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Biographical Sketch: Oleg Barski, Ph.D.

Oleg Barski
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Oleg Barski, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry, where he handles research grants in enzyme catalysis and regulation.He also oversees F31 predoctoral and F32 postdoctoral fellowships and K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Awards in pharmacology, physiology and biological chemistry. Before coming to NIGMS, he was an assistant professor in the division of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Barski earned an M.Sc. in chemistry and a Ph.D. in chemical kinetics and catalysis from Moscow State University in Russia. He conducted postdoctoral research at Osaka Bioscience Institute in Japan and Baylor College of Medicine.

To contact Barski, send email to or call 301-496-1511. 

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This page last reviewed on March 17, 2017