Mazei Yuri

         

DATE OF BIRTH: April 26, 1977
PLACE OF BIRTH: Baku, Azerbaijan

WORK ADDRESS
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Leninskiye Gory, 1
119991 Moscow, Russia
Phone: +7 (495) 9394026
E-mail: yurimazei@mail.ru

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
2010 – Professor at the Department of Zoology and Ecology
2008 – Doctor of Biological Sciences in specialty of Ecology and Hydrobiology (theme: “Organization of protozoa communities”), Lomonosov Moscow State University
2007 – Associate Professor at the Department of Zoology and Ecology
2002 – Candidate of Biological Sciences in specialty of Hydrobiology (theme: “The structure of protist communities with the mixing zone of river and sea waters”), Lomonosov Moscow State University
1999 – Diploma of higher education with qualification of “Teacher of chemistry and biology”, Penza State Pedagogical University named after V.G. Belinsky (theme: “Fauna, morphology and ecology of Testacea in the Middle Volga region”)

POSITIONS HELD
Academic field
2015 – to present - Professor, Department of Hydrobiology, Lomonosov Moscow State University
2008 – 2018 – Professor, Department of Zoology and Ecology, Penza State University, Russia
2002 – 2008 – Associate Professor, Department of Zoology and Ecology, Penza State Pedagogical University named after V.G. Belinsky, Russia
Administrative field
06.2015 - to present - Vice-rector - Head of International Cooperation Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University
12.2012 – 06.2015 - Vice-rector in International Affairs, Penza State University
07.2011 – 10.2012 - Vice-rector in Academic Affairs, Penza State Pedagogical University named after V.G. Belinsky
09.2008 – 07.2011 - Head of the Department of Science, Innovation and Postgraduate Education, Penza State Pedagogical University VG Belinsky

RESEARCH INTERESTS
• structural and functional organization of biological communities at different scales of space-time
• paleoreconstruction of ecosystem dynamics
• ecology and systematics of free-living testate amoebae, Ciliophora and heterotrophic flagellates
• ecology of communities of soil animals, marine zoobenthos, freshwater zooplankton

VISITING SCHOLAR
05.2017: University of York, UK, supported by the Royal Society grant (subject: Understanding community ecology rules: the focus from testate amoebae and related organisms)
07.2014 – 08.2014: Natural History Museum, London, UK, supported by the grant of the President of the Russian Federation (Morphology and systematics of the testate amoebae genus Difflugia: critical analysis of testate amoebae collections in the Natural History Museum)
09.2012: University of Padua, Italy, supported by the Universita degli studi di Padova grant (subject: New approaches in the teaching of zoology in universities: comparing Italian and Russian traditions and new findings)
04.2012: Annamalai University, Tamil-Nadu, India, supported by the RFBR grant (subject: Biodiversity of benthic faunal assemblages along the salinity gradients: patterns in arctic (the White Sea) and tropical (the Bay of Bengal) estuaries)
11.2011: University of Neuchȃtel, Switzerland, supported by the Scientific &Technological Cooperation Programme Switzerland-Russia grant (subject: Protist diversity and palaeoecological reconstruction of the Petchora Biosphere reserve)
09.2011: Annamalai University, Tamil-Nadu, India, supported by the RFBR grant (subject: Biodiversity of benthic faunal assemblages along the salinity gradients: patterns in arctic (the White Sea) and tropical (the Bay of Bengal) estuaries)
08.2010: Institute of Zoology of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, supported by the RFBR grant (subject: Species diversity and protist community structure: role of scale, size and ecological characteristics of organisms)
04.2010: Institute of Hydrobiology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan-city, supported by the RFBR grant (subject: Biodiversity patterns of protozoa in large rivers: testate amoebae and heterotrophic flagellates from the rivers of Yangtze and Volga)
02.2010: Natural History Museum, London, UK, supported by the Royal Society grant (subject: Morphology and systematics of the testate amoebae genus Difflugia: critical analysis of testate amoebae collections in the Natural History Museum)
10.2009: University of Padua, Italy, supported by grant of the Universita degli studi di Padova (subject: Studies on biodiversity and community structure of Protozoa (Flagellates, Testate Amoebae and Ciliates) in the karst caves and bog environments of Veneto region (North-Eastern Italy) and Middle-Volga Region (South-Western Russia): comparative investigations in the same biotopes from different geographical areas)
09.2009 – 10.2009: University of Neuchȃtel, Switzerland, supported by the Scientific &Technological Cooperation Programme Switzerland-Russia grant (subject: Biogeography and biodiversity of free-living microorganisms: a study of testate amoebae (Protozoa) as model organisms)
10.2008 – 11.2008: University of Padua, Italy, supported by the Universita degli studi di Padova grant (subject: Biodiversity of testate amoebae in Sphagnum bogs)
04.2008 – 05.2008: Ocean University of China, Qingdao-city, supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China grant (subject: Biodiversity and systematics of benthic marine ciliated protozoa)

