Roman V. Smirnov

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Academic degree: Candidate of Biological Sciences
Academic title: No title
Position: Researcher
E-mail: Roman.Smirnov@zin.ru
Contact phone: +7 (812) 328-06-12, ext. 328
Educational background: Saint-Petersburg State University, 1995
Dissertations: “Systematics and morphology of Pogonophora of Arctic and Antarctic Oceans.” (PhD)
Research interests: Morphology, systematics, taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography, evolution of polychaetes.
Field studies: Arctic Ocean, Antarctic Ocean.
Editorial activity:
  • Editorial Board Member of the collected papers “Evolutionary morphology of animals” commemorating the centenary birthday of academician A.V. Ivanov. Volume 1, 2. St. Petersburg, 2008, 2009. (Contributions of St. Petersburg society of naturalists. Series 1, volume 97), http://www.spboe.ru
  • Editorial Board Member of the collected papers “Modern problems of evolutionary morphology of animals”. Volume 1. Materials of the second All-Russian conference with international participation commemorating the 105th anniversary of academician A.V. Ivanov. Volume 2. Materials of school for young specialists and students to the 105th anniversary of academician A.V. Ivanov. St. Petersburg, 2011.
Scientific projects and grants:
  • 94-0592 “Biogeography and biodiversity of hydrothermal vents and cold seeps: an international co-operative study” (INTAS).
  • GOCE-CT-2005-511234-1 “HERMES: Hotspot Ecosystem Research on the Margins of European Seas” (European Commission's Framework Six Programme, under the priority of Sustainable Development, Global Change and Ecosystems).
  • МК-2095.2003.04. “Pogonophora of the Atlantic Ocean (faunistics, morphology, systematics) and phylogenetic relations of Pogonophora” (grant of the President of Russian Federation for support of young Russian scientists and leading scientific schools of Russian Federation).
  • Project No. 4, “Determination of the state of Antarctic ecosystems, assessment of the state of the environment in the work area of the Russian Antarctic Expedition”, and Project No. 2 “Modern Climate” (subprogram “Study of the Nature of the World Ocean: Study and Research of Antarctica” of the Federal Target Program “World Ocean”).
  • RFBR 15-29-02457 ofi_m. PI N.B. Ananjeva. “The collection of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences as an important tool and informational basis of fundamental biological research”.
Selected Publications:
  • Smirnov R.V. 1999. A new genus and two new species of Pogonophora from the Arctic Ocean. Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 25(4): 312-319.
  • Smirnov R.V. 1999. Evolution of adhesive papillae and multicellular epidermal glands in the preannular region of the trunk of pogonophores of the subclasses Frenulata and Monilifera: a new view. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 281: 73-78.
  • Smirnov R.V. 2000. Two new species of Pogonophora from the arctic mud volcano off northwestern Norway. Sarsia, 85: 141-150. https://doi.org/10.1080/00364827.2000.10414563
  • Smirnov R.V. 2000. A new species of Spirobrachia (Pogonophora) from the Orkney Trench (Antarctica). Polar Biology, 23(8): 567-570. https://doi.org/10.1007/s003000000122
  • Smirnov R.V. 2000. A redescription of Spirobrachia leospira Gureeva (Pogonophora), with the erection of a new genus and a revision of the Spirobrachiidae. Ophelia, 53(2): 151-158. https://doi.org/10.1080/00785236.2000.10409445
  • Buzhinskaja G.N., Smirnov R.V. 2000. Abyssocapitella commensalis gen. et sp. n. associated with the deep-sea pogonophore Spirobrachia leospira Gureeva, 1975 (Polychaeta: Capitellidae). Ophelia, 52(3): 171-176. https://doi.org/10.1080/00785236.1999.10409425
  • Zaitseva O., Markosova T., Smirnov R., Soboleva V. 2004. Investigation of cell composition of the intestinal nervous system in gastropods, nemertins and priapulids. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 300: 175-184.
  • Smirnov R.V. 2005. Two new species of abyssal pogonophores from the Antarctic Ocean. Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 31(4): 251-255. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11179-005-0082-x
  • Zaitseva O.V., Markosova T.G., Smirnov R.V. 2007. Monoamine-and peptide-containing elements in the body wall and nervous trunks of nemerteans. Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 33(4): 245-253. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063074007040074
  • Makrosova T.G., Zaitseva O.V., Smirnov R.V. 2007. Monoamine-and peptide-containing elements in the nemertine digestive tract. Journal of evolutionary biochemistry and physiology, 43(1): 60-68.
  • Smirnov R.V. 2008. Morphological characters and classification of the subclass Monilifera (Pogonophora) and the problem of evolution of the bridle in pogonophorans. Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 34(6): 359-368. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063074008060035
  • Smirnov R.V. 2014. On a new classification of the genus Siboglinum Caullery, 1914 (Annelida: Pogonophora). Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 318(1): 48-69.
  • Smirnov R.V. 2014. A revision of the Oligobrachiidae (Annelida: Pogonophora), with notes on the morphology and distribution of Oligobrachia haakonmosbiensis Smirnov. Marine Biology Research, 10(10): 972-982. https://doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2013.872799
  • Smirnov R.V. 2015. New species of Siboglinum (Annelida: Pogonophora) from the Antarctic Ocean. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 319(1): 57-80.
  • Buzhinskaja G.N., Smirnov R.V. 2017. A new species of Raricirrus (Polychaeta, Ctenodrilidae) from the continental slope of the Laptev Sea near the Gakkel Ridge. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 321(4): 425-432.
  • Karaseva N.P., Gantsevich M.M., Obzhirov A.I., Shakirov R.B., Starovoytov A.V., Smirnov R.V., Malakhov V.V. 2019. Siboglinids (Annelida, Siboglinidae) as possible hydrocarbon indicators as exemplified by the Sea of Okhotsk. Doklady Biological Sciences, 486: 72-75.