Staff and Students
The herpetology staff consists of 11 people: Head of Department (Natalia Ananjeva), 7 research workers (Leo Borkin,
Igor Danilov, Ilya Darevsky, Larissa Kupriyanova, Nikolai Orlov, Olga Sideleva, Olga Tsinenko), 2 collections managers
(Larissa Johanssen, Konstantin Milto), a technical assistant (Yulia A. Smirnova) and Ph.D students (Danila Melnikov,
Roman Khalikov, Dmitry Skorinov). There are several associate, undergraduate, and MS students associated with the
Dept. of Herpetology (A. Barabanov, Y. Golynsky, E. Varlamova).