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Viatcheslav Martemyanov

Viatcheslav Martemyanov

Head of Laboratory, PhD

Laboratory of ecological physiology

Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals (ISEA),
Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS)

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


Professional Society: Russian Microbiological Society (since 1997)
Russian Entomology Society (since 2000)


Educational history

Student of Novosibirsk State Agrarian University (Department of Plant protection ) 1996 2001
PhD student of Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals SB RAS (Research assistant of Laboratory of insect pathology) 2005 - 2008
Senior researcher of Laboratory of insect pathology of Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals SB RAS (PhD in entomology) 2008 - 2016
Senior researcher of Laboratory of Ecological Parasitology 2016 - 2019
Head of Laboratory of ecological physiology, PhD 2019-present time

Current interests:

1. The studying of mechanisms of tritrophic interactions in host plant forest folivores pathogens systems.
2. The studying of genogeography of gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L.) and its co-evolution with baculovirus.
3. The studying of mechanisms of activation of covert baculoviral disease in overt form.

Leader of research projects:

17-46-07002The studying of Lymantria dispar nucleopolyhedrovirus life strategies within different climatic conditions for effective management of populations of forestry defoliators (2017-2019). Russia-Japan. Head Martemyanov V.V.

19-416-540005The study of mix infections of gypsy moth and modeling of its dynamics under different weather and climatic conditions as the basis for developing of combined biological product (2019-2020). Head Martemyanov V.V.

15-29-02676The laws of regulation of gypsy moth populations within forest ecosystems: from molecular mechanisms to population management (2015-2017). Head Martemyanov V.V.

15-54-45083Symbiotic flora of leaf-eating Lepidoptera and its interaction with entomopathogenic microorganisms (2015-2016). Russia India. Head Martemyanov V.V.

16-34-50075Microsporidia infection as a factor of activation of latent baculovirus infections of phytophage insects. (2016). Head Martemyanov V.V.

12-04-01228The correlation of ontogenesis of gypsy moth with the phenological development of host plant leaves: its significance for interaction in the three-trophic chain: plant - phytophage parasite (2012-2014). Head Martemyanov V.V.

09-04-00767The relationship between low level damage of host plant and the resistance of gypsy moth to parasites: the role of feed in a flash increase in the number of phytophage. (2009-2011). Head Martemyanov V.V.

06-04-49164The significance of the host plant induced resistance in the formation of the immune response of gypsy mothLymantria disparL. to pathogens. (2006-2008). Head Martemyanov V.V.

Selected publications

Djoumad, A; Nisole, A; Stewart, D; Holden, D; Zahiri, R; Inoue, MN;Martemyanov, VV; Levesque, RC; Hamelin, RC; Cusson, M. 2020. Reassessment of the status of Lymantria albescens and Lymantria postalba (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Lymantriinae) as distinct 'Asian gypsy moth' species, using both mitochondrial and nuclear sequence data. SYSTEMATIC ENTOMOLOGY, online first, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12410

Ilyinykh AV, Baturina OA, Ilyinykh FA, Podgwaite JD, Polenogova OV, Belousova IA, Martemyanov VV, Kabilov MR. 2018. Change in the virulence of the Lymantria dispar nucleopolyhedrovirus during passage in the insect host. International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology 6(2): 15-17, 2018.

Martemyanov VV, Podgwaite JD, Belousova IA, Pavlushin SV, Slavicek JM, Baturina OA, Kabilov MR, Ilyinykh AV.2017 A comparison of the adaptations of strains of Lymantria dispar multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus to hosts from spatially isolated populations. J Invertebr Pathol. 2017 Jun;146:41-46.

Akhanaev YB, Belousova IA, Ershov NI, Nakai M, Martemyanov VV, Glupov VV. 2017. Comparison of tolerance to sunlight between spatially distant and genetically different strains of Lymantria dispar nucleopolyhedrovirus. PLoS One. 2017 Dec 20;12(12):e0189992.

Kasianov NS, Belousova IA, Pavlushin SV, Dubovskiy IM, Podgwaite JD, Martemyanov VV, Bakhvalov SA. The activity of phenoloxidase in haemolymph plasma is not a predictor of Lymantria dispar resistance to its baculovirus. PLoS One. 2017 Aug 30;12(8):e0183940

Belousova, I. A.; Martemyanov, V. V.; Glupov, V. V. 2017. The role of rapid induced resistance of host plant in trophic interactions between Betula pendula, Lymantria dispar, and Bacillus thuringiensis. Russian Journal of Ecology 48(2): 116-121.

Martemyanov VV, Belousova IA, Pavlushin SV, Dubovskiy IM, Ershov NI, Alikina TY, Kabilov MR, Glupov VV. 2016 Phenological asynchrony between host plant and gypsy moth reduces insect gut microbiota and susceptibility to Bacillus thuringiensis. Ecology and evolution. 6: 72987310

Chernyak EI, Yushkova YV, Pavlushin SV, Nikolenko SO, Martemyanov VV, Morozov SV 2016. Dynamics of Biologically Active Compound Contents from Betula pendula Leaves During Early Leaf Development. Chemistry of natural compounds. 52:193-198.