ACADEMIC AWARDS
2011: Diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
2008: Medal and Prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences for young scientists
2002: Prize of the Governor of the Penza region

TRAINING OF HIGHLY QUALIFIED PERSONNEL
2017 – Komarov A.A., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “The structure of communities of soil testate amoebae of the Pechora-Ilych Nature Reserve”
2015 – Babeshko K.V., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “Ecological preferences of Testacealobosea and their use for the reconstruction of the hydrological regime of wetlands in the Holocene”
2013 – Trulova A.S., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “Seasonal changes in the structure of communities of Testacea”
2012 – Kireev A.V., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “The ecomorphological characteristics of populations and the species structure of communities of Testacea and heterotrophic flagellates in some water bodies of the Volga region”
2011 – Blinokhvatova Yu.V. “Microscale spatial structure of soil Testacea communities”
2011 – Malysheva E.A., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “The structure of communities of testate amoebae in contact zones of heterogeneous biotopes”
2011 – Marfina O.V., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “The structure of communities of testate amoebae in the Baikal region”
2011 – Esaulov A.S., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “Morphology, systematics and ecology of mass and some poorly studied types of Ciliophora of Karyorelictea class from the White and Yellow Seas”
2010 – Belyakova O.I., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “The structure of communities of testate amoebae and heterotrophic flagellates in epiphytic and epilitic mosses and lichens”
2010 – Chernyshov V.A., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “Ecological and geographical patterns of the organization of communities of soil testate amoebae of Western Siberia”
2009 – Yembulaeva E.A., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “The structure of communities of soil protozoa in the forest-steppe of the Middle Volga region”
2007 – Bubnova O.A., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “The community structure of Testacealobosea at different scales of research”
2007 – Tsyganov A.N., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “Morphological variability, species composition and community structure of Testacealobosea”
2006 – Tikhonenkov D.V., Candidate of Biological Sciences. “The structure of communities of free-living heterotrophic flagellates”

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Russian Geographical Society
Moscow Society of Naturalists
All-Russian Protozoological Society at the RAS
All-Russian Hydrobiological Society at the RAS
All-Russian Society of Soil Zoologists at the RAS
International Society for Testate Amoebae Research

MEMBERSHIP IN EDITORIAL BOARDS OF JOURNALS
2016 – to present: Deputy Chief Editor of Russian Journal of Ecosystem Ecology
2016 – to present: Member of the Editorial Board of Conservation Science
2015 – to present: Member of the Editorial Board of European Journal of Ecology
2013 – to present: Member of the Editorial Board of University Proceedings.Volga Region. Natural Sciences
2011 – to present: Deputy Chief Editor of Protistology
2014 – 2017: Member of the Editorial Board of Arid Ecosystems
2008 – 2012: Deputy Chief Editor of News of Penza State Pedagogical University named after V.G. Belinsky

