolesnikova T. Ultrastructural investigation of early replication in Drosophila polytene chromosomes. 26th Wilhelm Bernhard Workshop, 20-23 May 2019, Dijon, France

  3. Zhimulev IF. Polytene chromosomes – a portrait of functional organization of the Drosophila genome. International Conference “Chromosome – 2018”, 20-24 August 2018, Novosibirsk, Russia

  4. Kolesnikova TD. Spatial-temporal organization of replication in polytene chromosomes of Drosophila. International Conference “Chromosome – 2018”, 20-24 August 2018, Novosibirsk, Russia

  5. Koryakov DE. Genome-wide analysis of Su(var)3-9 distribution in chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. International Conference “Chromosome – 2018”, 20-24 August 2018, Novosibirsk, Russia

  6. Kolesnikova T. Similarity in replication timing between polytene and diploid cells is associated with the organization of the Drosophila genome. 25th Wilhelm Bernhard Workshop on the Cell Nucleus, June 19-22, 2017, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

  7. Kolesnikova T. Similarity in replication timing between polytene and diploid cells is associated with the organization of the Drosophila genome. 13th International conference on Drosophila heterochromatin, June 4-10, 2017, Cagliari, Italy

  8. Khoroshko V. Gene location in intercalary chromatin bands in polytene chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. 13th International conference on Drosophila heterochromatin, June 4-10, 2017, Cagliari, Italy

  9. Kolesnikova TD. Similarity in replication timing between polytene and diploid cells is associated with the organization of the Drosophila genome. International mini-conference "Chromosomes and Mitosis – 2016", November 25, 2016, Novosibirsk, Russia

  10. Kolesnikova T. Chromatin states and replication patterns in polytene chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. Twelfth International Conference on Drosophila Heterochromatin, May 24-30, 2015, Palermo, Italy

  11. Kolesnikova TD. Chromatin states and replication patterns in polytene chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. BIT's 5th Annual World Congress of Molecular & Cell Biology-2015, April 25-28, 2015, Nanjing, China

  12. Zhimulev IF. Molecular and genetic organization of banding pattern in Drosophila melanogaster chromosomes. 11th International Conference on Drosophila Heterochromatin, 23-29 June, 2013, Lecce, Italy

  13. Zhimulev IF. Chromosomal organization of Drosophila melanogaster genome. 52nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference, 30 March-3 April 2011, San Diego, USA

  14. Zhimulev IF. Chromosomal organization of genome: intercalary heterochromatin as a marker for determination
    of bands and interbands in polytene chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. 10th International Conference
    on Drosophila Heterochromatin, 12-18 June 2011, Gubbio, Italy

  15. Kolesnikova TD. SUUR protein physically interacts with replication machinery in Drosophila melanogaster.
    10th International Conference on Drosophila Heterochromatin, 12-18 June 2011, Gubbio, Italy

  16. Kolesnikova TD. The SUUR protein does not affect the replication fork rate in the Drosophila melanogaster salivary gland polytene chromosomes. 9th International Conference on Drosophila Heterochromatin, 23-30 May 2009, Gubbio, Italy

  17. Zhimulev IF. Ultrastructural analysis of “swellings” arising in heterochromatin regions of D. melanogaster polytene chromosomes under condition of ectopic expression of the SuUR gene. 9th International Conference on Drosophila Heterochromatin, 23-30 May 2009, Gubbio, Italy

  18. Zhimulev IF. Interaction between SUUR and HP1 determines late replication timing of intercalary heterochromatin in Drosophila. The 16th International Workshop on the molecular and developmental biology of Drosophila,22-28 June 2008, Kolymbari, Greece

  19. Zhimulev IF. Molecular-cytogenetic organization of the intercalary heterochromatin 75C1-2 band of D. melanogaster. 8th International Conference on Drosophila Heterochromatin, 3-9 June 2007, Gubbio, Italy

  20. Kolesnikova TD. High resolution analysis of heterochromatin organization using SuUR Su(var)3-9 double mutants in Drosophila melanogaster. 8th International Conference on Drosophila Heterochromatin, 3-9 June 2007, Gubbio, Italy

  21. Koryakov DE. The SUUR protein takes part in histone methylation and binding of SU(VAR)3-9 in polytene chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. 20th European Drosophila Research Conference, 12-14 September 2007, Vienna, Austria

Collaboration: 
  • The University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

  • Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany

  • Università di Roma “Sapienza”, Italy

  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

  • Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA