Verbenko Dmitry Anatolievich | Institute of Molecular Genetics

Academic degree:
Doctor of Philosophy (Biology)

Academic title:
without academic rank

Division of IMG:
Laboratory of molecular human genetics




Main research interests

Ethnic genomics of Russia and neighboring countries

Awards, achievements, memberships

2013 – Diploma of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property in the "100 best inventions of Russia"


  1. S. Limborska, A. Khrunin, D. Verbenko. Minisatellite DNA Markers in Population Studies. In: Population genetics (Ed. Raleigh S.). Intech, Rijeka: 2012, in print. ISBN 979-953-307-446-6
  2. Limborska S.A., Khrunin A.V., Flegontova O.V., Tasitz V.A., Verbenko D.A. Specificity of genetic diversity in D1S80 revealed by SNP–VNTR haplotyping. Annals of Human Biology, 2011, Vol.38, N5, pp.564-569.
  3. S.A. Limborska, D.A. Verbenko, A.V. Khrunin, P.A. Slominsky, N.A. Bebyakova. Ethnic genomics: Analysis of genome polymorphism of Archangelsk region. Bulletin of Moscow University. Series XXIII. Anthropology, 2011. Vol. 3, pp.100-119.
  4. Limborska S.A., Verbenko D.A., Khrunin A.V., Slominsky P.A. Ethnic Genomics of the East European Human Populations. In: Molecular Polymorphism of Man: Structural and Functional Individual Multiformity of Biomacromolecules. (Ed.: S.D. Varfolomyev and G.E. Zaikov) Nova Publishers NY Nova Publishers NY 2013, рр. 175-202. ISBN: 978-1-60741-843-6.
  5. Mirabal S., Regueiro M.M., Cadenasi A.M., Cavalli-Sforza L.L., Underhill P.A.,Verbenko D.A., Limborska S.A., Herrera R.J. Y-Chromosome Distribution within the Geo-Linguistic Landscape of Northwestern Russia. European Journal of Human Genetics, 2009, Oct;17(10):1260-73.
  6. S.A. Limborska, D.A. Verbenko, A.V. Khrunin, and P.A. Slominsky. DNA diversity in modern East European human populations in view of demographic histories and adaptation. Paleontological Journal, 2009, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 40–45
  7. Verbenko DA, Limborskaia SA. Human minisatellite markers: D1S80 locus in population studies. Review. Mol Gen Mikrobiol Virusol. 2008;(2):3-11.
  8. Khrunin A, Verbenko D, Nikitina K, Limborska S. Regional differences in the genetic variability of Finno-Ugric speaking Komi populations. Am J Hum Biol. 2007 Nov-Dec;19(6):741-50.
  9. Verbenko D.A., Slominsky P.A., Spitsyn V.A., Bebyakova N.A., Khusnutdinova E.K., Mikulich A.I., Tarskaia L.A., Sorensen M.V., Ivanov V.P., Bets L.V., Limborska S.A. Polymorphisms at locus D1S80 and other hypervariable regions in the analysis of Eastern European ethnic group relationships. Annals of Human Biology, 2006. Vol. 33, N5-6, pp.570-584.
  10. Verbenko DA, Knjazev AN, Mikulich AI, Khusnutdinova EK, Bebyakova NA, Limborska SA. Variability of the 3´APOB Minisatellite Locus in Eastern Slavonic Populations. Human Heredity, 2005. Vol. 60, pp.10-18.
  11. Limborska S.A., Slominsky P.A., Nurbaev S.D, Shadrina M.A., Popova S.N., Belyaeva O.V., Pogoda T.V., Balanovsky O.P., Verbenko D.A., Khusnutdinova E.K., Spitsyn V.A., Mikulich A.I. East European Lowland as an area of long-time interaction between Caucasoid and Mongoloid peoples. Human Evolution, 2004. Vol 19, N3. pp. 203-215
  12. Verbenko D.A., Pocheshkhova E.A., Balanovskaya E.V., Marshanija E.Z., Kvitzinija P.K., Limborska S.A. Polymorphisms of D1S80 and 3’APOB minisatellite loci in Northern Caucasus Populations. Journal of Forensic Science, 2004. Vol. 50, N1,  рр. 180-182.
  13. Verbenko D.A., Kekeeva T.V., Pogoda T.V., Khusnutdinova E.K., Mikulich A.I., Kravchenko S.A., Livshits L.A., Bebyakova N.A., Limborska S.A. Allele Frequencies for D1S80 (pMCT118) locus in some East European populations. Journal of Forensic Science, 2003. Vol. 48, N1. pр.207-208.
  14. Verbenko D.A., Pogoda T.V., Spitsyn V.A., Bets L.V., Pocheshkhova E.A., Balanovskaya E.V., Bebyakova N.A., Ivanov V.P., Abolmasov N.N., Tarskaia L.A., Sorensen M.V., Limborska S.A.  Apolipoprotein B 3’-VNTR polymorphism in Eastern European populations. European Journal of Human Genetics, 2003. Vol.11, N6 pр.444-451.
  15. Limborska S.A., Khrunin A.V., Flegontova O.V., Verbenko D.A. The technique for human autosomal locus haplotype polymorphism determination (Russian). Pat. RF for an invention N2432398 from 27.10.2011.