Kuzmina,Tetyana A.

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Kuzmina,Tetyana A.
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Place of work: Schmalhausen Inst of Zoology,Dep of Parasitology,Ukraine
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Fax number: 00380  (44) 234-8207

Phone number: 00380  (44) 234-7321

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Department of Parasitology,I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology,vul. B. Khmelnyts’kogo, 15, Kyiv UKRAINE 01601

Webpage:    http://www.izan.kiev.ua/ppages/kuzmina/index.htm


Academic education:

 -PhD. : 1997-2000    Department of Parasitology, Smalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

1991-1996: Student of the Shevchenko Kyiv State University; Biological Sciences, Kyiv, Ukraine.

1996 – Diploma of Biological Department of Kiev State University. Biologist, zoologist, specialist in vertebrates.

1997-2000 – Postgraduate course, Institute of Zoology of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kiev (Ukraine).

2003 – Training NorFa course on “Sustainable Control of Nematode Parasites in Ruminant Livestock” (Tallberg, Sweden).

2004 – Training NorFa course on “Epidemiology and sustainable control of parasites in pigs, poultry, and horses” (Tisvildeleje, Denmark).

2005 – Training NordForsk course on “Parasitological zoonoses” (Tvärminne, Finland).

2005 – Degree of Candidate of Biological Sciences (equivalent of Ph.D.), Institute of Zoology of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Kiev. Dissertation entitled “Biological basis of the integrated control of strongylids (Nematoda: Strongylida) – parasites of horses under conditions of Ukraine” was defended on the 23-th of November, 2004.

Thesis / Dissertation:

-PhD thesis title:     Biological basis of the integrated control of horse strongylids (Nematoda: Strongylida) under conditions of Ukraine (In Ukrainian)

-MSc thesis title:     Morphological and ecological peculiarities of gill apparatus in fresh-water fishes (In Ukrainian) 

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Current position:

-Researcher     2006 – present          Department of Parasitology, Smalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Work experience:

1989-1992: Laboratory assistant, Fomin Botanical Garden of the Shevchenko Kiev State University, Kyiv, Ukraine


1992-1993: Senior laboratory assistant, Department of parasitology, Shmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kyiv, Ukraine.


1996: Laboratory assistant of chair of Zoology, Biological Faculty, Shevchenko Kiev State University, Kyiv, Ukraine


1996: Teacher of Biology, Kyiv secondary school N 2, Kyiv, Ukraine.


2000-2006: Junior research assistant, Department of Parasitology, Smalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.


 Work experience in field:

Ukraine (all regions), Poland (Warszawa, Mazursky Lakes region).

Research visits:


1998 – K. I. Skrjabin All-Union Helminthological Institute, 1 week, Moscow, Russia.


1999-2000, 2003– Institute of Parasitology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1-2 weeks each. Prof. Andrzej Malczewski, Dr. Jakub Gawor.


2006 – Institute of Parasitology Hannover School of Veterinary Medicine, Germany, 4 months, Prof. Dr. Georg von Samson-Himmelstjerna.


2007 – The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon, UK, 1 week, Dr.Andrew Trawford.


2007 – Institute of Parasitology Hannover School of Veterinary Medicine, Germany, 1 month, Prof. Dr. Georg von Samson-Himmelstjerna.

2009 – Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, USA, 2 months,
Dr. Eugene T. Lyons

Research interests:

1. Parasites of equids and wild ungulates.

2. Epidemiology and control of parasitic nematodes.

3. Anthelmintic resistance of parasitic nematodes.

4. Integrated and biological control of parasitic nematodes.

5. Predacious fungi as the biological control agents.

Publications (Journals):

Totally 75 titles of 41 original papers and 34 conference abstracts.


1-Vitaliy Kharchenko, Tetyana Kuzmina, Andrew Trawford, Mulugeta Getachew and Gebreab Feseha. 2009. Morphology and diagnosis of some fourth-stage larvae of cyathostomines (Nematoda: Strongyloidea) in donkeys Equus asinus L. from Ethiopia. Systematic Parasitology. 72 (1). – P. 1-13.

