- Katya Heldwein
- Home Town
- Moscow, Russia
- Prior Degrees
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, Diplom, Chemistry
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR,PhD, Biochemistry
- Sackler Program(s)
- Biochemistry, Cell, Microbiology
What is the ultimate goal of your research?
Our research is focused on developing molecular movies illustrating how herpesviruses enter cells and how progeny virions get assembled and exit the cells.
What excites you about your research?
Research is all about mysteries, unexpected turns, and surprising discoveries.
What do you like best about Sackler students?
Sackler students have inquisitiveness, high standards, and camaraderie.
What qualities distinguish the Sackler School from other graduate schools?
Collegiality among the faculty and a nurturing environment for the students is the key feature of the school.
What do you do to relax?
I love to travel and to read.
What is your favorite Boston restaurant?
Rialto (Cambridge), Les Zygomates (Boston)are favorites.
Apply to the Sackler School
The priority application deadlines are as follows:
December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs
February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences
March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program
May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development
June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research