630091 Novosibirsk,
11, Frunze str.
Phone/Fax: +7 (383) 2170 973
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Natalia Kryukova



Researcher, PhD

Laboratory of Insect Pathology

Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science

Working address
Laboratory of insect pathology, Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals SB RAS, 630091, Frunze str. 11, Novosibirsk, Russia

Phone: +7(383)2170326

Fax: +7(383)2170973



Professional Society
Russian Entomology Society
Russian Parasitology Society


Educational history and career:

Student of Tomsk State University 1990 – 1995
PhD student of Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals SB RAS
(Research assistant of Laboratory of insect pathology)
1995– 2005
Researcher of Laboratory of insect pathology of Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals SB RAS (PhD in entomology) 2005 - present time


Current interests:


Selected publications:

Polenogova, OV; Kabilov, MR; Tyurin, MV; Rotskaya, UN; Krivopalov, AV; Morozova, VV; Mozhaitseva, K; Kryukova, NA; Alikina, T; Kryukov, VY; Glupov, VV. 2019. Parasitoid envenomation alters the Galleria mellonella midgut microbiota and immunity, thereby promoting fungal infection. SCIENTIFIC REPORTSVol.9.N4012.DOI:10.1038/s41598-019-40301-6.

Pavlushin, SV; Belousova, IA; Chertkova, EA; Kryukova, NA; Glupov, VV; Martemyanov, VV. 2019. The effect of population density of Lymantria dispar (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) on its fitness, physiology and activation of the covert nucleopolyhedrovirus. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY.Vol.116. 85-91.DOI:10.14411/eje.2019.009.

Kryukov, VY; Kryukova, NA; Tyurin, MV; Yaroslavtseva, ON; Glupov, VV. 2018. Passive vectoring of entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana among the wax moth Galleria mellonella larvae by the ectoparasitoid Habrobracon hebetor females INSECT SCIENCE. Vol 25 (4). 643-654. DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12457; WOS:000439547800009; PubMed: 28296161

Kryukov, VY; Tomilova, OG; Yaroslavtseva, ON; Wen, TC; Kryukova, NA; Polenogova, OV; Tokarev, YS; Glupov, VV. 2018. Temperature adaptations of Cordyceps militaris, impact of host thermal biology and immunity on mycosis development. FUNGAL ECOLOGY. Vol 35. 98-107. DOI: 10.1016/j.funeco.2018.07.003.

Kerchev, IA; Kryukova, NA; Kryukov, VY; Glupov, VV. 2017. Entomoparasitic nematodes Sychnotylenchus sp (Anguinidae) on the four-eyed fir bark beetle Polygraphus proximus: effects on the host's immunity and its susceptibility to Beauveria bassiana. ISJ-INVERTEBRATE SURVIVAL JOURNAL. Vol14. 324-329.

Kryukov, VY; Tyurin, MV; Tomilova, OG; Yaroslavtseva, ON; Kryukova, NA; Duisembekov, BA; Tokarev, YS; Glupov, VV. 2017. Immunosuppression of Insects by the Venom of Habrobracon hebetor Increases the Sensitivity of Bait Method for the Isolation of Entomopathogenic Fungi from Soils. BIOLOGY BULLETIN.Vol44 (4). 401-405.DOI:10.1134/S1062359017030050.

Kryukova, NA, Chertkova E. A., Semenova A. D., Glazachev Y.I., Slepneva I.A., Glupov V.V. 2015.

VENOM FROM THE ECTOPARASITIC WASP Habrobracon hebetor ACTIVATES CALCIUM-DEPENDENT DEGRADATION OF Galleria mellonella LARVAL HEMOCYTES. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. Vol. 90(3): 117130. doi: 10.1002/arch.21247

Glupov V.V. Kryukova, NA. 2016. Physiological and biochemical aspects of interactions between insect parasitoids and their hosts. Entomological Review 96(5):513-524 DOI: 10.1134/S0013873816050018

Dubovskiy I; Kryukova, NA; Glupov VV; Ratcliffe N A. 2016. Encapsulation and nodulation in insects. Invertebrate Survival Journal 13:229-246.

Kryukova N. A., Yurlova N. I., Rastyazhenko N. M., Antonova E. V., Glupov V. V. 2014.  The influence of Plagiorchis mutationis larval infection on the cellular immune response of the snail host Lymnaea stagnalis. // J. Parasitol., 100(3), pp. 284–287.

Kryukov V.Yu., Kryukova N.A., Glupov V.V. Susceptibility of Galleria mellonella Larvae to Anamorphic Entomopathogenic Ascomycetes under Envenomation and Parasitization by Habrobracon hebetor  // Russian Journal of Ecology, 2013, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 89–92.

Yuriy I. Glazachev, Alexandra D. Semenova, Natalia A. Kryukova, Irina A. Slepneva,Viktor V. Glupov. Express Method for Determination of Low Value of Trans-membrane Potential of Living Cells with Fluorescence Probe: Application on Haemocytes at Immune Responses// J Fluoresc. 2012. 22(5). Р. 1223-1229. PDF

Kryukova N.A., Dubovskiy I.M., Chertkova E. A., Vorontsova Ya.L., Slepneva I.A., Glupov V.V. 2011 The effect of Habrobracon hebetor venom on the activity of the prophenoloxidase system and the generation of reactive oxygen species and encapsulation in the haemolymph of Galleria mellonella larvae // Journal of Insect Physiology, 57, pp. 796–800 PDF

Dubovskiy I.M., Krukova N.A., Glupov V.V. 2008. Phagocytic activity and encapsulation rate of Galleria mellonella larvae hemocytes during bacterial infection by Bacillus thuringiensis // Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. Vol 98/3 360-362

Krukova N.A., Dubovskiy I.M., Gryzanova E.V., Naumkina E.A., Glupov V.V.  2007. Cell immunity response of the Galleria mellonella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Piralidae) on Habrobracon hebetor (Say) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitize // Euroasian Entomological Journal. 6(4). 361-364.(in Russian)

Sokolova Y., Kryukova N., Glupov V., Fuxa J. Systenostrema alba Larsson 1988 (Microsporidia, Thelohaniidae) in Dragonflies, Aeschna viridis (Odonata, Aeschnidae), from South Siberia: Morphology and Molecular Characterization // J. Eukariot. Microbiol. 2006. Vol. 53.