Simuzer Oruj kyzy Mamedova

Place of birth

Gakh district 

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Baku State University 

Scientific degree

Ph.D. on Biology 


Senior Researcher 

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Taxonomic and ecological features of coccidia (Apicomplexa, Coccidia) of amphibia and reptiles in Azerbaijan

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Basic scientific achievements

The meronts of Dactylosoma ranarum, the gamonts of Hepatozoon sp. and the sporozoites of Lankesterella minima were found in the erythrocytes of Pelophylax ridibundus. In feces of P.ridibundus, P.variabilis and Bufo eichwaldi were found Cryptosporidium fragile. 

In the erythrocytes of Platyceps najadum were found  Hepatozoon mehlhorni and Hepatozoon sp. Cryptosporidium serpentis was found in Eremias arguta and L.caucasia, C.saurophilum was found in Natrix tessellata and Hemorrhois ravergieri. In the Greek tortoise Testudo graeca were found: C.serpentis, C.saurophilum. Isospora gymnodactyli  was found in C.caspium, Eimeria nyschanica and Octosporella sanguinolenti in L.caucasia. 

Names of scientific works

1.        Mamedova S.O.  Intestinal coccidia   (Eucoccidia, Sporozoa, Apicomplexaof some amphibia in Azerbaijan // An International Journal Protistology, 2010, v. 6, №.3, p.218-222.

2.        Mamedova S.O., Gaibova H.D. Hemoparasites (Apicomplexa: Coccidia) of Azerbaijan reptiles // The Journal of V.N.Karazin Kharkiv National University. Series: biology, Xarkov, 2012, Issue 15, №.1008, p. 142-147.

3.        Gaibova H.D., Mamedova S.O. Blood parasites of the Eurasian marsh frog Pelophylax ridibundus from the fresh waters of Azerbaijan // The Journal of V.N.Karazin Kharkiv National University. Series: biology, Xarkov, 2010, Issue 12, №.920, с.54-60. 

Membership with international and foreign scientific organizations

Member of Azerbaijan Society of Zoologists

Pedagogical activity

School teacher in Gakh district, 2 years 

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Main place of work and its address

Institute of Zoology, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, passage 1128, block 504, Baku, AZ1073, Azerbaijan


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