Customer Spotlight – Dr. Kazima Bulayeva

         March 8, 2016

We, at Golden Helix, would like to take the time to highlight one of our long time customers on her recent success. Since the beginning of 2015, Dr. Kazima Bulayeva of the Vavilov Institute of General Genetics (VIGG), has published in 10 scientific publications including two times Nature GeneticsWe are very excited to share the research she is performing using the Golden Helix software with the community.
Our_expeditions_2Dr. Bulayeva is a research professor at VIGG, which is the longest standing institution of Genetics in the Russian Academy of Sciences. Currently, the institution has 15 laboratories and 7 research groups all dedicated to researching the genetics and evolution of populations in relation to the biosphere’s protection and the rational use of biological resources, structural and functional organization of the genome, and much more.

road1Dr. Bulayeva is also the founder of  a population-genetic study of the Caucasus indigenous small ethnics genetics. Her study there is related with annual expeditions for population gene pools study. In rare genetic isolates in the highlands, she ascertained a high aggregation of certain complex diseases and suggested a novel cros–isolates approach of mapping genes using uniform genetic and clinical methods in ethnically and demographically diverse isolates.

Again, we would like to express how amazed we are by Dr. Bulayeva’s research and honored we are to have her as a customer. Here are the publications she has been a part of since 2015:

  • Bulayeva K.B.,  Bulayev O.A., S.J. Glatt, 2015. Genomic architecture of complex diseases in genetic isolates. Monograph. Springer-Verlag, in press  (Булаев О.А., Булаева К.Б. Геномная архитектоника комплексных заболеваний в генетических изолятах.  Монография. 2014.)
  • Kazima Bulayeva, Thompson P,  K.P.Lesh et al., 2015. Recurrent CNV & ROH in linked with SCZ and ID genomic loci. Mol.Psychiatry. Submitted.
  • Hieab, Thompson, Kazima Bulayeva et al., 2015. Common genetic variation underlying human intracranial volume highlights developmental influences and continued relevance during late life (reference number: NG-LE41686), Nature Genetics, submitted
  • Thompson P., Bulayeva K  et al., 2015.  “Novel genetic loci associated with hippocampal volume are relevant to aging and dementia” (reference number: NG-LE41674.) Nature Genetics, accepted
  • Thompson P., Bulayeva K et al., 2015. ENIGMA and the Individual: Predicting Factors that Affect the Brain in 35 Countries Worldwide.  Invited Paper, for the Special Issue of NeuroImage, on “Individual Prediction”
  • Tatiana M. Karafet, Kazima Bulayeva, Johanna Nichols et al. 2015. Co-evolution of genes and languages and high levels of population structure among the highland populations of Daghestan. J. Human Genetics, 2015.
  •  George B.J. Busby, Kazima Bulayeva et al.,  2015. The role of recent history in forming the contemporary West Eurasian genomic landscape. Current Biology. 25, 1-9. October 5, 2015
  • Thompson P., Derrek, et al  Bulayeva K.B, (ENIGMA), 2015. Common genetic variants influence human subcortical brain structures. Nature.
  • Kazima Bulayeva, Klaus-Peter Lesch, Oleg Bulayev, Christopher Walsh, Stephen Glatt, Farida Gurgenova, Jamilja Omarova, Irina Berdichevets, Paul M. Thompson (2015). Genomic Structural Variation In Linked With Intellectual Disability Regions In a Dagestan Genetic Isolate. J. Neural Transmission, 2015. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Tatiana M Karafet, Kazima B Bulayeva, Oleg A Bulayev, Farida Gurgenova, Jamilia Omarova, Levon Yepiskoposyan, Olga V Savina, Krishna R Veeramah and Michael F Hammer, 2015. Extensive genome-wide autozygosity in the population isolates of Daghestan. EJHG. [Epub ahead of print]

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