Valeriya Dmitrieva

Valeriya Dmitrieva

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Position: Research Assistant


Research interests:

  • Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (metabolomics, plant ontogenesis, symplasmic transport, photosynthesis).
  • Molecular Biology.
  • Plant Genetics.

Keywords: Flowering, photoreceptors, plasmodesmata, photosynthetic apparatus, chlorophyll b, plastid signaling, metabolite profiling

Education and work experience:

2014 – Bachelor’s degree (Faculty of Biology, Saint-Petersburg State University).
2016 – Master’s degree (Department of Physiology and Biochemistry of plants, Saint-Petersburg State University).
2016-2020 – PhD research «Regulation of ontogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana ch1 and Hordeum vulgare clo-f2 mutants with blocked biosynthesis of chlorophyll b» (supervisor: Dr. Olga V. Voitsekhovskaja) at the Laboratory of Molecular and Ecological Physiology, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

2016 – until now – Research Assistant at the Laboratory of Molecular and Ecological Physiology Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

Grants and research projects:

Project leader:

  • 2018-2020. RFBR № 18-34-00821 «Cross-talk between phytochrome signaling and the signals elicited from instable photosynthetic apparatus in Arabidopsis thaliana».

Member of research team:

  • 2018-2020. Russian Science Foundation (RSF) №18-16-00074 «Novel regulators of autophagy, growth and salt resistance in plants: can we use them to obtain salt-resistant barley varieties?».
  • 2017-2018. RSF № 14-16-00120-P «Changes in the minor antenna and in the PSII reaction centres as basis to rise photosynthesis and tolerance to light and drought stress in barley».
  • 2015-2017. RSF №15-14-30008 «Plant stress and autophagy: regulation by cytosolic potassium and reactive oxygen species».
  • 2015-2018. RFBR № 15-29-02604 «Metabolomic approach to the study of biological diversity of vascular plants».

Conferences and workshops:

Organizing committee:

  • V(XIII) International Botanical Conference of Young Scientists. Saint-Petersburg, 2022.
  • 10th International Conference «Photosynthesis and Hydrogen Energy Research for Sustainability». Saint-Petersburg, 2019.
  • IV International Symposium on Plant Signaling and Behavior. Saint-Petersburg, 2016.


  • IX Meeting of Russian Society for Photobiology. Krasnodar Krai, Shepsi village, 2021. Oral presentation.
  • Plant Biology Europe 2021. Online, 2021. Oral presentation.
  • EMBO Workshop: Intercellular communication and plasmodesmata in plant development and disease. Online, 2021. Oral presentation.
  • 10th International Conference «Photosynthesis and Hydrogen Energy Research for Sustainability». Saint-Petersburg, 2019. Oral report.
  • EMBO Workshop Intercellular communication in development and disease. Berlin, Germany, 2017. Oral report.
  • IV International Symposium on Plant Signaling and Behavior. Saint-Petersburg, 2016. Poster.
  • XXVI Congress of Scandinavian Societies of Plant Physiology. Stockholm, Sweden, 2015. Poster.

Professional memberships:

Selected publications:

Dmitrieva V.A., Domashkina V.V., Ivanova A.N., Sukhov V.S., Tyutereva E.V., Voitsekhovskaja O.V. Regulation of plasmodesmata in leaves of Arabidopsis: ATP, NADPH and chlorophyll b levels matter. Journal of Experimental Botany. 2021. erab205.

Voitsekhovskaja O.V., Melnikova A.N., ... Dmitrieva V.A. et al. Leaf Epidermis: The Ambiguous Symplastic Domain. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2021. 12: 695415.

Dmitrieva V.A., Tyutereva E.V., Voitsekhovskaja O.V. Singlet Oxygen in Plants: Generation, Detection, and Signaling Roles. Int J Mol Sci. 2020. 21(9): E3237.

Tyutereva E.V., Dmitrieva V.A., Shavarda A.L., Voitsekhovskaja O.V. Stomata control is changed in a chlorophyll b-free barley mutant. Functional Plant Biology. 2018. 45(4): 453-463.

Dmitrieva V.A., Ivanova A.N., Tyutereva E.V., Evkaikina A.I., Klimova E.A. Voitsekhovskaja O.V. Chlorophyllide-a-Oxygenase (CAO) deficiency affects the levels of singlet oxygen and formation of plasmodesmata in leaves and shoot apical meristems of barley. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 2017. 12(4): e1300732.