Mukhtar Sadykov

PhD Students

PhD Candidate




Selected Publications

  • T Mourier, M Sadykov, MJ Carr, G Gonzalez, WW Hall, A Pain, Host-directed editing of the SARS-CoV-2 genome, Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 538, 35-39, 2021, 10.1016/j.bbrc.2020.10.092
  • M Sadykov, T Mourier, Q Guan, A Pain, Short sequence motif dynamics in the SARS-CoV-2 genome suggest a role for cytosine deamination in CpG reduction, Journal of Molecular Cell Biology, 13 (3), 225-227, 2021, 10.1101/2020.06.19.161687
  • Q Guan, M Sadykov, S Mfarrej, S Hala, R Naeem, R Nugmanova, et al., A genetic barcode of SARS-CoV-2 for monitoring global distribution of different clades during the COVID-19 pandemic, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 100, 216-223, 2020, 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.08.052
  • M Sadykov, A Azizan, U Kozhamkulov, A Akilzhanova, D Yerezhepov, et al., Association of genetic variations in the vitamin D pathway with susceptibility to tuberculosis in Kazakhstan, Molecular biology reports, 47, 1659-1666, 2020, 10.1007/s11033-020-05255-3
  • U Kozhamkulov, M Sadykov, A Azizan, A Akilzhanova, D Yerezhepov, et al., Genetic variation of VDR, CYP24A1 genes and relation to susceptibility to tuberculosis in Kazakhstan, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS, 28 (SUPPL 1), 985-985, 2020
  • M Sadykov, T Mourier, Q Guan, A Pain, Cytosine deamination in SARS-CoV-2 leads to progressive CpG depletion., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, , 2020
  • G Biancon, P Joshi, T Hunck, Y Gao, V Botti, A Qin, M Sadykov, X Wang, et al., U2AF1 Driver Mutations in Hematopoietic Disorders Alter but Do Not Abrogate RNA Binding and Enlighten Structural Dependencies of the U2AF-RNA Complex, Blood, 134, 1230, 2019
  • R Gbyli, Y Song, W Liu, Y Gao, NS Chandhok, X Fu, X Wang, A Patel, et al., PARP Inhibitors Are Effective in IDH1/2 Mutant MDS and AML Resistant to Targeted IDH Inhibitors, Blood, 134, 4222, 2019
  • A Myngbay, A Adilbayeva, M Sadykov, A Zhailauova, VA Adarichev, et al., Protective effect of peptide vaccination in murine infection with influenza virus, Nazarbayev University, 2014
  • K Sydykova, M Sadykov, A Zhailauova, A Adilbayeva, A Myngbay, et al., Genetic homongeneity and major histocompatibility complex haplotyping of white mice, Nazarbayev University,  2014
  • L Niyazmetova, A Zhailauova, M Sadykov, Z Muradova, B Ospanova, et al., E. Coli derived camelid antibodies as a sensor for P53 in saliva, Nazarbayev University, 2014


  • MD (2019), Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
  • BSc in Biological Sciences (2015), Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

Research Interests Keywords

Genomics Host-pathogen interactions