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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 Center for Research Capacity Building, where she manages Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence and Support of Competitive Research grants. Before joining NIGMS, Krasnova was a staff scientist in the Molecular Neuropsychiatry Research Branch at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, where she also was a staff scientist. Formerly, she was a res​earch 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.

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This page last reviewed on March 17, 2017