INVITED AND PLENARY REPORTS AT CONFERENCES
2016, Sao-Paolo (Brazil). VIII International Symposium on Testate Amoebae. Plenary lecture: Seasonal dynamics of testate amoeba communities
2014, Padua (Italy). XXX National Congress of the Italian Society of Protistology. Invited lecture: Macroscale distribution of protists: case study of testate amoebae in Western Siberia.
2014, Poznan (Poland). VII International Symposium on Testate Amoebae. Plenary lecture: Private life of Sphagnum samples: can we keep testate amoebae in a refrigerator?
2013, Vancouver (Canada). XVI International Congress of Protistology. Invited lecture: Biodiversity patterns at different spatial scales: A case study with Sphagnum- and soil-dwelling testate amoebae in taiga
2012, Xiamen (China). VI International Symposium on Testate Amoebae. Plenary lecture: Testate amoebae in boundaries: how do transitions between local communities look like?
2012, Rome (Italy). XXIX National Congress of the Italian Society of Protistology. Invited lecture: Testate amoebae communities in soils: from point to global scale.
2009, Montbéliard (France). V International Symposium on Testate Amoebae. Plenary lecture: Testate amoebae and landscapes: do tiny organisms reflect macro-environmental patterns? A case from forest-steppe region (Russia).
2007, Dehli (India). International Symposium on Ciliate Biology. Plenary lecture: Changes of psammophilous ciliate community structure during 16-th year period in the White Sea estuary
2006, Antwerp (Belgium). IV International Symposium on Testate Amoebae. Plenary lecture: Community structure of testate amoebae in Russian Sphagnum bogs at different scales.
2004, Sopot (Poland). International Conference “The role of biodiversity in simple, physically driven ecosystems with special focus on sandy sediments”. Invited lecture: Psammophilous ciliate community structure in the estuary: species composition patterns and mechanisms of formation.

