• Born date: 1956-10-26
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Eugene Koonin

Eugene V. Koonin (born October 26, 1956) is an Russian-American biologist and Senior Investigator at the National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA . He is a recognised expert in the field of evolutionary and computational biology.Koonin gained a Master of Science in 1978 and a PhD in 1983 in Molecular Biology from Department of Biology, Moscow State University, Moscow, USSR.