Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular and Microbiology
Baranova is an associate professor in the Department of Molecular and Microbiology. She is working in collaboration with researchers at Inova Fairfax Hospital on several projects related to metabolic syndrome, diabetes, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatitis C and is hopeful that this research will eventually lead to the development of prognostic biomarkers. Baranova holds a doctorate from Moscow State University. Her research interests include molecular pathways in human tissues with an emphasis on cancer and metabolic diseases, computational and comparative genomics. She is using a systems biology approach to the functional genomics and pathways analysis of complex human disorders.
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