Kozeretska's group

Kozeretska’s Group

1. Our team

Iryna Kozeretska
Doctor of Science
* National Antarctic Scientific Center Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Scopus: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=23060896000
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6485-1408
E-mail: iryna.kozeretska@gmail.com

Svitlana Serga
Ph.D. In 2023, she got a scholarship of the MSCA4Ukraine – EU dedicated fellowship scheme to support researchers from Ukraine. The internship is provided at the National Institute of Agricultural Research of France.
* Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
** National Antarctic Scientific Center Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
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ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1875-3185
E-mail: luchiksveta05@gmail.com

Oleksandra Protsenko
* Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
** National Antarctic Scientific Center Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
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ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6019-9731
E-mail: protsenko.olexandra@gmail.com

Oleksandr Maistrenko
* Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, ‘t Horntje (Texel), Netherlands
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ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1961-7548
E-mail: o.m.maistrenko@gmail.com

Pavlo Kovalenko
Master of Science
* Institute for Evolutionary Ecology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
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ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9533-3080
E-mail: ilovebiofack@gmail.com

Nazar Gora
Ph.D. student
* Michigan Technological University
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ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0589-8799
E-mail: nzrgora@gmail.com

2. Research interests

Genetic processes in natural population of Drosophilidae.

3. Research organisms

Drosophila melanogaster, Drosophila simulans, Drosophila suzukii

4. List of our publications

Nabokin M., Salganskiy O., Tkachenko V., Kovalenko P., Dzhulai A., Puhovkin A., Gogol S., Protsenko Yu., Svetlichniy L., Kozeretska I. (2023). Records of Boeckella poppei (Mrazek, 1901) (Calanoida: Centropagidae) obtained during Ukrainian Antarctic Expeditions. Ukrainian Antarctic Journal, 21(1): 55–65. https://doi.org/10.33275/1727-7485.1.2023.706

Maistrenko O.M., Serga S.V., Kovalenko P.A., Kozeretska I.A. (2023). Bacteria associated with the Antarctic endemic insect Belgica antarctica Jacobs (Diptera Chironomidae). Cytology and Genetics, 57: 207–212. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452723030064

Polishchuk A., Kayastha P., Kovalenko P., Parnikoza I., Kaczmarek Ł. (2023). New records of tardigrades from the Danco and Graham Coasts, the Maritime Antarctic. Annales Zoologici, 73(1): 17–28. https://doi.org/10.3161/00034541ANZ2023.73.1.002

Serga S., Maistrenko O.M., Kovalenko P.A., Tsila O., Hrubiian N., Bilokon S., Alieksieieva T., Radionov D., Betancourt A.J., Kozeretska I. (2023). Wolbachia in natural Drosophila simulans (Diptera: Drosophilidae) populations in Ukraine. Symbiosis 89(2): 187–196. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13199-023-00899-8

Kovalenko P., Serga S., Einor D., Gorobchyshyn V., Trokhymets V., Protsenko O. and Kozeretska I. (2022). Unsupervised learning for detection of possible sexual dimorphism in larvae of Belgica antarctica Jacobs (Diptera, Chironomidae). Czech Polar Reports, 12(1): 1–14. https://doi.org/10.5817/CPR2022-1-1

Kozeretska I., Serga S., Kovalenko P., Gorobchyshyn V., Convey P. (2022). Belgica antarctica (Diptera: Chironomidae): A natural model organism for extreme environments. Insect Science, 29(1): 2–20. https://doi.org/10.1111/1744-7917.12925

Kovalenko P., Trokhymets V., Parnikoza I., Protsenko Yu., Salganskiy O., Dzhulai A., Dykyy I., Nabokin M., Kozeretska I., Gorobchyshyn V. (2021). Current status of Belgica antarctica Jacobs, 1900 (Diptera: Chironomidae) distribution by the data of Ukrainian Antarctic Expeditions. Ukrainian Antarctic Journal, 2: 76–93. https://doi.org/10.33275/1727-7485.2.2021.679

Michailova P., Ilkova J., Kovalenko P., Dzhulai A., Kozeretska I. (2021). Long-term retainment of some chromosomal inversions in a local population of Belgica antarctica Jacobs (Diptera, Chironomidae). Czech Polar Reports, 11(1): 16–24. https://doi.org/10.5817/CPR2021-1-3

Michailova P., Ilkova J., Kovalenko P.A., Gorobchyshyn V.A., Kozeretska I.A., Convey P. (2021). External morphology of larvae of Belgica antarctica Jacobs, 1900 (Diptera, Chironomidae) obtained from two locations in Maritime Antarctica. Insects, 12(9): 792. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12090792

Machado H.E., Bergland A.O., Taylor R., Tilk S., Behrman E., Dyer K. et al. (2021) Broad geographic sampling reveals predictable, pervasive, and strong seasonal adaptation in Drosophila. eLife, 10: e67577. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.67577

Wallace M.A., Coffman K.A., Gilbert C., Ravindran S., Albery G.F., Abbott J. et al. (2021) The discovery, distribution and diversity of DNA viruses associated with Drosophila melanogaster in Europe. Virus Evolution, veab031. https://doi.org/10.1093/ve/veab031

