Vice Director of Bioinformatics
University of Toledo
Dr. Alexei Fedorov is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and Vice Director of Bioinformatics and Proteomics/Genomics Program at the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA. He received his MS degree in Physics from Moscow State University, Russia and PhD degree in molecular genetics from the Institute of Molecular Genetics, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow. He developed his programming skills being a postdoctoral fellow in Walter Gilbert lab at Harvard. He has over a hundred publications including fifty manuscripts as a principal author. His specific areas of interest in Bioinformatics are the following: 1) Principles of mammalian genome organization; 2) Origin, evolution, and functioning of introns; 3) Structure, function, and evolution of non-coding RNA; 4) Computer modeling of the human genome evolution; 5) Distribution of SNPs in human populations.