Kirill Afonin, Ph.D.

Kirill Afonin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Chemistry Department

CBES Area of Interest:

My main research focus involves working on understanding processes related to RNA folding and self-assembly, as well as structure-to-function relationships, with the goal of designing de novo functional RNA-based nanoparticles and nanodevices with novel characteristics such as the control and sensing of cellular processes.

CBES Area of Expertise:

Overall, I gained an international and multidisciplinary scientific training in chemistry, photo-and biochemistry, bioinformatics, and cancer research. My main expertise is in computational and experimental RNA biology.