More information about Sergey's academic research projects can be found here:
In his spare time, Sergey likes to engage in various sports and hiking.
MSc in BioScience and Public Policy (2013). University of Winnipeg, Canada
BSc (Hons) in Biology. (2009) Acadia University, Canada.
PED 107: Introductory Botany & Zoology
1. Yegorov S, Joag V, Galiwango RM, Good SV, Mpendo J, Tannich E, Boggild AK, Kiwanuka N, Bagaya BS, Kaul R. (2019) Schistosoma mansoni treatment reduces HIV entry into cervical CD4+ T cells and induces IFN-I pathways. Nat Commun. 2019 May 24;10(1):2296. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09900-9.
2. Yegorov, S., R.M. Galiwango, et al. (2018) Schistosoma mansoni infection and socio-behavioural predictors of HIV risk: a cross-sectional study in women from Uganda. BMC Infect. Diseases. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3481-2
3. Yegorov, S., R. M. Galiwango, A. Ssemaganda, Muwanga, M., Wesonga I., Miiro G., Drajole, D.A., Kain C. K., Kiwanuka, N., Bagaya, B.S., Kaul R. (2016) Low prevalence of laboratory-confirmed malaria in clinically diagnosed adult women from the Wakiso district of Uganda. Malaria Journal. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1604-z.
4. Yegorov, S., J. Bogerd, S.V. Good (2014) The relaxin family peptide receptors and their ligands: New developments and paradigms in the evolution from jawless fish to mammals. General and Comparative Endocrinology. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2014.07.014.
5. Yegorov, S and Good, S.V. (2012) Using Ancestral Genome Reconstructions to study the Evolution of Ligand- Receptor Systems: the Case of Relaxin Hormones and Their Receptors. Plos One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032923
6. Yegorov, S., S.V. Good-Avila, L. Parry and B.C. Wilson (2009). Relaxin family genes in humans and teleosts. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1160:42-44.
Other publications in referred journals
1. Alnafea, H., B. Vahkal, C. K. Zelmer, S. Yegorov et al. (2019) Japanese medaka as a model for studying the relaxin family genes involved in neuroendocrine regulation: insights from the expression of fish-specific rln3 and insl5 and rxfp3/4-type receptor paralogues. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology.
2. Sivro, A., A. Schuetz, D. Sheward, V. Joag, S. Yegorov et al. (2018) Integrin α4β7 expression on peripheral blood CD4+ T cells predicts HIV acquisition and disease progression outcomes. Science Translational Medicine. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aam6354.
3. Bathgate, R.A.D., M. Kocan, D.J.Scott, M.A. Hossain, S.V. Good, S. Yegorov et al. (2018). The relaxin receptor as a therapeutic target - perspectives from evolution and drug targeting. Pharmacology & Therapeutics. doi: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2018.02.008.
4. Kaul, R., J. Prodger, V. Joag, B. Shannon, S. Yegorov, R. M. Galiwango, McKinnon L. R. (2015) Inflammation and HIV transmission in Sub-Saharan Africa. Current HIV/AIDS reports. doi: 10.1007/s11904-015-0269-5.
5. Good, S., S. Yegorov, J. Martijn, J. Franck and J. Bogerd (2012) New Insights into Ligand-Receptor Pairing and Coevolution of Relaxin Family Peptides and their Receptors in Teleosts. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology. doi:10.1155/2012/310278.
6. Good-Avila, S.V., S. Yegorov, S. Harron, P. Glen, J. Ozon, and B.C. Wilson, 2009. Relaxin gene family in teleosts: phylogeny syntenic mapping, selective constraint, and expression analysis. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:293-312. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-293.
"Helping diagnose autoimmune conditions: Novel Laboratory Technologies". International conference organized by Semey Medical University "Current issues in dermatology and autoimmune diseases". Semey, Kazakhstan. 28 February 2019.
"Effects of S. mansoni treatment on genital immunity and HIV susceptibility. Presented at the Centre for Global Child Health seminar series". The Hospital for Sick Children. Toronto, ON. February 28, 2018.
"Effects of S. mansoni treatment on genital immunity and HIV susceptibility. Presented at symposium titled “State of the Science at the Intersection of Helminth and HIV Infection: What Is New? What Is Needed?”. Helminth Working Group, Prevention Science Program, Division of AIDS, NIAID, NIH; November 9, 2017; Baltimore, MA.
"Schistosomiasis, malaria and HIV susceptibility". June 2016. Seminar presented at the Medical Research Council Co-infections Studies Program (CiSP) meeting. Entebbe, Uganda.
Mimi and Charles Hollenberg Research Competition, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. Ranked 2nd in Category 3 (Reports of research projects of a mechanistic nature). Canada. 2019.
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship ($50,000x3yrs), University of Toronto, Canada, 2015.
the Beveridge scholarship award in science ($3,000), Acadia University, Canada, 2008.
Honours Summer Research Award ($4000), Acadia University, Canada, 2008
The Bolashak scholarship for studying abroad, Government of Kazakhstan, 2006.