630091 Novosibirsk,
11, Frunze str.
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Natalya Yurlova



Senior 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



Professional Society
Russian Hydrobiological Society (since 2005)
American Society of Parasitologists (since 2006)
Russian Society for Helminthology (since 1979)
Russian Parasitology Society (since 1999)


Educational history and career:


Scientific associate, Biological Institutute, SB AS of USSR, Novosibirsk 1979 - 1989
Senior researcher, Biological Institutute, SB AS of USSR, Novosibirsk 1989 - 1998
Junior researcher, Biological Institutute, SB AS of USSR, Novosibirsk 1976 – 1979
Leading scientific researcher, Institute of Systematics and Ecology of animals Siberian 1998 - present time


Novosibirsk agriculture University, Novosibirsk, Soviet Union 1968-1973

Postgraduate student, Helmintology, Biological Institutute, Siberian Branch

Academy of Sciences of USSR , Novosibirsk


Current interests:


Selected publications:


Mordvinov V.A., Yurlova N.I., L.M.Ogorodova, Katohin A.V. (2012). Opisthorchis felineus and Metorchis bilis are the main agents of liver fluke infection of humans in Russia . Parasitology International, 61, p. 25-31.


Hideyuki Doi, Natalia I. Yurlova (2011). Consequent Effects of Parasitism on Population Dynamics, Food Webs, and Human Health Under Climate Change. AMBIO 40:332–334

Hideyuki Doi, Natalia I. Yurlova (2011). Host-parasite interactions and global climate oscillations. Parasitology, 138, 1022–1028


A. V. Polyakov, A. V. Katokhin, T. A. Bocharova, K. V. Romanov, M. N. L'vova, O. M. Bonina, N. I. Yurlova, V. A. Mordvinov (2010).Comparative Analysis of Opisthorchis felineus Karyotypes from Geographically Remote Populations of West Siberia Siberian Journal of Ecology, 2010, N 1, p. 3-6.

H. Doi, N. I. Yurlova, Svetlana N. Vodyanitskaya, G. Kanaya, Sh. Shikano and E. Kikuchi (2010). Estimating isotope fractionations between cercariae and host snail using isotope measurements designed for very small organism. Journal of Parasitology 96:314-317.

H. Doi, N. I. Yurlova, E. Kikuchi I, Sh. Shikano, E. Yadrenkina, S. N. V Vodyanitskaya and E. I. Zuykova (2010). Stable isotopes indicate individual level trophic diversity in a freshwater model Gastropod, Lymnaea stagnalis. //Journal Molluscan Study76: 384-388


H. Doi, N. I. Yurlova, S. N. Vodyanitskaya, E. Kikuchi, Sh. Shikano, E.N. Yadrenkina, and E. I. Zuykova (2008). Parasite-Induced Changes in Nitrogen Isotope Signatures of Host Tissues J. Parasitol., 94(1), pp. 292–295

S. V. Karpenko, A. I. Chechulin, N. I. Yurlova, E. A. Serbina, S. N. Vodyanitskaya, A. V. Krivopalov, and K. P. Fyodorov (2008). Characteristics of Opisthorchiasis Nidi in the South of Western Siberia.// Sib. Ecol.J., 5, 675-680. (in Russian)

A.V. Katokhin, S.V. Shekhovtsov, S. Konkow, N.I. Yurlova, E.A. Serbina, S.N. Vodianitskaia, K.P. Fedorov, V.B. Loktev, I.V. Muratov, F. Ohyama, T.V. Makhneva, S.E. Pel’tek, V.A. Mordvinov (2008). Assessment of the genetic distinctions of Opisthorchis felineus from O. viverrini and Clonorchis sinensis by ITS2 and CO1 sequences. Doklady Biochemistry and Biophysics. Vol.421, No. 1, 214-217.

A.V. Katokhin, S.V. Shekhovtsov, S. Konkow, N.I. Yurlova, E.A. Serbina, S.N. Vodianitskaia, K.P. Fedorov, V.B. Loktev, I.V. Muratov, F. Ohyama, T.V. Makhneva, S.E. Pel’tek, V.A. Mordvinov, 2008, published in Doklady Akademii Nauk, 2008, Vol. 421, No. 4, pp. 549–552.

Воронцова Я. Л, Юрлова Н. И., Водяницкая С. Н., Глупов В. В. (2008). Активность неспецифических эстераз в гомогенатах моллюсков Lymnaea stagnalis и Lymnaea tumida (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) при заражении церкариями трематод Echinoparyphium aconiatum и Moliniella anceps (Echinostomatidae ). // Паразитология, 6. с.497- 45


C. Mizota, H. Doi, E. Kikuchi, S. Shikano, T. Kakegawa, N. Yurlova, A.K. Yurlov (2009). Stable isotope characterization of fluids from the Lake Chany complex, western Siberia , Russian Federation . //Applied Geochemistry 24, 319–327

Gen Kanaya, Elena N. Yadrenkina, Elena I. Zuykova, Eisuke Kikuchi, Hideyuki Doi, Shuichi Shikano, Chitoshi Mizota and Natalia I. Yurlova (2009). Contribution of organic matter sources to cyprinid fishes in the Chany Lake–Kargat River estuary, western Siberia.// Marine and Freshwater Research 60, 510–518

S.V. Shekhovtsov, A. V. Katokhin, K. V. Romanov, V.V. Besprozvannykh, K. P. Fedorov, N. I. Yurlova, E. A. Serbina, P. Sithithaworn, N. A. Kolchanov, V. A. Mordvinov (2009). A novel nuclear marker, Pm-int9, for phylogenetic studies of Opisthorchis felineus, Opisthorchis viverrini and Clonorchis sinensis (Opisthorchiidae, Trematoda). // Parasitology Research, 2 – 13.


