Stepan S. Vodopyanov

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Researcher, PhD

Vodopyanov Stepan Sergeevich

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I was born in Moscow in 1986. Studied in Young naturalists club in Zoological museum, travelled a lot around Russia (from the Far East to White sea and Crimea) and that is why I decided to learn biology in the university. Studied in MSU 2003-2008, invertebrates zoology department. Got PhD in 2014, the topic is the fine structure of annelids epidermis. Supervisors are Anna Zhadan and Alexander Tzetlin. Married. I like football, and books written by Pelevin, Dostoevskyi, Tolstoy, Selindger and Carl Zimmer.

Carrier:

2014 – till now: junior scientist at the invertebrates zoology department;
2010 – 2014 : laboratory assistant at the invertebrates zoology department;
2010 – 2010: purchasing stuff in  the Hematology scientific center
2007– 2010: fishery reproduction specialist in “TsUREN”

Research interests:

Anatomy and fine structure of annelids and other invertebrates. Evolution and modifications of epidermis. Sturgeon fishes reproduction. Underwater landscapes and benthic communities of the Barents sea. Benthos in the oil and gas seepages at the Baikal lake.

Teaching:

Field practicum course on invertebrate zoology, Moscow area. Zvenigoridskay biological station, first year student, biological faculty, MSU – 2016.
Lab practicum with seminars on invertebrate zoology, first year student, biological faculty, MSU – 2014.
Field practicum course on invertebrate zoology, White Sea, first year student, biological faculty, MSU – 2010, 2011
Lab practicum with seminars on invertebrate zoology, first year student, soil science faculty, MSU – 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016.

Main publications:

Vodopyanov S., Tzetlin A., Zhadan A. The fine structure of epidermal papillae of travisia forbesii (annelida) // Zoomorphology. — 2014. — Vol. 133, no. 1. — P. 7–19.

 

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