Roman Puzanskiy

Roman Puzanskiy

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Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Research Scientist


Phone number: +7 (812) 372-54-08

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».

Professional memberships:

Selected publications:

Bityutskii N., Yakkonen K., Puzanskiy R., Lukina K., Shavarda A., Semenov K. Fullerenol changes metabolite responses differently depending on the iron status of cucumber plants. PLoS One. 2021. 16(5): e0251396.

Puzanskiy R., Romanyuk D., Shishova M. Shift in Expression of the Genes of Primary Metabolism and Chloroplast Transporters in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii under Different Trophic Conditions. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology. 2020. 67(5): 867-878.

Puzanskiy R., Romanyuk D., Kirpichnikova A., Shishova M. Alteration in the Expression of Genes Encoding Primary Metabolism Enzymes and Plastid Transporters during the Culture Growth of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Mol Biol. 2020. 54(4):503-519.

Zalutskaya Z., Derkach V., Puzanskiy R., Ermilova E. Impact of nitric oxide on proline and putrescine biosynthesisin Chlamydomonas via transcriptional regulation. Biologia plantarum. 2020. 64: 653-659.

Shtark O., Puzanskiy R., Avdeeva G. et al. Metabolic alterations in pea leaves during arbuscular mycorrhiza development. PeerJ. 2019. 7: e7495.

Shishova M., Puzanskiy R., Gavrilova O. et al. Metabolic Alterations in Male-Sterile Potato as Compared to Male-Fertile. Metabolites. 2019. 9(2): 24.

Puzanskiy R., Yemelyanov V., Shavarda A., Gavrilenko T., Shishova M. Age- and Organ-Specific Differences of Potato (Solanum phureja) Plants Metabolome. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology. 2018. 65(6): 813-823.

Puzanskiy R., Romanyuk D., Shishova M. Coordinated alterations in gene expression and metabolomic profiles of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii during batch autotrophic culturing. Biological Communications. 2018. 63(1): 87-99.

Puzanskiy R., Tarakhovskaya E., Shavarda A., Shishova M. Metabolomic and physiological changes of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) during batch culture development. J Appl Phycol. 2017. 30(2): 803-818.

Puzanskiy R., Yemelyanov V., Gavrilenko T., Shishova M. The perspectives of metabolomic studies of potato plants. Russian Journal of Genetics: Applied Research. 2016. 7(7): 744-756.