Serga S.V., Maistrenko O.M., Matiytsiv N.P., Vaiserman A.M., Kozeretska I.A. (2021) Effects of Wolbachia infection on fitness-related traits in Drosophila melanogaster. Symbiosis, 83(2): 163–172. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13199-020-00743-3

Mariychuk R., Kozeretska I., Serga S., Manko P., Obona J. (2020) Current state of invasion of Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura, 1931) in Ukraine. European Journal of Ecology, 6(1): 51–57. https://doi.org/10.17161/eurojecol.v6i1.13675

Kapun M., Barrón M.G., Staubach F., Vieira J., Obbard D.J., Goubert C. et al. (2020) Genomic analysis of European Drosophila populations reveals longitudinal structure and continent-wide selection. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 37(9). https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msaa120

Gora N., Serga S., Maistrenko O., Slezak-Parnikoza A., Parnikoza I., Tarasiuk A. et al. (2020) Climate Factors and Wolbachia Infection Frequencies in Natural Populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Cytology and Genetics, 54(3): 189–198. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452720030044

Serga S.V., Kovalenko P.A., Gora N.V., Lavrinienko A.V., Demidov S.V., Mestres F., Pascual M., Kozeretska I.A. (2019). Low Prevalence of Wolbachia Infection in Ukrainian Populations of Drosophila. Mikrobiolohichnyi Zhurnal, 81(2): 84–89. https://doi.org/10.15407/microbiolj81.02.084

Yasinskyi Y., Protsenko A., Maistrenko O., Rybalchenko V., Prylutskyy Y., Täuscher E. et al. (2019) Reconciling the controversial data on the effects of C60 fullerene at the organismal and molecular levels using as a model Drosophila melanogaster. Toxicology Letters, 310(1): 92–98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxlet.2019.03.006

Lushchak O.V., Karaman H.S., Kozeretska I.A., Koliada A.K., Zabuga O.G., Pisaruk A.V. et al. (2019) Larval crowding results in hormesis-like effects on longevity in Drosophila: timing of eclosion as a model. Biogerontology, 20(2): 191–201. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10522-018-9786-0

Kozeretska I.A., Shulha V.I., Serga S.V., Protsenko O.V., Lau N.C. (2018) A rapid change in P-element-induced hybrid dysgenesis status in Ukrainian populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Biology Letters, 14(8): 20180184. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0184

Frantsevich L., Kozeretska I., Dubrovsky Yu., Markina T., Shumakova I., Stukalyuk S. (2017) Transient leg deformations during eclosion out of a tight confinement: A comparative study on seven species of flies, moths, ants and bees. Arthropod Structure & Development, 46(4): 483-495. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asd.2017.05.002

Kozeretska I.A., Serga S.V., Koliada A.K., Vaiserman A.M. (2017) Epigenetic Regulation of Longevity in Insects. Advances in Insect Physiology, 53: 87–114. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.aiip.2017.03.001

Lavrinienko A., Kesäniemi J., Watts P.C., Serga S., Pascual M., Mestres F., Kozeretska I. (2017) First record of the invasive pest Drosophila suzukii in Ukraine indicates multiple sources of invasion. Journal of Pest Science, 90(2): 421–429. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-016-0810-3

Maistrenko O., Serga S., Vaiserman A., Kozeretska I. (2016) Longevity-modulating effects of symbiosis: insights from Drosophila–Wolbachia interaction. Biogerontology, 17(5-6): 785–803. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10522-016-9653-9

Kozeretska I.A., Serga S.V., Kunda-Pron I., Protsenko O.V., Demydov S. (2016) A high frequency of heritable changes in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster in Ukraine. Cytology and Genetics, 50(2): 106–109. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452716020092

Yasinskiy Y., Omelyanchuk L.V., Zhuk O.V., Kozeretska I.A. (2016) Mutagenesis testing using the LacZ reporter activity of the reparation gene mus209 in Drosophila melanogaster. Cytology and Genetics, 50(3): 158–161. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452716030105

Serga S., Maistrenko O., Rozhok A., Mousseau T., Kozeretska I. (2015) Colonization of a temperate-zone region by the fruit fly Drosophila simulans (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 93(10): 799–804. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2015-0018

Gultyaev, A., Redchuk, T., Korolova, A. Kozeretska I. (2014) P element temperature-specific transposition: a model for possible regulation of mobile elements activity by pre-mRNA secondary structure. Cytology and Genetics, 48(6): 378–382. https://doi.org/10.3103/S009545271406005X

Serga S., Maistrenko O., Rozhok A., Mousseau T., Kozeretska I. (2014) Fecundity as one of possible factors contributing to the dominance of the wMel genotype of Wolbachia in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Symbiosis, 63(1): 11–17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13199-014-0283-1

Serga S.V., Kozeretskaya I.A. (2013) [The puzzle of Wolbachia spreading out through natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster]. Zhurnal Obshchei Biologii, 74(2): 99–111. (In Russian).

