Lira received her PhD from the Moscow State University, followed by a postdoctoral position at the Imperial College London.
She then joined R&D Sequencing Technology Group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute as a Staff Scientist. In 2016 Lira joined Teichmann’s team as a Scientific Manager. Lira manages the ‘wet lab’ side of the research group and is interested in the evaluation and implementation of novel applications and protocols for the single-cell transcriptomics, including the development of high-throughput, automated Single-Cell RNA-Seq pipelines.
Scientific Manager, Cellular Genetics, WSI, Cambridge, UK
Staff Scientist, Sequencing Technology Development Group, WTSI, Cambridge, UK
Research Associate, Section on Experimental Medicine & Toxicology, Imperial College London, London, UK
Senior Researcher, Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
PhD in Genetics, N.Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow, Russia
MSc in Genetics, Faculty of Biology, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia