Scientific Curriculum Vitae
2014-2017 Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
2012-2014: Banting Postdoctoral Fellow (NSERC), Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
2011-2012: Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurosensory Sciences Group (AG Neurosensorik), University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
2006-2011: PhD student at Dept. of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG "Animal Navigation" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).
2003-2005: Study in St. Petersburg State University, department vertebrate zoology, St. Petersburg, Russia. Supervisor Dr. Nikita Chernetsov (Zoological Institute of Rus. Acad. Sciences, St.Petersburg). Awarded a M.Sc. Degree on "Navigation in Reed Warblers (Acrocephalus scirpaceus Herm.) on spring migration".
1998-2003: Study in Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University, Russia. Graduated with Diploma in Biology and Chemistry with honours.
1998: Graduated from Ulyanovsk middle school N 53 (ecological school) with honours, Ulyanovsk, Russia.
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2011: (January - April): Individual PhD fellowship from Volkswagenstiftung
2010: (May - December): Individual PhD fellowship from University of Oldenburg
2007 - 2010: PhD student fellowship in International Graduate College "Neurosensorik", University of Oldenburg.
2008 - 2009: Prize from Russian Science Support Foundation.
2006 - 2007: DAAD Fellowship for Ph.D. students and Scientists for 10 months to work in University of Oldenburg, Neurosensorik AG (Animal navigation) supervised by Prof. Dr. Henrik Mourisen.
2005-2007: actively participated in grant "Orientation of migratory birds: endogenic program of detour of ecological barriers" funded by Russian Fund for Basic Research (headed by Dr. Casimir Bolshakov).
2006: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) 10-month fellowship for raising of scientific skills (Forschungslangstipendium) in Oldenburg University, "Animal Navigation" Lab.
2006: St. Petersburg Government Award (PhD project).
2004: St. Petersburg Government Award (Master project).
2004: A. S. Malchevski Award from the St. Petersburg Society of Naturalists.
2002: President Russian Federation Scholarship.
2001: G. Soros Student Award from International Science (George Soros Foundation).
2012: Workshop, Research into possible effects of regular platform lighting on specific bird populations, OSPAR Convention for the Protection of Marine
Environment of the North-East Atlantic, London, UK, served as an invited scientific expert.
2011: 7th International Conference on Animal Navigation, Reading, UK (oral, 1st author).
2008: poster report, 6th Conference of Royal Institute of Navigation "Orientation & Navigation. Birds, Humans & Other Animals", Reading, UK, 2 - 4 April
2007: oral report, European Ornithologists' Union conference, Vienna, Austria, 24-29 August (PDF of abstracts: LINK
2006: poster report on 3rd Summer School Ecological Brain Research, Moscow State University and Zürich University, 31.07. - 5.08, Moscow and the field station Bubonitzi (Tver region), Russia.
2006: co-author of the poster report, 24th International Ornithological Congress, 13.08 - 20.08, Hamburg, Germany.
2006: poster report, 12th International Ornithological Conference of Northern Eurasia, 31.01 - 5.02, Stavropol, Russia.
2004: oral report, Sensory Ecology Seminar, 11.11. - 23.11, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
2003: co-author of the poster report, 4th European Ornithological Union, 16.08 - 21.08, Chemnitz, Germany.
2001: co-author of the oral report, 11th International Ornithological Conference, Kazan, Russia.
Reviewing for scientific journals:
Journal of Experimental Biology, Journal of Ornithology
Russian - native
English - fluently
German - fluently
Spanish - basic knowledge
Revised 09 Oktober 2014