Zoology and Ecology

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COURSES

BACHELOR’S DEGREE

Biology - Bioecology

MASTER’S DEGREE

Biology - Ecology

POST-GRADUATE COURSE

• Zoology
• Ecology

RESEARCH & OTHER ACTIVITIES

RESEARCH GROUPS

• Fauna, Systematics, Ecology of Animals of Russia’s European Part and Cross-Border Regions (founded by prof. V.P. Denisov, supervised by prof. V.Y. Ilyin)
• Community Ecology and Taxonomy of Protists in Aquatic and Terrestrial Habitats (founded and supervised by prof. Yu. Mazei)

RESEARCH THEMES

• Chiroptera of the Volga Region and Neighboring Territories: Fauna, Systematics, Ecology
• Genetic, Morphological and Eco-Ethological Aspects of the Mammal Crossbreeding (on the Example of the Spermophilus)
• Organizing Cenosis of Free-Living Protists, Fresh-Water Zooplankton and Macrozoobenthos
• Organizing Cenosis of Terrain Shells
• Karyotaxonomy of Small Mammals of Russia’s European Part
• Penza Region Fauna Monitoring

ZOOLOGICAL MUSEUM

Three museum halls with the total area 120 m2 house the richest collection – more than two thousand animal exhibits from different natural zones. Scientific museum funds comprise more than 10,000 samples.

LABORATORIES

• Laboratory of molecular ecology and animal systematics
• Microscopic laboratory

COLLABORATION

• Lomonosov Moscow State University
• Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences
• Ogarev Mordovia State University
• Orenburg State Pedagogical University
• Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of Russian Academy of Sciences
• Institute of Systematics and Animal Ecology, Siberian Department of Russian Academy of Sciences
• Institute of Cytology and Genetics
• Institute of Oceanology
• Institute for Biology of Inland Waters Russian Academy of Sciences
• State Natural Reserve “Volga Forest-Steppe”
• Sprygin State Natural Reserve of Zhigulevsk
• Smidovich State Natural Reserve of Mordovia
• Volga Kama State Natural Biosphere Reserve
• The University of Padua (Italy)
• Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (Canada)
• Ocean University of China
• Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Brno (Czech Republic)
• Higher Technical School, Berlin (Germany)

CONTACTS

Office 110, office 121/ Building 15/ Penza State University
Tel.: 8 (8412) 54-85-06, 8(8412) 99-80-13
e-mail: enf@pnzgu.ru
Site: enf.pnzgu.ru (Russian version)

STAFF PROFILES

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