Education: Tomsk State University, Department of Biology and Pedology, Chair of Invertebrate Zoology
1984-1988 - Microbiology Institute, Koltsovo in Novosibirsk Province.
1988 - laboratory assistant in Zoological Museum of Biological Institute (now - Institute of Animal Sistematics and Ecology, Siberian Department of Russian Academy of Sciences).
1989-1993 - Postgraduate Course in Zoological Museum under the leadership of Sc.D. Marianna S. DAVYDOVA.
1994 - defence of Ph.D. thesis "Soil Gamasina mites (Acarina, Parasitiformes, Mesostigmata) of south part of Russian Far East".
1994- for a present time - Scientific worker of Siberian Zoological Museum, Institute of Animal Systematics and Ecology, SD RAS, curator of the Gamasina mites (soil and parasitic species) collection.
Scientific interests: fauna, zoogeography, systematics of soil Gamasina of Siberia and particulary of the Altai mountains.
1989 - Southern Sakhalin and Kunashir island (South Kurilian islands)
1990 - Southern Sakhalin
1991 - South part of the Khabarovsk province.
1993-1998 - North and Central Altai
1999 – West Siberia, northern taiga, environt of Nojabrsk city
2006, 2007 – North-East Altai mountain
2008 – Central Altai and South-East Altai mountain
2009 – South-East Altai mountain.
1. Volonikhina I.I. Gamasina mites from the beatles of
Kunashir island and from seaweeds of litoral zones of Kunashir and Sakhalin
islands // Thesisis of docl.VI Vsesojusn. Sovesch. po probl. theoret. and
priklad. akarologii. Ashchabad. - L., 1990. - S. 28-29. (in Russian).
2. Volonikhina I.I. Biotopical distribution of Gamasina mites by profile of Susunaisk back South Sakhalin).// Thes. of docl. X Vsesojus. Sovesch. po probl. pochven. zoologii. Novosibirsk.- Novosibirsk, 1991. - S. 46-47. (in Russian).
3. Volonikhina I.I. New species of Gamasina mites of genus Neogamasus Tikhomirov, 1969 (Parasitiformes, Gamasina) from southern part of Far East.// Zoological journal - 1993. - Vol. 72 (8). S. 11-21. (in Russian).
Dr. I.I. Marchenko (Volonikhina)
Siberian Zoological Museum
Institute of Animal Systematics and Ecology
Frunze st., 11
Phone (work) +7(3832)170633