Roman Puzanskiy

Roman Puzanskiy

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Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Research Scientist


Research interests:

  • Systemic analysis of trophic adaptation of microalgae.
  • Analysis of the relationship between the metabolome and development and adaptation of the plants.
  • Study of the biochemical diversity of plants and algae.
  • Analyzing of relations between phylogenetic relationship and metabolome in algae and higher plants.
  • Investigation of the systemic changes in the metabolome during the growth, development and evolution of plants and algae.
  • Testing and development of bioinformatics methods focused on metabolomic analysis.

Keywords: Metabolome, chlamydomonas, transcriptomics, batch culture, mixotrophy, diversity, algae

Education and work experience:

St. Petersburg University, Faculty of Biology: Bachelor's degree, Department of Invertebrate Zoology; Master's degree: Department of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.
Further education: Umeå universitet, Teknisk-naturvetenskaplig fakultet.
Postgraduate studies at St. Petersburg University, Faculty of Biology and Soil Science, Department of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.

2019 – until now – Komarov Botanical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Laboratory of Phytochemistry, Laboratory of Dynamics of Vegetation in the Arctic, Research Scientist.
2010 – until now – St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Biology, Research Scientist.

Grants and research projects:

Project leader:

  • 2016-2017. RFBR № 16-34-01122 «Analysis of trophic adaptation of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii at the level of metabolome and gene transcription».

Member of research team:

  • 2021-2023. Grant of Russian Science Foundation № 21-14-00017 «Nitric oxide (II) in the biology of eukaryotic photosynthetic microorganisms: mechanisms of regulation of intracellular levels and NO-controlled signaling pathways under stress».
  • 2019-2021. RFBR № 19-04-00655-a «Variety of mechanisms for regulating the activity of H+-ATPase of the plasmalemma during stretching growth».
  • 2016-2020. Grant of Russian Science Foundation № 16-14-10004 «Global regulators and signaling molecules in responses to stress: survival strategies for Chlamydomonas in cold and hypoxic conditions».
  • 2015-2017. RFBR № 15-29-02604 ofi_m «Metabolic approach to the study of biological diversity of vascular plants».
  • 2014-2016. RFBR № 14-04-01795-a «Dynamics of the metabolic state in the context of a systematic approach to the study of the growth and development of higher plants and fungi».

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