Short CV/Education and training

  • 1968
    Graduation in Riga as MD

  • 1968 – 1971
    PhD studies

  • 1972 – 1993
    junior, then senior researcher in the Latv Inst Exp&Clin Med, Riga

  • 1994 – 1999
    leader of the group and lab in A.Kirhenstein Inst of Microbiol, Riga

  • Since 2000
    leading researcher and lab leader (cancer cell biol) in the Latv Biomed. Res&Study Centre, Riga

Selected publications

Selected projects

  • LZP 341/2012 ”Regulation of self-renewal and senescence in tumour cells with DNA damage”, 2013 – 2016

  • ESF/037 project ”Study of anticancer resistance cellular and molecular mechanisms”, 2013 – 2015

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Editorial Board of Cancer Cell International

Media coverage

Additional qualifications

  • Several bi-lateral projects with UK (1993-1013), USA (2005) and Germany (2006-2008, currently) scientists and currently the informal collaboration with the scientists from Russia and Japan

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • exchange of ideas, selected invited lectures

Other activities and achievements/family

  • widow, I have three successful sons and seven beautiful grandchildren


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