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Dr Alexander Golovanov (MSc, PhD) - personal details

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Dr Alexander Golovanov

Role: Senior Lecturer

Tel: +44161 306 5813

Location: Faculty of Life Sciences,G.024 John Garside Building, 131 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 7DN




Alexander Golovanov is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Life Sciences, working in the field of structural biology. His lab is located in the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB).

Alexander graduated in 1988 from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia) with the degree equivalent to MSc. He then joined NMR group in Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry (Russian Academy of Sciences) and worked there with Professor Arseniev for a number of years. Alexander obtained his PhD in 1994 doing the project in the same group, and then became the member of staff, subsequently being promoted all the way from Junior to Senior Investigator.

In 1998 Alexander came to Leicester University (UK) to work as a Research Associate with Professor Gordon Roberts and Professor Lu-Yun Lian. In 2000 Alexander has moved to Manchester together with Professor Lian, to be appointed as an Experimental Officer and NMR Manager in the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He was promoted to Senior Experimental Officer shortly after, in 2001. From 2006 Alexander moved to academic position in the Faculty of Life Sciences, the University of Manchester.