Head of Department of Translational Medicine, Institute of Experimental Medicine, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. Since 2013 she has been the Professor of Faculty of Stomatology, St. Petersburg State University. Her expertise is in live influenza vaccine preparation, development the immunization schemes for high-risk individuals, evaluating the role of neuraminidase antibodies in influenza infection and vaccination, and the pathogenesis of severe coronavirus infection. In 2001 and 2003-2004 she worked as a guest researcher at the US Centers for Disease Control and prevention. She has published 65 papers in local and international peer-reviewed journals. She was awarded by the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and the Federal Agency for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation (nomination for the 100 Best Inventions for 2012).