Dr. Natalia Sizochenko
Director, Research professor
Department of Informatics
Physical location: MT, USA
  • Executive certificate, Leadership, Eller Executive Education, University of Arizona, 2020
  • Postdoctoral training, Computational Biology, Dartmouth College, 2019
  • Ph.D., Computational Chemistry, University of Gdansk, 2016
  • M.Sc., Chemistry, Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University, 2011
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University, 2010
Dr. Sizochenko is social entrepreneur and a founder of PICompS. Her research interests lie at the interface of chemical and biological modeling with the focus on computational drug design and nano-sized materials safety assessment.

Prior to PICompS, she completed postdoctoral training at Dartmouth College, a prestigious Ivy League school (NH, USA). During her time at Dartmouth, Dr. Sizochenko also served as an Executive officer for Postdoctoral Association (DCPDA ). She bleeds Dartmouth green, so she launched a professional development program to increase engagement of postdocs in outreach activities. Natalia has also developed strong connections with ICNanotox, where she spent two years working on her doctoral dissertation and mentored undergraduate and graduate students.

Dr. Sizochenko has published 40 research papers and a 2 book chapters, filed 3 patent applications, and delivered numerous presentations at national and international conferences. The full list of publications can be accessed here. Her contributions have been noticed by the international society. She is a Lush Prize winner (class of 2018), STAT Wunderkind (class of 2019), and MIT Rising Star (class of 2019). Natalia also received multiple scholarships (from Google, The Society of Women Engineers, Leibniz Center for Informatics, etc.).
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