Country : Georgia
Organization : Ilia State University
Department : Institute of Ecology
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graduated from Tbilisi State University (Biology, zoology) (1982). PhD in Ecology from Research Inst. of Ecology, Ural Sci. Center at Sverdlovsk (pres. Ekaterinsburg), Russia, 1987. Research – interspecific competition of amphibians. Work experience – Tbilisi State University, Vietnam Tropical Center (1990), Bangor University, UK (1996-1997, post-doctoral fellow), Zoological Research Institute and Museum Al. Koenig, Bonn, Germany (1998; 1999-2003; post-doctoral fellow, researcher).Studies mostly in ecology, biogeography, population genetics and evolution of amphibians and reptiles. Over 100 published research papers. At Ilia State since 2006, employed as a dean of the school of Life Sciences, director of the Institute of Ecology, and dean of the School of Science and Engineering.
- Evolutionary biology
- Population ecology and genetics
- Ecological modeling
- Human population genetics
- Amphibians and reptiles were the main research object for many years, however, in recent years the projects are on different organisms, including conifer plants, lizards, snails, domestic animals, and humans.
Humid forest refugia, speciation and secondary introgression between evolutionary lineages: Differentiation in a Near Eastern brown frog, Rana macrocnemis 2001 Biological Journal of the Linnean Society