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Alina Mishta

Candidate of Biological Sciences
Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kiev, UKRAINE

Mailing address:

Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology

Department of animal monitoring and conservation

B. Khmelnitsky av. 15

01601 Kiev, UKRAINE

 

Phone: +38 044 235 10 70

Fax: +38 044 234 15 69

E-mail: amishta@izan.kiev.ua


CURRICULUM VITAE

Birth

05.09.1967, Kiev, Ukraine

Education

Highest Degree Candidate of Biological Sciences (18 March 1997)

First Degree Diploma specialist on biology (zoology)

1984-1989 student of Biological Department of Kiev State University

Employment

2002-present time researcher, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kiev, Ukraine

1997-2002 junior researcher, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kiev, Ukraine

1994-1997 engineer, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kiev, Ukraine

1991-1994 postgraduate student, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kiev, Ukraine

1990-1991 engineer in Ukrainian-Bulgarian joint venture "New information technologies", Kiev, Ukraine

1989-1990 laboratory doctor in Ozernovsky municipal hospital, Kamchatka distr., Russia

 

Ph.D.Thesis: "Karyological and morphological differentiation of shrews genus Sorex of Ukrainian fauna" (1997)

 

Current research interests

Biodiversity of mammals

Animal Conservation

Small mammals Systematics and Taxonomy

Karyology

Fellowships and research visits

Laboratory of Genetics Mammal Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences (April-May 1994) training in cytogenetics

Institute of Biology, Warsaw University, Bialystok Branch (June 1994) field trip

Laboratory of Genetics Mammal Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences (1996-1998) karyological study (G-banding)

Laboratory of Genetics of the Museum of Natural History (Paris, France) (March-May 1998) - cell culture technique, cytogenetics

Laboratory of Genetics of the Museum of Natural History (Lisbon, Portugal) (October 2009) techniques of molecular genetics

Projects

The Common Shrew of Europe and Siberia - the primary model of chromosome evolution (INTAS 1995-1998)

National Cadastre of Vertebrate Animals (Ukrainian Ministry of Environmental Protection 2002-2004, 2008)

Conservation of dendrophilous Mammals (OEK/KNIP0404)

The Mediterranean Water Shrew (Neomys anomalus) in Kiev Region and elaboration of measures for its protection (OEK/KNIP0502)

The Red Data Book of Ukraine (new edition) (Ukrainian Ministry of Environmental Protection 2004-2006)

The Red Data Book of Bryansk Region (Bryansk Regional Administration 2004-2007)

Elaboration of the monitoring patterns for protected territories of different status in Vinnitsa region (Vinnitsa regional Administration of Ukrainian Ministry of Environmental Protection 2006)

Conservational inventory of beaver settlements in Kiev region (OEK/KNIP0703)


PUBLICATIONS

1. Mishta A. 1994. A Karyological Study of the Common Shrew, Sorex araneus (Insectivora, Soricidae) in Ukraine: First Results. Folia Zoologica, 43: P. 63-69.

2. Zagorodnyuk I. & Mishta A. 1995. On species identity of the Erinaceus hedgehogs of Ukraine and adjoining countries. Vestnik Zoologii, 2-3: 50-57. [in Russian, English summary]

3. Zima J., Fedyk S., Fredga K., Hausser J., Mishta A. V., Searle J., Volobouev V. & Wojcik J. 1996. The list of the chromosome races of the common shrew (Sorex araneus). Hereditas, 125: 97-107.

4. Mishta A. 1999. Finding of the Mediterranean water shrew, Neomys anomalus abr. (Insectivora, Mammalia), on the territory of Desnyansko-Starogutsky national nature park [In: Perspectives of the development of ecological network and creation of transboundary preserves in the Desna river basin]. Moscow, WWF: P. 71-72. [in Russian]

5. Mishta A. V., Searle J. B. & Wojcik J. 2000. Karyotypic variation of the common shrew Sorex araneus in Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine. Acta Theriologica, Vol.45, Suppl.1: 47-58.

6. Mishta A. 2002. Small mammals as markers of human impact on natural ecosystems [In: Organisation and holding on of ecological camps]. Sumy: 20-22 [in Ukrainian].