Vaiserman A.M., Zabuga O.G., Kolyada A.K., Pisaruk A.V., Kozeretska I.A. (2013) Reciprocal cross differences in Drosophila melanogaster longevity: an evidence for non-genomic effects in heterosis phenomenon?. Biogerontology, 14(2): 153–163 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10522-013-9419-6

Bilousov O.O., Katanaev V.L., Demydov S.V., Kozeretska I.A. (2013) The downregulation of the Miniature gene does not replicate Miniature loss-of-function phenotypes in Drosophila melanogaster wing to the full extent. Cytology and Genetics, 47(2): 124–127. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452713020035

Bilousov O.O., Kozeretska I.A., Katanaev V.L. (2012) Role of the gene Miniature in Drosophila wing maturation. Genesis, 50(7): 525–533. https://doi.org/10.1002/dvg.22016

Rozhok A.I., Ievdokymenko K.S., Kozeretska I.A. (2012) On the persistence of P element in cultured lineages of Drosophila melanogaster. Cytology and Genetics, 46(4): 238–240. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452712040123

Bilousov O., Katanaev V., Kozeretska I. (2012) Miniature as a hypothetical regulatory protein of the Bursicon/Rickets signaling cascade in the wing epithelia of Drosophila melanogaster. Biopolymers and Cell, 28(4): 288–291. http://dx.doi.org/10.7124/bc.000060

Redchuk T.A., Rozhok A.I., Zhuk O.W., Kozeretska I.A., Mousseau T.A. (2012) DNA methylation in Drosophila melanogaster may depend on lineage heterogeneity. Cytology and Genetics, 46(1): 58–61. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452712010094

Kozeretska I. (2011) Recombination and dynamics of transposable elements in natural populations. A drosophilist’s view. Biopolymers and Cell, 27(4): 328–333. http://dx.doi.org/10.7124/bc.000111

Radionov D.V., Prosenko O.V., Andrievsky A.M., Totsky V.N., Kucherov V.A., Kozeretska I.A. (2011) Stability of genetic parameters in Drosophila melanogaster populations from Odesa. Cytology and Genetics, 45(3): 187–190. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452711030091

Bilousov O.,Chaplinska M., Zhuk O.,Gorobchyshyn V., Kozeretska I. (2011) Mantis Religiosa (Dyctioptera, Mantidae) Infected by Wolbachia. Vestnik Zoologii, 45(3): e-39-e-41. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10058-011-0017-2

Belousov A.O., Kozeretskaia I.A. (2011) Symbiotic bacteria, which modify reproduction processes of Drosophila melanogaster. Mikrobiolohichnyĭ zhurnal (Kiev, Ukraine: 1993), 73(2): 43–52.

Serga S.V., Demidov S.V. Kozeretska I.A. (2010) Infection with Wolbachia does not influence crossing-over in Drosophila melanogaster. Cytology and Genetics, 44(4): 239–243. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452710040092

Kravets O., Mousseau T., Omel’chenko Zh., Kozeretska I., Vengzhen G.S. (2009) The dynamics of P-mobile Drosophila melanogaster element activation in controlled terms of protracted irradiation. Radiatsionnaia biologiia, radioecologiia / Rossiĭskaia akademiia nauk, 49(6): 652–657.

Zhuk O., Kozeretska I., Sivolob A. (2008) Min-like protein of Drosophila virilis and its mutant forms: Primary structure and possible functional role. Biopolymers and Cell, 24(4): 286–293. http://dx.doi.org/10.7124/bc.0007AB

Kozeretska I.A., Protsenko A.V., Afanasieva E.S., Rushkovskyy S.R., Chuba A.I., Mousseau T.A. et al. (2008) Mutation processes in the natural populations of Drosophila and Hirundo rustica from Ukrainian radiation contaminated territories. Cytology and Genetics, 42(4): 63–68. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452708040099

Zhuk O.V., Kozeretska I.A. (2007) The miniature gene in Drosophila virilis: Maternal effect and evolutionary conservatism. Cytology and Genetics, 41(6): 50–55. https://doi.org/10.3103/S0095452707060072

Zhuk O.W., Kursa M.A., Kovalev B.V., Kozeretska I.A. (2005) Hybrid dysgenesis characteristics in Drosophila virilis instability systems. Biopolymers and Cell, 21(5): 419–424. (In Ukrainian). http://dx.doi.org/10.7124/bc.000705

Kozeretska I.A., Gubenko I.S., Gorb S.N. (2004) New unusual Miniature-like wing mutation in Drosophila virilis. Journal of Morphology, 261(3): 270–275. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmor.10248

Gubenko I., Subbota R., Kozeretska I., Gorb S. (2004) Distinctive defects of cuticular wing vein microstructure in miniature-tike m42 mutant of Drosophila virilis and the possible role of m42 locus in cytoskeleton reorganization in the course of wing morphogenesis are discussed. Cytology and Genetics, 38(3): 52–59.