TOTAL NUMBER OF PUBLICATIONS
Over 300

MAIN PUBLICATIONS
1. Qin Y., Payne R., Gu. Y., Mazei Yu., Xie Sh. Short-term response of testate amoebae to wildfire // Applied Soil Ecology. 2017. Vol. 116. P. 64-69.
2. Bobrov A.A., Mazei Yu. A review of testate amoeba genus Cryptodifflugia Penard, 1890 (Phryganellina: Cryptodifflugiidae) with a key to species // Zootaxa. 2017. Vol. 4282. № 2. P. 292-308.
3. Ratcliffe J., Creevy A., Andersen R., Zarov E., Gaffney P., Taggart M., Mazei Yu., Tsyganov A., Rowson J., Lapshina E.D., Payne R. Ecological and environmental transition across the forested-to-open bog ecotone in a West Siberian peatland // Science of the Total Environment. 2017. Vol. 607-608. P. 816-828.
4. Geisen S, Mitchell E.A.D., Wilkinson D., Adl S., Bonkowski M., Brown M., Fiore-Donne A.-M., Heger Th., Jassey V., Krashevska V., Lahr D., Marcisz K., Mulot M., Payne R., Singer D., Anderson O.R., Charman D., Ekelund F., Griffiths B., Rønn R., Smirnov A., Bass D., Belbahri L., Berney C., Blandenier Q., Chatzinotas A., Clarholm M., Dunthorn M., Feest A., Fernández L., Foissner W., Fournier B., Gentekaki E., Hajek M., Helder J., Jousset A., Koller R., Kumar S., La Terza A., Lamentowicz M., Mazei Yu., Santos S., Seppey Ch., Spiegel F., Walochnik Ju., Winding A., Lara E. Soil protistology rebooted: 30 fundamental questions to start with // Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 2017. Vol. 111. P. 94-103.
5. Mazei Yu., Belyakova O., Coppellotti O., Payne R. Testate amoeba communities of epilithic mosses and lichens: new data from Russia, Switzerland and Italy // Acta Protozoologica. 2016. Vol. 55. P. 51-57.
6. Payne R.J., Malysheva E., Tsyganov A., Pampura T., Novenko E., Volkova E., Babeshko K., Mazei Yu. A multi-proxy record of Holocene environmental change, peatland development and carbon accumulation from Staroselsky Moch peatland, Russia // The Holocene. 2016. Vol. 26. P. 314-326.
7. Varotsos C.A., Mazei Yu., Burkovsky I., Efstathiou M.N.,Tzanis Ch.G. Climate scaling behavior in the dynamics of the marine interstitial ciliate community // Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 2016. Vol. 125. P. 439-447.
8. Payne R., Greevy A., Malysheva E., Ratcliffe J., Andersen R., Tsyganov A., Rowson J., Marcisz K., Zielinska M., Lamentowicz M., Lapshina E., Mazei Yu. Tree encroachment may lead to functionally-significant changes in peatland testate amoeba communities // Soil Biology and Biochemistry. Vol. 98. P. 18-21.
9. Novenko E., Tsyganov A., Volkova E., Kupriyanov D., Mironenko I., Babeshko K., Utkina A., Popov V., Mazei Yu. Mid- and Late Holocene vegetation dynamics and fire history in the boreal forest of European Russia: A case study from Meshchera Lowlands // Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol. 459. P. 570-584.
10. Payne R., Babeshko K., van Bellen S., Blackford J., Booth R., Charman D., Ellershaw M., Gilbert D., Hughes P., Jassey V., Lamentowicz Ł., Lamentowicz M., Malysheva E., Mauquoy D., Mazei Yu., Mitchell A.D., Swindles G., Tsyganov A., Turner T.E., Telford R. Significance testing testate amoeba water table reconstructions // Quaternary Science Reviews. 2016. Vol. 138. P. 131-135.
11. Azovsky A., Tikhonenkov D., Mazei Yu. Global diversity and distribution of the smallest eukaryotes: biogeography of marine benthic heterotrophic flagellates // Protist. 2016. Vol. 167. P. 411-424.
12. Novenko E., Tsyganov A., Volkova E., Babeshko K., Payne R., Mazei Yu. Mid- and late-Holocene vegetation history, climate and human impact in the western Mid-Russian Upland: new data and a regional synthesis // Biodiversity and Conservation. 2016. Vol. 25. P. 2453-2472.
13. Amesbury M.J., Swindles G.T., Bobrov A., Charman D.J., Holden J., Lamentowicz M., Mallon G., Mazei Yu., Mitchell E.A.D., Payne R.J., Roland Th.P., Turner T.E., Warner B. Development of a new pan-European testate amoeba transfer function for reconstructing peatland palaeohydrology // Quaternary Science Reviews. 2016. Vol. 152. P. 132-151.