7. Wojcik J. M., P. Borodin, Fedyk S., Fredga K., Hausser J., Mishta A., Orlov V. N., Searle J. B., Volobouev V. and Zima J. 2003. The list of chromosome races of the common shrew Sorex araneus (up-dated 2002). Mammalia, Vol. 67, 2: 169-178.

8. Mishta A. 2003. The census of small mammals. [In: Field training in ecological camps on the basis of national nature parks of Ukraine]. University Book, Sumy: 27-29. [in Ukrainian]

9. Mishta A. 2004. Russian desman. [In: The Red Data Book of Bryansk region]. Chitaj-gorod, Bryansk: 19-21. [in Russian]

10. Mishta A. 2004. Forest dormouse [In: The Red Data Book of Bryansk region]. Chitaj-gorod, Bryansk: 45-47. [in Russian]

11. Mishta A. 2004. Hazel dormouse. [In: The Red Data Book of Bryansk region]. Chitaj-gorod, Bryansk: 51-52. [in Russian]

12. Mishta A. 2004. Garden dormouse. [In: The Red Data Book of Bryansk region]. Chitaj-gorod, Bryansk: 47-49. [in Russian]

13. Mishta A. 2004. Edible dormouse [In: The Red Data Book of Bryansk region]. Chitaj-gorod, Bryansk: 49-51. [in Russian]

14. Mishta A. 2004. Great jerboa [In: The Red Data Book of Bryansk region]. Chitaj-gorod, Bryansk: 52-54. [in Russian]

15. Mishta A. 2004. Spotted souslik [In: The Red Data Book of Bryansk region]. Chitaj-gorod, Bryansk: 44-45. [in Russian]

16. Mishta A. V., Sitnikova E. 2005. The common hamster in the south-eastern part of Bryansk region [In: Investigation and conservation of biological diversity of Bryansk region. Materials for the Red Data Book maintenance.] Issue 1. Trubchevsk: 160-162. [in Russian]

17. Mishta A. V., Sitnikova E., Kuzmenko Yu. 2005. Investigation of micromammalia fauna of Bryansk region using raptors pellet analysis [In: Investigation and conservation of biological diversity of Bryansk region. Materials for the Red Data Book maintenance]. Issue 1. Trubchevsk: 168-172. [in Russian]

18. Mishta A. V. 2005. Rare insectivorous mammals (Soricidae, Insectivora) of Bryansk region [In: Investigation and conservation of biological diversity of Bryansk region. Materials for the Red Data Book maintenance.]. Issue 1. Trubchevsk: 163-168. [in Russian]

19. Sitnikova E., Mishta A. 2006. Mammalian fauna of Bryansk region: species composition, number and distribution [In: Investigation and conservation of biological diversity of Bryansk region. Materials for the Red Data Book maintenance.]. Issue 2. Trubchevsk: 107-153. [in Russian]

20. Mishta A. V. 2007. Morphometric variation of the common shrew Sorex araneus in Ukraine, in relation to geoclimatic factors and karyotype // Russian Therioligical Journal, 6 (1): 51-62.

21. Mishta A. V. 2007. Mammals of Golosijivsky forest and adjacent territories. [In: Ecology of Golosijivsky forest. Col. monograph under the editorship of O. D. Melnichuk. National Agricultural University. Kyiv, Fenix: 154-173. [in Ukrainian]

22. Gavris G. G., Kuzmenko Yu. V., Mishta A. V., Kotzerzhynska I.. 2007. Fauna of vertebrate animals of national nature park Desnyansko-Starogutsky. Col. Monograph under the editorship of G. G. Gavris. Sumy, VAT Sumy regional publishing house Kozatsky Val: 121 pp. [in Ukrainian]

23. ostushin V., Kuzemko A., Onishchenko V., Chorna G., Tarashchuk S., Derkach ., Mishta ., Vorona Ye., Matveev M., Voznij Yu., Kutsokon Yu., Kardash S., Vasyliuk O., Kolomycev G., Novak V., Tarasenko M, Kozak M. 2007. Southern Bug meridional corridor: breaf review of biodiversity and the most important territories. Under the editorship of V. Kostushin. Black Sea program of Wetlands International. Kyiv: 92 pp.

