Dear Search Committee Members,

thank you for interest in my proposal. Below are the references used in my research plan:

  1. Melnikov et. al., Error-prone protein synthesis in human pathogens with the smallest eukaryotic genome, PNAS, 2018.

  2. Melnikov et. al., Massive loss of protein synthesis quality control in host-restricted organisms, PNAS, 2018, in press

  3. Melnikov et. al., Muller’s ratchet and ribosome degeneration in obligate intracellular parasites Microsporidia, Int. Jour. Mol. Sci., 2018, in press.