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University Medical Center Groningen

prof. dr. A.P. Zhernakova

Rosalind Franklin Fellow
prof. dr. A.P. Zhernakova
E-mail:
a.zhernakova umcg.nl

Education

MD and certified paediatrician. St. Petersburg State Academy of Paediatrics, Russia, 1995, with honours.

PhD, Utrecht University, 2009, awarded cum laude for thesis entitled:
The autoimmune puzzle – shared and specific genetics of immune-related diseases.

 

Employment History

October 2011 – present

Rosalind Franklin Fellow in the Department of Genetics, University Medical Centre Groningen, the Netherlands, (October-December 2011 part-time (20%); from January 2012 – full time)

 

January 2010 – June 2010; December 2010 – December 2011.

Postdoc in the Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands

 

June 2010 – December 2010

Postdoc in Robert Plenge’s group, Department of Rheumatology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. (Rubicon grant)

 

August 2005 – December 2009

PhD student in the Complex Genetics Group, Department of Biomedical Genetics, University Medical Centre Utrecht, the Netherlands

 

March 2002 – July 2005

Research analyst, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Department of Medical Genetics, University Medical Centre Utrecht, the Netherlands

 

March – October 2000

Volunteer work in Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Department of Medical Genetics, University Medical Centre Utrecht, the Netherlands

 

October 1998 - January 2000

Consultant paediatrician in Medical Genetics, St. Petersburg Centre of Medical Genetics, St. Petersburg, Russia

Last modified:07 October 2016 2.37 p.m.

Contact information

Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands