A.V. Zhirmunsky National Scientific Center of Marine Biology
Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences


Scientific Head: Prof. Vladimir Alekseevich Brykov, a principal researcher, Dr. Sci. Biol., has managed the Laboratory since 1989.

Main fields of research:

  • Population and evolutionary genetics of marine organisms, phylogeography.
  • Structure and evolution of genes.

Approaches and methods used:

Isolation of nucleic acid, cloning, and sequencing.

Range of organisms and objects under study; geography of research:

The range of studied organisms and objects includes microalgae, marine invertebrates, fish species, and marine mammals.

The research of the laboratory is focused on marine organisms of the North Pacific.

Laboratory instrument base

The Laboratory is equipped with ultracentrifuge, microcentrifuge, amplifiers, RT-amplifiers, and genetic analyzers.

Information provided by the principal researcher Vl.A. Brykov.

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