Pronouns She/Her
Type of expert Chemist, Biochemist, Microbiologist
Expertise Infectious Diseases, Natural Products, Enzyme Engineering, Drug discovery and Development
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Skype username sylviegtsodikova
Twitter @GTsodikova
Language English, French, Some Russian
Time zone -4 GMT
City Lexington
State KY
Country United States
Notes Using a multidisciplinary approach involving disciplines such as molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, as well as organic and medicinal chemistry, she is addressing several issues in synthetic biology and chemistry. Her research program has three main focuses: (i) the understanding of enzyme mechanisms involved in the biosynthesis of nonribosomal/polyketide antibiotics and anticancer agents as well as the development of new tools to generate and engineer novel nonribosomal peptides through combinatorial biosynthesis, (ii) the understanding and development of new molecules to combat bacterial resistance with a special focus on tuberculosis, and (iii) the development of multi-functional molecules for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease.
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