Irina Sokolova

Irina Sokolova

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Academic degree, academic title: Candidate of Science in Biology (= PhD)

Position: Researcher of the Herbarium of Higher Plants

Email: ISokolova@binran.ru

Research interests:

taxonomy of vascular plants, Caryophyllaceae, nomenclature, types, typification

Education and work experience:

19801985 Leningrad State University, Biological faculty: M. S.

since 1985 Herbarium of Higher Plants, Komarov Botanical Institute (19851990: laboratory assistant, 19901992: junior researcher, since 1993: researcher)

Feb 1992 Candidate of Science in Biology (= PhD), Komarov Botanical Institute (Thesis: The genus Cerastium L. s. l. (Caryophyllaceae) in the flora of the Caucasus)

Grants and research projects:

Basic Research Program of RAS Presidium Biodiversity and dynamics of gene pools, project Biodiversity of vascular plants of Russia (20062008).

RFBR grant Compiling of the Catalogue of the type specimens of vascular plants of China, kept in the Herbarium of the V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute (LE) (2008).

RFBR grant Vascular plants of East Europe (20082010).

Basic Research Program of RAS Presidium Inventory of biological diversity of Russia (2. Inventory of diversity of of plant world), subprogram Biodiversity: inventory, functions, conservation, project: Monographic treatments of compli groups of vascular plants within whole ranges, extra-tropical Eurasia or Russia (20092011).

RFBR grant Types of vascular plant taxa from Siberia and Far East, kept in the Herbarium of the V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute (LE) (20092011).

Government contract 02. 518.11.7172. Investigation of biological diversity of plants and fungi on the base of collection stocks of the Komarov Botanical Institute.

Government contract 16.518.11.7071 Investigation of diversity of extant and fossil plants and fungi on the base of collection stocks of the Komarov Botanical Institute as an object of scientific infrastructure in shared use.

Basic Research Program of RAS Presidium Wild life: current state and problems of development, subprogram Biodiversity: state and dynamics, project Characterisation of the diversity of vascular plants of Russia at the level of large natural regions (subkingdom, region, province) as a ground for making and maintaining of Red Data Books of Russia and subjects of the Federation (20122013).

Program of the President of the Russian Federation for the support of leading scientific schools: grant Biodiversity of vascular plants of Eurasia: flora, systematics, geography, evolution (20122013).

RFBR grant Type specimens of vascular plants from Siberia and the Russian Far East kept in the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Part 2 Dicotyledons (since 2014).

Participation in scientific conferences:

USA Russia Invasive Species Workshop (Borok, 2731 Aug 2001)

Conference Biological systematics: modern problems (St. Petersburg, 1821 Apr 2011, Zoological Institute of RAS).

Conference Botanical collections the national inheritance of Russia (Penza, 1719 Feb 2015, Penza State University, Institute of Ecology of the Volga Basin).

and others

Professional memberships:

Russian Botanical Society

Field research:

19811985: Northern European Russia

19861989: Caucasus

Editorial activity:

Membership in editorial boards:

  • Flora Europae Orientalis (19962004)
  • Novosti sistematiki vysshikh rasteniy (= Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Vascularium) (since 2007)
  • Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rasteniy (= Novitates Systematicae Plantarum non Vascularium) (since 2009)
  • Conspectus Florae Europae Orientalis (since 2010)
  • Catalogue of the type specimens of East-Asian vascular plants in the Herbarium of the V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Part 2 (China) (2010)
  • Catalogue of the type specimens of the vascular plants from Siberia and the Russian Far East kept in the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Part 1 (2012) Editor-in-chief

Scientific-organizational and teaching activities:

2014, 2015: course for post-graduate students in the Komarov Botanical Institute Modern nomenclature of algae, fungi and plants (in association with D. V. Geltman)

Selected Publications:

Sokolova I. V. New for the flora of the USSR species of the genus Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae) from the Caucasus // Bot. Zhurn. 1989. . 74, 6. P. 911912. (in Russ.)

Sokolova I. V. New species of the genus Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae) from the Caucasus // Bot. Zhurn. 1990. . 75, 10. P. 14491451. (in Russ.)

Sokolova I. V. Conspectus generis Cerastium L. (Caryophyllaceae) florae Caucasi // Novosti sist. vyssh. rast. 1996. . 30. . 3347. (in Russ.)

Geltman D. V., Antonova N. N., Byalt V. V., Grabovskaya A. E., Dorofeev V. I., Zolkina L. A., Konechnaya G. Yu., Krasovskaya L. S., Krupkina L. I., Levichev I. G., Medvedeva N. A., Portenier N. N., Sokolova I. V. Flora of the vascular plants of the Russian Federation // Biology Bulletin. 1998. Vol. 25, 1. P. 7882.