Martemyanov VV, Kabilov MR, Tupikin AE, Baturina OA, Belousova IA, Podgwaite JD, Ilynykh AV, Vlassov VV. 2015. The enhancin gene: One of the genetic determinants of population variation in baculoviral virulence. Dokl Biochem Biophys.465:351-3.

Martemyanov VVPavlushin SVDubovskiy IMYushkova YVMorosov SVChernyak EIEfimov VMRuuhola TGlupov VV 2015 Asynchrony between Host Plant and InsectsDefoliator within a Tritrophic System: The Role of Herbivore Innate Immunity. // PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130988. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130988 PDF

Martemyanov V.V., Pavlushin SV, Dubovskiy IM, Belousova IA, Yushkova YV, Morosov SV, Chernyak E.I., Glupov V.V. 2015 Leaf Surface Lipophilic Compounds as One of the Factors of Silver Birch Chemical Defense against Larvae of Gypsy Moth. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0121917. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121917  PDF

Martemyanov V.V., Iudina M.A., Belousova I.A., Bykov R.A., Ilinsky Yu.Yu. 2014 The screening of Wolbachia infection in gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) populations in Siberia Euroasian entomological journal. 13(5): 494–496. (PDF in Russian with English summary)

Malysh J. M., Tokarev Y. S., Sitnicova N. V., Martemyanov V. V., Frolov A. N., Issia I. V. 2013 Tubulinosema pyraustae sp.n. (Microsporidia: Tubulinosematidae) from the beet webworm Pyrausta (Loxostege) sticticalis L. (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Western Siberia. // Acta Protozoologica, 52: 299-308. PDF

Podgwaite J. D., V. V. Martemyanov,  J. M. Slavicek, S. A. Bakhvalov, S. V. Pavlushin, N. Hayes-Plazolles and R. T. Zerillo 2013 Potency of Nucleopolyhedrovirus Genotypes for European and Asian Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). //J.Entomol. Sci. 48: 332-344.

Martemyanov V.V.,Dubovskiy I.M., Belousova I.A., Shokorova N.S., Pavlushin S.V., Glupov V.V. 2013 Sex-specific variations in gypsy moth fitness, immune function, and parasite resistance mediated by background defoliation of the host plant. // Ecological Parasitology and Immunology V2, p.7, doi:10.4303/epi/235550 PDF

Martemyanov V.V., Dubovskiy I.M., Belousova I.A., Pavlushin S.V., Domrachev D.V., Rantala M.J., Salminen J-P., Bakhvalov S.A., Glupov V.V. 2012 Rapid induced resistance of silver birch affects both innate immunity and performance of gypsy moths: the role of plant chemical defenses. // Arthropod-Plant Interactions 6, 507–518

Martemyanov V.V., Dubovskiy I.M., Rantala M.J., Salminen J-P., Belousova I.A., Pavlushin S.V., Bakhvalov S.A., Glupov V.V. 2012 The effects of delay induced response of silver birch on gypsy moth's performance, immune responses and resistance against baculovirus // Journal of chemical ecology, 38(3):295-305.

Martemyanov V.V., Domrachev D. V., Pavlushin S. V., Belousova I. A., Bakhvalov S. A., Tkachev A. V., Glupov V.V. 2010. Induction of Terpenoid Synthesis in Leaves of Silver Birch after Defoliation Caused by Gypsy Moth Caterpillars. // Doklady Biological Sciences. 435, 407–410.(PDF in English, PDF in Russian)

Bakhvalov S.A. , Koltunov E.V. Martemyanov V.V. 2010. Factors and ecological mechanisms of population dynamics of forest insects-folivores. Publisher of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science, 299 P. (PDF of chapters in Russian)

Bakhvalov S. A., Martemyanov V. V., Kukushkina T. A., Vysochina G. 2009 I.The Dynamics of Phenolic Compounds and Soluble Sugars in the Leaves of the Silver Birch (Betula pendula Roth) after Defoliation and Their Significance in Entomological Plant Resistance // Biology Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 449–454. PDF

Martemyanov V. V., Bakhvalov S. A., Rantala M. J., Dubovskiy I. M., Shul’ts E. E., Belousova I. A., Strel’nikov A. G., and Glupov V. V. 2009 The Response of Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar L.) Larvae Infected with Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus to Induced Resistance in Birch (Betula pendula Roth.) // Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 434–439 PDF

Krukov V.J., Martemyanov V.V., Polovinka M.P., Luzina O.A., Dubovsky I.M., Serebrov V.V., Hodirev V.P., Malarchuk A.A., Gerber O.N., Jaroslavceva O.N., Bojarisheva E.A., Levchenko M.V., Glupov V.V., Salakhutdinov N.F., Tolstikov G.A. 2008. Usnic acid - promising synergist for biopesticide containing entomopathogenic microorganisms // Doklady Biological Sciences. 423, № 2.

