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Alexander Kagansky

Director, Centre for Genomic and Regenerative Medicine, School of Biomedicine, Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russia
Alexander (Sasha) Kagansky is leading the Centre for Genomic and Regenerative Medicine, School of Biomedicine of the Far Eastern Federal University (Vladivostok, Russia) and is setting up an international consortium Biodiversity-to-Biomedicine (Bio2bio); he is also a Visiting Fellow at the University of Stirling.
Apart from the research in the lab, he is leading the international PhD course for the entrepreneurship in biotechnology in the University of Gdansk, and regularly organizes public engagement of science activities for different target groups including school students, and general public - in different parts of the world, resulting in new collaborations between scientists and artists.
He is also a member of the executive committee of the Global Young Academy, member of the Young Academy of Scotland, and Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law, and Innogen institute. His academic qualifications include PhD (2004), Molecular Biology, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA and Cytology Institute, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; MSc (1998) and BSc (1996) in Biophysics from Saint-Petersburg Polytechnical University, Russia.