24. Mishta . V. 2008. Investigations of small mammals species composition in different types of natural habitats. [In: Pupils researches in biology: Manual. Chapter . Field techniques. Under the editorship of S. M. Panchenko & L. V. Tykhonenko]. Sumy, VTD Universitetskaya kniga : 294-301. [in Ukrainian]

25. Merzlikin I. R., Mishta A.V. 2008. New records of Russian Desman, Desmana moschata L., in Sumy region [Registration of animals under Red Data Book of Ukraine]. yiv: 206-207. [in Ukrainian]

26. Mishta A.V. 2008. New data on rare shrew species registrations (Insectivora, Mammalia) in Ukraine. [In: Registration of animals under Red Data Book of Ukraine]. yiv: 213-218. [in Ukrainian]

27. Sitnikova E. F., Mishta A. V. 2008. Mammals of "Bryansky Forest" reserve. [In: Fauna of vertebrates of "Bryansky Forest" reserve (birds and mammals)]. Bryansk: 50-84. [in Russian]

28. Kolomiiets H., Derkach O., Petrovich Z., Parfilo ., Movchan Ja., Kostiushyn V., Tytar V., Kotenko T., Nekrasova O., Mishta A., Pushkar T. . 2008. Reference book of the most valuable natural areas and sites of of the Kinburn Peninsula found within the boundaries of Mykolayiv Oblast / Edited by Hanna Kolomiiets, Jaroslav Movchan and Tetiana Kotenko. yiv, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine: 96 p. [in Ukrainian]

29. Mishta A. & Merzlikin I. 2009. The Russian Desman Desmana moschata (Linnaeus 1758) / Red Data Book of Ukraine. Animals. Edited by corresponding member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine gor Akimov. Kyiv, Globalconsulting: 486. [in Ukrainian]

30. Mishta A. 2009. The Alpine Shrew Sorex alpinus (Schinz, 1837) / Red Data Book of Ukraine. Animals. Edited by corresponding member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine gor Akimov. Kyiv, Globalconsulting: 488. [in Ukrainian]

31. Mishta A. 2009. The Mediterranean Water Shrew Neomys anomalus (abrera, 1907) / Red Data Book of Ukraine. Animals. Edited by corresponding member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine gor Akimov. Kyiv, Globalconsulting: 489. [in Ukrainian]

32. Mishta A. 2009. The Birch Mouse Sicista betulina (Pallas, 1779) / Red Data Book of Ukraine. Animals. Edited by corresponding member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine gor Akimov. Kyiv, Globalconsulting: 527. [in Ukrainian]

33. Parnikoza I., Vasyliuk O., Inozemtseva D., Kostiushyn V., Mishta A., Nekrasova O., Balashov I. 2009. Steppes of Kiev Oblast: contemporary state and problems of conservation. National Ecological Centre of Ukraine. Kyiv: 160 p. [in Ukrainian with English summary]

34. Sitnikova E. F., Kruskop S. V., Mishta A. V. 2009. Materials to bats fauna of Briansk region. Plecotus et al., 11-12: 32-49. [in Russian with English summary]

35. Vasyliuk O., Kostiushyn V., Prekrasna O., Parnikoza I., Kutsokon Yu., Mishta A., Nekrasova O., Zavorotna G., Plyga A., Polianska ., Borysenko ., Buj D. 2010. Desniansky Ecological Corridor. Under the editorship of V. Kostiushin & O. Prekrasna. yiv, NECU: 164 p. [in Ukrainian]

36. Maltsev V. ., Zub L. ., Karpova G. ., Kistiushin V. ., Tytar V. ., Mishta . V., Nekrasova . D. Wetlands of the Dnieper Ecological Corridor. Col. Monograph under the editorship of V. . Maltsev. yiv, Nongovernmental scientific establishment Institute of Ecology NECO and Karadag nature reserve NASc Ukraine: 142 p. [in Ukrainian]

 

PROCEEDINGS OF CONFERENCES

37. Mishta A. 1992. The experience of multivariate analysis of the common shrew (Sorex araneus) on the territory of Ukraine [1st All-Union conference on insectivorous mammals biology. Novosibirsk, 4-7 February 1992 ]. Moscow: 118-119.[in Russian]

38. Mishta A. 1992. Study on the common shrew (Sorex araneus L.) variability in Ukraine [in: Materials of the 1st scientific conference of young ukrainian zoologists]. Kiev: 28-31.

