Research Interests

​​Diversity, ecology and phylogeny of copepods (Crustacea: Copepoda) associated with marine invertebrates, particularly scleractinians (and also other corals, cnidarians and echinoderms), their specificity in relation to their hosts and their distribution depending on various ecological factors. DNA barcoding.


Selected Publications

  • ​First report of tubular corallites on Stylophora caused by a symbiotic copepod crustacean.
    V. N. Ivanenko, S. V. Mudrova, J. Bouwmeester, M. L. Berumen
    Coral Reefs, Volume 33, Issue 3, 637-637, (2014)

Education Profile

  • ​​MSc., Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Biological Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 2015​

Professional Profile

  • ​​PhD student, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia​

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Red Sea Research Center(RSRC)