IV International Conference on Karyosystematics of the Invertebrates


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IV International Conference on Karyosystematics of the Invertebrates
28–30, August, 2006 St. Petersburg, Russia

AUGUST, 28th
registration (9.00 – 10.00)
Morning session (10.15 - 13.35)
Chairman L.V. Vysotskaya, co-chairman J. De Prins

Opening ceremony

Pugachev O.N. Corresponding Member of RAS, Director of Zoological Institute RAS. Welcoming speech

Kuznetsova V.G. Of blessed memory of Dr.Sci., prof. Lydia Chubareva

Akifyev A.P., T.V. Boykova, A.K. Grishanin, N.B. Rubtsov, I.F. Zhimulev. Chromatin diminution is a key to decision of C- value paradox of eukaryotes genome

Lukhtanov V.A. Analysis of cryptic species diversity by using chromosomal and molecular markers]

Gokhman V.E. Karyosystematics of parasitic Hymenoptera: taxonomic decisions at the species level]

Coffee-break (20 min)

Polukonova N.V. Peculiarities of chironomids karyotype evolution (Chironomidae, Diptera) by various ways of speciation

A. Maryańska -Nadachowska, V.G. Kuznetsova. Comparative cytogenetics and systematics of the genus Philaenus Stål., 1864 (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Aphrophoridae)

Saidzhafarova A. O., G.N. Artemov, T.V. Karamysheva, N.B. Rubtsov, V.N. Stegniy. The molecular cytogenetic analysis of chromosomes in ovarian nurse cells of malaria mosquitos of Anopheles maculipennis complex

Petkevičiūtė R., V. Stunžėnas, G. Stanevičiūtė, E. Korol. Intraspecific variation in Sphaerium corneum (Bivalvia, Sphaeriidae) revealed by cytogenetic and sequence comparison

Lunch (13.35-14.50)

AUGUST, 28th
Evening session (14.50 – 18.10)
Chairman V.A. Lukhtanov, co-chairman N. Golub

De Prins J. Chromosome differentiation and radiation problems within the smaller moth families (Insecta: Lepidoptera)

Gavrilov I.A. Chromosomal numbers and genetic systems of scale insects (Homoptera: Coccinea) of the world fauna

Grozeva S., V. Kuznetsova. Cytogenetics and karyosystematics of bugs (Heteroptera), with the family Nabidae as an example

Ostrovskaya R.M. The evolutional potential of the karyotype changes of the malacofauna of the lake Baikal

Labina E.S., A. Maryańska-Nadachowska, V.G. Kuznetsova. New data on karyosystematics of the psyllids (Homoptera, Psylloidea)

Coffee-break (20 min)

Anokhin B.A., K. Khalturin, G. Hemmrich, T. Bosch. Taxonomy of hydras (Ñnidaria, Hydrozoa): cytogenetic and molecular approaches

Garbar A.V., R.P. Vlasenko. Karyotypes of three species of the genus Aporrectodea (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae) of the Ukrainian fauna

Karagyan G.H. Karyotypes of three species of jewel-beetles (Ñoleoptera, Buprestidae) from Armenia

Kiknadze I.I., A.G. Istomina, Xinhua Wang, V.V. Golygina. The structural peculiarities of karyotype in genus Propsilocerus Kieff. (Diptera, Chironomidae)

Bus-tour of the city (18.30 – 21.30)

AUGUST, 29th
Morning session (10.00 - 12.40)
Chairman A.K. Grishanin, co-chairman R. Petkevičiūtė

Vysotskaya L.V., O.N. Gulyaeva, O.S. Kornienko. Chromosome morphology and size: karyotaxonomic criterion and function

Stanevičiūtė G., R. Petkevičiūtė, V. Stunžėnas, E. Korol. Phylogenetic relations of some species of Allocreadiidae based on karyotypic and gene sequence analysis

Garbar D.A., A.V. Garbar. Genetical structure and karyological peculiarities of the genus Planorbarius (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Bulinidae) of Ukrainian fauna

Coffee-break (20 min)

Rubtsov N.B., T.V. Karamysheva, O.V. Laukhina, D.N. Rubtsov, E.A. Perepelov, V.V. Dzyubenko, E. Warhałowska-Śliwa, A.G. Bugrov. Molecular organization of additional elements in karyotypes of grasshopper species belonging to the genera Podisma, Eyprepocnemis, and Zubowskya (Orthoptera, Acrididae)

Melnychenko R.K., A.V. Garbar, I.A. Pershko. The karyotypes of some freshwater mollusks of the Ukrainian fauna

Golub N.V., S. Nokkala. Chromosome numbers and meiosis patterns of parthenogenetic psocids (Insecta: Psocoptera)

Lunch (12.40-13.30)

bus excursion in the Peterhof (13.40 – 19.40)


AUGUST, 30th
Morning session (10.00 - 13.40)
Chairman V.E. Gokhman, co-chairman N.A. Petrova

Rusakova A.M., V.N. Stegniy. The comparative analysis of polytene chromosomes architecture from ovarian nurse cells of Anopheles freeborni Aitken

