Fedor Gorbenko received his Master’s degree in Molecular biology from Moscow state University in 2018 in Russia. He worked in the laboratory of professor Pavel Georgiev and focused on Polycomb-mediated repression of gene expression in a Drosophila model. Fedor joined the Corn Lab as a PhD student in January 2020. He is working on discovering principles that regulate functioning of CRISPR-Cas systems with a special focus on Cas14-related systems. Fedor’s research interests include evolution of CRISPR-Cas systems and implementation of the technology in therapy.