Dubovskiy I.M., Martemyanov V.V., Vorontsova Y.L., Rantala M.J., Gryzanova E.V., Glupov V.V. 2008. Effect of the bacterial infection on the antioxidant activity and lipid peroxidation in the midgut of larvae Galleria mellonella L. (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) // Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. - – V. 148. P.1-5 PDF

Bakhvalov S. A. , V. N. Jimerikin, V. V. Martemyanov, M.V.Shternshis,. 2007. Current status and perspectives of viral preparations in the forest pests’ management in Russia. // Eurasian entomology journal. –– V.6. P. 10-18.

Martemyanov, V.V., Bakhvalov S.A.. Interrelationships of plant–insect–parasite systems and their influence on the development and population dynamics of forest defoliators // Eurasian entomology journal. – 2007. – V. 6. P.205–221 (Review article in Russian with English summary) PDF

Bakhvalov S. A. , V.V. Martemyanov, E. E. Shul’ts, ZH. O. Markina, G. A. Tolstikov. The response of gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L., Lym., Lep.) to content of phytochemicals in birch (Betula pendula Roth) leaves. // Entomologicheskoe obozrenie – 2006. – V. 65. – P. 753-761. (In Russian with English summary)

Bakhvalov S. A. , V.N. Bakhvalova, O.V. Morozova, V.V. Martemyanov. Response of gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L.) on artificial and natural defoliation of birch (Betula pendula Roth). // Eurasian entomology journal. – 2006. – V. 5. – P. 347-352. (In Russian with English summary) PDF

Serebrov V. V. , O. N. Gerber, A. A. Malyarchuk, V. V. Martemyanov, A. A. Alekseev, V. V. Glupov. Effect of entomopathogenic fungi on detoxification enzyme activity in greater wax moth Galleria mellonella L. (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) and role of detoxification enzymes in development of insect resistance to entomopathogenic fungi // Biology Bulletin. – 2006. –V. 33. – P. 581–586. PDF

Bakhvalov S.A. , V.N. Bakhvalova, V.V. Martemyanov. The role of trophic factor in population dynamics of insects: analysis of the problem // Uspekhi sovremennoj biologii. – 2006. – V. 126. – P. 49–60. (in Russian) PDF

Martemyanov V. V. , S. A. Bakhvalov, I. M. Dubovskiy, V. V. Glupov, N. F. Salakhutdinov, G. A. Tolstikov. Effect of tannic acid on the development and resistance of the gypsy moth Lymantria dispar L. to viral infection // Doklady Biochemistry and Biophysics – 2006. V. 409. – P. 219–222. PDF

Martemyanov V.V., M. Rantala, I.A. Belousova, S.V. Pavlushin, E.I. Shatalova, S.A. Bakhvalov. Effect of delayed induced resistance of birch on performance of gypsy moth Lymantria dispar L. (Lepidoptera: Lymantridae) and its susceptibility to virus infection // Eurasian entomology journal – 2006. – V.5 – P.105-110. PDF

Bakhvalov S.A. , V.V. Martemyanov, J.D. Podgwait. Comparative biological activities of two nucleopolyhedrovirus preparations: Virin NSH and Gypchek // Eurasian entomology journal – 2005. – V.4 – P.183-186.PDF

Shul’ts E. E. , S. A. Bakhvalov, V. V. Martemyanov, T. N. Petrova, I. N. Syromyatnikova, M. M. Shakirov, and G. A. Tolstikov. Effects of natural and artificial defoliation on the content and composition of extractive substances in birch leaves //Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology. – 2005 – V. 41. – pp. 94–98. PDF

Glupov V.V., Slepneva I.A., Serebrov V.V., Khvoschevskay M.F., Martem’yanov V.V., Dubovskiy I.M., Khramtsov V.V. Influence of the fungal infection on the production of reactive metabolites and the antioxidant state of haemolymph of Galleria mellonella larvae // Russian Entmol.J. – 2003. – V.12 – P.103-108.

Bakhvalov S. A. , V.N. Zhimerikin, V.V. Martemyanov. The density of pine sawfly (Neodiprion sertifer Geoffr.) and its susceptibility to virus in pine plantings with heterogeneous conditions // Eurasian entomology journal. 2003. – V. 2. – pp. 261-264. (in Russian)

Bakhvalov S. A. , A.V. Ilinykh, V.N. Zhimerikin, V.V. Martemyanov. Dynamics of population of nun moth Lymantria monacha L. and gypsy moth L. dispar L. (Lymantriidae, Lepidoptera): the role of host plant and viral infection // Eurasian entomology journal. 2002. – V. 1. – pp. 101-108. (in Russian)

Glupov V.V., Khvoshevskaya M.F., Lozinskaya Y.L., DubovskiyI.M., Martemyanov V.V., Sokolova J.Y. Application of the method NBT-reduction for studies on the production of reactive oxigen species in Insect haemocytes. Cytobios. – 2001. – V.106. – P.165-178.