Naira Zh. Sahakyan
Biography
Education
1996 - 2002: YSU, Faculty of Biology, Diploma, AM №000205,

Academic degree
Ph.D. “The traits of metabolism of isolated cultures of Ajuga genevensis and Ajuga chia“, Biotechnology - 03.00.14, Yerevan, 2010.

Professional experience
2003 - 2006: PhD student, YSU, Faculty of Biology, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology of Microbes and Plants
2007 - 2009: Laboratory assistant, YSU, Faculty of Biology, Laboratory of General Biology
2009 up to date: Researcher, YSU, Faculty of Biology, Laboratory of General Biology
2015 up to date: Co-Assistant, YSU, Faculty of Biology, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology of Microbes and Plants

Academic courses
Plant physiology, Phytopathology

Scale of professional interests
  • Plant physiology and Plant biotechnology, Biochemistry, The hormonal regulation of growth and development, Stress physiology, Secondary metabolism, Isolated cultures and micropropagation,
  • Methods: Spectrophotometry, Plant cell culture, Obtaining of morphological slides, Microscopying, Preparation of nutrient media for plant cell culture and microorganisms, Methods of sterilization, Testing of antimicrobial activity, Testing of antioxidant activity
  • Computer skills: MS Office, Adobe Photoshop, IE
  • Other skills: Good interpersonal skills, flexibility, time management ability, hardworking ability

    Participation in grant projects
  • 2008 (CRDF), ARBI-9006-YE-08 Bacterial melanin as a biostimulator
  • 2015 (Galoust Gyulbenkian Foundation) (#137782), Travel grant

    Languages
    Armenian, Russian, English

    Professional membership
    Armenian Association of Biotechnologists; (FEBS) Fedeeration of Europian Biochemical Society; The Armenian Society of Young Biologists
    American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
  • Naira Zh. Sahakyan

    Assistant | Faculty of Biology - Chair of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology
     
     

    Book

    A. Trchounian, M. Petrosyan, N. Sahakyan

    Redox State as a Central Regulator of Plant-Cell Stress Responses. Chapter 2. Plant Cell Redox Homeostasis and Reactive Oxygen Species (Ed. D.K. Gupta et al.) | Springer International. 2016, 25 p.
     

    Article

    N. Zh. Sahakyan, M. T. Petrosyan, A. H. Trchounian

    Some peculiarities of essential oil of Damask rose growing in high altitude Armenian landscapes (Հայաստանի բարձրադիր գոտիներում աճող դամասկոսյան մասրենու եթերայուղի որոշ առանձնահատկությունները) | ԵՊՀ Գիտական տեղեկագիր: Քիմիա և կենսաբանություն, 2020, հ. 54, #1, էջ 68-74 |

    Armenuhi Moghrovyan, Naira Sahakyan, Anush Babayan, Naira Chichoyan, Margarit Petrosyan, Armen Trchounian

    Essential oil and ethanol extract of oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) from Armenian flora as natural source of terpenes, flavonoids and other phytochemicals with antiradical, antioxidant, metal chelating, tyrosinase inhibitory and antibacterial activity | Current pharmaceutical design. 2019, 25, 16, pp. 1809-1816

    Naira Sahakyan, Margarit Petrosyan, Armen Trchounian

    The activity of Alkanna species in vitro culture and intact plant extract against antibiotic resistant bacteria | Current pharmaceutical design. 2019, 25, 16, pp. 1861-1865

    Naira Sahakyan, Margarit Petrosyan, Izabela Koss-Mikołajczyk, Agnieszka Bartoszek, Tamara Gabour Sad, Muhammad Jawad Nasim, Maia Vanidze, Aleko Kalandia, Claus Jacob, Armen Trchounian

    The Caucasian flora: a still-to-be-discovered rich source of antioxidants | Free radical research. 2019, 12 Sep 2019, pp. 1-10 |

    N. Zh. Sahakyan , M. M. Ginovyan , M. T. Petrosyan , A. H. Trchounian

    Antibacterial and anti-phage activity of Plantago major L. raw material (Plantago major L. հումքի հակաբակտերիական և հակաֆագային ակտիվությունը) | ԵՊՀ Գիտական տեղեկագիր: Քիմիա և կենսաբանություն, 2019, հ. 53, #1, էջ 59-64 |
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    Thesis

    A. Trchounian, N. Sahakyan, M. Ginovyan, M. Petrosyan

    Antibacterial and Anti-phage Activity of Raw Material Plantago major L., a Medicinal plant Grown in Armenia | ASM General Meeting ASM MICROBE 2019. AES-1068

    A. Trchounian, L. Gabrielyan, N. Sahakyan

    Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance: Heavy Metal Nanoparticles as Antibacterial Agents against Antibiotic Resistant Escherichia coli Strains | ASM General Meeting ASM MICROBE 2019. AAR-650

    N. Sahakyan, M. Zareyan, S. Hambardzumyan, M. Petrosyan, A. Trchounian

    ln vitro antioxidant potential of ethanol extracts of different plants from Armenian flora | "Towards a Redox Heslthy Aging" WGs Meeting of the NutRed0x COST Action CA1611Z. 2018, p. 22 |

    M. Ginovyan, M. Petrosyan, N. Sahakyan, A. Trchounian

    Gc-MsA nalysis of Bio-ActiveC ompoundsfr om Methanol Extractso f R. ObtusifoliusLa.n d A. EupatoridL . Possessnig Anti m icrobiaI Activity | ASM MICROBE 2018 American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. 2018, p. SUNDAY-624

    M. Petrosyan, N. Sahakyan, A. Avetisyan, S. Aloyan, A. Trchounian

    The Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Potential of Artemisia Dracunculus L., Cultivated At High Altitude Armenian Landscape | ASM MICROBE 2018. p. SUNDAY-620
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