2-Kuzmina, T.A. , Kharchenko, V.O. 2008. Anthelmintic resistance in cyathostomins of brood horses in Ukraine and influence of anthelmintic treatments on strongylid community structure. Veterinary Parasitology, 154. – 3-4. – P. 277–288.

3- Kuzmina Т. A. , Kuzmin Y.I. 2008. The strongylid community of working donkeys (Equus asinus L.) in Ukraine. Vestnik zoologii – № 2 – Р. 99–104.

4-Kuzmina Т. A. , Mamona O.A., Slivinska K.A., Gnap L. K. 2008. Gastro-inestinal nematodoses of brood horses from the hippodromes of Ukraine. Veterynarna Medytsyna Ukrainy. – № 4 – P. 16-18. (In Ukrainan).

5-Traversa D., Kuzmina T. , Kharchenko V.A., Iorio R., Klei T.R., Otranto D. 2008. Haplotypic variability within the mitochondrial gene encoding for the cytochrome c oxidase 1 (cox1) of Cylicocyclus nassatus (Nematoda, Strongylida): Evidence for an affiliation between parasitic populations and domestic and wild equid hosts. Veterinary Parasitology, 156: P. 241–247 .

6- Kuzmina, T.A. , Kharchenko, V.A., Zvegintsova, N.S. 2007. Comparative study of the intestinal strongylid communities of equidae in the Askania-Nova biosphere reserve, Ukraine. Helminthologia, 44, 2, P. 62-69.

7- Osterman Lind, E., Kuzmina, T. , Uggla, A., Waller, P.J., Hoglund, J. 2007. A Field Study on the Effect of Some Anthelmintics on Cyathostomins of Horses in Sweden. Veterinary Research Communications, 31, 2007, P. 53–65.

8- Kuzmina, T.A. , Kuzmin, Y.I., Kharchenko, V.A. 2006. Field study on the survival, migration and overwintering of infective larvae of horse strongyles on pasture in central Ukraine.Vet Parasitol. 2006, 141, (3-4), P. 264-72.

9- Kuzmina, T.A. Kharchenko, V.A., Starovir, A.I., Dvoinos G.M. 2005. Analysis of the strongylid nematodes (Nematoda: Strongylidae) community after deworming of brood horse in Ukraine. Vet. Parasitol., 131, P. 283-290.

10- Lichtenfels, J.R., Kharchenko, V.A., Kuzmina, T.A. , Krecek, R.C. 2005. Differentiation of Cylicocyclus gyalocephaloides of Equus burchelli from Cylicocyclus insigne of Equus caballus (Strongyloidea:Nematoda). Comp. Parasitol., 72(1), 108-115.

11- Kharchenko, V. A., J. R. Lichtenfels, T. A. Kuzmina. 2004. Morphology and Diagnosis of forth-stage larvae of Tridentoinfundibulum gobi (Nematoda, Strongyloidea) parasitizing horses, Equus caballus. Comp. Parasitol., 70 (1), 73-77.

Papers presented in Symposiums or Congresses:

28 presentations at scientific meetings in Ukraine, Russia, Denmark, Poland, Italy, USA, etc

-Kuzmina T.A. , Zvegintsova N.S. 2008. In vivo investigation of strongylids (Nematoda: Strongylida) of the Turkmenia kulans from the “Askania-Nova” Reserve, Ukraine. In: «Parasitic diseases of human, animals and», Proceedings of the VI International scientific conferences. – Vitebsk: VGMU. – P. 252-256. (In Russian).

-Kuzmina T.A. , Kharchenko V.O., Zvegintsova, N.S. 2008. Strongylida (Nematoda: Strongylidae) of equids in Ukraine: fauna and community structure in varios host species. In: “Parasitology in XXI century – problems, methods, solutions”. Proceedings of the IV Congress of the Russian Society of Parasitologists – Russian Academy of Sciences. St. Petersburg. – vol.2. – P. 102-106.

-Kuzmina T.A. , Kharchenko V.O., Zvegintsova, N.S. 2007. Investigation of the gastrointestinal parasite community of donkeys in Ukraine. In: Pearson, R.A., Muir, C.J. and Farrow, M. (Eds.). 2007. The Future for Working Equines. The Fifth International Colloquium on Working Equines. Proceedings. – P.198–203.

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