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Dr. Eugenia Poliakov

Staff Scientist

Brief Biography:

Eugenia Poliakov obtained her Master degree in chemistry from Moscow State University, Russia in 1996, doctoral degree in Chemistry from the Case Western University, Chemistry Department, Cleveland, OH in 2001. She completed her postdoctoral training at the National Eye Institute, NIH. She joined LRCMB as staff scientist in November 2006.


Academic positions:

Staff scientist LRCMB, NEI, NIH 2006-present


Research interests:

Her major scientific focus is beta-carotene oxygenases 1 and 2 and their role in carotenoid metabolism and vitamin A biosynthesis. She is focused on the design of small molecules inhibitors for carotene oxygenases and closely related RPE65 isomerase.



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