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Faculty of Biology
Faculty of Biology of Yerevan State University has been established in 1933. :
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Grigor S. Shahinyan

Junior Researcher | Faculty of Biology
Education
2006 - 2010: BSc in Biology, Department of Genetics and Cytology, Faculty of Biology, Yerevan State University
2010 - 2012: MSc in Microbiology and Biotechnology, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology of Plants and Microorganisms, Faculty of Biology, Yerevan State University
2012 - 2015: PhD student in Microbiology, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology of Plants and Microorganisms, Faculty of Biology, Yerevan State University

Academic degree
PhD in Biology

Professional experience
2015 - Present: Researcher at the Research Institute of Biology, Faculty of Biology, Yerevan State University, Armenia
2008 - 2009: Senior Laboratory Assistant at the Institute of Molecular Biology, NAS RA
Academic courses
2012: Short term research and education program in EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
2012: Short term research and education program in BSIO, Berlin, Germany
2011: Microbiology, Nanobiology and Radiobiology Summer School in the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna and National Research Center “Kurchatov Institute” Moscow, Russia

Scale of professional interests
Applied Microbiology, Microbial Ecology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology

Participation in grant projects
2019: Participant in Thematic Grant, Project num.: 18T-1F261
2018: Principal investigator in ANSEF Research Grant, Project num.: Microbio-4959
2017: Researcher in ANSEF Research Grant, Project num.: Microbio-4619
2016: Principal investigator in ANSEF Research Grant, Project num.: Biotech-4328
2016 - 2018: Researcher in Thematic Project 15T-1F399 provided from Ministry of Education and Science of RA

Languages
English (fluent), Russian (fluent)

Professional membership
Member of Armenian Microbiological Association, member society of Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS).
Member of Armenian Association of Biochemists (AAB), Constituent Member of Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS)
Member of American Society for Microbiology (ASM).

Awards received
2014: Winner of the FEBS Young Scientists׳ Forum 2014

grigor.shahinyan@ysu.am

Armine Margaryan , Grigor Shahinyan , Pargev Hovhannisyan, Hovik Panosyan , Armen Trchounian , Nils-Kåre Birkeland
Geobacillus and Anoxybacillus spp. from Terrestrial Geothermal Springs Worldwide: Diversity and Biotechnological Applications
2018 | Article
Microorganisms for Sustainability: Extremophiles in Eurasian Ecosystems: Ecology, Diversity, and Applications. 2018, 8, 119-166 pp.
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Exploring metal resistant microbes of Armenian mining areas in order to find new means for bioremediation
2018 | Thesis
12th International Congress of Extremophiles, Ischia, Italy, 2018, p. 62
The Modelling of Lipase Protein Structures Based on Newly Isolated Thermophilic Bacilli Gene Sequences
2017 | Thesis
ASM MICROBE 2017 General Meeting, p. 739
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Identification and sequence analyses of novel lipase encoding novel thermophillic bacilli isolated from Armenian geothermal springs
2017 | Article
BMC Microbiology. 2017, 17, 103, pp. 1-11
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Characterization of lipase producing thermophilic bacilli isolated from Armenian geothermal springs
2015 | Article
Reports of NAS of Armenia, 115 (1), pp. 59-68 elib.sci.am/2015_1/09_1_2015.pdf
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Isolation and characterization of lipase-producing thermophilic bacilli from geothermal springs in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh
2015 | Article
Biolog. J. Armenia 67 (2), 6-15 biology.asj-oa.am/11191/1/6.pdf
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New lipase producing bacilli strains isolated from geothermal springs of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh
2015 | Thesis
The 19th International Pushchino school conference of young scientists “Biology – The Science of The XXI Century”, Pushchino, 2015, p. 153
Temperature and pH effect on lipase production and enzymatic activity of thermophilic bacilli isolated from Armenian geothermal springs
2015 | Article
Scientific Medical Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 9-15
Optimization of thermostabile lipase production from thermophilic bacilli isolated from a geothermal spring of Armenia
2014 | Thesis
FEBS Young Scientist ForumYSF2014, Paris, France, p. 55
Production of thermostable lipases by thermophilic bacilli
2014 | Article
FEBS Journal 281 (Suppl 1), 668
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Searching for thermostabile lipase producing bacilli and the optimization of lipase their production
2014 | Thesis
Book of abstracts, International Scientific Workshop on “Trends in Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology”.Yerevan, Armenia, 2014, p. 88