Elena Koshel recieved her MS in National Research Saratov State University named after N.G. Chernyshevsky at Biology department in 2010. In 2012 she was awared a PhD in Russian Research Anti-Plague Institute «Microbe». In 2015-2018 she worked as post-doc at the Saint-Petersburg State University at the Department of Cytology and Histology. Elena participated in the refresher courses and made reports at competitions. She joined ITMO University in 2018, where she is currently the Head of the Microbiology group. Over the past 5 years, she has participated in many research projects. She has 51 publications, of which 18 are indexed by the Web of Sciene or Scopus.