Astghik S. Ghazaryan
Biography
Education
1999 - 2003: Faculty of Biology, Yerevan State University (Bachelor degree)
2003 - 2004: Faculty of Biology, Yerevan State University (Master degree)

Academic degree
PhD– “The iNflunce of Environment on the rate adult bats Neurogenesis”, Institute of Zoology, NSA, Yerevan, Armenia

Professional experience
2003 - till now: senior laboratory assistant in department of Zoology, YSU, Yerevan, Armenia
2009 - till now: Senior Researcher of laboratory “General Biology”, Faculty of Biology, YSU, Yerevan, Armenia

Academic courses
Theriology, Zoology

Scale of professional interests
Study of Ecology, sistematics , conservation and neurobiology of small mammals (insectivore, rodentia, chiroptera)

Participation in scientific grants
2016: Chairman of local organizing committee of Workshop of "International Bat night in Armenia" 7-8 October,Gnevanq Canyon, Vayots dzor, Armenia.
2017: Project leader YSSP - grant for organizing scientific events
2017 - 2019: Coordinator of Project Phylogeographic analysis of bats population of Belarus and Armenia. SCS RA-RARB
2016: Chairman of local organizing committee of Workshop, seminars, and photo competition "Animals in our life"
2016: Chairman of local organizing committee of Workshop of "International Bat night in Armenia" 16-18 September, Armenia.
2016: Purchase of field equipment (Idea Wild)
2016 - 2017: Principal investigator "Survey of distribution and conservation status of bats in Armenia by using bat boxes and batcorders". (ANSEF)
2015 - 2016: Principal investigator "Survey of distribution and conservation status of bats in Armenia" (EUROBATS)
2015 - 2016: Reseacrher Biodiversity of East-European and Siberian large mammals on the level of genetic variation of populations. BIOGEAST, Seventh framework Programme, Marie Curie Actions-People, International Research Staff Exchange Scheme
2015 - 2017: Reseacrher Study of human impacts on biodiversity in Northern regions of Armenia. (State Committee of Science RA).
2015 - 2017: Researcher "Scientific basis of the integrated management of natural resources of lake Sevan" (State Committee of Science (SCS) of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia and Russian Foundation for Basic Research joint Fund,
2014: Winner of Program of supporting young scientists in purchasing of laboratory equipment, YSSP-2014
2013: Chairman of local organizing committee of Workshop of "Modern Field work techniques of biodiversity research" – 12-13 June, Tsakhkadzor, Armenia, Youth foundation of Armenia
2013 - 2014: Project coordinator “Biodiversity of small mammals of Syuniq Region of Armenia and their role in ecosystems.” (NFSAT)
2013 - 2015: Researcher "Assessment of human impact on biodiversity of Armenian southern regions" (State Committee of Science RA).
2012 - 2013: Project coordinator “Survey on the distribution, systematics, and conservation status of bats of Ararat valley” principal investigator (Rufford small grant)
2010 - 2012: Researcher “Survey and conservation of animals, plants and fungi in anthropogenic disturbed semidesert ecosystems of Armenia”, (State Committee of Science RA)
2011 - 2012: Principal investigator, project coordinator “Survey on the distribution, ecology and conservation status of Armenian birch mouse (Sicista armenica).” principal investigator (ANSEF)
2006 - 2007: Regional team leader of project “Sustainable bat conservation in Caucasus Mountain regions” funded by BP Leadership Programme.

