Dr. Dmitri A. Kuznetsov (M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.), Moscow, USSR Education: three earned doctora

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========== Begin curriculum vitae ========== Dr. Dmitri A. Kuznetsov (M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.), Moscow, USSR ---------------------------------------------------------- Education: three earned doctorates M.D. (Internal Diseases) Moscow 1st Sechenov Sch. of Med. (1978); Ph.D. (Biochemistry() Moscow State University (1981); D.Sc. (Molecular Biology), USSR Acad. of Med. Sci., Institute for Nutrition Research (1989). Professional: 12 years experience in molecular neurobiology and neurotoxicology, with expertise in molecular biology and toxicology of protein synthesis in eucaryotic cells. Over 40 English-written publications appearing in US and West Europe starting with 1979, as well as numerous non-English publications. Member of Editorial Board of Ecology Research, Journal of Applied Biochemistry and Biophysics, Advisory Board Member of the International Journal of Neuroscience. Awards: In 1983, at the age of 29, won the coveted Lenin Komsomol Prize, an award given annually to the Soviet Union's two brightest young scientists. In 1986 he earned the USSR's Counsel of Ministries Prize for his outstanding work in biochemistry. Current Occupation: one of directors of LASERINVEST Inc., research company which is joint venture between Russian, Indian, and UK cosmetological research companies (head of biochemical lab in Moscow). Also, head of Division of Science of The Protestant Christian Publishers, Inc., Moscow, USSR. Some Recent English-language Publications Include: Kuznetsov,D.A.(1989). In Vitro Studies of Interactions Between Frequent and Unique mRNAs and Cytoplasmic Factors From Brain Tissue of Several Species of Wild Timber Voles of Northern Eurasia, Clethrionomys Glareolus, Clethrionomys Frater and Clethrionomys Gapperi" A New Criticism to a Modern Molecular-Genetic Concept of Biological Evolution, Int. J. Neuroscience, 49,43-59. [Note: data reported in the above article indicate an extremely high probability of the complete inactivation in cytoplasm (in brain cells, for instance) of the mRNA templates transcribed previously from any "unusual," "strange," unique gene, that is from the gene (or genes) which can be a result of a nonlethal mutagenesis, i.e., of a spontaneous process postulated often as one of the main molecular causes of biological evolution.] Kuznetsov,D.A.(1989). Neurospecific Translation Control and the Problem of Potent Danger of Drugs and Chemicals: A Caution, Int. J. Neuroscience,49,1-42. [Note: the above monograph is (1) a caution addressed to all pharmacologists who are interested in reliable evaluation of safety of new drugs and industrial chemicals, (2) a guide for physicians and researchers whose aim consists in investigation of side effects of well known "traditional" drugs, (3) a first attempt to analyze an experience of protein synthesis research as a special way for development of safe medicinal agents, and (4) an attempt to acquaint authorities in neurochemistry, toxicology and pharmacology of the Western countries with a number of findings obtained by colleagues in the USSR and East Europe in many national languages but not usually represented in international journals.] Other Recent Publications Include: Kuznetsov,D.A.,N.V.Zavijalov(1987). In Vitro and In Vivo Protein Synthesis Inhibition by Methylated Derivatives of 4-Oxypiperidine-1-Oxyl, Meth and Find Exptl Clin Pharmacol,9(4):215-218. Kuznetsov,D.A.,N.V.Zavijalov,A.V.Govorkov,A.A.Ivanov-Snaryad (1986). Methyl Mercury-Induced Combined Inhibition of ATP Regeneration and Protein Synthesis in Reticulocyte Lysate Cell-Free Translation System. Toxicology Ltrs,30:267-271. Kuznetsov,D.A.,N.V.Zavijalov,A.V.Govorkov,T.M.Sibileva(1987). Methyl Mercury-Induced Nonselective Blocking of Phosphorylation Processes as a Possible Cause of Protein Synthesis Inhibition In Vitro and In Vivo. Toxicology Ltrs,36:153-160. Kuznetsov,D.A.,N.V.Zavijalov,G.K.Kelman,A.V.Govorkov (1987). Homologous oxypiperidines as inhibitors of protein synthesis in vitro and ex vivo, Arch Toxicol,59:456-457. Kuznetsov,D.A.,V.P.Zherdev,T.Kuznetsova(1987). Modulation of membrane-associated protein synthesis in rat brain cells by the anti-oxidant 2-ethyl-6-methyl-3-oxypyridine, Arch Toxicol,59:379-381. Kuznetsov,D.A.,N.V.Zavijalov,A.V.Govorkov,A.A.Ivanoff-Snaryad (1987). Possible Mechanism of 6-methyl-2-ethyl-3-oxypyridine age-dependent effect on protein synthesis in the brain, Intern. J. Neuroscience,32:695-702. Kuznetsov,D.A.,N.V.Zavijalov,A.V.Govorkov,V.Richter (1987). Suppression of Aminoacycladenylate Synthesis by Methyl Mercury In Vitro and In Vivo, Toxicol. Ltrs,36:161-165. Kuznetsov,D.A. (1987). Paradoxical Effect of Methyl Mercury in Mitochrondrial Protein Synthesis in Mouse Brain Tissue, Neurochem. Res.,12(8):751-753. Kuznetsov,D.A.,P.I.O.Musajev(1987). Chemical-Induced Modulation of ATP and Protein Synthesis Processed Inside Rat Brain Mitochondria, Intern. J. Neuroscience,00:000-000. Kuznetsov,D.A.,N.V.Zavijalov(1987). On the Appearance of Polyadenylate Polymerase Activity in Blood Serum of Animals Exposed to a Short-term Influence by N,N'-ethylenethiourea, a Well-Known Hepatic Carcinogen: A Preliminary Report,Cancer Letters,34:61-66. Musajev,P.I.O,D.A.Kuznetsov(1987). Novel Electrophoretic Approach to Study of Poly(A)-RNA Pool Heterogeneity in Different Areas of Human Postmortem Brain,Int. J. Neuroscience,Letter to Editor. Kuznetsov,D.A.,V.Richter(1987). Modulation of Messenger RNA Metabolism in Experimental Methyl Mercury Neurotoxicity,Intern. J. Neuroscience,34:1-17. Personal (April, 1991): He writes "I am a member of Moscow Baptist Church. I was saved six years ago through a ministry of some pastors of this church. BUT I BECAME CREATIONIST TWO YEARS BEFORE I BECAME CHRISTIAN. Do not be surprised, keep in mind that this is a usual way of search for Truth for intellectuals in Russia: first think about creation and THEN about Creator." Lecture titles related to science and the creation/evolution controversy (3-5 for scientists and university students): 1. Non-Scientific Factors in Formation of Evolutionary Concepts 2. Russian Contributions to Modern Creationism 3. Molecular Biology and Linguistics in Creation Theory 4. Christian Education and Scientific Creationism 5. Philosophical Aspects of Creation/Evolution Controversy ================== End curriculum vitae ====================================

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