Name in full: Olena Petrivna KAMENYEVA (Elena KAMENEVA, ≈лена јћ≈Ќ≈¬ј Ч Russian, ќлена јћ≈Ќ™¬ј Ч Ukrainian)
Date of birth: August 19, 1959
Place of birth: Kiev, UKRAINE
Country of permanent residence: Ukraine
Marital status. Married. Have a son.
1991Ц1995. Postgraduate Course: I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology.
1977Ц1982. Kiev State University, Biological Faculty, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (Honors Diploma).
1967Ц1977. Primary & Secondary School, Kiev, Ukraine.
Highest Degree: Candidate of Sciences (=Ph. D.) in entomology, October 2000
Picture-winged flies (Diptera, Ulidiidae) of the Palaearctic Region (fauna, morphology, systematics). Kiev: Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, 2000: 332 p. (in Ukrainian) (manuscript). Cand. Sci. October 2000.
Number of Published Papers: 38.
2001 Ч current time. I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine (Kiev), Section of General and Applied Entomology, Research Scientist.
2000Ц2001. I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine, Section of General and Applied Entomology, Senior Engineer.
1986Ц1992. All-Union Institute of Biocontrol for Plant Protection, Chisinau (Kishinev), Lab. of Weed Biocontrol. Senior Technician.
1982Ц1986. I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine Senior Technician.
Grants and Fellowships:
2002 (October-December) Ч German Service of Academician Exchange (Deutscher Academischer Austauschdienst), Visitor Grant for Foreign Scientists (Studienaufenthalte auslandischer Wissenschaftler), Museum fur Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin.
2001 (September-October) Ч Ernest Mayr Fund, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Ma., USA, Travel Grant.
2001 (May-August) Ч Curtis Sabrosky Fund, US National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D. C., Visitor Grant.
2000 (November) Ч Hungarian Natural History Museum, Visitor Grant.
2000 (May) Ч Tel Aviv University, Visitor Grant.
Current work deals mainly with study of taxonomy of the picture-winged flies worldwide.
Systematic of Diptera (Palaearctic Ulidiidae and Tephritidae: taxonomy, faunae, biology. Suprageneric taxonomy of Ulidiidae (Worldwide).
Faunistics of several Ukrainian Acalyptrate Diptera. Insects associated with asteraceous wild and weed plants; agents for biocontrol of weeds.
Skills in foreign languages: English: fair conversation, translation and scientific writing. Other: Russian Ч fluent. Polish Ч fair.
I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, 2004-2009