Education:
Ph.D.: 2007. Department of Molecular Evolution, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Novosibirsk
M.Sc.: 2003. Department of Molecular Biology, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk
Positions held:
2012-present: Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate, Department of Biological Sciences and RNA Institute, Albany NY
2009-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2009: Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate, Department of Molecular Genetic Systems, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Novosibirsk.
2007-2009: Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate, Department of Molecular Evolution, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Novosibirsk.
Publications
Peer-reviewed articles:
  1. Sormacheva I, Smyshlyaev G, Mayorov V, Blinov A, Novikov A, Novikova O. Vertical evolution and horizontal transfer of CR1 non-LTR retrotransposons and Tc1/mariner DNA transposons in Lepidoptera species. Mol. Biol. Evol. 2012. (in press). [Mol. Biol. Evol.] [PubMed]
  2. Starnes JH, Thornbury DW, Novikova OS, Rehmeyer CJ, Farman ML. Telomere-targeted retrotransposons in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae: agents of telomere instability. Genetics. 2012. 191:389-406. [Genetics] [PubMed]
  3. Novikov A, Smyshlyaev G, Novikova O. Evolutionary history of LTR retrotransposon chromodomains in plants. Int. J. Plant. Genomics. 2012. 874743. [Int. J. Plant. Genomics] [PubMed]
  4. Novikova O. Diversity and evolution of LTR retrotransposons in the genome of Phanerochaete chrysosporium (Fungi: Basidiomycota). Russ. J. Genet. 2010. 46:637-644. [Russ. J. Genet.] [PubMed]
  5. Novikova O, Smyshlyaev G, Blinov A. Evolutionary genomics revealed interkingdom distribution of Tcn1-like chromodomain-containing Gypsy LTR retrotransposons among fungi and plants. BMC Genomics. 2010. 11:231. [BMC Genomics] [PubMed]
  6. Novikova O, Blinov A. Flying non-LTR retrotransposons: DNA transposons as freely available “wings”? Retrovirology. 2009. 6(Suppl 2):P62 [Retrovirology][PubMed]
  7. Novikova O. Chromodomains and LTR retrotransposons in plants. Comm. & Integr. Biol. 2009. 2:158-162. [Comm. & Integr. Biol][PubMed]
  8. Novikova O, Fet V, Blinov A. Horizontal transmission of non-LTR retrotransposons. VOGiS Herald. 2009. 13:76-83. [VOGiS Herald - PDF ~1Mb]
  9. Novikova O, Blinov A. Origin, evolution and distribution of non-LTR retrotransposons among eukaryotes. Russ. J. Genet. 2009. 45:129-138. [Russ. J. Genet.] [PubMed]
  10. Novikova O, Fet V, Blinov A. Non-LTR retrotransposons in fungi. Funct. Integr. Genomics. 2009. 9:27-42. [Funct. Integr. Genomics.] [PubMed]
  11. Novikova O, Mayorov V, Smyshlyaev G, Fursov M, Adkison L, Pisarenko O, Blinov A. Novel clades of chromodomain-containing Gypsy LTR retrotransposons from mosses (Bryophyta). Plant J. 2008. 56:562-574. [Plant Journal] [PubMed]
  12. Novikova OS, Blinov AG. dUTPase-containing Metaviridae LTR retrotransposons from the genome of Phanerochaete chrysosporium (Fungi: Basidiomycota). Dokl. Bioch. Bioph. 2008. 420:146-149. [Dokl. Bioch. Bioph.] [PubMed]
  13. Novikova O, Śliwińska E, Fet V, Settele J, Blinov A, Woyciechowski M. CR1 clade of non-LTR retrotransposons from Maculinea butterflies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): evidence for recent horizontal transmission. BMC Evol. Biol. 2007. 7:93. [BMC Evol. Biol.][PubMed]
  14. Novikova OS, Fet V, Blinov AG. Homology-dependent inactivation of LTR retrotransposons in Aspergillus fumigatus and A. nidulans genomes. Mol. Biol. 2007. 41:886-893. [Mol. Biol.][PubMed]
  15. Novikova OS, Fet V, Blinov AG. LTR retrotransposons in Aspergillus fumigatus and A. nidulans genomes. Mol. Biol. 2007. 41:756-763. [Mol. Biol.][PubMed]
  16. Glushkov S, Novikova O, Blinov A, Fet V. Divergent non-LTR retrotransposon lineages from the genomes of scorpions (Arachnida: Scorpiones). Mol. Genet. Genomics. 2006. 275:288-296. [Mol. Genet. Genomics][PubMed]
  17. Bugrov AG, Novikova OS, Netesova ES, Gorochov AV, Blinov AG. Using DNA sequences of two mitochondrial genes (COI and COII) for taxonomy and phylogeny of Bradyporinae katydids (Orthoptera, Ensifera, Tettigoniidae). Euroasian Ent. J. 2009. 8:1-8.
  18. Bugrov A, Novikova O, Mayorov V, Adkison L, Blinov A. Molecular phylogeny of Palaearctic genera of Gomphocerinae grasshoppers (Orthoptera, Acrididae). Syst. Ent. 2006. 31:362-368. [Syst. Ent.]
Chapters in edited volumes:
  1. Novikova O, Fursov M, Berezikov E, Blinov A. New LTR retrotransposable elements from eukaryotic genomes. In: Bioinformatics of genome regulation and structure II. Kolchanov N., Hofestaedt R., Milanesi L. (eds). Springer. 2006. pp. 131-140.
  2. Novikova O, Śliwińska E, Blinov A, Woyciechowski M. Non-LTR retrotransposons from large blue butterfly Maculinea teleius: the diversity of CR1-like elements. In: Studies on the ecology and conservation of butterflies in Europe. Settele J., Kuehn E., Thomas J. (eds.). Pensoft. Sofia-Moscow. 2005. V. 2, pp. 184-188.

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