Nanobiotechnology Lab

Maxim Nikitin

Education
12/13 Ph.D. in Physical and Mathematical Sciences (Institute of Molecular Biology RAS; Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology Ph.D. programm)
09/04 – 06/08 M.Sc. with Honors in Applied Physics and Mathematics (Physical and Chemical Biology minor), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia
Professional experience
Research Positions
-12/14 – present Head of Nanobiotechnology Laboratory, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia
- Senior Researcher, General Physics Institute, RAS, Moscow, Russia
- Senior Researcher, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, RAS, Moscow, Russia

Research experience in external laboratories
Researcher:

10/13 – 03/14 Argonne National Laboratory, USA (Dr. Novosad group)
07/08 Technical University of Munich, Germany (Prof. Ch. Plank group)
12/07 Lund University, Lund, Sweden (Dr. Ivanov group)
07/07 – 08/07 University of Buffallo, Buffalo, USA (group of Distinguished Prof. P. Prasad)
07/06 University of Chicago, NeuroICU/Rosengart Labs, USA (Dr. Rosengart group)
04/06 – 05/06 Inst. Pharm. Chem., Philipps University, Marburg, Germany (Prof. Keusgen group)
Academic Interests
Major scientific interests are in the field of nano-sized objects and their interaction with biological entities such as cells and living organisms, in particular, synthesis of inorganic particles, coating them with biopolymers, proteins and DNA; self-assembly of multifunctional superstructures via biomolecular interfaces; development of nanoparticle based smart materials; logic-gated and biocomputing structures; biomedical applications of biocompatible nanomaterials such as targeted drug delivery, cell sorting and labeling, hyperthermia of tumors; new label-free optical bio- and chemical sensors for advanced immunoassays; low-noise methods for detection of magnetic nanoparticles in vivo for investigation of nanoparticle behavior in experimental animals, i.e., their toxicity, biotransformation and biodegradation.
Publications

2014, NATURE NANOTECHNOLOGY (34.048)

2013, APPLIED BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY (0.735)

2010, 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE SCIENTIFIC AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF MAGNETIC CARRIERS

2010, 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE SCIENTIFIC AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF MAGNETIC CARRIERS

2010, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (9.674)

2007, International Conference on Lasers, Applications, and Technologies

Contacts
Phone +7 (916) 662-10-88
Email max.nikitin@gmail.com

Vladimir Cherkasov

Deputy Head of Laboratory

Contacts
Phone +7-910-478-22-82
Email v_r_cherkasov@list.ru