Editor-in-Chief Dr. Sci. (Biol.), Moscow State University, Andrey V. Vasiliev
ISSN: 1062-3604 (Print)
Impact factor: 0.718 (2020)
Five year impact factor: 0.727 (2020)

Russian Journal
of Developmental Biology


Irina Yu. Baklushinskaya

Dr. Sci. (Biol.)

Koltzov Institute of Developmental Biology, Moscow, Russia

Speciation, chromosome changes, natural and experimental hybridization, species definition, sex determination in mammals

Research Experience

Ways of emergence and maintaining chromosome changes and karyotypes of distinct animals (mammals, beetles, fishes, reptiles) were studied for almost 40 years. The focus of research since 2000 has been genetics of sex determination in mammals without the Y chromosome and Sry gene, search for key genes, and analyzing the behavior of sex chromosomes in meiosis for model species, mole voles Ellobius.


Over 100 scientific publications, including papers in Chromosoma, Chromosome Research, Scientific Reports, Genes, Genetica, Comparative Cytogenetics, and other journals.

Subject Editor of Comparative Cytogenetics.