Vorontsova Daria Nikolaevna | Institute of Molecular Genetics

Academic degree:
without a degree

Academic title:
without academic rank

Division of IMG:
Laboratory of gene expression regulation of mobile elements of prokaryotes

Junior Researcher



Main research interests

Current research interests are focused on the study of the functioning of CRISPR-Cas system - the immune system of prokaryotes.  Study of adaptation processes and interference in various  subtypes of CRISPR-Cas systems (in particular, IF, IE, III-A, III-B) is being conducted.


  1. M.V. Yakunina, D.N. Vorontsova, L.S. Minakhin. Non-canonical RNA-polymerases of KZ-like phages St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University Journal. vol. 1(165), 2013 p. 120-127 (in Russian)
  2. Kasumu AW, Hougaard C, Rode F, Jacobsen TA, Sabatier JM, Eriksen BL, Strøbæk D, Liang X, Egorova P, Vorontsova D, Christophersen P, Rønn LC, Bezprozvanny I. Selective positive modulator of calcium-activated potassium channels exerts beneficial effects in a mouse model of spinocerebellar ataxia type 2. Chemistry and Biology. 2012. vol 19 (10), pp. 1340-1353
  3. Kasumu AW, Liang X, Egorova P, Vorontsova D, Bezprozvanny I. Chronic suppression of inositol 1,4,5-triphosphate receptor-mediated calcium signaling in cerebellar purkinje cells alleviates pathological phenotype in spinocerebellar ataxia 2 mice. J Neuroscience. 2012. Vol.32 (37), p.1643-12
  4. Livinskaya VA, Ivanov VA, Fedorova OA, Vorontsova DN, Barlev NA, Nikiforov AA. Polyclonal antibodies against human proteasome subunits PSMA3, PSMA5, and PSMB5. Hybridoma (Larchmt). 2012. Vol. 31(4),  pp.272-278