Personal details

Date of Alya: 4 December 2002
Address at work: Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
Tel.: 03-6406987
 
Educational Background
 

1995

Ph.D.,  St.-Petersburg State University. Title: "The mygalomorph spider family Nemesiidae in the Palearctic region".
 

1978

BS/MS, Kirghiz State University (Faculty of Biology).

Title: "The spider fauna of Issyk-Kul region, Kyrgyzstan".

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Research Experience
 

2006-present

Gilady Stipend Researcher. Biodiversity, faunistics and taxonomy of spider wasps and spiders of Israel, the East Mediterranean and Central Asia. Department of Zoology. Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
 

2003-2005

Shapiro Stipend Researcher. Biodiversity, faunistics and taxonomy of spider wasps and spiders of Israel and Central Asia. Department of Zoology. Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
 

1996-2002

Ordinary Researcher. Estimation of the main biodiversity peculiarities of the regional fauna of the spider wasps and selected groups of spiders. Research Institute of Biology & Soil Sciences, Laboratory of Entomology. National Academy of Science, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
 

1985-1995

Assistant Researcher. Studying the regional arthropod biodiversity including intensive field collecting in different regions of Central Asia. Research Institute of Biology & Soil Sciences, Laboratory of Entomology, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
 

1979-1984

Forest Engeneer. Field observations and experiments on forest pests and biocontrol agents. Research Institute of Biology, Forestry Department, Laboratory of Forest Entomology, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
 

1978-1979

Assistant. Field observations and monitoring of wildlife in the protected area of the "Ala-Artcha" National Park, Kyrgyzstan.

 
 
Membership in professional societies

Entomological Society of Israel

Russian Entomological Society

International Society of Arachnology

 
TAU activities
 

2004-present

Collaboration with MS- and PhD students of Tel-Aviv University, T. Levanony and E. Columbus, working under supervision of Prof. T. Dayan: identification and ecological clasterization of the collected field material (spiders).
 

2003-present

Curatorship of TAU collections represented by Hymenoptera Aculeata (wasps), and Araneae (spiders): maintenance, updating, identification and databasing.

 
 
Other activities and honors
 
2007
Participation in the 2nd National Meeting of Arachnology, Sde Boqer.
 
2005
Participation in the 1st National Meeting of Arachnology, Sde Boqer.
 
2003
Poster at the 21st European Colloquium on Arachnology, St.-Petersburg.
 
2001-2002
Trans-boundary project on conservation of the Tien Shan biodiversity supported by the Global Ecological Fund; team leader of the monitoring specialists' research group.
 
2000-2002
INTAS International Project 99-1483 on the Central Asian biodiversity red-listing; regional team member.
 
1999-present
The scientific journal "Tethys entomological research" - editorial board.
 
1998
Participation at the First Pan-European forum of IUCN (Prague): Networking and developing the program "Plan and strategy for the biodiversity conservation" on the European regional level.
 
1995-1997
"Cadastre [checklist] of biodiversity of Kyrgyzstan" (Vol. 2, 3) - one of the compilers.
 
 
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