Dr. Knirel
Prof. Dr. Yuriy A. Knirel

Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry, Doctor of Science
Head of the Laboratory of Carbohydrate Chemistry


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      Personal information
      Date of birth: 16/12/1948
      Place of birth: Simferopol, Ukraine
      Citizenship: Russia
      Married, has a daughter
      Languages: Russian, English

      Contact information
      Russian Academy of Sciences
      N.D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry
      Leninsky Prospekt 47, 119991 Moscow, Russia
      Tel.: +7 499 1376148
      Fax: +7 499 1376148 / +7 499 1355328
      E-mail: knirel@ioc.ac.ru / yknirel@gmail.com
      Website: http://www.glyco.ac.ru/Knirel/


     Research interests

     Main research projects, collaborators and funding sources

     Selected publications

     All publications

     Dissertation direction, advisory and external examination

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     Education
     1991, Sc.D., N.D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences,
           Moscow, Russia
     1975, Ph.D., N.D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences,
           Moscow, Russia
     1971, M.Sc., M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Chemistry,
           Moscow, Russia

     Affiliation/Appointments
     N.D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences,
           Moscow, Russia
     2005-present, Head of the Laboratory of Carbohydrate Chemistry,
           Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry
     1992-2005, Head Scientist
     1986-1992, Senior Scientist
     1974-1986, Junior Scientist

     Honors/Awards/Fellowships
     2009, State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology, President of Ukraine
     2009, Yu.A. Ovchinnikov Prize in Physico-Chemical Biology and Biotechnology,
           Russian Academy of Sciences
     2004, Prize and Medal for Contribution to Science,
           Russian Academy of Sciences and Polish Academy of Sciences
     2002, Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan,
           Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Takamatsu, Japan
     2000, Honorary Diploma and Prize for Research, Ministry of Education, Poland
     1999, Medal for Service to Science and Society, University of Lodz, Poland
     1997, Medal '850th Anniversary of Moscow', Government, Russia
     1995, 1996, Fellow of the Karolinska Institute, Huddinge Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden
     1993, Scientist Award, International Science Foundation (Soros Foundation)
     1992-1993, 1994, Fellow of the Research Center Borstel, Borstel, Germany
     1991, Fellow of the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany

     Memberships, Expert Work
     2015-2017, European Carbohydrate Organisation, President
     2014-present, Russian Science Foundation, Expert
     2011-present, Skolkovo Foundation, Expert
     2009-present, Expert Council of the Supreme Attestation Commission,
           Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Member
     2009-2015, Expert Council of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Member
     2008-present, Scientific Council of the N.D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry,
           Russian Academy of Sciences, Member
     2007-present, Dissertation Council at the N.D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry,
           Russian Academy of Sciences, Member
     2005-present, International Carbohydrate Organisation, Member, Representative of Russia
     2005-present, European Carbohydrate Organisation, Member, Representative of Russia

     Responsibilities for Scientific Journals
     2016-present, Carbohydrate Research, Associate Editor
     2015-present, Russian Chemical Bulletin, Member of Editorial Board
     2011, Biochemistry (Moscow). Thematic issue Microbial carbohydrates, Guest Editor
     2008-present, Biochemistry (Moscow), Member of Editorial Board
     2008-2012, International Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry, Member of Editorial Board
     2007-present, Advanced Science Letters, Associate Editor
     2006-present, Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry, Member of Editorial Board
     2004-present, Microbiological Journal (Kiev), Member of Advisory Board
     2003-present, Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry,
           Member of Advisory Board
     2003, Carbohydrate Research. Thematic issue Bacterial antigens and vaccines,
           Guest Editor
     1994-2003, 2013-2016, Carbohydrate Research, Member of Editorial Board
     1979-1982, Abstract Journal Chemistry (USSR), Section Editor