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Marina
KOROBCHENKO

(biology of underground mammals
and medical mammology)

 english

Participation in network "Theriological school":
participant of all Ukrainian teriological workshops since 2006, incl. XIII Therioshkola (Kamjanets-Podilsky, 2006), XIV Therioshkola (Chornobyl, 2007), XV Therioshkola (Kaniv, 2008); XVI Therioshkola (Selezivka, 2009), XVII Therioshkola (Shatsk, 2010);
member of organizing committees of four (XIVXVII) workshops "Therioshkola"; participant and member of organizing committee of workshop "Bats and man: natural protected and epidemiological aspects" (Puscha-Vodytsia, 2009).
editor and one of authors of three volumes of the "Proceedings of Theriological School": issue 7 "Mammal fauna of Eastern Ukraine" (in memory of Olexandr Kondratenko), issue 9 "Rare theriofauna and its conservation", issue 10 "Diversity of mammals: monitoring and diagnostics".
Author of two pages of this web-site: "medical mammalogy" (ukr., in chapter "library", since 2008) and "biology of underground mammals" (ukr., in chapter "our fauna", since 2010, with I. Zagorodniuk).

Field of scientific interests:
mammal ecology, medical mammalogy, feral herd infections (incl. rabies), biology of underground rodents, rarity fauna and distribution of rare mammal species in the east of Ukraine.

Current scientific investigations:
ecology of burrowing mammals in the east of Ukraine, census of underground mammals by their soil-excavation activity, mapping of settlements of underground mammals and their dynamics in space and time, peculiarities of biology of Donets population of northern mole-vole (Ellobius talpinus); biology and variability of mole-rats (Spalacidae).

Qualification works:
1994 Diploma work "Analysis of the incidence of hepatitis A in the Lutugine district of the Lugansk province", specialty "hygiene, sanitation, and epidemiology" (Stakhaniv Medical School).
2007 Master's thesis "Ecology of feral herd infections with participation of mammals in the Luhansk province" in specialty "Ecology and environment protection" (Luhansk National Pedagogical University).
2008 beginning of dissertation investigation "Distribution, morphological variation and ecology of mole-rat (Spalax) and vole-mole (Ellobius) in the left-bank Ukraine (postgraduate studies at the National Museum of Natural History, NASU, specialty 03-00-08 "zoology", supervisor: prof. I.G. Emelyanov).

Current place of employment:
since 10.2007 to 08.2008 coordinator of the Luhansk regional division of the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
since 09.2006 still now volunteer in scientific theme of Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Biogeography in the Luhansk National University "Rarity fauna of the East of Ukraine" (part "Mammals");
since 09.2008 still now specialist-ecologist in Administration of the Luhansk National University.

Scientific publications:
authors of 22 articles and abstracts on various aspects of ecology of mammals, including role of mammals in the functioning of natural focal infections (20052007), distribution, variation and ecology of burrowing mammals (20082010) (list of publications with links to PDF).

Post address:
Marina Korobchenko, P.O. Box 48, Luhansk11, Luhansk, 91011, Ukraine.
Phone (cell): +38(063)1573921; +38(096)3027208; E-mail: aquamarine@ukr.net

Friend web-sites:
Animal world
personal web-site of Igor Evstafiev,
"CORSAC"
Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Biogeography of the Luhansk National University


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18 November, 2010