School of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Associate Professor of Ichthyology, PhD of Biological Sciences
Institute of Zoology, Department of Hydrobiology and Ichthyology
In 1998 graduated from S.S. Orbeliani State Pedagogical University, faculty of Natural Sciences, Chemistry and Biology specialization (With honors). In 2005 defended her PhD thesis in Zoology, Institute of Zoology; Thesis title – “Bio-ecological description of European vendace (Coregonus albula Linnaesus) in condition of Paravani Lake”. In 2007, 2010 and 2014, conducted post-doctoral research in University of Turku and Tvarminne Zoological station of Helsinki University (Finland), In 2011 at Suleyman Demirel University (Turkey, Isparta) and Limnological Institute, University of Konstanz (Germany). At ISU works since 2006. From 2006 till up to date simultaneously leads the Department of Hydrobiology and Ichthyology at ISU Institute of Zoology.
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In 2002, July-September,on the topic of the dissertation she worked on European vendace collection, in London, in Darwin center of Natural History Museum.
In deferent years she holds Soros (1998 and 1999), UNESCO / Keizo Obuchi (2007), Coimbra Group (2010), German Exchange Program (DAAD)(2011), Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)(2002, 2011), Shota Rustaveli National Foundations (2014) stipends and scholarships.
2005-2006 she graduated the National Democratic Institute (NDI), Future Woman Leaders Program.