Dr. Maria Gridina studied Biology at the Novosibirsk State University, Russia and graduated as MS in 2005. She then joined the research group of Prof. Serov at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian. She received her PhD degree in 2010 at the same institution. Now she is postdoc at the same institution. The field of her interest is the regenerative medicine, iPSC technology, neurodevelopmental disorders. She has published 10 research articles in SCI(E) journals.