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Scopus ID: 46061464700 

Education:

2006  Defence of Dr.sc.ing. (Thesis title: "Algorithms of computer control of multiobject biological systems")
1999 – 2005  Doctoral studies at Riga Technical University, Faculty of Automation and Computation Science
1996 – 1999  Master studies at Riga Technical University, Faculty of Automation and Computation Science
1988 – 1993  Bachelor studies at Riga Technical University, Faculty of Automation and Computation Science
1977 – 1988  General secondary education at Riga Secondary School No. 64

Work experience:

Since 2017  senior researcher at Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre (more info)

Since 2016  director at the Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology of the University of Latvia (more info)

Since 2014  senior researcher at the Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology of University of Latvia (more info)

2013 – 2016 member of the Latvian Council of Science
2013 – 2015 representative of the Latvian Academy of Sciences in ERA–net project on systems biology
2012 – 2014 representative of the Latvian Academy of Sciences in ERA–net project on synthetic biology
Since 2006 leader of the Biosystems Group at the Faculty of Information Technology, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
2006 – 2014 senior researcher at Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Faculty of Information Technology, Department of Computer systems

 

Projects:

2019  2022 Crypthecodinium cohnii and Zymomonas mobilis syntrophy for production of omega 3 fatty acid from byproducts of biofuel and sugar industry, funded by ERDF

2018  2021  RHODOLIVE: Biovalorization of olive oil mill wastewater to microbial lipids and other products via Rhodotorula glutinis fermentation, (H2020, ERA-net CoBioTech 1-st call)

2018 – 2020  Mathematical model of pharmacokinetics for personalized optimization of metformin therapy, Latvian Council of Science project

2015  2018  FP7 ERA-net ERASynBio project “Control of engineered metabolism by flowering and temperature triggered plant regulatory networks” (SMARTPLANTS)

2015  2018 FP7 ERA-net ERASysAPP project “Systems biology platform for the creation of lean-proteome Escherichia coli strains” (LEANPROT)

2014 – 2015 Application of non-traditional yeasts in the improvement of bioethanol production from inulin containing raw materials, funded by ERDF

2013 – 2016  Metabolic engineering of the respiratory chain of Zymomonas mobilis” Latvian Council of Science grant

2013  2016  FP7 ERA-net ICT-Agri project “Application of Information Technologies in Precision Apiculture”

2013  2015 participant of Latvian Council of Science grant Nr. 258/2013 “Development of algorithms and methods for analysis and visualization of biochemical networks”

2010  2012  Design and analysis of models for the description of biological and software systems”, Latvian Council of Science grant

2009  2012 “Establishment of Latvian interdisciplinary interuniversity scientific group of systems biology” within activity 1.1.1.2. „Attraction of Human Resources to Science”. funded by European Social Fund

2009 „Applications of cellular control networks in the control of bioprocesses”, Latvian Council of Science grant

2008 „Rationalization of biofuel production using dynamic models of biochemical reaction networks”, Latvian Council of Science grant

2008 Detection of preswarming condition of bee colony based on dynamics of microclimate, Latvian Council of Science grant

2008 Modeling Phosphorus Penetration Risk (P index) in the Overground Waters for the Latvia Environment, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies grant

 

Editorial and organisational activities:

Complex Systems Informatics and Modeling Quarterly (more info)

Baltic Journal of Modern Computing (more info)

Metabolic pathway analysis (MPA) conference series scientific committee

International Systems Biology Study Group (ISGSB) conference series scientific committee

 

Teaching activities:

Since 2014 professor at the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Faculty of Information Technology, Department of Computer Systems

2010 – 2014 associated professor at the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Faculty of Information Technology, Department of Computer Systems
2008 – 2009 vice-dean of the Faculty of Information Technology at the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
2005 – 2009 assistant professor at the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Faculty of Information Technology, Department of Computer Systems
2002 – 2009 assistant and lecturer in Riga Technical University, Faculty of Computer Sciences and Information Technologies, Institute of Computer control, Automatics and Computer Technics

 

Supervised doctoral students:

2006 – 2012 Ivars Mozga “Steady-state optimization procedure of biochemical networks”

2008 – 2014 Tatjana Rubina “Computer modelling of the structure of biochemical control networks”

2009 – 2013 Vitalijs Komasilovs “Procedure for resolving specification optimization task of heterogeneous robot colony”
2009 – 2013 Aleksejs Zacepins “Model based precision computer control of the multiobject biosystem”

2009 – 2015 Martins Mednis “Comparative analysis of biochemical network reconstructions”

2011 – 2016 Jurijs Meitalovs “Application of mathematic modelling for functionality analysis of modified microorganisms” 

 

Other activities:

2013 – 2015 Chairman of the Board of Latvian Association of Young researchers (www.ljza.lv)

1994 – 2005 managing director of JSC Kafeko Baltic (industrial machinery agency for food, beverage and pharmaceutical industry)

1985 – 1996 Active beekeeper (later starting the above-mentioned research)

Language skills:

Latvian – native

English – working professional

German – limited working

Russian – limited working