Academic Books
Yuri G. Popov
Diplona in Plant Physiology, 1953 - 1958, Faculty of Biology, YSU
Post - Graduate Studies, 1958 - 1962, Institute of Microbiology, Moscow and Faculty of Biology, YSU
Candidate of Biological Sciences, 1975, Faculty of Biology, YSU
Doctor of Biological Sciences, 2002 Faculty of Biology, YSU

Academic degree
Candidate of Biological Sciences (PhD), Yerevan State University: 1975,
Doctor of Biological Sciences (D.Sc), Institute of Botany, NAS RA, Yerevan: 2002.

Professional experience
Professor at the Department of Microbiology, Plants and Microbes Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, YSU: 2006 up to data
Head of the Department of Microbiology, Plants and Microbes Biotechnology , Faculty of Biology, YSU: 1991-2011
Associate Professor at the Department of Microbiology, Plants and Microbes Biotechnology , Faculty of Biology, YSU: 1977 - 1991
Temple University, Philadelphia: 2004
Pasteur Institute and Nantes University, France: 1999
Institute of Plant Physiology, Kiev: 1970
Institute of Microbiology, Moscow: 1958 - 1962

Academic courses
Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetic engineering in plants; Technical Microbiology; Biotechnology in Medicine; Biochemistry of Bacteria.

Scale of professional interests
Microbiology, Plant Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms.

Participation in grant projects
Educational Grants
Participation of CPEA -2011/10081 Norwegian SIU grant: 2011- up to date.
Participation of 159340-TEMPUS-ES-TEMPUS-JPCR Development of Master Course In Applied Biosciences, YSU: 2010 - up to date.
Scientific Grants
INTAS, “Molecular genetic analysis of oxidative stress in plants”: 1993 - 1995.
ISTC, А-683, “Investigation of a New Type of Water Soluble Natural Biologically Active Melanin”: 2002 - 2005
Agreement with Danisco Cultor Company: 2002 - 2006.
ANSEF, “Perspectives of the application of bacterial melanin as a new phytostimulator”: 2008.
NATO program for security trough science - SfP, “Study of antimicrobial and hypoallergenic products of lactic acid bacteria”: 2007 - 2010.
CRDF, ARBI-9006-YE-08, “Application of Bacterial Melanin as of the Phytostimulator in Agriculture, Viticulture and Dendrology”: 2009 - 2010

Russian, Armenian, English, French

Professional membership
Member of the Academic Council of Faculty of Biology, YSU;
Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Sciences of Ecology and Life Sciences;
Member of the Academic Council of “Arm Biotechnology” Scientific Research Institute;
Member of specialized Council for awarding of scientific degrees.

Awards received
"The veteran" medal: 1990,
Diploma of YSU: 2006,
Diploma of ESNA: 2005,
Diploma of Ministry of Science and Education: 1999.

Books published by the YSU