14. Tsyganov A., Mityaeva O., Mazei Yu., Payne R. Testate amoeba transfer function performance along localised hydrological gradients // European Journal of Protistology. 2016. Vol. 55. Part B. P. 141-151.
15. Tsyganov A., Komarov A., Mitchell E.A.D., Shimano S., Smirnova O.V., Aleynikov A.A., Mazei Yu.A. Additive partitioning of testate amoeba species diversity across habitat hierarchy within the pristine southern taiga landscape (Pechora-Ilych Biosphere Reserve, Russia) // European Journal of Protistology. 2015. Vol. 51. P. 42–54.
16. Mazei Yu., Warren A. A survey of the testate amoeba genus Difflugia Leclerc, 1815 based on specimens in the E. Penard and C.G. Ogden collections of the Natural History Museum, London. Part 3: Species with shells that are spherical or ovoid // Protistology. 2015. Vol. 9. № 1. P. 3–49.
17. Novenko E., Tsyganov A., Volkova E., Babeshko K., Lavrentiev N., Payne R., Mazei Yu. The Holocene palaeoenvironmental history of central European Russia reconstructed from pollen, plant macrofossil and testate amoeba analyses of the Klukva peatland, Tula region // Quaternary Research. 2015. Vol. 83. P. 459–468.
18. Payne R., Belyakova O., Mazei Yu. Communitystructureandenvironmentalcontrolsonforestepiphytetestateamoebacommunities from European Russia // European Journal of Protistology. 2015. Vol. 51. P. 450-459.
19. Mazei Yu., Chernyshov V., Tsyganov A., Payne R. Testing the effect of refrigerated storage on testate amoeba samples // Microbial Ecology. 2015. Vol. 70. P. 861-864.
20. Mitchell E.A.D., Lamentowicz M., Payne R.J., Mazei Yu. Effect of taxonomic resolution on ecological and palaeoecological inference – a test using testate amoeba water table depth transfer functions // Quaternary Science Reviews. 2014. Vol. 91. P. 62–69.
21. Shimano S., Bobrov A., Mazei Yu. Testate Amoebae of the Imperial Palace, Tokyo // Memoirs of the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo. 2014. Vol. 50. № 3. P. 21–28.
22. Mazei Yu., Warren A. A survey of the testate amoeba genus Difflugia Leclerc, 1815 based on specimens in the E. Penard and C.G. Ogden collections of the Natural History Museum, London. Part 2: Species with shells that are pyriform or elongate // Protistology. 2014. Vol. 8. № 4. P. 133–171.
23. Azovsky A.I., Mazei Yu.A. Do microbes have macroecology? Large-scale patterns in diversity and distribution of marine benthic ciliates // Global Ecology and Biogeography. 2013. Vol. 22. № 2. P. 163–172.
24. Azovsky A., Saburova M., Tikhonenkov D., Khazanova K., Esaulov A., Mazei Yu. Composition, diversity and distribution of microbenthos across the intertidal zones of the Ryazhkov Island (the White Sea) // European Journal of Protistology. 2013. Vol. 49. № 4. P. 500–515.
25. Bobrov A., Mazei Yu., Chernyshov V., Gong Y., Feng W. Testate amoebae communities from some freshwater and soil habitats in China (Hubei and Shandong provinces) // Frontiers of Earth Sciences. 2012. Vol. 6. №1. P. 1–9.
26. Mazei Yu., Belyakova O., Trulova A., Guidolin L., Coppellotti O. Testate amoebae communities from caves of some territories in European Russia and North-Eastern Italy // Protistology. 2012. Vol. 7. №1. P. 42–50.
27. Payne R., Lamentowicz M., Knaap P. van der, Leeuwen van, Mitchell E.A.D., Mazei Yu. Testate amoebae as non-pollen palynomorphs // Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 2012. Vol. 173. P. 68–79.
28. FournierB., MalyshevaE., MazeiYu., MorettiM., MitchellE.A.D. Towardtheuseoftestateamoebae functionaltraitsasindicatoroffloodplainrestorationsuccess // EuropeanJournalofSoilBiology.2012.Vol. 49. P. 85–91.
29. Bobrov A., Shimano S., Mazei Yu. TwoNewSpeciesofTestateAmoebaefromtheMountainForestssoilofJapanandRedescription of the Genus Deharvengia // Acta Protozoologica. 2012. Vol. 51. № 1. P. 55–63.
30. Tikhonenkov D., Mylnikov A., Gong Y., Feng W., Mazei Yu. Heterotrophic Flagellates from Freshwater and Soil Habitats in Subtropical China (Wuhan Area, Hubei Province) // Acta Protozoologica. 2012. Vol. 51. № 1. P. 65–79.
31. Tsyganov A., Embulaeva E., Mazei Yu. Distribution of soil testate amoeba assemblages along catenas in the northern taiga zone (Karelia, Russia) // Protistology. 2012. Vol. 7. № 2. P. 71–78.