S. K. Semyenova, G. G. Khrisanfova, A. V. Korsunenko, M. V. Voronin, S. V. Beer, E. A. Serbina, S. V. Vodyanitskaya, N. I. Yurlova and A. P. Ryskov ( 2007). Multilocus Variation in Cercariae, Parthenogenetic Progeny of Different Species of the Class Trematoda. Doklady Biological Sciences, 2007, Vol. 414, pp. 235–238. (in Russian)

S.K. Semyenova, G.G. Khrisanfova, A.V. Korsunenko, M.V. Voronin, S.V. Beer, S.V. Vodyanitskaya, E.A. Serbina, N.I. Yurlova, A.P. Ryskov, 2007, published in Doklady Akademii Nauk, 2007, Vol. 414, No. 4, pp. 570–573.


Zuykova E. I., Doi H., Kikuchi E., Shikano Sh., and Yurlova N. (2006). "The zooplankton of Chany Lake , West Siberia, Russia" Journal of Freshwater Ecology.vol. 21, no. 1. р. 181-182.

H. Doi, E. Zuykova, E. Kikuchi, Sh. Shikano, K. Kanou, N. Yurlova, and E. Yadrenkina (2006). Spatial changes in carbon and nitrogen stable isotopeы of the plankton food web in saline lake ecosystemю.// Hydrobiologia, 571:395–400.

Yurlova N. I., Vodyanitskaya S N, Serbina E A., Biserkov V Y., Georgiev B B., Chipev N H. (2006). Temporal variation in prevalence and abundance of metacercariae in the Pulmonate snail Lymnaea stagnalis in Chany Lake , West Siberia, Russia: Long-Term patterns and environmental covariates. Journal of Parasitology, VOL. 92, No. 2, р.249-259. (In English)

2002 - 2005

Serbina E.A., Yurlova N.I. (2002). The part of Codiella troscheli (Molluska: Prosobranchia) in life cycle of Methorchis albidus (Trematoda: Opisthorchidae)// Medical parasitology and parasitic diseases. 3: 21-23. (In Russian, Abstract in English).

Sudarikov V.V., Shigin A. A. Kurochkin Yu. V, Lomakin V. V., Sten’ko R. P., and Yurlova N. I. (2002). Metacercariae of trematodes - parasites of freshwater hydrobionts in water pools in Central Russia . Nauka, Moskva , Russia , 298 p. (In Russian).

Yurlova N.I. (2003). The influence of trematoda infections on reproductive potential of natural Lymnaea stagnalis population (Gastropoda, Lymnaeidae). Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal 82: 1027-1037. (In Russian, Abstract in English).

Yurlova N.I. and E. A. Serbina (2004). New data on Cyathocotyle bushiensis (Trematoda: Cyathocotylidae). Parasitologia, 38: 191-205.(In Russian).

Doi H., Kikuchi E., Mizota Ch., Satoh N., Shikano Sh., Yurlova N., Yadrenkina E. and Zuykova E. (2004). Carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur isotope changes and hydro-geological processes in a saline lake chain. Hydrobiologia: 529: 225-235.

Yurlova N. I., Vodyanitskaya S. N.(2005). Long-term changes in species composition and abundance of pulmonata snails in Chany Lake (south of West Siberia ). Siberskij Ekologicheskij Zhurnal p. 255-266 (In Russian, Abstract in English).

Kryukova N.A., Yurlova N.I.& Glupov V.V. (2005). The effect of trematodes on the cellular immunity of the dragonfly Aeshna grandis (Odonata) larvae. Parasitologiya.39.4. 306-317. (in Russian, Abstract in English)

1981- 2000

Yurlova N.I. (1981) Seasonal dynamics of the trematode fauna of the wild anatids in Barabinsk Lowlands (south part of West Siberia ). In: K.T. Yurlov (Ed.) Ecology and biocoenotical connections of migratory birds in West Siberia . Novosibirsk, Izdatel’stvo Nauka (Siberian Branch), pp. 206-231 (In Russian)

Yurlova N.I. (1987). Morphology and ecology of Hypoderaeum cubanicum comb.nov. and H.conoideum trematodes. //Parasitologiya, 1, 27, P. 35-42 (In Russian, Abstract in English) .

Yurlova N.I. (1989). The infection level of Lymnaea snails with Diplostomum volvens larvae in Chany Lake.// In: Parasites and diseases of hydrobionts in Arctic province Novosibirsk . Nauka. P.99-107. (In Russian)

Glupov V.V. , Hohlova N.I., Hvoshevskaya M.F., Vodyanizkaya S.N., Yurlova N.I. (1997). The use immunoblot analysis for study antigen of Opisthorchis felineus (Rivolta, 1884).// Medical parasitology and parasitic diseases. № 1 P.17-19. (In Russian)

Yurlova N.I., Vodyanizkaya S.N., Glupov V.V. (2000). The analyses of host-parasite relationships in snail-trematodae system. Ucpechi of modern biology. Vol. 120. № 6, 573-580. (In Russian).