ALEXEY S. KUZNETSOV
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences • Indiana University & Purdue University Indianapolis
402 N. Blackford St. • Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA • askuznet@iupui.edu • (317) 2787460
EDUCATION: 
Nizhny Novgorod State University, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia 
6/96 – 7/99 
PhD equivalent in Physics
and Mathematics 
6/94 – 5/96 
M.S. in Physics with Honors

6/90 – 5/94 
B.S. in Physics 
EXPERIENCE: 
Research 
8/05present 
Assistant professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, IUPUI • Mathematical modeling in
neuroscience and molecular biology. 
1/02 – 7/05 
Postdoctoral Research
Associate, Center for BioDynamics and Mathematics Department, Boston
University, Boston, MA, USA 
7/01 – 11/01 
Visiting Scientist, Physics Department, University of Potsdam; Potsdam,
Germany 
8/99 – 03/03 
Research Associate, Division of Nonlinear Dynamics, Institute of Applied
Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences (IAP RAS), Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

11/98 – 07/99 
Junior Research
Associate, IAP RAS, Prof. Vladimir
D. Shalfeev 
11/95 – 10/98 
Research Assistant, IAP RAS; with Prof. Vladimir D. Shalfeev


Teaching 
2005present 
Assistant Professor, IUPUI Courses:
Calculus for Technology I and II; Qualitative Theory of Differential
Equations • Lecturing and giving
exams. 
2003,04 
Lecturer, Boston University 
199698 
Teaching Assistant, Nizhny Novgorod State University 
SELECTED
PUBLICATIONS: 
• Buse O, Kuznetsov
A, Perez R, Existence of limit cycles in the repressilator equations. To
appear in Int. J. of Bif. And Chaos, 2009. 

• Yang D, Li Y, Kuznetsov A. Characterization and merger of oscillatory mechanisms in an artificial genetic regulatory network. Chaos 19(3):033115, 2009. 

• A. Kuznetsov, N.Kopell, C. Wilson, Transient HighFrequency Firing in
a CoupledOscillator Model of the Mesencephalic
Dopamine Neuron. J.Neurophysiology. 95:932947, 2006. 

• A.S. Kuznetsov, G.L. Forty, V.D. Shalfeev, Analysis of Pattern Formation in a Chain of Coupled Bistable Elements. Int. J. Bifurcation and Chaos 16(3): 741747, 2006. 

• A.S. Kuznetsov, V.D. Shalfeev, L.S. Tsimring, 2005, Regularization of Dynamics in an Ensemble of Nondiffusively Coupled Chaotic Elements. Phys. Rev. E 72, p. 046209, 2005. 

• A. Kuznetsov, M. Kaern, N. Kopell, Synchrony in a Population of Hysteresisbased Genetic Oscillators. SIAM J. Applied Math., V. 65, N 2, pp. 392425, 2004. 

• A.S. Kuznetsov, J. Kurths, Stable Heteroclinic Cycles for ensembles of chaotic oscillators. Phys Rev. E 66 p. 026201, 2002. 
RECENT PRESENTATIONS: 

10/2009 
•
Society for Neuroscience (SFN) Annual Meeting 2009, Chicago, IL; • Dynamical properties
underlying frequency switching in the twocompartmental model of the dopaminergic neuron • Steady state auditory deficits in schizophrenia 
Response characteristics and computational modeling. Posters 
6/2009 
• University of San Louis Potosi,
Mexico. • Biological applications
of dynamical modeling. Invited lecture. 
5/2009 
• Frontiers
in Applied and Computational Neuroscience, NJIT • Interlocked Artificial
Regulatory Oscillators. Presentation. 
5/2008 
• Dept of Applied Mathematics, Nizhny Novgorod
State University, Russia • Dynamical
modeling: Application to molecular biology and neuroscience. Invited
lecture. 
3/2008 
• Dept of Mathematics and Statistics, GSU • Dynamical modeling:
Application to molecular biology and neuroscience. Invited lecture. 
1/2008 
• Biology Department, UTSA • Firing patterns of the
midbrain dopaminergic neuron: insights from
dynamical modeling. Invited lecture. 
11/2007 
•
SFN Annual Meeting 2007, San Diego, CA; • Bursting and Pacemaking in a Coupled Oscillator Model of the Dopamine
Neuron, poster. 
4/2007 
•
MBI, OSU, Columbus, OH; • What drives midbrain dopaminergic neurons
to oscillate at high frequencies? seminar. 
7/2006 
• CNS 2006, Edinburgh, UK; • A mechanism for NMDAactivated highfrequency firing in midbrain
dopaminergic neurons, presentation. 
GRANTS: 

20092010 
Indiana University RSFG Interlocked Oscillators
in Molecular Biology and Neuroscience 
20082011 
NSF Synaptic
integration and firing patterns of the midbrain dopaminergic
neuron. 
20072008 
Indiana
University RSFG Activity of Basal
Ganglia Networks in Parkinson's disease: laying the foundation for adaptive
brain stimulation 
2006 
Purdue Research
Foundation International Travel Grant 
2001 
Fellowship for Visiting
Scientist, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) 
2001 
Personal Grant for Young
Scientist, Russian Foundation for Fundamental Research 