32. Mazei Yu., Warren A. A survey of the testate amoeba genus Difflugia Leclerc, 1815 based on specimens in the E. Penard and C.G. Ogden collections of the Natural History Museum, London. Part 1: Species with shells that are pointed aborally and/or have aboral protuberances // Protistology. 2012. Vol. 7. № 3. P. 121-171.
33. Heger T, Booth R., Sullivan M., Wilkinson D., Warner B., Asada T., Mazei Yu., Meisterfeld R., Mitchell E.A.D. The re-discovery of Nebela ansata: a forgotten microbe illustrates the knowledge gap between microbial and visible biodiversity // Journal of Biogeography. 2011. Vol. 38. P. 1897–1906.
34. Xu Y., Esaulov A., Lin X., Mazei Y, Hu X., Al-Rasheid K.A.S, Warren A. Morphological Studies on Five Trachelocercids from the Yellow Sea coast of China, with a Description of Tracheloraphis huangi spec. nov. (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea) // Acta Protozoologica. 2011. Vol. 50. P. 205–218.
35. Burkovsky I.V., Mazei Yu.A. Long-term dynamics of marine interstitial ciliate community // Protistology. 2010. Vol. 6. № 3. P. 147–172.
36. Tikhonenkov D.V., Mazei Yu.A., Embulaeva E.A. Effect of ecosystem type on the soil heterotrophic flagellate communities in the forest-steppe conditions // Protistology. 2010. Vol. 6. № 3. P. 188–203.
37. Bobrov A.A., Mazei Yu.A., Tiunov A.V. Testate amoebae of a monsoon tropical forest of South Vietnam // Acta Protozoologica. 2010. Vol. 49. №4. P. 311–325.
38. Mazei, Gao Sh., Warren A., Li L., Li J., Song W., Esaulov A. Reinvestigation of the marine ciliate Trachelocerca ditis (Wright, 1982) Foissner and Dragesco, 1996 (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea) from the Yellow Sea and an assessment of its phylogenetic position inferred from the small subunit rRNA gene sequence // Acta Protozoologica. 2009. Vol. 48. №3. P. 213–221.
39. Mazei Yu.A. Biodiversity patterns in protozoan communities: linking processes and scales // Protistology. 2008. Vol. 5. №4. 268–280.
40. Mazei Yu. A., Tsyganov A.N. Species composition, spatial distribution and seasonal dynamics of testate amoebae community in sphagnum bog (Middle Volga region, Russia) // Protistology. 2007. Vol. 5. № 2/3. 156–206.
41. Mazei Yu.A., Burkovsky I.V. Patterns of psammophilous ciliate community structure along salinity gradient in the White Sea estuary // Protistology. 2006. Vol.4. №3. Р.251–268.
42. Tikhonenkov D.V., Mazei Yu.A., Mylnikov A.P. Species diversity of heterotrophic flagellates in White Sea littoral sites // European Journal of Protistology. 2006. Vol.42. №3. P.191–200.
43. Tikhonenkov D.V., Mazei Yu.A. Heterotrophic flagellates from freshwater biotopes of Matveev and Dolgij (Long) Islands (the Pechora Sea) // Protistology. 2006. Vol. 4. №4. P.327-337.
44. Tsyganov A.N., Mazei Yu.A. Morphology and biometry of Arcella intermedia (Deflandre, 1928) nov. comb. from Russia and review of hemispheric species of the genus Arcella (Testacealobosea: Arcellinida) // Protistology. 2006. Vol.4. №4. 361–369.
45. Azovsky A.I., Mazei Yu.A. Distribution and community structure of benthic ciliates in the northeastern part of the Black Sea // Protistology. 2005. Vol.4. №2. P.83-90.
46. Mazei Yu.A., Burkovsky I.V. Species composition of benthic ciliate community in the Chernaya river estuary (Kandalaksha gulf, White sea) with a checklist of total White Sea benthic ciliate fauna // Protistology. 2005. Vol.4. №2. P.107-120.
47. Bobrov A.A., Mazei Yu.A. Morphological variability of testate amoebae (Rhizopoda: Testacealobosea, Testaceafilosea) in natural populations // Acta Protozoologica. 2004. Vol.43. P.133-146.
48. Azovsky A.I., Mazei Yu.A. A conspectus of the Black Sea fauna of benthic ciliates // Protistology. 2003. Vol.3. №2. P. 72-91.
49. Mazei Yu.A., Burkovsky I.V. Vertical structure of the interstitial ciliate community in the Chernaya river estuary (the White Sea) // Protistology. 2003. Vol.3. №2. P. 107-120.


 

 

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