Polina Novikova

(Group member since 2016)

+ 32 (0) 9 33 13 536

VIB / Ghent University
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology
Technologiepark 927
B-9052 Gent


September 2016 - present, Postdoctoral researcher, Bioinformatics & Evolutionary Genomics group of Y. Van de Peer, Department of Plant Systems Biology, VIB, Gent, Belgium. 
2011 - 2016, PhD student, Population Genetics group of Dr. M. Nordborg, Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Vienna, Austria
2011 - 2016, Associate PhD student, Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna Austria
2009 - 2010, Biotechnologist, Department of Cell Culture, Stem Cell Bank Pokrovski, St. Petersburg, Russia.
2004 - 2009, Diploma student, supervisor - Dr. P.M. Krasilnikov, Department of Biophysics, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.




(8) Lee, C.R., Svardal, H., Farlow, A., Exposito-Alonso, M., Ding, D.J., Novikova, P.Y., Alonso-Blanco, C., Weigel, D., Nordborg, M. (2017) On the post-glacial spread of human commensal Arabidopsis thaliana. Nature Comm. 8:14458.

(7) Rabanal, F.A., Nizhynska, V., Mandáková, T., Novikova, P.Y., Lysak, M., Mott, R., Nordborg, M. (2017) Unstable inheritance of 45S rRNA genes in Arabidopsis thaliana. G3 (Bethesda) pii: g3.117.040204.

(6) Novikova, P.Y., Tsuchimatsu, T., Simon, S., Nizhynska, V., Voronin, V., Burns, R., Fedorenko, O.M., Holm, S., Säll, T., Prat, E., Marande, W., Castric, V., Nordborg, M. (2017) Genome sequencing reveals the origin of the allotetraploid Arabidopsis suecica. Mol. Biol. Evol. pii: msw299.

(5) Novikova, P.Y., Hohmann, N., Nizhynska, V., Tsuchimatsu, T., Ali, J., Muir, G., Guggisberg, A., Paape, T., Schmid, M., Fedorenko, O.M., Holm, S., Säll, T., Schlötterer, C., Marhold, K., Widmer, A., Sese, J., Shimizu, Y., Weigel, D., Krämer, U., Koch, M.A., Nordborg, M. (2016) Sequencing of the genus Arabidopsis identifies a complex history of nonbifurcating speciation and abundant trans-specific polymorphism. Nat. Genet. 48(9):1077-82.

(4) Alonso-Blanco, C., Andrade, J., Becker, C., Bemm, F., Bergelson, J., Borgwardt, K.M., Cao, J., Chae, E., Dezwaan, T.M., Ding, D.J., Ecker, J.R., Exposito-Alonso, M., Farlow, A., Fitz, J., Gan, X., Grimm, D.G., Hancock, A.M., Henz, SR., Holm, S., Horton, M., Jarsulic, M., Kerstetter, R.A., Korte, A., Korte, P., Lanz, C., Lee, C.R., Meng, D., Michael, T.P., Mott, R., Muliyati, N.W., Nägele, T., Nagler, M., Nizhynska, V., Nordborg, M., Novikova, P.Y., Pico, A.R., Platzer, U., Rabanal, F.A., Rodríguez, A., Rowan, B.A., Salomé, P.A., Schmid, M., Schmitz, G., Seren, U., Sperone, F.G., Sudkamp, M., Svardal, H., Tanzer, M.M., Todd, J.A., Volchenboum, S.L., Wang, X., Wang, X., Wang, X., Weckwerth, W., Weigel, D., Zhou, X. (2016) 1,135 Genomes Reveal the Global Pattern of Polymorphism in Arabidopsis thaliana. Cell 166(2):481-91.

(3) He, F., Arce, AL., Schmitz, G., Koornneef, M., Novikova, P.Y., Beyer, A., de Meaux, J. (2016) The Footprint of Polygenic Adaptation on Stress-Responsive Cis-Regulatory Divergence in the Arabidopsis Genus. Mol. Biol. Evol. 33(8):2088-101.

(2) Muir, G., Ruiz-Duarte, P., Hohmann, N., Mable, BK., Novikova, P.Y., Schmickl, T., Guggisberg, A., Koch, M.A. (2015) Exogenous selection rather than cytonuclear incompatibilities shapes asymmetrical fitness of reciprocal Arabidopsis hybrids. Ecology and Evolution 5(8):1734-45.

(1) Novikova, P.Y., Krasilnikov, P.M. (2009) Molecular Modelling of the Reactive Configuration of Peroxidised Lipid and Alfa-Tocopherol in the Membrane. Cell Biophysics 54(4):476–80.

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