Xenia Shunkina

Geneticist

Basic education

In 2010 she graduated from the magistracy of the Department of the Invertebrate Zoology Department of the Biology and Soil Faculty of St. Petersburg State University.

From 2010 to 2013 she studied at the postgraduate department of the Invertebrate Zoology Department of the Biology and Soil Faculty of St. Petersburg State University.

In 2011-2012 she had an internship at the Institut für Evolutionsbiologie und Ökologie, Bonn (Germany) with a DAAD scholarship. 

Additional education

In 2011, she completed the advanced studies on Laboratory Genetics at the Faculty of Biology at the North Western Medical University n.a. I. Mechnikov

In 2014 she defended her thesis at the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the specialties of zoology, cell biology.

In 2015, she received a certificate of international cytogenetic courses «Goldrain course in clinical cytogenetic».