May 4, 2018

We did a thing!

Here is the pre-print of our work comparing mouse and human neurons. It might seem that we are very similar with other mammals, we all have 6 layer cortex responsible for our psyche. But if the bas...

November 12, 2017

Gave an interview about human epilepsy about my thesis work on KCC2 co-transporter in human subiculum. Thanks to the financial support of Foundation of Medical Research it was possible to cond...

October 7, 2017


I have recently gave an interview about our work on human epilepsy in the Allen Institute. I have discussed the basic mechanisms of epilepsy in the human brain and the computational approach towards new treatme...

August 4, 2017

The lecture could be found here

Recently I have visited my hometown Saint Petersburg in Russia. After seeing family and friends, as well as getting my H1B visa I decided to organise the popular science lecture about neur...

May 25, 2017

My popular science review about chaotic neural networks has been recently published. It is in Russian. It is all about the balanced state of activity in cortical networks, resembling chaotic dynamics. The English version is planned.

February 25, 2017

Time goes by and it is time to move to a new step. About a month ago I got the job at the Allen Institute for Brain Science. The focus would be the translational direction, I decided mo move back to the medical focus using theory. I will be working soon on the network...

February 10, 2017

It is a bit sad that modern science these days is not majorly made in Russia. But I am happy to see how people from my country find their way to make good career.

January 5, 2017

Recently I have participated at the lab retreat organised between theory groups at University of Washington, Allen Institute and University of Oregon. These were fascinating days of neuroscience theory at different angles. These days brain scientists are working on mul...

November 16, 2016

Our article about the role of KCC2 for seizure initiation is finally published! It took a while to convince the reviewers, yet now we have a solid paper. It was also published the same day when I presented it at SfN 2016, 16 November. It was a nice coincidence.

All the...

November 13, 2016

This year I participated at blogging campaign organised by PLOS CB. Here is the first blog about the bird songs and their similarity to language.

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