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Department of Ecosystem Research, Environmental Risk Assessment and Conservation Biology

Head of Department: Prof. Roumiana Metcheva, PhD

Division of Environmental Mutagenesis
Acting Head: Chief Assistant Petya Parvanova, PhD

Prof. Stephka Chankova, PhD (volunteer)
Chief Assistant Maria Dimitrova, PhD
Chief Assistant Teodora Todorova, PhD
Chief Assistant Maria Yovkova, PhD
Biologist Daniela Miteva
Chemist Zhana Mitrovska
Technician Stanislava Kulekova

Division of Biomonitoring and Ecological Risk Assessment
Head: Assoc. Prof. Ivan Pandourski

Biomonitoring and Bioindication RG
Assoc. Prof. Michaela Nedialkova, PhD (RG Leader)
Prof. Roumiana Metcheva, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Ivan Pandourski
Chief Assistant Evgeni Chehlarov, PhD
Chief Assistant Yordan Koshev, PhD
Peter Ostoich, PhD student
Maria Kachamakova, PhD student
Biologist Iliana Alexieva
Biologist Nikolay Karaivanov

Genetic Monitoring RG
Assoc. Professor Gabriele Jovtchev, PhD (RG Leader)
Chief Assistant Svetla Gateva, PhD
Assoc. Professor Margarita Topashka-Ancheva (volunteer)
Chief Assistant Tsvetelina Gerasimova, PhD
Chief Assistant Nadezhda Todorova, PhD
Assistant Tsveta Angelova, PhD
Biologist Alexander Stankov

Division of Community Ecology and Conservation Biology
Head: Prof. Vulko Biserkov, PhD

Community Ecology RG
Prof. Vasil Popov, PhD (RG Leader)
Chief Assistant Sirma Zidarova, PhD
Biologist Irina Krusteva

Conservation Biology RG
Prof. Vulko Biserkov, PhD (RG Leader)
Assoc. Professor Borislav Naumov, PhD
Chief Assistant Nevena Ivanova, PhD
Chief Assistant Simeon Lukanov, PhD
Assistant Miroslav Slavchev, PhD
Assistant Nadejda Djorgova, PhD Student
Assistant Boyan Michev, PhD Student
Biologist Heliana Dundarova, PhD
Assistant Sylvia Dyulgerova
Assistant Angel Dyugmedzhiev
Biologist Dimitar Ragyov

Division of Ecosystem Research with Centre LTER - Bulgaria
Acting Head: Assoc. Professor Svetla Bratanova-Doncheva, PhD

Prof. Nesho Chipev, PhD
Prof. Tzvetan Zlatanov, PhD
Chief Assistant Radka Fikova, PhD
Kostadin Katrandzhiev, PhD student
Lachezar Yakimov, PhD Student
Assistant Lyudmila Lozanova
Biologist Gergana Georgieva
Biologist Ivan Todorov