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Conference and seminar presentations

·        “Analysis of the primary structure of chromatin with next generation sequencing,” The Rutgers Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, March 2010 (seminar)

·        “Comparative analysis of nucleosome sequence organization in human and yeast genomes,” Nucleosome positioning workshop at 16th Conversation on Biomolecular Stereodynamics, Albany, NY, June 2009 (platform presentation)

·          “Role of base-pair sliding in superhelical folding of nucleosomal DNA: Implications for sequence-directed nucleosome positioning,” Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, July 2006; Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NCI, NIH, January 2006 (seminar)

·         “Formation of superhelical trajectory of DNA in nucleosomes,” Kiev Branch of Ukrainian Biophysical Society, Kiev, Ukraine, December 2005 (seminar)

·         “A-tract clustering, DNA looping and bacterial genome packaging,” 14th Conversations on Biomolecular Stereodynamics, Albany, NY, June 2005 (invited presentation)

·         “Nonrandom distribution of A-tracts assists DNA packaging in bacterial nucleoid,” Computational Biology Branch, NCBI, NIH, February 2004 (seminar)

Poster presentation at the Workshop on the Structure of Biological Macromolecules, Trieste, Italy, 1997

Visit to the Laboratory of Prof. Wilma Olson, Department of Chemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, 2000

·         “Periodic distribution of A-tracts may facilitate bacterial genome packaging,” Gordon Research Conference: Nucleic acids, Salve Regina Univ. RI, June 2003 (poster presentation)

·         “DNA deformability in nucleoprotein complexes: Local B-to-A transition facilitates protein-DNA recognition in the minor groove,” “Chocolate talk,” NICHD, NIH, May 2002 (seminar)

·         Poster presentations at Biophysical Society Meetings, Boston, MA, 2001; San Francisco, CA, February 2002

·         Poster presentations at the 12th and 13th Conversations on Biomolecular Stereodynamics, Albany, NY, June 2001 and June 2003

·         “Non-sequence dependent interactions in DNA minor groove,” Kharkov Branch of Ukrainian Biophysical Society, Kharkov, Ukraine, November 2001 (seminar)

·         “Protein-DNA interactions in the minor groove,” Laboratory of Prof. Wilma Olson, Department of Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, May 2000 (seminar)

·         “Influence of hydration on DNA conformational dynamics,” Institute of Theoretical Physics, Kiev, Ukraine, December 1998 (seminar)

·         “Mathematical model of the conformational transitions and nonlinear dynamics of the nucleic acid – water system,” 2nd Int. Symp.: Algorithms for Macromolecular Modelling, Berlin, Germany, May 1997 (oral presentation)

Int. Conference on Applied Nonlinear Dynamics near the Millennium, San Diego, CA, July 1997

XIII International Biophysical Congress,

New Delhi, India, 1999

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