Golygina V.V., I.I. Kiknadze, A.G. Istomina, L.I. Gunderina, L.A. Miroshnichenko, V.D. Gusev. Cytogenetic divergence of genomes of plumosus-group sibling-species (Diptera, Chironomidae)

Chubareva L.A., N.A. Petrova. Karyotaxonomy of blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae)

Sergeeva I.V. Specific character of polytene chromosome structure in Tanypodinae (Diptera, Chironomidae) from the different regions of Russia

Isaev V.A. Karyotypical trends in the evolutions of the haematophagous insects

Nechaeva G.A. X-ray effect on chromosomes and some reproductive characteristics of the mealybug Pseudococcus viburni (Sign.) (Homoptera: Coccoidea)

Coffee-break (20 min)

Natyaganova A.V. Baikalian isopods and their evolution in the light of genetic data

Durnova N.A. Current state of karyosytematics in the phytophilous chironomids of the genus Endochironomus Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae)

Morozova E.E. Karyotype and chromosome polymorphism of Cryptochironomus defectus Kieffer (Diptera, Chironomidae) from the Volga

Vinokurova N.V., M.V. Danilova, N.A. Petrova. Some karyotype features of the population of Camptochironomus tentans from the northwest region of Russia (Kaliningrad)

Shapoval N.A., A.V. Dantchenko, V.A. Lukhtanov. Sibling species of the Agrodiaetus cyaneus complex (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) detected by using mitochondrial and chromosomal markers

Lunch (13.40 – 14.40)

Congress photo will be made at 14.50  before the Posters' session at the steps of the main hall of Zoological Museum (right side)

AUGUST, 30th
Evening session (15.10 - 18.40)
Chairman N.V. Polukonova, co-chairman S. Grozeva

Poster session (15.10 – 16.40)


Bugrov A.G., E. Warchałowska-Śliwa. A possible phylogeny of the Hetrodinae (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): cytogenetic analysis

Warchałowska-Śliwa E., A. Maryańska-Nadachowska, K.-G. Heller. Comparative karyotype analysis in the genus Saga (Orthoptera: Saginae) by differential staining technique

Wasserlauf I.A., E.Y. Mitrenina, K.E. Usov, V.N. Stegniy. The comparative analysis of nuclear architecture and nucleolus dynamics in ovarian nurse cells of Drosophila santomea Lachaise, Harry è D. yakuba Burla during endocycle

Wasserlauf I.A., T.A. Shelkovnikova, V.N. Stegniy. The comparative analysis of nucleolus-forming chromosomes in ovarian nurse cells of closely-related species of Drosophila melanogaster subgroup and interspecific hybrids

Vedernikov A.E., T.V. Ananina, V.N. Stegniy. Comparative analysis of the morphology of polytene chromosomes of ovarian nurse cells in Calliphora erythrocephala (Mg) (Ñ. vicina (R.-D.)), Protophormia terraenovae (R.-D.), Lucilia sp. and Parasarcophaga sp. (Diptera)

ÃGunderina L.I., I.I. Kiknadze, A.G. Istomina, V.V. Golygina, E.G. Gadylshina. Genomic DNA divergence in sibling species of plumosus group (Diptera, Chironomidae)

Dutton L.A., R.B. Angus. A karyosystematic investigation of the Stictotarsus griseostriatus (DeGeer) species complex of water beetles (Coleoptera: Dyticidae)
Durnova N.A., S.I. Belyanina. Ecological and chromosomal evolution of periphitic chironomids (Diptera: Chironomidae)

Istomina A.G., I.I. Kiknadze, L.I. Gunderina. The chromosomal polymorphism and differentiation of Chironomus obtusidens Goetgh. natural populations (Diptera, Chironomidae)

Mayer O.V., L.S. Kravtsova. An investigation of the chironomid fauna (Diptera: Chironomidae) of the lake Baikal using molecular-genetic methods

Markiyanova M. The karyofund of Chironomus balatonicus Devai et al. of the Vistula Gulf (Diptera, Chironomidae)

Natyaganova A.V., Yu.S. Bukin. The mathematical modelling of a karyotypes evolution for the different liven strategy

Natyaganova A.V., E.P. Zaytseva, O.A. Timoshkin. First data on chromosomal sets of Gyratrix Hermaphroditus Ehrenberg, 1831 and Opisthocystis Angarensis (Sibirjakowa, 1929) (Plathyhelminthes: Kalyptorhynchia) from the Lake Baikal

Rusakova A.M., G.N. Artemov, V.N. Stegniy. Chromosomal polymorphism for inversions and pericentromeric heterochromatin in a natural population Anopheles messcae Fall.

Philinkova T.N. The chromosome polymorphism of Chironomus plumosus L. (Diptera, Chironomidae) of the South Transural region

Coffee-break (16.40-17.00)



(1)  Gavrilov I.A. On the new journal «Comparative Cytogenetics. International Journal of Plant and Animal Cytogenetics, Karyosystematics, and Molecular Systematics»
(2) On the next Conference on the Karyosystematics of the Invertebrates (Karyo-V) - for all comers
Kuznetsova  V.G. Closing ceremony

Congress Dinner (18.30-21.30)

* Further changes in the Program of Conference are possible.