Department of 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 Kolesnikova Tatiana leading research fellow DSc (Biology) kolesnikovaatmcb [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 Zykova Tatiana leading research fellow PhD (Biology) vatolinaatmcb [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
      Maltseva Maria research assistant    
      Dovgan Victoria research assistant   dovganatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
      Veselova Olga research assistant    
      Graphodatskaya Victoria lab technician   vikaatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
      Dolbak Evgenia lab technician   eugenyatmcb [dot] nsc [dot] ru
      Tatarinov Mikhail part-time engineer    

Former research workers:

Belyaeva Elena, DSc
Ivanov Roman
Goncharov Fedor
Kolodyazhnaya Aleksandra
Makunin Igor, PhD
​Moshkin Yuri, PhD
Nerusheva (Kokoza) Elena, PhD
Semeshin Valery, DSc
Shmakova Margarita
Shulutkova Alena
Skvortsova Tatiana
 

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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. Veryaskina YA, Titov SE, Zhimulev IF. Reference genes for qPCR-based miRNA expression profiling in 14 human tissues. Med Princ Pract, 2022, doi: 10.1159/000524283

  2. Kolesnikova TD, Pokholkova GV, Dovgan VV, Zhimulev IF, Schubert V. Super-resolution microscopy reveals stochastic initiation of replication in Drosophila polytene chromosomes. Chromosome Res, 2022, doi: 10.1007/s10577-021-09679-w

  3. Veryaskina YuA, Titov SE, Ivanov MK, Ruzankin PS, Tarasenko AS, Shevchenko SP, Kovynev IB, Stupak EV, Pospelova TI, Zhimulev IF. Selection of reference genes for quantitative analysis of microRNA expression in three different types of cancer. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0254304PLoS ONE 17(2): e0254304, 2022

  4. Das S, Caballero M, Kolesnikova T, Zhimulev I, Koren A, Nordman J. Replication timing analysis in polyploid cells reveals Rif1 uses multiple mechanisms to promote underreplication in Drosophila. (doi: 10.1093/genetics/iyab147Genetics 219(3): iyab147, 2021

  5. Andreyenkova NG, Karyakin IV, Starikov IJ, Sauer-Gürth H, Literák I, Andreyenkov OV, Shnayder EP, Bekmansurov RH, Alexeyenko MN, Wink M, Zhimulev IF. Phylogeography and demographic history of the black kite Milvus migrans, a widespread raptor in Eurasia, Australia and Africa.  (doi: 10.1111/jav.02822J Avian Biol 52(10): e02822, 2021 

  6. Zykova T, Maltseva M, Goncharov F, Boldyreva L, Pokholkova G, Kolesnikova T, Zhimulev I. The organization of pericentromeric heterochromatin in polytene chromosome 3 of the Drosophila melanogaster line with the Rif11SuURES Su(var)3-906 mutations suppressing underreplication. (doi: 10.3390/cells10112809) Cells 10(11): 2809, 2021

  7. Veryaskina YA, Titov SE, Kovynev IB, Fedorova SS, Pospelova TI, Zhimulev IF. MicroRNAs in the myelodysplastic syndrome. (doi: 10.32607/actanaturae.11209) Acta Naturae 13(2): 4-15, 2021

  8. de Jong TV, Guryev V, Moshkin YM. Estimates of gene ensemble noise highlight critical pathways and predict disease severity in H1N1, COVID-19 and mortality in sepsis patients. (doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-90192-9Sci Rep 11: 10793, 2021

  9. Sabirov M, Kyrchanova O, Pokholkova GV, Bonchuk A, Klimenko N, Belova E, Zhimulev IF, Maksimenko O, Georgiev P. Mechanism and functional role of the interaction between CP190 and the architectural protein Pita in Drosophila melanogaster. (doi: 10.1186/s13072-021-00391-xEpigenetics Chromatin 14: 16, 2021

  10. Kalashnikova DA, Maksimov DA, Romanov SE, Laktionov PP, Koryakov DE. SetDB1 and Su(var)3-9 play non-overlapping roles in somatic cell chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. (doi: 10.1242/jcs.253096) J Cell Sci 134(2): jcs253096, 2021

  11. Kovynev IB, Titov SE, Ruzankin PS, Agakishiev MM, Veryaskina YA, Nedel’ko VM, Pospelova TI, Zhimulev IF. Profiling 25 bone marrow microRNAs in acute leukemias and secondary nonleukemic hematopoietic conditions. (doi: 10.3390/biomedicines8120607Biomedicines 8(12): 607, 2020

  12. Levitsky VG, Zykova TYu, Moshkin YuM, Zhimulev IF. Nucleosome positioning around transcription start site correlates with gene expression only for active chromatin state in Drosophila interphase chromosomes. (doi: 10.3390/ijms21239282Int J Mol Sci 21(23): 9282, 2020

  13. Veryaskina YuA, Titov SE, Kovynev IB, Pospelova TI, Zhimulev IF. The miRNA profile in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients with secondary myelodysplasia. (doi: 10.3390/cells9102318Cells 9(10): 2318, 2020

  14. Veryaskina YuA, Titov SE, Kovynev IB, Pospelova TI, Zhimulev IF. Prognostic markers of myelodysplastic syndromes. (doi: 10.3390/medicina56080376Medicina 56(8): 376, 2020

  15. Kolesnikova TD, Kolodyazhnaya AV, Pokholkova GV, Schubert V, Dovgan VV, Romanenko SA, Prokopov DYu, Zhimulev IF. Effects of mutations in the Drosophila melanogaster Rif1 gene on the replication and underreplication of pericentromeric heterochromatin in salivary gland polytene chromosomes. (doi: 10.3390/cells9061501Cells 9(6): 1501, 2020 

  16. Veryaskina YuA, Titov SE, Kometova VV, Rodionov VV, Zhimulev IF. Intratumoral heterogeneity of expression of 16 miRNA in luminal cancer of the mammary gland. (doi: 10.3390/ncrna6020016Non-Coding RNA 6(2): 16, 2020

  17. Khoroshko VA, Pokholkova GV, Levitsky VG, Zykova TY, Antonenko OV, Belyaeva ES, Zhimulev IF. Genes containing long introns occupy series of bands and interbands in Drosophila melanogaster polytene chromosomes. (doi: 10.3390/genes11040417Genes 11(4): 417, 2020

  18. Demakova OV, Demakov SA, Boldyreva LV, Zykova TYu, Levitsky VG, Semeshin VF, Pokholkova GV, Sidorenko DS, Goncharov FP, Belyaeva ES, Zhimulev IF. Faint gray bands in Drosophila melanogaster polytene chromosomes are formed by coding sequences of housekeeping genes. (doi: 10.1007/s00412-019-00728-2Chromosoma 129(1): 25-44, 2020

Publications for previous years

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

  • Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

  • University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Science, Brno, Czech Republic

  • Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung, Gatersleben, Germany