Alexey Kiryushkin

Alexey Kiryushkin

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Position: Research Assistant

E-mail: akiryushkin@binran.ru

Phone number: +7 (812) 372-54-66 (2254)

Research interests:
Plant development. Plasticity of root system architecture. Lateral root initiation and formation. Auxin signaling during root development. Hairy root transformation. CRISPR/Cas-mediated genome editing of plants.

Education and work experience:
Education:
2008 – 2012, Bachelor student, Department of Biophysics, St.-Petersburg State University, Russia.
2012 – 2014, Master student, Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, St.-Petersburg State University, Russia.
2015 – 2019, Ph.D. student in the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Development, Komarov Botanical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Career/Employment:
2015 – 2019, Ph.D. student in the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Development, Komarov Botanical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences.
2014 – 2018, Assistant in the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Development.
2018 – present, Research Assistant in the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Development.

Grants and research projects:
Russian Science Foundation
2020–2022 – Grant № 20-16-00115 «Small signal peptides in systemic regulation of fast root branching strategy of cucumber and buckwheat root systems», member of research team.
2016–2018 – Grant № 16-16-00089 «The key regulatory factors in the molecular machinery of productivity and resistance enhancement in cucurbits and rice», member of research team.

Russian Foundation for Basic Research
2020–2021 – Grant № 20-316-80046 «CRISPR/Cas editing of the cucumber DRO1 gene as a tool for modification of root system architecture in gourds», project leader.
2020–2022 – Grant № 20-016-00233-а «Molecular-genetic mechanisms of auxin transport during root system development of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench)», member of research team.
2019–2021 – Grant № 19-04-01079-а «Key transcription factors of the LBD family and their targets in the regulation of root system branching of Cucurbitaceae», member of research team.
2014–2016 – Grant № 14-04-01413-а «Local morphogenetic triggers and the specification of lateral root founder cell identity in the parental root meristem of Cucurbitaceae», member of research team.

Programs supported by the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences
2012 – 2014 – «Study of root system branching using genetic transformation of economically important Cucurbitaceae representatives by Agrobacterium rhizogenes strains», member of research team.
2015 – 2020 – «The role of molecular genetic mechanisms of meristem functioning in the plasticity of root systems of higher plants», member of research team.

Professional memberships:
Russian Plant physiology Society

Selected publications:

  1. Kiryushkin A.S., Ilina E.L., Guseva E.D., Pawlowski K., Demchenko K.N. Hairy CRISPR: Genome editing in plants using hairy root transformation. Plants. 2022. 11(1): 51. │
  2. Gogolev Y.V., Ahmar S., Akpinar B.A., Budak H., Kiryushkin A.S., Gorshkov V.Y., Hensel G., Demchenko K.N., Kovalchuk I., Mora-Poblete F., Muslu T., Tsers I.D., Yadav N.S., Korzun V. OMICs, epigenetics, and genome editing techniques for food and nutritional security. Plants. 2021. 10(7): 1423. │
  3. Ilina E.L., Kiryushkin A.S., Demchenko K.N. Features of fluorescent protein application to study the root system development of cucurbits (Cucurbitaceae). Agricultural Biology (Sel'skokhozyaistvennaya Biologiya). 2020. 55(5): 1040-1055.
  4. Kiryushkin A.S., Ilina E.L., Puchkova V.A., Guseva E.D., Pawlowski K., Demchenko K.N. Lateral root initiation in the parental root meristem of cucurbits: Old players in a new position. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2019. 10(365. │
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  6. Ilina E.L., Kiryushkin A.S., Semenova V.A., Demchenko N.P., Pawlowski K., Demchenko K.N. Lateral root initiation and formation within the parental root meristem of Cucurbita pepo: is auxin a key player?. Annals of Botany. 2018. 122(5): 873–888. │
  7. Ilina E.L., Kiryushkin A.S., Tsyganov V.E., Pawlowski К., Demchenko K.N. Molecular, genetic and hormonal outlook in root branching. Agricultural Вiology. 2017. 52(5): 856–868. │
  8. Dodueva I.E., Kiryushkin A.S., Yurlova E.V., Osipova M.A., Buzovkina I.S., Lutova L.A. Effect of cytokinins on expression of radish CLE genes. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology. 2013. 60(3): 388–395. │