39. Mishta A. 1995. Species composition and morphological differentiation of shrews from the family Soricidae from the Carpathian mountains [In: The East Carpathians fauna: its present state and prospects of preservation]. Uzhgorod: 85-88. [in Russian]

40. Ruzhilenko N. S., Scherbatenko A.S., Mishta A. 1995. Influence of climatic conditions on number proportion of two Sorex species in Kanev Reserve [Problems of conservation of natural biodiversity of steppe and forest-steppe regions. Russian-Ukrainian scientific conference devoted to 60th anniversary of Centralno-Chernozemny Reserve, Zapovedny, Kursk region, 22-27 May 1995]. KMK Scientist press, Moscow: 238.

41. Mishta A. 2003. Shrews (Soricidae, Mammalia) of Desnyansko-Starogutsky national nature park [In: Role of natural preserves in the maintenance of biodiversity (Materials of the conference in honor of 80th anniversary of Kanev State Reserve, Kaniv, 9-11 sept. 2003)]. Kaniv: 250-252.[in Russian]

42. Mishta A., Shevchenko S. 2003. Small mammals of Desnyansko-Starogutsky national nature park (preliminary report) [In: Problems of landscape, coenotic and species diversity conservation in the Dnieper river basin]. Sumy University Press, Sumy: 159-164.[in Russian]

43. Mishta A., Kuzmenko Yu. V. 2004. The experience of species compozition investigation in small mammals of national nature park Desnyansko-Starogutsky using analysing of raptor pellets [In: Contemporary questions of zoological science. Materials of all-ukrainian scientific conference Scientific readings in honour of 170th anniversary of zoological department and 100th anniversary of professor O. B. Kistiakivsky, 16-18 September 2004, Kyiv Kaniv.] Kyiv University Press, Kyiv: 124-126. [in Ukrainian]

44. Mishta A. V., Merzlikin I. R. 2006. Preliminary data on bat fauna of Desnyansko-Starogutsky national nature park [In: The contemporary problems of geo-ecology and efficional nature management of the Levoberezhnaja (left-bank) Ukraine. Materials of the all-Ukrainian scientific conference, devoted to 160-th anniversary of V. V. Dokuchaev, 21-26 September 2006]. Sumy: 250-252. [in Ukrainian]

45. Mishta A. V., Kuzmenko Yu. V. 2006. Study of biodiversity of small mammals natural communities on the territory of Desnyansko-Starogutsky national nature park [In: The contemporary problems of geo-ecology and efficional nature management of the Levoberezhnaja (left-bank) Ukraine. Materials of the all-Ukrainian scientific conference, devoted to 160-th anniversary of V. V. Dokuchaev, 21-26 September 2006]. Sumy: 246-249. [in Ukrainian]

46. Dubrovsky Yu. V., Mishta . V. 2008. Beaver settlements in recreation zones of Kiev city. [In: Ecology of cities and recreation zones: Materials of All-Ukrainian scientific conference]. Odessa, 17 18 April 2008. Odessa: Innovative-informative centre ,,NVAC: 293 296. [in Russian]

47. Kostiushyn V., Tarashchuk S., Vasyliuk O., Melnychuk V., Mishta A., Nekrasova O. 2009. Propositions on network of protected areas construction on the territory of Kyiv city agglomeration // Conservation and recovery of biodiversity on protected territories. Materials of international conference devoted to 10th anniversary of Rivnensky Nature Reserve (Sarny, 11-13 June 2009). Rivne: 54-63. [in Ukrainian]

48. Kostiushyn V., Tarashchuk S., Vasyliuk O., Melnychuk V., Mishta A., Nekrasova O. 2009. Main points of action plan on of vertebrete animals and their habitats conservation and resumption within Kyiv city agglomeration // Proceedings of international conference Problems of animal world research and conservation in natural and anthropogenic ecosystems devoted to 50th anniversary of issue of monograph Animal world of Soviet Bukovyna, Chernivtsi, 13th November 2009. hernivtsi, DrukArt, 2010: 145-148. [in Ukrainian]

 

ABSTRACTS

49. Zagorodnyuk I. & Mishta A. 1993. Spatial tendencies in the karyotype evolution of Sorex araneus [ III ISACC meeting]. Brno: A18.

