Deputy Editor-in-chief - ALEXANDER USPENSKIY


Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Professor, Award winner of the Government of the Russian Federation (1996), Head of research area, VNIIP – FSC VIEV (Moscow, Russia)
Scopus ID: 57195472164
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9115-9890
Researcher ID: Q-2754-2019

Born on August 30th, 1943 in a village Strugi-Krasniye of Leningrad Region. 
Profession: veterinarian. Graduated from the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K.I. Scriabin in 1966.
The area of academic career: main direction of research are related to the development of tools and methods for the diagnosis, prevention, and control of helminthozoonosis (trichinosis, echinococcosis, bovis cysticercosis, sparganosis, etc.), veterinary control of meat and meat products, disinfection of meat and meat slaughter house tankage, and sterilization of meat from parasitosis pathogens. 
The principal stages of work: Head of the Department of Parasitology of the Moscow Regional Veterinary Laboratory (1966), graduate student of the VNIIP (1968), Junior Researcher of the VNIIP (1971), Senior Researcher (1974), Leading Researcher (1988), Head of the Diagnostics Laboratory (1989), Deputy Director for Research (2000), Director of the All-Russian Research Institute of Fundamental and Applied Parasitology of Animals and Plants named after K.I. Scriabin (VNIIP) (2002), Head of the Laboratory of Zoonoses and Head of Research area. 
Socio-scientific and pedagogical work: Chairman of the Coordinating Council on Veterinary Parasitology in the Russian Federation and CIS countries, Chairman of the Academic Council of the Institute, Chairman of the Dissertation Council, Chairman of the Methodological Commission on Zooparasites of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Society of Helminthologists of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Member of the International Commission for Trichinosis.
Main publications: has published more than 300 works, including articles on the fundamental issues of diagnosis and prevention of helminth infections, monographs in collaboration: Echinococcosis (1990); “Parasitic Zoonoses” (2012) “Catalog of the Central Helminthological Museum Collection” (2014), mor
e than 40 copyright certificates and patents, including foreign ones (USA, France, Canada, Germany, Denmark, Finland), regulatory documents, including the main ones which are included in the official publications of SanPiN 3.2.569-96 "Prevention of parasitic diseases in the territory of the Russian Federation", 1997; MU 3.2.1043-01 “Prevention of toxocariasis”, 2001; MU 3.2. 1173-02 “Serological methods for laboratory diagnosis of parasitic diseases”, 2003; MU 3.2.-03 "Epidemiological surveillance of parasitic diseases", 2003, Moscow: Federal Center of State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance of the Ministry of Health of
Russia; "Rules of veterinary and sanitary examination of meat and meat products", VetPiN 13.7.1-2000.
He has a scholar school: under his advisory, 19 candidate and 7 doctoral theses have been written and defended.  
He was awarded 7 gold, 6 silver and 5 bronze medals of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements and the All-Russia Exhibition Center, has government awards, certificates of acknowledgement, certificates for achievements in work, science and social activities. Uspensky A.V. was awarded with a gold medal named after KI. Scriabin (2013) for achievements in the science of parasitology.