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Ph.D. Kseniya O. Efremova

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Research assistant, Medicobiologic faculty,
dep. of General Biology,
Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russia 117997.

.E-mail: x.efremova@gmail.com



          

Efremova


Date and place of birth: February 14, 1987, Moscow region, Russia.

Education:

2005-2010 - Student of Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University.

2010-2014 - Postgraduate student of Biology Department of Lomonosov Moscow State University.

2015 - Ph.D. on Zoology.

.Scientific speciality: zoology of vertebrates.

Research Interests: animal behaviour, vocal anatomy, mammalian vocal behaviour.

Languages: Russian, English.

Research projects:

  • Goitered gazelle (Vocal behaviour, vocal ontogenesis, development of the calls and vocal apparatus sexual dimorphism in the Goitered gazelle Gazella subgutturosa. Ecocentre “Djeiran”, Uzbekistan, Bukhara region).
  • Saiga

 

Field and research practice:

  • 2006 June – research on flora and entomofauna at the Venevitinivo Biostation (Voronezh region, Russia).

  • 2006 July – studying the marine invertebrates biology, bryology, mycology at the White Sea Biological Station (Russia).

  • 2007 June – research on avifauna in Caucases (Russia).

  • 2007 July – research on ichthyology, geobotany, mycology, limnetic invertebrates biology at Zvenigorod Biological Station (Moscow province, Russia).

  • 2008 January – February – research on avifauna in Kzyl-Agach nature reserve (Azerbaijan).

  • 2008 May-August , 2009 October-November , 2010 November – data collection on Goitred gazelle in Ecocenter “Djeiran” (Bukhara region, Uzbekistan).

  • 2011 March – probation in laboratory of reproduction, IZW (Berlin, Germany)

  • 2011 June – data collection on Red dear in Univ. Castilla-La Mancha (Albacete, Spain).

  • 2014 February-March – probation in laboratory of reproduction, IZW (Berlin, Germany).

 

Meetings and activities:
  • 2008 April – XV International Conference of Students, PhD Students and Young Scientists “Lomonosov - 2008”, Moscow, Russia (talk).

  • 2009 April – XV International Conference of Students, PhD Students and Young Scientists “Lomonosov - 2009”, Moscow, Russia (talk).

  • 2009 September - 7th International Conference on Behavior, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife, Berlin, Germany (talk).

  • 2009 November – II Scientific Conference on Behavior and Behavioral Ecology of Mammals (the Russian Academy of Science), Chernogolovka, Russia (talk).

  • 2010 April – The Conference of Young Collaborators and Postgraduates of A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution (the Russian Academy of Science) “Actual Problems of Ecology and Evolution”, Moscow, Russia (poster).

  • 2011: International Conference “Theriofauna of Russia and adjacent areas” (Moscow, Russia) C56.pdf, C57.pdf.

  • 2011: XXIII Meeting of the International Bioacoustics Council (La Rochelle, France) C58.pdf

  • 2012: V Russian Conference on Animal Behaviour (Moscow, Russia).

 

Grants and Contracts:

Publications:

  • Efremova K.O. Changes of acoustics and vocal apparatus in ontogeny of the goitred gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa) // PhD thesis Abstract, Moscow, 2015, 24 p. (available in Russian). pdf

 

Articles:

  • Volodin I.A., Volodina E.V., Lapshina E.N., Efremova K.O., Soldatova N.V. Vocal group signatures in the goitred gazelle Gazella subgutturosa // Animal Cognition, 2014, v. 17, № 2, p.349-357. 198.pdf
  • Volodin I.A., Makarov I.S., Efremova K.O., Volodina E.V., Soldatova N.V. Application of software for automatic analysis of human speech to measuring the fundamental frequency in calls of a nonhuman mammal // Scientific researches in Zoos, 2012, Iss. 28, p. 94-102. (available in Russian)192.pdf
  • Lapshina E.N., Volodin I.A., Volodina E.V., Frey R., Efremova K.O., Soldatova N.V. The ontogeny of acoustic individuality in the nasal calls of captive goitred gazelles, Gazella subgutturosa // Behavioural Processes, 2012, v. 90, N 3, p. 323-330. 189.pdf

