Dr Sergei Sokolovski

AIPT Research Fellow

Senior Research Fellow

Phone number: 0121 204 3703  

Email: s.sokolovsky@aston.ac.uk

Room number: N614

Name of Aston Supervisor/Line manager: Prof Edik Rafailov

Research areas: Biophysics, Biophotonics, Photobiology

Key Grants and Awards: ABLADE, PHOQUS

Qualifications & Education: PhD in biophysics/photobiology, MSC with honour in biology/biochemistry

Employment History

  • 2014 Senior Research Fellow, AIPT, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham
  • 2013 Marie Curie Research Fellow, University of Dundee, seconded at SME LAZMA Ltd., Moscow, Russia, in FP7 IAPP project ABLADE project, and at SME UAB TERAVIL in “TERA” project. Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • 2012 Senior Research Fellow, Secondee in M-Squared Lasers Ltd. Glasgow, from Photonics and Nanoscience Group, Div. of Physics, University of Dundee, INSPIRE SUPA grant.
  • 2010 Marie Curie Research Fellow, Photonics and Nanoscience Group, School of Engineering, Physics and Mathematics, University of Dundee, FP7 EU IAPP project: “MEDI-LASE: Multifunctional Medical Diagnostic Laser System”.
  • 2008 Senior Research Fellow, Div. of Elect. Engineering & Physics, University of Dundee, EPSRC grant
  • 2001 Associate Research Fellow, Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biophysics, B&MB, IBLS, University of Glasgow, BBSRC/Leverhulme Trust grants
  • 2000 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Plant Laboratory, University of York
  • 1998 Group Leader, Principal Investigator of the project funded by Byelorussian Foundation for Fundamental Researches. Grant #B97-293, Laboratory of Biophysics of Photobiological and Receptor Processes. Institute of Photobiology, Natl. Acad. Sci. of Belarus
  • 1994 Research Fellow, Laboratory of Biophysics of Photobiological and Receptor Processes. Institute of Photobiology, Natl. Acad. Sci. of Belarus
  • 1992 Junior Research Fellow, Laboratory of Biophysics of Photobiological and Receptor Processes. Institute of Photobiology, Natl. Acad. Sci. of Belarus


Membership of Professional Bodies: SPIE

Key publications:

  • Dunaev, A. V., Dremin, V.V., Rafailov, I.E., Litvinova, K.S., Palmera, S.G., Stewart, N.A., Sokolovski, S.G., Rafailov, E.U. (2015) Article title: Individual variability analysis of fluorescence parameters measured in skin with different levels of nutritive blood flow. Medical Engineering & Physics. In press.
  • Akbar, N., Sokolovski, S.G., Belch, J., Dunaev, A.V., Rafailov, E.U., Khan, F. (2014) In-vivo non-invasive measurement of skin biomarkers in a mouse model of cardiovascular disease. J. Microscopy. DOI: 10.1111/jmi.12135.
  • Dunaev, A. V., Sidorov, V.V., Krupatkin, A.I., Palmer, S.G., Rafailov, I.E., Stewart, N.A., Sokolovski, S.G., Rafailov, E.U. (2014) The study of synchronization of rhythms of microvascular blood flow and oxygen saturation during adaptive changes Proc. SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, Global Health Technologies II, 8935-9
  • Palmer, S., Sokolovski, S.G., Rafailov, E.U., Nabi, Gh. Photonic Technological Developments in Detection of Urinary Bladder Cancer. (2013) Clinical Genito-urinary cancer. 11(4): 390-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.clgc.2013.04.016.
  • Sokolovski, S.G, Zolotovskaya S.A., Goltsov, A., Pourreyron, C., South A.P., Rafailov, E.U. (2013) Infrared laser pulse triggers excessive singlet oxygen production selectively targeting tumour cells. Scientific Reports (Nature Publish. Group). 3: 3484. | DOI: 10.1038/srep03484 1.
  • Dunaev, A.V., Zherebtsov, E.A. Rogatkin, D.A., Stewart, N.A., Sokolovski, S.G., Rafailov, E.U. (2013) Substantiation of medical and technical requirements for non-invasive spectrophotometry diagnostic devices J. Biomed. Optics. 18: 10, 107009-107009.
  • Dunaev, A.V., Sidorov, V.V., Stewart, N.A., Sokolovski, S.G., Rafailov, E.U. (2013) Laser reflectance oximetry and Doppler flowmetry in assessment of complex physiological parameters of cutaneous blood microcirculation. Proc. SPIE 8572, Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems XI, 857205.
  • Rogatkin, D.A., Sokolovski, S.G., Fedorova, K.A., Sidorov, V.V., Stewart, N.Z., Rafailov, E.U. (2011). Basic principles of design and functioning of multifunctional laser diagnostic system for non-invasive medical spectrophotometry Proc. SPIE Photonics West, San-Francisco, PW11B-BO201-14.
  • Honsbein, A., Sokolovski, S.G., Grefen, C., Campanoni, P., Pratelli, R., Paneque, M., Chen, Z., Johansson, I., and Blatt, M. R. (2009) A tripartite SNARE-K+ channel complex mediates in channel-dependent K+ nutrition in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell 21: 9, 2859-2877
  • Garcia-Mata, C., Gay, R., Sokolovski S.G., Hills, A., Lamatina, L., Blatt, M.R. (2003) Nitric oxide regulates K+-channels in guard cells through a subset of ABA-evoked signaling pathways. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. of USA. 100: 1116-11121.
  • Volotovski, I.D., Sokolovsky, S.G., Molchan, O.V., and Knight, M.R. (1998) Second messengers mediate increases in cytosolic calcium in tobacco protoplasts. Plant Physiology. 117: 1023-1030.