Natalia Kulesskaya

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Education information

12.2004 PhD degree, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of science. Major subject – physiology.

Education information

19.08.2015 Docent in Animal Physiology, University of Helsinki

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Curriculum Vitae

Current Position:

2013-present: senior scientist, group of Heikki Rauvala, Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki

research focus: neuroregeneration in CNS; spinal cord injury; functional recovery after spinal cord injury; pre-clinical research of therapetic interventions for spinal cord injury

 

Previous work experience 

2016-2017: post-doctoral fellow, group of Iiris Hovatta, Department of Bioscience, University of Helsinki

research focus: molecular mechanisms of anxiety-like behavior, genetics of anxiety disoders

2005-2013: post-doctoral researcher, Mouse Behavioral Unit, Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki

research focus: mutant mice behavioral phenotyping; the impact of social factors on animal behavior; gene-environment interactions in normal and pathological behavior

2001-2006: researcher, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics Russian Academy of Science

research focus: animal model of epileptogenesis; behavioral approach for early diagnostoc of epilepsy; memory progresses in epileptogenesis

Latest publications

  1. Quantitative changes in perineuronal nets in development and posttraumatic condition

    Lipachev, N., Arnst, N., Melnikova, A., Jäälinoja, H., Kochneva, A., Zhigalov, A., Kulesskaya, N., Aganov, A. V., Mavlikeev, M., Rauvala, H., Kiyasov, A. P. & Paveliev, M., 22 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Molecular Histology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Two-fold elevation of endogenous GDNF levels in mice improves motor coordination without causing side-effects

    Mätlik, K., Võikar, V., Vilenius, C., Kulesskaya, N. & Andressoo, J-O., 8 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 11861 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Genetic Control of Myelin Plasticity after Chronic Psychosocial Stress

    Laine, M. A., Trontti, K., Misiewicz, Z., Sokolowska, E., Kulesskaya, N., Heikkinen, A., Saarnio, S., Balcells, I., Ameslon, P., Greco, D., Mattila, P., Ellonen, P., Paulin, L., Auvinen, P., Jokitalo, E. & Hovatta, I., Jul 2018, In : eNeuro. 5, 4, 16 p., UNSP e0166-18.2018.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. WFL Scientific Meeting 2019

    Natalia Kulesskaya (Poster Presentation)
    6 May 20198 May 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Project Management Training for Researchers

    Natalia Kulesskaya (Attendee)
    1 Apr 20192 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. ChemBio2019

    Natalia Kulesskaya (Attendee)
    27 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Latest projects

  1. Novel approaches to traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries

    Kulesskaya, N.

    01/10/201231/12/2015

    Project: Research project

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