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Lachezar Yakimov

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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2 Yurii Gagarin Street
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

Tel.: + 359 2 871 71 95
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Curriculum vitae


2005: MSc in Plant Physiology,
Faculty of Biology, Sofia University,"St. Kliment Ohridski", Sofia, Bulgaria.

2002: BSc in Molecular biology,
Faculty of Biology, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Sofia, Bulgaria.

1998: Technician-Technologist in Technology Environmental Protection,
Exemplary School of Chemical Industry and Biotechnology “Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov” , Sofia, Bulgaria

Research interests

Plant ecophysiology and Stress physiology, plant stress impact, stress interactions, tolerance and acclimation of the plants, integrated responses of plants to single and multiple environmental factors.
Antioxidant ecology, reactive oxygen species, antioxidant signaling in acclimation responses, antioxidative system and stress tolerance.
Ecosystem research, Ecosystem functioning, Climate change and large-scale effects of multiple stressors on terrestrial vegetation.
Long-term integrated ecosystem monitoring, stress detection, remote sensing of vegetation and earth observation.


Ecosystem Research, Environmental Risk Assessment and Conservation Biology
Ecosystem Research
Research group
Ecosystem Functioning


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