Byalt V. V., Sokolova I. V. Who is the author of the genus Orostachys (Crassulaceae)? // Taxon. 1999. Vol. 48, 1. P. 6365.

Egorova T. V., Geltman D. V., Gubanov I. A., Novikov V. S., Pimenov M. G., Sokolova I. V. On the paper by N. Turland and G. Davidse Registration of plant names: undesirable, unnecessary and unworkable // Taxon. 1999. Vol. 48, 2.

Byalt V. V., Sokolova I. V. Ohbaea Byalt & I. V. Sokolova, a replacement name for Balfouria (H. Ohba) H. Ohba (Crassulaceae) // Kew Bulletin. 1999. Vol. 54. P. 476.

Sokolova I. V. Myosoton Moench // N. N. Tzvelev (ed.). Flora Europae Orientalis. Vol. 11. 2004. P. 155156. (in Russ.)

Sokolova I. V. Dichodon (Bartl. ) Reichenb. // N. N. Tzvelev (ed.). Flora Europae Orientalis. Vol. 11. 2004. P. 156157. (in Russ.)

Sokolova I. V. Cerastium L. // N. N. Tzvelev (ed.). Flora Europae Orientalis. Vol. 11. 2004. P. 157171. (in Russ.)

Tscherneva O., Roskov Yu., Raenko L., Dorofeev V., Novoselova M., Sokolova I., Jezniakowsky S. Guide to main collections of the LE herbarium: Version 3, 25 March 2006. Mode of access: http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/Research/LEguide/; http://www.binran.ru/projects/di_guide/index.htm

Buzunova I. O., Byalt V. V., Grabovskaya-Borodina A. E., Illarionova I. D., Krestovskaya T. V., Mikhailova M. A., Raenko L. M., Sokolova I. V. Type specimens of the Siberian and Russian Far Eastern taxa of Carex L. (Cyperaceae) kept in the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE) // Turczaninowia. 2010. 3. C. 103124. (in Russ.)

Sokolova I. V. Caryophyllaceae Juss. // A. E. Borodina-Grabovskaya (ed.). Catalogue of the type specimens of East-Asian vascular plants in the Herbarium of the V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Part 2 (China). 2010. P. 141146. (in Russ.)

Sokolova I. V. Myosoton, Dichodon, Cerastium, Eremogone, Viscaria, Pleconax, Psammophiliella, Dichoglottis, Pseudosaponaria (Caryophyllaceae) // N. N. Tzvelev (ed.). Conspectus Florae Europae Orientalis. Vol. 1. 2012. Pp. 209215; 217218; 229; 247248; 252253. (in Russ.)

Sokolova I. V. Dichodon, Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae) // A. L. Takhtajan (ed.). Conspectus Florae Caucasi. Vol. 3(2). 2012. Pp. 150151; 153161. (in Russ.)

Geltman D. V., Sokolova I. V. Ulmaceae A. L. Takhtajan (ed.). Conspectus Florae Caucasi. Vol. 3(2). 2012. P. 487489. (in Russ.)

Sokolova I. V. Zannichelliaceae, Zosteraceae, Najadaceae, Cyperaceae (Isolepis, Kyllinga) // Catalogue of the type specimens of the vascular plants from Siberia and the Russian Far East kept in the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Part 1. 2012. Pp. 65; 6768; 365; 366. (in Russ.)

Geltman D. V., Sokolova I. V. Botanical nomenclature: specifics and modern tendencies of development // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS. 2013. Vol. 317. Appendix 2. P. 230237. (in Russ.)

Gagarina L. V., Sokolova I. V., Stepanchikova I. S. Nomenclature and typification // M. P. Andreev, D. E. Himelbrant (eds.).The lichen flora of Russia: Biology, ecology, divarsity, distribution and methods to study lichens. 2014. P. 220229. (in Russ.)

Sokolova I. V. Type concept: historical outline, modern statements and some aspects od practical use // Botanical collections the national inheritance of Russia. Penza, 2015. P. 130132. (in Russ.)

Yakovlev G. P. (ed.). Encyclopaedic dictionary of medicinal plants / Compilers: G. A. Belodubrovskaya, M. Yu. Goncharov, E. V. Zhokhova, L. I. Krupkina, A. A. Mistrova, N. N. Nadel, M. N. Povydysh, N. I. Pryakhina, N. V. Sklyarevskaya, I. V. Sokolova, L. S. Teslov, N. P. Kharitonova, G. P. Yakovlev. 3rd ed. 2015. 759 pp. (in Russ.)