Dr. Grigori Enikolopov is Professor at the Center for Developmental Genetics of Stony Brook University and Adjunct Professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He graduated in neurobiology and molecular biology from Moscow State University and received his Ph.D. at the Institute of Molecular Biology in Moscow. He then worked at the Institute of Molecular Biology, with training at the University of Zurich. Since 1989 he worked at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, before recently joining Stony Brook University. His research focus is on stem cells of the adult brain and signals controlling division, differentiation, and maintenance of stem cells.