Olga Stelmashchuk

1. Education and degrees awarded

2018- present  Postgraduate student of the Biomedical Engineering, Orel State University, Orel, Russia

2018 MSc in Biotechnology, Orel State University, Orel, Russia


2. Other education and training, qualifications and skills:

  • Confocal laser scanning microscopy in the practice of preclinical studies of drugs (Orel State University, Orel, 2021).
  • Scientific training at the Institute of neurology at University College London, London, England (2020).
  • Scientific and practical internship at the IBC RAS "Pushchino Scientific Center for Biological Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences" on the use of confocal microscopy, Pushchino, Russia (2020).
  • The basics of working in the LATEX package, Orel State University, Orel, Russia (2019).
  • Project management in an educational institution, Orel State University, Orel, Russia (2017).
  • Technological Entrepreneurship, Orel State University, Orel, Russia (2017).
  • Project and research activities in specialized youth research schools, Orel State University, Orel, Russia (2016)


3. Current position:

2019-present, Junior researcher, Orel State University, Cell Physiology and Pathology Laboratory, Orel, Russia


4. Previous work experience:

2021, Visiting Researcher, the Institute of neurology at University College London, London, England 
2017-2019, Trainee researcher, Research and Development Center of Biomedical Photonics 

Orel State University, Orel, Russia.

2018, Research Assistant of  Department of Instrumentation, Metrology and Certification

Orel State University, Orel, Russia.

2017, President of the Student Chapter of the International Society for Optics and Photonics SPIE “Orel State Univ. Chapter”

2016-2017, Trainee researcher, University Hospital, Orel State University, Orel, Russia.

2015-2016, Research Assistant, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology

Orel State University, Orel, Russia.

2015, Мanager, Universal Information Systems LLC, Orel


5. Teaching experience:

  • 2018: Teaching practical classes (Orel State University, Orel, Russia): “Physical principles of biomedical photonics”


6. Top publications:

  1. Stelmashchuk O., Zherebtsov E., Zherebtsova A., Kuznetsova E., Vinokurov  A., Dunaev A., Mamoshin A., Snimshchikova I., Borsukov A., Bykov A., Meglinski I. Noninvasive control of the transport function of fluorescent coloured liposomal nanoparticles // Laser Physics Letters, 14, 2017, 065603.
  2. Y. Tarakanchikova, O. Stelmashchuk, E. Seryogina, G. Piavchenko, E. Zherebtsov, A. Dunaev, A. Popov, I. Meglinski Allocation of rhodamine-loaded nanocapsules from blood circulatory system to adjacent tissues assessed in vivo by fluorescence spectroscopy // Laser Physics Letters, 15, 2018, 105601
  3. Cheng X., Vinokurov A., Zherebtsov E., Stelmashchuk O., Angelova P., Esteras N., Abramov A., Variability of mitochondrial energy balance across brain regions // Journal of Neurochemistry, 2020
  4. Vinokurov, A. Y., Stelmashuk, O. A., Ukolova, P. A., Zherebtsov, E. A., & Abramov, A. Y. Brain region specificity in reactive oxygen species production and maintenance of redox balance// Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 174, 195-201.
  5. Komilova, N. R., Angelova, P. R., Berezhnov, A. V., Stelmashchuk, O. A., Mirkhodjaev, U. Z., Houlden, H., Gourine A.V., Esteras N. & Abramov, A. Y., Metabolically induced intracellular pH changes activate mitophagy, autophagy, and cell protection in familial forms of Parkinson's disease// The FEBS Journal, 289(3), 699-711
  6. Piavchenko G., Alekseev A., Stelmashchuk O., Seryogina E., Zherebtsov E., Kuznetsova E., Dunaev A., Volkov Yu., Kuznetsov S. A complex morphofunctional approach for zinc toxicity evaluation in rats, Heliyon, 2020, 6(4)
  7. Vinokurov A., Dremin V., Piavchenko G., Stelmashchuk O., Angelova P., Abramov A. Assessment of Mitochondrial Membrane Potential and NADH Redox State in Acute Brain Slices // Mitochondrial Medicine. Volume 2: Assessing Mitochondria. – Springer US, 2021. – C. 193-202
  8. Seryogina E.S., Stelmashchuk O.A., Pyavchenko G.A., Alekseev A.G., Vorobyov E.V., Kuznetsova E.A., Zherebtsov E.A., Dunaev A.V. Evaluation of the influence of succinic acid and zinc compounds on the parameters of the metabolism of the rat brain by fluorescence spectroscopy // Live Systems Technologies, 2018. - № 5 (15). - pp. 37-46.