50. Mishta A. 1993. Chromosomal polymorphism of Sorex araneus in Ukraine [III ISACC meeting]. Brno: A10.

51. Zagorodnyuk I. & Mishta A. 1994. Geographical perspective on the karyotype evolution of Sorex araneus. Folia Zoologica, 43: 116.

52. Mishta A. 1995. Faunistic survey and morphological differentiation of shrews from the family Soricidae from the Carpathian mountains [The East Carpathians fauna: its present state and prospects of preservation. Abstract]. Uzhgorod: 36-37.

53. Mishta A. 1996. Karyotype and morphological differentiation of Sorex araneus in Ukraine [IV ISACC meeting]. Norr Malma & Uppasala: B. 1.

54. Zima J., Fedyk S., Fredga K., Hausser J., Mishta A., Searle J., Volobouev V., Wojcik J. 1996. The list of chromosome races of the Common Shrew (Sorex araneus). [ IV ISACC meeting]. Norr Malma and Uppasala: 24.

55. Mishta A. 1996. The probability of new Sorex species occurance in the Crimea. [Abstr. Int. Senckenberg-Conference Global Biodiversity Research in Europe, December 9-13] Frankfurt a. M., Germany.

56. Mishta A. 1999. The karyotypes of the common shrew (Sorex araneus) from the Baltic States [Abstr. IV Theriological Conference 18-20 April 1999]. Sagadi, Estonia: 8.

57. Mishta A. 1999. The chromosome races of the Sorex araneus in Ukraine, Bialorussia and Baltic States [Evolution in the Sorex araneus group and molecular aspects. Abstracts of ISACC Fifth International Meeting. Bialowieza, Poland, August 17-21]. Bialowieza: 25.

58. Haynes S., Bulatova N., Mishta A., Polyakov A.Y. et al. 1999. Studies on the molecular and cytogenetic variation in Sorex araneus over the former Soviet Union - a summury of the 1995-1998 INTAS project [Evolution in the Sorex araneus group and molecular aspects. Abstracts of ISACC Fifth International Meeting. Bialowieza, Poland, August 17-21, 1999]. Bialowieza: 21.

59. Mishta A. 2002. Recent distribution of chromosome races of the common shrew (Sorex araneus) in Eastern Europe and possible ways of postglacial recolonization of the region [ Evolution in the Sorex araneus group: cytogenetic and molecular aspects. Sixth Meeting of the International Sorex araneus cytogenetics Committee (ISACC) and associated Symposium in Honor of Professor Karl Fredga]. Paris: 24-25.

60. Mishta A. 2005. Late Pleistocene glacial refugia in Eastern Europe and postglacial recolonization of the region by shrews [Roles of Mammology on Coexistence of Wild Mammals and Human. Abstracts of Plenary, Symposium, Poster and Oral Papers presented at Ninth International Mammalogical Congress (IMC9). July 31- August 5, 2005.] Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan: 70-71.

61. Mishta A. 2005. Morphometric variation of the common shrew Sorex araneus in Ukraine, in relation to geoclimatic factors and karyotype [Evolution in the Sorex araneus group: cytogenetic and molecular aspects. Seventh Meeting of the International Sorex araneus cytogenetic Committee (ISACC).] Saint-Petersburg: 25.

62. Mishta A., E. Sitnikova E. 2007. Mammalian fauna investigations on contiguous protected territories of Russia and Ukraine (problems and perspectives) [ 5th European Congress of Mammology. 21-26th September 2007.] Siena, Italy. - Hystrix It. J. Mamm. (n.s.) Supp. P. 444.

63. Kuzmenko Yu., Mishta A. 2007. Diet of tawny owl (Strix aluco) in Eastern Polissya region of Ukraine [Abstracts of VII World Owl Conference. 31 October 4 November.] Groningen, Netherlands. A 108.

64. Mishta A. 2008. Mammals of Desniansko-Starogutsky National Nature Park (Ukraine): diversity and problems of conservation. [Protection of free-living mammal populations in Central and Eastern Europe. International Conference, 26-28 September, Poznan.] Programme and summaries. Poznan: 14-15.

     

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