Valery A. Korneyev
 
Валерій Олексійович Корнєєв

Валерий Алексеевич Корнеев
 
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Education:
1978 - 1982. Postgraduate Course: Kiev State University, Division of Invertebrate Zoology.
1973 - 1978. Kiev State University, Biological Faculty, Dept. of Zoology and Botany, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (Honors Diploma).
1963 - 1973. Primary & Secondary School, Novograd-Volynski, Ukraine
(Honors Certificate and Golden Medal).
 
Highest Degree: Doctor of Sciences
Dissertation:
 
Previous degree: Candidate of Sciences (=Ph.D.)
Dissertation:
Tephritid flies (Diptera, Tephritidae) of the Middle Dnieper Territory (with a review of classifications of the family worldwide). Kiev University, 1985: 376 p.+ 93 p. of figures (in Russian) (manuscript). Cand. Sci. October 1985.
 
Number of Published Papers: 209.
 
 
Positions Held:
 
September 2007 - current time. I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kiev), Department of Entomology and Collection Management (formerly General and Applied Entomology), Head.

February 2007 - September 2007. I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kiev), Department of General and Applied Entomology, Leading Research Scientist.

2006 - February 2007. I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kiev), Laboratory of Biogeography, Leading Research Scientist.

2005 - 2006. Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium), Section of Entomology, Associated Scientist.

1989 - 2005. I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kiev), Lab. of Biogeography, Research Scientist, since 1996 Senior Research Scientis.

1986 - 1989. All-Union Institute of Biocontrol for Plant Protection, Chişinău (Kishinev), Lab. of Weed Biocontrol. Senior Research Scientist.

1984 - 1986. Idem. Junior Research Scientist.

1978 - 1984. Kiev State University, Biological Faculty,
Lab. of Ecology, Junior Research Scientist.
 
 

 

 

 
 

Grants and Fellowships:

2015 (July–October) - German Service of Academician Exchange (Deutscher Academischer Austauschdienst), Visitor Grant for Foreign Scientists (Studienaufenthalte ausländischer Wissenschaftler), Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
2012 (September–November) - German Service of Academician Exchange (Deutscher Academischer Austauschdienst), Visitor Grant for Foreign Scientists (Studienaufenthalte ausländischer Wissenschaftler), Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
2012 (February–April) Geddes Collection Grant, Australian Museum, Sydney.
2008 (September–November) - German Service of Academician Exchange (Deutscher Academischer Austauschdienst), Visitor Grant for Foreign Scientists (Studienaufenthalte ausländischer Wissenschaftler), Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
2008 (June–July) -  Curtis Sabrosky Fund, US National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., Visitor Grant.
2005 March–2006 March - Belgian Science Policy Office, Research Fellowship, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Department of African Zoology, Entomological Section, Tervuren, Belgium.
2003 (October-December) - German Service of Academician Exchange (Deutscher Academischer Austauschdienst), Visitor Grant for Foreign Scientists (Studienaufenthalte ausländischer Wissenschaftler), Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
2001 (September-October) - Ernest Mayr Fund, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Ma., USA, Travel Grant.
2001 (May-August) - Curtis Sabrosky Fund, US National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., Visitor Grant.
2000 (November-December) - Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Visitor Grant.
1999 (October-December) - German Service of Academician Exchange (Deutscher Academischer Austauschdienst), Visitor Grant for Foreign Scientists (Studienaufenthalte ausländischer Wissenschaftler), Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
1994-1996 (January-December) ISF Research Grant.
1995 (August) - Naturhistorisches Museum Wien Visitor Grant.
1994 (January) - ISF Research Stipend.
1993 (January) - Smithsonian Institution Visitor Grant.
1993 (September) - ISF Individual Research Grant.
Current work deals with study of the Pyrgotidae and Ctenostylidae (Diptera: Tephritoidea) of the World and the fauna of Ukrainian fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae).
 
Membership in scientific societies, awards etc.:
Ukrainian Entomological Society, since 1978. Member of the Society Council since 2007,
Vice President since 2013. 
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Corresponding Member, since 2018.

I.I.Schmalhausen Prize of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Biology (2016).
Research interests:
Systematic of Diptera (Palaearctic Tephritidae and Platystomatidae: taxonomy, faunae, biology. Old World Pyrgotidae: taxonomy. Suprageneric taxonomy of Tephritidae and Tephritoidea (Worldwide). Faunistics of several Ukrainian Acalyptrate Diptera. Insects associated with asteraceous and scrophulariaceous wild and weed plants, and with leafy spurges; agents for biocontrol of weeds.
Skills in foreign languages:
English: B2 (fluent conversation, translation and scientific writing); German: fair scientific translation. Other: Russian - fluent. Polish, Czech - fair.
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