  • Efremova K.O., Volodin I.A., Volodina E.V., Frey R., Lapshina E.N., Soldatova N.V. Developmental changes of nasal and oral calls in the goitred gazelle Gazella subgutturosa, a nonhuman mammal with a sexually dimorphic and descended larynx // Naturwissenschaften, 2011, v. 98, N 11, p. 919-931. 185.pdf

  • Efremova K., Volodin I., Volodina E., Frey R., Soldatova N., Lapshina E., Makarov I., Gorbunov K., 2010. Sex and age effect on nasal call structure characteristics and body size in Goitered gazelle calves, Gazella subgutturosa (Artiodactyla, Bovidae) // Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 2011, v. 90, N 5, p. 603-615. 183.pdf (available in Russian).

  • Volodin I.A., Volodina E.V., Efremova K.O. Antelope, calling through the nose: structure of sounds and effect of sexual selection on the vocal behavior of the saiga (Saiga tatarica) // Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 2009, v. 88, N 1, p. 113-124 (available in Russian). 164.pdf

Abstracts of scientific conferences:

  • Efremova K.O., Frey R., Volodin I.A., Volodina E.V., Soldatova N.V. Vocal behaviour of rutting male goitred gazelles (Gazellasubgutturosa) reveals mate quality // The XXIII Meeting of the International Bioacoustics Council, La Rochelle, IBAC, 2011, p. 102. C58.pdf, poster

  • Володин И.А., Володина Е.В., Ефремова К.О., Лапшина Е.Н., Фрай Р., Солдатова Н.В. Признаки качества самца в вокальном поведении джейрана (Gazella subgutturosa) // Териофауна России и сопредельных территорий. Матер. Межд. совещ. М., КМК, 2011, с. 101. C57.pdf, poster

  • Efremova K., Lapshina E., Volodin I., Soldatova N., 2010. Structural variety of the Goitered gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa) calf calls and they occurrence while coming-of-age // Actual problems of ecology and evolution. Proceedings of the Conference. Moscow, KMK, 2010, p. 108-113.(available in Russian) 184.pdf

  • Efremova K., Volodin I., Volodina E., Frey R., Makarov I., Gorbunov K., Lapshina E., Soldatova N., 2009. Body size and vocalization characteristics in Goitered gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa) calves during ontogenesis // Abstract of Scientific Conference on Behavior and Behavioral Ecology of Mammals. Chernogolovka. P. 54. (available in Russian). abstract.pdf

  • Efremova K., Frey R., Volodin I., Volodina E., Makarov I., Soldatova N., 2009. The vocal development of the goitred gazelle Gazella subgutturosa, a species with permanently descendent larynx” //  Abstract of  7th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife. Berlin. P. 66. abstract.pdf

  • Efremova K.O., 2009. The influence of the coming-of-age on the vocalization in goitered gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa) // Abstract of XV International Conference of Students, PhD Students and Young Scientists “Lomonosov - 2009”, Biology section, Moscow, p. 140-141(available in Russian).

  • Pyzhjyanov S.V., Pyzhjyanova M. S., Efremova K.O., 2008. Common cormorant returns to Baikal Sea // Relevant questions in biology of the Baikal region (materials of the interregional conference). p. 30-33 (available in Russian).

  • Efremova K.O., Volodin I.A., Volodina E.V., 2008. The sexual selection effect on the producing through the nose vocalization structure in saiga (Saiga tatarica)// Abstract of XV International Conference of Students, PhD Students and Young Scientists “Lomonosov - 2008”, Biology section, Moscow, p. 113 (available in Russian).