Anastasia O. Borisanova

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senior researcher, PhD

A.O. Borisanova graduated from the Invertebrate zoology Department of Biological faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2008. From 2008 to 2011 she was postgraduate student of the Invertebrate zoology Department. In 2013 A.O. Borisanova passed Ph.D. defense. Ph.D. thesis subject was "Microscopic anatomy and ultrastructure of Barentsia discreta (Busk, 1886) (Kamptozoa, Coloniales)".

Career:
2011-2014: lab technician of the Invertebrate zoology Department
2014 - so far: research associate of the Invertebrate zoology Department

Educational work:
laboratory course on invertebrate zoology for first year students of Biological faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University;
summer internship on zoology of fresh-water invertebrates at the Zvenigorod Biological Station for first year students of Biological faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University;
course on invertebrate zoology for first year students of Ecological subfaculty of Faculty of Soil Science of Lomonosov Moscow State University;
school club on invertebrate zoology for senior pupils

Scientific interests:
Kamptozoa, Cycliophora, comparative anatomy of invertebrates, taxonomy and phylogenetic affinities of Lophotrochozoa

Publications:
•    Borisanova A.O., Malakhov V.V., 2011. A Star Cell Complex as the Heart of Colonial Kamptozoa. Doklady Biological Sciences, Vol. 441, No. 2, pp. 278–281.
•    Borisanova A.O., Chernyshev A.V., Malakhov V.V., 2012. Myoanatomy of Barentsia discreta (Busk, 1886) (Kamptozoa, Coloniales). Russian Journal of Marine Biology., Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 22–34.
•    Borisanova A.O., Chernyshev A.V., Malakhov V.V., 2012. The structure of the muscular system in the planktonic larva of colonial Kamptozoa. Doklady Biological Sciences, Vol. 442, pp. 31–33.
•    Borisanova A.O., Malakhov V.V., 2013. Integument of Kamptozoa Barentsia discreta Busk, 1886. Moscow University biological sciences bulletin,  Vol. 68, № 4, с. 227-229
•    Borisanovaa A.O., Chernyshev A.V., Malakhov V.V., 2014. The Structure of the Body Cavity Pedicellina cernua (Pallas, 1775) and Barentsia discreta (Busk, 1886) (Kamptozoa, Coloniales).  Russian Journal of Marine Biology, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 426–439.

Grants:
Microscopic anatomy and ultrastructure of the colonial Kamptozoa
Borisanova A.O.
Biological faculty
15.11.2012-31.12.2013
research project № 12-04-31778
CITIS: 01201275204
Key words: entoprocta, ultrastructure, phylogenetic affinities, kamptozoa.
source of funding: RFBR grant