Alisa Arbicheva

Alisa Arbicheva

Author Identifiers: Web of Science ResearcherID, Scopus Author ID, Russian Science Citation Index, ORCID iD

Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Research Assistant


Phone number: +7 (812) 372-54-66

Research interests:

  • Functional anatomy of the leaves of gymnosperms with a large lamina.
  • Localization of chemical compounds in the leaves of gymnosperms by the method of fluorescent in situ hybridization.

Keywords: Leaf, Agathis, Podocarpaceae, water relations, anatomy, TEM, FISH

Education and work experience:

2004-2010 – Saint-Petersburg State University, Specialist degree in ecology.
2010-2012 – Saint-Petersburg State University, Master’s degree in biology.
2014-2018 – Saint-Petersburg State University, postgraduate course.
2018 – additional professional educational program «Fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) for cytogenetic analysis».

2017 – until now – Leading specialist, Chromas Core Facility, St. Petersburg University Research Park.
2019 – until now – Research Assistant , Laboratory of Anatomy and Morphology, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

Grants and research projects:

Member of research team:

  • 2017-2019. RFBR № 17-04-01213 А «Structural and functional organization of the stomatal complexes with subsidiary cells identical in structure with the mesophyll cells in flowering plants».
  • 2013-2015. RFBR № 13-04-00876 А «Structural basis of cryophilia in plants of temperate zone».
  • 2012. RFBR № 12-04-07022-d «Publication of the book «Comparative anatomy of seeds. Volume 7 (supplements). Dicotyledons. Lamiida»».

Other projects:

Conferences and workshops:


  • Plant Anatomy: traditions and perspectives. Russia, Moscow, 2019. Oral report.
  • 3rd International Conference on Life and Environmental Sciences «SmartBio». Lithuania, Kaunas, 2019. Poster.
  • International scientific conference of students and young scientists «Lomonosov-2012». Russia, Moscow, 2012. Oral report.
  • II (X) International Botanical Conference of Young Scientists. Russia, Saint-Petersburg, 2012. Oral report.

Selected publications:

Arbicheva A.I., Pautov A.A. Leaf periderm supports longevity and functionality of crown leaves in Agathis species (Araucariaceae). Brazilian Journal of Botany. 2018. 41(1): 155–65.

Arbicheva A.I., Pautov A.A., Voitsekhovskaya O.V. Age-related changes of photosynthesis rate and assimilates export in Agathis brownii Lem. (Araucariaceae) perennial leaves. Vestnik St Petersburg University Series 3 Biology. 2012. 4: 20–6.

Pautov A.A., Arbicheva A.I. Age-specific changes of Agathis brownii Lem. (Araucariaceae) wood. Vestnik St Petersburg University Series 3 Biology. 2010. 4: 71–7.

Pautov A.A., Arbicheva A.I. Yakovleva O.V. Correlations in Agathis brownii leaf structure characters. Vestnik St Petersburg University Series 3 Biology. 2010. 3: 21–8.