16th International Symposium of Trace Elements in man and Animals
Liudmila Puchkova, PhD, Dr. Sc, Prof.

Liudmila Puchkova, PhD, Dr. Sc, Professor of Biochemistry

Affiliation and position:

  1. ITMO University, Head of International laboratory on trace elements metabolism
  2. Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Professor of Department of the Biophysics
  3. Institute of experimental medicine, Department of molecular genetics, scientific leader

Research interests:

  1. copper homeodynamic
  2. silver nanoparticles
  3. gene expression
  4. copper related diseases

Key publications for the last 5 years:

  1. Babich PS, Skvortsov AN, Rusconi P, Tsymbalenko NV, Mutanen M, Puchkova LV, Broggini M. Non-hepatic tumors change the activity of genes encoding copper trafficking proteins in the liver. Cancer Biol Ther. 2013; 14: 614 – 624.
  2. Ilyechova EY, Saveliev AN, Skvortsov AN, Babich PS, Zatulovskaia YA, Pliss MG, Korzhevskii DE, Tsymbalenko NV, Puchkova LV. The effects of silver ions on copper metabolism in rats. Metallomics. 2014; 6: 1970 – 1987.
  3. Zatulovskaia YA, Ilyechova EY, Puchkova LV.The features of copper metabolism in the rat liver during development. PLoS One. 2015;10(10):e0140797.
  4. Orlov IA, Sankova TP, Babich PS, Sosnin IM, Ilyechova EYu, Kirilenko DA, Brunkov PN, Ataev GL, Romanov AE, Puchkova LV. New silver nanoparticles induce apoptosis-like process in E. coli and interfere with mammalian copper metabolism. International Journal of Nanomedicine 2016:11 6561-6573.
  5. Platonova NA, Orlov IA, Klotchenko SA, Babich VS, Ilyechova EY, Babich PS, Garmai YP, Vasin AV, Tsymbalenko NV, Puchkova LV. Ceruloplasmin gene expression profile changes in the rat mammary gland during pregnancy, lactation and involution. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2017; doi: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2016.12.013.

Journal referee:

  1. Journal Trace elements in Medicine and Biology

Scientific societies:

  1. Russian society of biochemist and molecular biologists (member of the secretariat St. Petersburg Division);
  2. The Russian Society of Trace Elements in Medicine (member)

Personal web-page (Institutional/ResearchGate/LinkedIn): http://irc.ifmo.ru/ru/91543/