Professional membership
2016 - present: Member of advisory committee of EUROBATS
2015 - present: Co founder of Association of Armenian Mammalogists (AAM)
2010 - present: Member of Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)
2006 - present: Young Biologist association (YBA NGO)

Languages
Armenian (excellent), Russian (excellent), English (excellent), Polish (with vocabulary)

astghik.ghazaryan@ysu.am

Astghik S. Ghazaryan

Associate Professor | Faculty of Biology - Chair of Zoology
 
 

Book

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Հայաստանի ողնաշարավոր կենդանիների անվանումների լատիներեն – հայերեն – ռուսերեն – անգլերեն բառարան | Ուս. ձեռնարկ: ԵՊՀ հրատ., 2018, 136 էջ

Emrah Çoraman, Christian Dietz, Ghazaryan Astghik, Elisabeth Hempel, Eran Levin, Primož Presetnik, Maja Zagmajster, Frieder Mayer

Reticulate evolutionary history of a western palaearctic bat complex explained by multiple MTDNA introgressions in secondary contacts | bioRxiv. 2018, 1-11 pp. |
 

Article

Emrah Çoraman, Christian Dietz, Astghik Gazaryan, Elisabeth Hempel, Eran Levin, Primož Presetnik, Maja Zagmajster, Frieder Mayer

Reticulate evolutionary history of a western palaearctic bat complex explained by multiple mtDNA Introgressions in Secondary Contacts | Journal of Biogeography, 2019, 46(2), pp. 343-354

Emrah Çoraman, Christian Dietz, Elisabeth Hempel, Astghik Ghazaryan, Eran Levin, Primož Presetnik, Maja Zagmajster, Frieder Mayer

Evolutionary history of Myotis nattereri sensu lato with a special focus on the caucasus region | First international conference. Bats of Eastern Europe: Challenges for conservation. 2018, pp. 7-8

Шпак А. В., Газарян А. С., Папов Г. Ю., Хейдорова У. Э., Ларченко А. И., Юрченко Д. Г., Айрапетян T. A.

Средиземноморский нетопырь PIPISTRELLUS KUHLII (KUHL, 1817): характеристика вида в части нативного ареала (Армения) и анализ территориальной экспансии в Беларуси и сопредельных странах | Актуальные проблемы охраны животного мира в Беларуси и сопредельных регионах, 2018, 1, стр. 430-436

M. Rusin, A. Ghazaryan, T. Hayrapetyan, G. Papov, A. Martynov

Rediscovery of Аrmenian birch mouse, Sicista armenica (Mammalia, Rodentia, Sminthidae) | Vestnik Zoologii. 2017, 51(5), 443-446 pp. |

Dietz C., Gazaryan A., Papov G., Dundarova H., Mayer F.

Myotis hajastanicus is a local vicariant of a widespread species rather than a critically endangered endemic of the Sevan lake basin (Armenia) | Mammalian Biology, 2016, 81, pp. 518-522 |
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Thesis

Vadim Harutyunyan, George Papov, Astghik Ghazaryan

Habitat selection and diet composition of serotine bat (Eptesicus serotinus) in Armenia | First international conference. Bats of Eastern Europe: Challenges for conservation. 2018, p. 12

Angin Grigoryan, George Papov, Tigran Hayrapetyan, Astghik Ghazaryan

New data on distribution of Pipistrellus kuhlii in Armenia | First international conference. Bats of Eastern Europe: Challenges for conservation. 2018, p. 10

Angin Grigoryan, George Papov, Tigran Hayrapetyan, Astghik Ghazaryan

New data on distribution of Pipistrellus kuhlii in Armenia | First international conference. Bats of Eastern Europe: Challenges for conservation. 2018, p. 10

Ghazaryan A. S., Papov G. Y., Hayrapteyan T. A.

Preliminary data on mammal diversity of surrounding territory of Tatev Monastry | Экологические и эволюционные механизмы структурно-функционального гомеостаза живых систем. Материалы XIV Международной научно-практической экологической конференции. 2016, стр. 95-96 |

Astghik Ghazaryan, Kamila Plis, Sylwia Czarnomska, Tomasz Borowik, Magdalena Niedziałkowska, Innokentiy M. Okhlopkov, Tigran Hayrapetyan, Mamikon Kasabian, Natia Kopaliani, Zurab Gurielidze, Bogumiła Jędrzejewska

Phylogenetic position of the Caucasian wolves (Canis lupus) compared to the European and Siberian populations of the species | The eighth international zoological congress of "Grigore Antipa" museum. 2016, p. 57 |
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