ISSN Print 2500–1094    ISSN Online 2542–1204
Bulletin of RSMU

Vsevolod V. BELOUSOV

Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Technologies,

M. M. Shemyakin and Yu. A. Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry (Moscow, Russia)

DSc (biology), professor

Areas of expertise:

redox biology, neurobiology, development of molecular tools to monitor and regulate key processes in living systems

Special awards and honors:

Society for Free Radicals Research Award — Development of biosensors for hydrogen peroxide detection


Significant publications in last 5 years

  1. Erapaneedi R, Belousov VV, Schäfers M, Kiefer F. A novel family of fluorescent hypoxia sensors reveal strong heterogeneity in tumor hypoxia at the cellular level. EMBO J. 2016 Jan 4; 35 (1): 102–13.
  2. Mishina NM, Mishin AS, Belyaev Y, Bogdanova EA, Lukyanov S, Schultz C, Belousov VV. Live-Cell STED Microscopy with Genetically Encoded Biosensor. Nano Letters. 2015 May 13; 15 (5): 2928–32.
  3. Matlashov ME, Bogdanova YA, Ermakova GV, Mishina NM, Ermakova YG, Nikitin ES, Balaban PM, Okabe S, Lukyanov S, Enikolopov G, Zaraisky AG, Belousov VV. Fluorescent ratiometric pH indicator SypHer2: Applications in neuroscience and regenerative biology. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015 Nov; 1850 (11): 2318–28.
  4. Ermakova YG, Bilan DS, Matlashov ME, Mishina NM, Markvicheva KN, Subach OM, Subach FV, Bogeski I, Hoth M, Enikolopov G, Belousov VV. Red fluorescent genetically encoded indicator for intracellular hydrogen peroxide. Nature Communications. 2014 Oct 21; 5: 5222.
  5. Schwarzländer M, Wagner S, Ermakova YG, Belousov VV, Radi R, Beckman JS, et al. The ‘mitoflash’ probe cpYFP does not respond to superoxide. Nature. 2014 Oct 23; 514 (7523): E12–4.
  6. Bilan DS, Matlashov ME, Gorokhovatsky AY, Schultz C, Enikolopov G, Belousov VV. Genetically encoded fluorescent indicator for imaging NAD(+)/NADH ratio changes in different cellular compartments. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 2014; 1840 (3): 951–7.
  7. Matlashov ME, Belousov VV*, Enikolopov G*. How Much H2O2 Is Produced by Recombinant D-Amino Acid Oxidase in Mammalian Cells? Antioxidants & Redox Signaling. 2014 Mar 1; 20 (7): 1039–44. *Сorresponding authors.
  8. Lukyanov KA, Belousov VV. Genetically encoded fluorescent redox sensors. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 2014 Feb; 1840 (2): 745–56.
  9. Bilan DS, Pase L, Joosen L, Gorokhovatsky AY, Ermakova YG, Grabher C, Gadella TWJ, Schultz C, Lukyanov S, Belousov VV. HyPer-3: a genetically encoded Н2О2 probe with improved performance for ratiometric and fluorescence lifetime imaging. ACS Chemical Biology. 2013 Mar 15; 8 (3): 535–42.
  10. Mishina NM, Bogeski I, Bolotin DA, Hoth M, Niemeyer BA, Schultz C, Zagaynova EV, Lukyanov S, Belousov VV. Can We See PIP(3) and Hydrogen Peroxide with a Single Probe? Antioxidants & Redox Signaling. 2012; 17 (3): 505–12.