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Biographical Sketch: Irina Krasnova, Ph.D.

Irina Krasnova
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Irina Krasnova, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division for Research Capacity Building, where she manages Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) and Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) grants. Before joining NIGMS, Krasnova was a staff scientist in the Molecular Neuropsychiatry Research Branch at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, where she conducted and supervised research projects on drug addiction and neurotoxicity. Formerly, she was a research scientist in the Department of Molecular Neurobiology at the Institute of the Human Brain in Russia. Krasnova earned a B.S. in analytical chemistry and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from St. Petersburg State University in Russia.

To contact Krasnova, send email to or call 301-827-7323. 

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This page last reviewed on February 23, 2018