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University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA. Ph.D. candidate, Ecology and Evolutionary biology, 2016–present
Lomonosov Moscow University, Moscow, Russia. Specialist in Botany, (equivalent to MSc) Biology, 2010–2015 Thesis: “Desmids (Conjugatophyceae, Charophyta) of the Filinskoe peat-bog, Moscow region, Russia”
Terlova, E. F., Holzinger, A., Lewis, L. A. 2021. Terrestrial green algae show higher tolerance to dehydration than do their aquatic sister-species. Microbial Ecology, 82, p. 770–782.
Terlova, E. F., Lewis, L. A. 2019. A new species of Tetradesmus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) isolated from desert soil crust habitats in southwestern North America. Plant and Fungal Systematics, 34:1.
Anissimova, O. V., Terlova, E. F. 2015. Additions to the desmid flora (Desmidiales, Conjugatophyceae) of Moscow region. Ботанический журнал (Journal of Botany), 1:100.
Anissimova, O. V., Terlova, E. F. 2015. Conjugatophyceae (Streptophyta) of Northern region of Russian Federation: review of studies and taxonomy. Вопросы Современной Альгологии (Issues of Modern algology), 2:9. URL: http://algology.ru/746
Anissimova, O. V., Terlova, E. F. 2014. Micrasterias C.Agardh (Conjugatophyceae) in the bogs of Moscow region. Вопросы Современной Альгологии (Issues of modern algology) 1:5. URL: http://algology.ru/476
2020 Northeast Algal Society Grant-in-Aid of Student Research. ($1000) Metabolomics of aquatic and terrestrial sister-species under desiccation stress.
2020 UConn Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship ($2000)
2020 The Betty Foster Feingold Award, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut. ($1500) Comparative transcriptomics of a pair of congeners from aquatic and terrestrial habitats
2019 Society of Systematic Biologists Graduate Student Research Award (GSRA). ($3000) Signatures of desiccation tolerance in genomes of aquatic and desert sister-species.
2018 The Betty Foster Feingold Award, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut. ($1500) Metabolomics of aquatic and desert sister-species during desiccation and rehydration.
2017 The Betty Foster Feingold Endowment for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology to the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. ($1428) Ultrastructural comparison of desert and aquatic species of Tetradesmus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) in the hydrated, desiccated, and rehydrated states.
2017 Phycological Society of America’s Grant in Aid of Research. ($2000) Desiccation tolerance in chlorophycean algae: a transcriptomic analysis.
Terlova, E.F., Lewis, L. A. 2021. Investigating metabolic changes during a desiccation-rehydration cycle in two desert species of Tetradesmus (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyceae). 59th Annual Northeast Algal Symposium. Francis R. Trainor Poster Award.
Terlova, E.F., Lewis, L. A. 2021. Metabolite changes during desiccation-rehydration cycle in desert and aquatic green algae from Tetradesmus. 12th International Phycological Congress. Puerto Varas, Chile.
Terlova, E. F., Lewis, L. A. 2018. Structural comparison of desert and aquatic species of Tetradesmus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) through the cycle of desiccation and rehydration. The 57th Annual Northeast Algal Symposium. West Haven, CT.
Terlova, E. F., Anissimova, O. V. 2014. Desmid algae (Conjugatophyceae, Charophyta) of the Filinskoe peat-bog (Moscow region, Russia). The 3rd International conference and school for young scientists. Borok, Russia.
Terlova, E. F., Anissimova, O. V. 2013 Desmid algae (Conjugatophyceae, Charophyta) of Moscow region, Russia. The 19th International student, postgraduate and young scientist conference. Moscow, Russia.
Terlova, E. F., O. V. Anissimova. 2013. Desmid algae (Conjugatophyceae, Charophyta) of the Russian North. Marine Biology, Geology and Oceanography: interdisciplinary research at marine stations; dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Nikolai Pertsov White Sea Biological Station. Moscow, Russia.
Wet Lab Skills
- Axenic cell culture establishment and maintenance (liquid & solid media)
- TEM and SEM sample preparation
- DNA extraction
- PCR reaction setup
- Sanger sequencing setup
- RNA extractioin
- Metabolome extraction
bash, R, Python – all at the independent user level
QC (FastQC, MultiQC, Trimmomatic, Sickle)
De novo transcriptome assembly (Trinity)
Structural annotation (TransDecoder, EviGene pipelines)
Functional annotation (EnTAP)
Genomics (Oxford NanoPore long read technology)
QC (NanoPlot, PoreChop, Centrifuge)
Genome assembly (Shasta, Flye, Canu)
Structural annotation (RepeatModeler pipeline)
Functional annotation (Breaker2, Maker, EnTAP)
Preprocessing and annotation (XCMS family of packages, MS-Dial)