National Center for Biotechnology Information, USA
Michael Y. Galperin has received his PhD at the Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia and postdoctoral training at the University of Louisville and University of Connecticut. He has been at the NCBI Computational Biology Branch since 1996, first as a GenBank Fellow, then Staff Scientist, and currently as a Lead Scientist. He has published more than 170research papers, reviews and book chapters and is an author of a textbook on comparative genomics. He serves as the editor of the Nucleic Acids Research annual Database Issue and editor of the Genomics Updates section in Environmental Microbiology.
Microbial genomics, particularly, reconstruction of biochemical pathways in poorly characterized organisms; COG database.