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Anton Petrov
Works at European Bioinformatics Institute
Attended Bowling Green State University
Lives in Cambridge, UK
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Morzhebludos, bioinformatician,  aficionado.

Currently Bioinformatician/Web Developer at the European Bioinformatics Institute working on the RNAcentral project.

Worked at BGSU with Professors Neocles Leontis and Craig Zirbel. Lead developer of RNA 3D Hub.

Favourite authors: Boris Vian, Virginia Woolf, Jane Austen, Mayakovskiy, Dostoyevskiy, Maugham, Hemingway.

Favourite directors: Antonioni, Fellini, Bergman, Tati, Tarkovskiy, Goddard, Truffaut.

Favourite journals: Nature, Science, Nucleic Acids Research, RNA, Bioinformatics.

Favourite cities: London, Vancouver, New York, St. Petersburg, Paris, Philadelphia.

My research publications:
  1. Comprehensive survey and geometric classification of base triples in RNA structures. NAR
  2. WebFR3D—a server for finding, aligning and analyzing recurrent RNA 3D motifs. NAR
  3. A Three-Dimensional RNA Motif in Potato spindle tuber viroid Mediates Trafficking from Palisade Mesophyll to Spongy Mesophyll in Nicotiana benthamiana. PMC
  4. Quantum chemical studies of nucleic acids: can we construct a bridge to the RNA structural biology and bioinformatics communities? Pubmed
  5. Understanding Sequence Variability of RNA Motifs Using Geometric Search and IsoDiscrepancy Matrices. Abstract and pdf


Bragging rights
RNA 3D Hub, WebFR3D, R3D Align, JAR3D, RNA 3D Motif Atlas
Education
  • Bowling Green State University
    Bioinformatics, 2007 - 2012
  • St.Petersburg State University
    Biology, 2003 - 2007
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Gender
Male
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Occupation
Bioinformatician/Web Developer
Skills
Python (Django, SqlAlchemy), Perl, Oracle, Javascript (jQuery), CSS (Twitter Bootstrap), PHP (CodeIgniter), Matlab, MySQL.
Employment
  • European Bioinformatics Institute
    Bioinformatician/Web Developer, 2013 - present
  • Bowling Green State University
    Postdoc, 2012 - 2013
  • Bowling Green State University
    Graduate Assistant (Teaching & Research), 2007 - 2012
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Currently
Cambridge, UK
Previously
St.Petersburg, Russia - Bowling Green, Ohio

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RNAcentral release 3 is now available: http://rnacentral.org
We are pleased to announce that the third public release of RNAcentral is now available. It includes three new Expert Databases (SGD, TAIR, and WormBase), new sequence search powered by nhmmer and many user interface improvem...
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New RNAcentral release is available, including RNA sequences with 3D structures from the Protein Data Bank
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The latest TreeFam release 9 has 15,736 gene families. These families vary significantly in size (number of family members), conservation (alignment conservation) and taxonomic diversity (younger f...
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Data visualization is critical for interpreting biological data. However, in practice it can prove to
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Are you using RNAcentral, miRBase, Rfam or GENCODE in your research? Would you like to learn how to use these resources to their full potential? Then this one day training course may be just for you! Held on June 17th at th...
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Oh man, what are the odds. I get calls from casinos all the time asking if I'm the VP of Bally technologies, but at least those are completely different fields of work.
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A most worthwhile effort.
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Gene transfer from Bacteria to humans in cancerous cells! I knew it!
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