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Fulbrighters & Their Projects

Now when most of the countries, including Russia, have switched to social distancing, we offer you a quick overview of what Fulbright alumni have been up to recently.

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Since the topic of SARS-CoV-2 has been most pressing these days, we would like to remind that there many Fulbrighters in the field with a reputable opinion on the matter. 

Konstantin Severinov, U.S. Fulbright Scholar, professor at the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry department at Rutgers University and Head of Laboratory at the Waksman Institute for Microbiology was interviewed by "Novaya Gazeta" about the current situation and its perspective development.

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Dina Kirnarskaya, Vice-Rector of the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, alumna of the Fulbright Scholar Programs of 1996-97 and 2007-08, professor of musicology, has given a series of concert-lectures "Musical ER" in March 2020, as part of the humanities project "Culture Objective".

She also has given popular talks on operas such as  лекций о таких операх как "Turandot", "Traviata", "Iolanta" and others. Lectures are available for viewing on the website of the Helikon-Opera

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Valentina Kratasyuk, Doctor in Biological Sciences, professor of the Siberian Federal University in Krasnoyarsk, alumna o the Fulbright Scholar Program in 2004-05 is busy with scinetific discoveries at the Laboratory of Bioluminescent Technology, that was once lead by the Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry of 2008 Osama Shimomura. 

Interviews and lectures by Valentina are available on the university's Youtube channel.

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Those easger to develop their business acumen can do so by accessing lectures on team work by Olga Kovbasyuk, alumna of the Fulbright Scholar Porgram 2004-05, Associate Professor of the Baltic Federal University in Kaliningrad and cultural management trainer. 

This lecture is available as part of the free online course «My Business. Start» on the stepik.org platform.


Image credit: Новая газета, Культура.РФ, Youtube канал СФУ, Клопс.