Prof. Dr. Davey L. Jones (University of Wales, Bangor)
Prof. Dr. Yakov Kuzyakov
Main Field of Work and Scientific Interests
Soil chemistry (stabilization of soil organic matter, low and high molecular weight organics)
Soil biology (microbiological activity, effect of the microorganisms on soil organic matter)
Molecular biomarkers (phospholipid fatty acids, amino sugars)
Biogeochemistry (carbon and nitrogen cycles in soil)
Professional Experiences and Activities
2014 PhD student, University of Göttingen, Göttingen
2012-2014 Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena
2012 Early Stage Researcher, University of Bayreuth
2011-2012 DAAD research fellowship, University of Bayreuth
2010-2011 Leader of the project of Russian federal targeted program «Scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel» (2009-2013), Lomonosov Moscow State University
2009-2010 Early Stage Researcher, Lomonosov Moscow State University
2004-2009 M.Sc. in Soil Science, Department of Soil Science, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Gunina, A. and Kuzyakov, Y., 2015. Sugars in soil and sweets for microorganisms: Review of origin, content, composition and fate, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 90, 87-100.
Gunina, A., Rizhova, I., Kuzyakov, Y., 2015. Effect of plant communities on aggregate composition and organic matter stabilisation in young soils, Plant and Soil, 387:265?275.
Gunina A., Kuzyakov Y., 2014. Pathways of litter C by formation of aggregates and SOM density fractions: Implications from 13C natural abundance. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 71, 95-104.
Gunina A., Dippold M., Glaser B. and Kuzyakov Y., 2014. Fate of low molecular weight organic substances in an arable soil: From microbial uptake to utilisation and stabilisation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.06.029.
Dippold M., Boesel S., Gunina A., Kuzyakov Y., Glaser B., 2014. Improved ?13C analysis of amino sugars in soil by Ion Chromatography - Oxidation - Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 28, 569?576.
Participation in conferences
2011-2016 European Geosciences Union, General Assembly, Wien, Austria.
2013, 2015 Soil Organic Matter conference.
2013, 2015 Deutschen Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft
European Journal of Soil Biology
Soil Biology and Biochemistry
Biology and Fertility of Soil
Applied Soil Ecology
Supervision of master thesis
2014 ''Effect of poplar and willow agroforestry systems on soil carbon sequestration'' (Master student Azeem Tariq)