September 12, 2018

Hi everybody,

I have recently gave a talk on human epilepsy. I was positively surprised that Microsoft Research started working on bioscience with the disease angle in mind. Most of their work is related to cancer, but they are interested in other diseases as well. This...

July 5, 2018


I have recently been invited to give a lecture at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.  I have been talking about our work in the Allen Institute for Brain Science about human neurons. We have found that human neurons have much more Ih than mouse ones of the sam...

May 11, 2018

We just published our work about human seizures on pre-print.

The long story short, seizures are unpleasant and might even cause death. But how exactly they work in the human brain still has many questions after dec...

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.

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