Boris Mikhailovich KATAEV
Date and place of birth:
Current employment, and contact details:
tel.: +7 (812) 328-12-12,
fax: +7 (812)328-29-41, +7 (812)114-04-44;
ScD in 2011 at Zoological Institute
PhD in 2009 at Zoological Institute
Present and previous positions:
1991- present -
senior research scientist at the Zoological Institute of RAS,
- research scientist at the All-Union Institute of Plant Protection,
- post-graduate school at the Zoological Institute AS USSR,
- laboratory assistant at the All-Union Institute of Plant Protection,
1977 - graduated from the Department of Biology,
Systematics, zoogeography, and phylogeny of the ground-beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae), mainly the tribe Harpalini, of the world, with special interest in the Palaearctic and Oriental faunas. Taxonomic revision of the genus Harpalus of the world.
Russian (native language).
English: read, write, and speak.
Scientific French and German: read (limited).
Since 1976: Participation in many expeditions in the followings regions: RUSSIA (Caucasus, Lower Volga, Maritime Terr., Khabarovsk Terr., Amur Prov., Transbaicalia, Hamar-Daban Mt. Range, Altai Mts, Tuva, Karelia), Uzbekistan (western Tien Shan), Kazakhstan (Dzhungar Alatau, Transili Alatau, western Tien Shan), Kirghizstan (northern and western Tien Shan, Issyk-Kul, Alai Mt. Range), Turkmenistan (Kopetdag), Georgia, Ukraine (Karpaty Mts), China (Yunnan), Turkey.
Grants and Scholarships:
1998-2000, 2001-2003, 2004-2006, 2007-2009, 2010-2012: five long-term grants from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research.
2006 - visiting
grant from the Robert O. Bass Visiting Scientist Fund for a month long research
visit to the Field Museum of Natural History,
2002 and 2004 - two visiting grants from the
National Museum of Natural History,
2003, 2007 and 2012 - three visiting grants
1994 - visiting grant
1992-1993 - scholarship from International Scientific Fund (Biodiversity).
Visiting work in foreign museums:
2002 and 2004 -
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle,
2003, 2007 and 2012 -
2006 - The Field
2008 - The
Since 1979 - Member of the Russian Entomological Society.