Doronin Semen Alekseevich | Institute of Molecular Genetics

Academic degree:
without a degree

Academic title:
without academic rank

Division of IMG:
Laboratory of analysis of gene regulation

Junior Researcher



Main research interests

Regulation of gene expression. Сhromatin organization in nucleus.
For the first time the nucleoporin dElys was characterized in Drosophila. dElys is necessary for the correct positioning of chromatin related to nuclear periphery in interphase nucleus.


  1. Stepchenko AG, Pankratova EV, Doronin SA, Gulag PV, Georgieva SG. The alternative protein isoform NK2B, encoded by the vnd/NK-2 proneural gene, directly activates transcription and is expressed following the start of cells differentiation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 39:5401-5411.
  2. Panov VV, Kuzmina JL, Doronin SA, Kopantseva MR, Nabirochkina EN, Georgieva SG, Vorobyeva NE, Shidlovskii YV. Transcription co-activator SAYP mediates the action of STAT activator. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 40:2445-2453.
  3. Vorobyeva NE, Mazina MU, Doronin SA. SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complex involved in RNA Polymerase II elongation process in Drosophila melanogaster. In: Chromatin Remodelling, Ed. Radzioch D., InTech 2013, pp 59-76.
  4. Ilyin AA, Ryazansky SS, Doronin SA, Olenkina OM, Mikhaleva EA, Yakushev EY, Abramov YA, Belyakin SN, Ivankin AV, Pindyurin AV, Gvozdev VA, Klenov MS, Shevelyov YY. Piwi interacts with chromatin at nuclear pores and promiscuously binds nuclear transcripts in Drosophila ovarian somatic cells. Nucleic Acids Res., 2017, 45:7666-7680.