[Department of Invertebrate Fauna and Systematics]



E-mail: alena00_82@izan.kiev.ua,


Senior Research Scientist


Education and degrees

2013: Candidate Sciences Degree (equal to PhD) in biology, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev

2006 2009: Post-graduate course, Taras Shevchenko Kiev National University

1999 2004: Melitopol State Pedagogical University, Natural Sciences and Geography Faculty


Professional career

Since 2015: Senior Researcher (second job) in the same Department

2009 2012: Volonteer Research Scientist at the Laboratory of Zoogeography, Department of Invertebrate Fauna and Systematics I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kiev

Since 2015: Senior Lecturer, Department of Animal Biology, the same University

2010 2014: Assistant at the Department of Zoology and Ichthyology, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev


Research interests

The biodiversity, morphology, ecology and hydrobiology of brackish-water and fresh-water mollusks inhabiting the area of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov drainage system.


Field work experience

2006-2007 Utlyukskij liman

2001-2004, 2006-2012: the North-West Azov Sea Coast rivers

2001-2004, 2006-2008: Molochnyi liman

2001-2005: The Sea of Azov and Marine Research Station Stepanovskaya Kosa


Some other accomplishments

2011-2014: Supervisor of the scientific work of undergraduate students Bachelors and Masters degrees.

2011: Co-organizer of IV International Scientific Conference Theoretical and practical aspects of oology

2009: Co-organizer of All-Ukrainian Conferences Zoological science in modern society


Scholarships and Awards

2012 2013: Joint research project National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (Grant No. 08_04_12 (U)


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I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, 2004-2015