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Alexander Tonevitsky

  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Alexander Tonevitsky has been at HSE University since 2018.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 1995
  • 1993

    Doctor of Sciences*

  • 1985

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 1979

    Degree in Biology
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Courses (2019/2020)

Research Seminar 1 (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology; 1 year, 4 module)Rus


Editorial board membership

  • 2016: Member of the Editorial Board (Frontiers in Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences), Member of the Editorial Board (Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology), Frontiers in Biology.

  • 2007: Member of the Editorial Board (Research and Review Insights ), Annual Research and Review in Biology.

  • 2004: Member of the Editorial Board (American Journal of Leukemia Research), American Journal of Biomedical Sciences.

  • 1992: Member of the Editorial Board, Бюллетень экспериментальной биологии и медицины (Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine).

  • 1991: Member of the Editorial Board, Клеточные технологии в биологии и медицине (Cell Technologies in Biology and Medicine).

  • 1990: Deputy Editor-in-chief, Биотехнология.

Researchers Establish Intracellular Interaction Network in Breast Cancer

HSE University researchers have identified the genes that play a crucial role in breast cancer metastasis. The results of the study were published in the journal PLOS ONE.

Researchers Reveal Genetic Predisposition to Severe COVID-19

HSE University researchers have become the first in the world to discover genetic predisposition to severe COVID-19. The results of the study were published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology.

Members of the International Laboratory of Microphysiological Systems and students of the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology gave an interview to the correspondent of “MIR” TV company on the results of their study of molecules capable to suppress the replication of coronaviruses

Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology researchers in their interview to the correspondent of «MIR» TV company talked about their study on interactions between microRNA molecules and human coronaviruses.

Researchers Find Therapeutic Targets to Fight SARS-CoV-2

Researchers from HSE University have developed new approaches for regulating the expression of ACE2 and TMPRSS2 enzymes, which play a crucial role in cell infection with SARS-CoV-2. The scholars discovered that small non-coding microRNA (miRNA) molecules are capable of performing a targeted decrease in ACE2 and TMPRSS2. The results of the study have been published in PLOS ONE journal.

Joint Seminar of HSE Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology and George Mason University

This June, first-year undergraduate students of the HSE Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology took part in an online seminar at George Mason University (USA). The seminar was part of the Coronavirus Research Update summer course, taught by Professor Ancha Baranova.

HSE and RAS Institutes to Produce Future Generations of Scientists

On February 12 at the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, HSE and five institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) signed agreements to collaborate in the field of scientific education. The institutions have pledged to contribute to the development of new faculties of chemistry as well as biology and biotechnology at HSE.

‘HSE Is in a Class by Itself.’ Annual HSE International Advisory Committee Meeting Commences

New faculties, personnel development, internationalisation, and much more – these are all things on the agenda of the annual International Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting currently taking place in Moscow.

Alexander Tonevitsky Recognized as Distinguished Scientist of Russia

Alexander Tonevitsky, Dean of the HSE Faculty of Biology and Biotechnologies and corresponding member of the RAS, was awarded the honorary title of Distinguished Scientist of the Russian Federation. The awards ceremony was held in the Kremlin on November 27.

HSE Opens Two New Faculties

In 2019, HSE will begin enrolling students in undergraduate programmes at two new faculties: the Faculty of Chemistry, and the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology. These faculties will work in partnership with leading RAS institutions where students will be carrying out research.