Michail Yakimov

Dr. Michail M. Yakimov is currently a Senior Scientist of the IAMC. His research interests include: regulation and production of microbial surface-active compounds and construction of hybrid surface active lipo-peptides with altered biological and chemical activities; construction of genetically modified microorganisms able to degrade pollutants and simultaneously to produce bio-surfactant, and their application for the decontamination of polluted environment; marine petroleum microbiology and environmental biotechnology. He is author of more than 70 peer-reviewed publications, including review articles and books and is co-inventor on several patents.