Бабенко Андрей Сергеевич


Заведующий кафедрой, каф. защиты растений
Директор центра,



Professor of Ecology,

Biological Institute


May 15, 1956









36, Lenina Pr., Biological Institute, Tomsk State University, 634050, Tomsk, Russia




Doctor's degree in Ecology, Dissertation Board at Agricultural University (Novosibirsk) “Ecology of Staphylinidae in the forests and destroyed territories of Siberia”.


PhD in Entomology, Dissertation Zoological Board at Biological Institute Academy of Science (Novosibirsk)

Thesis: "Rove beetles of south taiga zone of West Siberia".


Graduated from the Tomsk State University M.Sc. (Diploma in Biology). Thesis: "Staphylinidae of West Altai Mountains ", supervised by Dr Yu. Zolotarenko.


Study in Tomsk State University, Faculty of Biology and Soil Science.


2016 – present time:

Professor and Head of Agricultural Biology Department, Tomsk State University

1995 – 2016

Head of Plant Protection Department, Tomsk State University, professor since 2001

1987 – 1995

Head of Laboratory, Research Institute of Biology & Biophysics at Tomsk State University..

1981 – 1987

Research Fellow, Research Institute of Biology & Biophysics at Tomsk State University.

1978 – 1981

PhD Student, Invertebrate Zoology Department, Tomsk State University.


Since 2015

Member of Editorial Board of Applied Studies in Agribusiness

and Commerce Journal

Since 2005

Member of Academic Council of Tomsk State University.

Since 1982

Member of Russian Soil Science Society.

Since 1978

Member of Russian Entomological Society.



George Soros Foundation Award (1992-93)

Tempus-Tacis: T-JEP 10217-96, D-CP 20589-99

RFFI Siberia № 94-104-03102


Fulbright Program Lecture Fellowship (2001-2002)

Rockefeller Foundation Award (2003)

Green Fund Grants (2010, 2016)






In 1997-2000 have worked in Oxford and Sheffield Universities (UK) and in Utrecht University (the Netherlands) under Master Degree Environmental Management courses. In 2001-2002 have worked as a Fulbright Scholar in Ohio State University (USA). Participated in the scientific meetings and educational projects with colleagues from Dresden University (Germany), Wageningen University (the Netherlands), University of Oslo (Norway).




Soil Invertebrates Ecology; Bio-Indication of Disturbed Lands

Biological Methods of Waste Decomposition

Environmental Education and Environmental Management; Quality Management




Babenko A.S. and Bubnova T.V. Bio-diversity and distribution of rove beetles(Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) in West Altai // Remarks on Siberian Fauna & Flora. Тоmsk. 1984. pp.63-66.

Orlov V.M., Babenko A.S. Effect of the electric field of high voltage transmission lines on land invertebrates // Ecology.1987. N 6. P.3-10.

Babenko A.S. Biotopical distribution of rove beetles (Coleoptera,Staphylinidae) in the foothills of West Altai // Landscape Ecology. Novosibirsk. 1988. P.42-47.

Babenko A.S. Rove beetles of tribe Philonthini (Coleoptera,Staphylinidae) of south-east part of West Siberia // Entomological Rev. 1989. N 2. P. 313-321.

Babenko A.S. The Ecology of Staphylinidae of Kuznetskij Alatau. Tomsk University Publ. 1991. 190 pp.

Adam A.M., Rikhvanov L.P., Narzullaev S.B., Kapilevitch L.P., Moskvitina N.S., Babenko A.S., Kuranova V.N. Ecology of the Tomsk North Industrial Center. Problems and Decisions. Tomsk University Publ. 1994. 259 pp.

Babenko A.S. Winter activity of rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) on the south of Siberia // Siberian Ecol. J.. 1997. N 6. P.595-596.

Babenko A.S. Changes of Species diversity of Staphylinids (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) in the Altitude-Zone Gradient of Ecosystems of South Siberia // Siberian Ecol. J. 2000. N 3. P.279-282.

Adam A.M., Revushkina T.V., Nekhoroshev O.G., Babenko A.S. The territories of Tomsk region under special protection. Science Literature publ. Tomsk. 2001. 252 pp.

Babenko A.S. Environmental Decision-Making: my teaching experience, problems and prospects // Ecological Management Courses for Master Degree Students. Тоmsk. 2001. pp.59-61

Babenko A.S., Zemtsov V.A., Khromyh V.V. TSU Students Study Visit: Did all the Expectations Prove to be Right? // Ecological Management Courses for Master Degree Students. Тоmsk. 2001. pp.61-63.

Babenko A.S. Decision-Making Teaching: selection of the topics and role-play games // Up-to-date Technology in Teaching. Тоmsk. 2001. Pp. 48-50.

Smolentseva E., Lashinskij N., Babenko A., Barsukov P. Guide-book of the Annual Soil-Ecological Excursion across Western Siberia. Novosibirsk. 2002. 78 pp

Babenko A.S., Romamenko V.N. Seasonal dynamics of epigeous invertebrates activity in the low-mountains forest-steppe of Kuznetskij Alatau // Proc. Kemerovo branch of Russ. Entomol. Soc. – Kemerovo, 2003. – vol. 2. P. 3 -9.

Babenko A.S., Soil macro-fauna of Salair’s forest eco-systems // Proc. Tomsk State Univ., Biol. Science. Supplement № 8. Тomsk. 2003. P. 17-19.

Majer G.V., Babenko A.S., Revushkin A.S., Letuvninkas A.J. Development and installation of Quality Management System in the University // Education Quality: International Experience and Russian Traditions, Novosibirsk Proc. Novosib. Tech. Univ. - 2004. – Vol. 5(30). P. 19-21.

Babenko A.S. Seasonal dynamics of Staphylinid’s activity in the agro-ecosystems of sub-taiga zone of West Siberia // Plant Protection in Siberia. Novosibirsk. 2004. P. 22-28.

Babenko A.S. Succession of Arthropods in the process of vermi-composting of organic waste // Proc. Tomsk State Univ., Biol. Science. Supplement № 11. Тomsk. 2004. P. 95-96.

Babenko A.S. Realisation de la conception du developpement durable: problemes et voies de leurs resolutions // Les problemes actuels d’ecologie et de gestion de la nature de la Siberie dans le contexte global. – Tomsk. 2006. 62-73

Babenko A.S. Ecology of Soil Invertebrates. Textbook. – Tomsk. 2006. 104 pp.

Babenko A.S. Rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) as component of forest and forest-steppe landscapes of south Siberia // Proc. Russian Entomol. Soc. V. 78 (I). S-Petersburg. 2007. p. 7-18

Babenko A. Elaboration of a system for assessment of agricultural land bio-diversity in Siberia // Best Practice in Disease, Pest and Weed Management. The State of the Art Proc. Intern. Symp Edited by: D.V. Alford, F. Feldman, J. Hasler, A. von Tiedemann. Berlin, 2007. P. 12-13.

Babenko A.S., Eremeeva N.I. Peculiarities of ground beetles’ population in Siberian towns // Proc. Tomsk State Univ., Biol. Science. 2007, № 1, p. 5-17.

N. Arancon, C. Edwards, A. Babenko, J. Cannon, P. Galvis, J. Metzger Influences of vermicompost, produced by earthworms and micro-organisms from cattle manure, food waste and paper waste, on the germination, growth and flowering of petunias in the greenhouse // Applied Soil Ecology, 2008 V. 39, p. 91-99.

Babenko A.S., Nefed’ev P.S., Nefed’eva J.S. Fauna and population dynamics of millipedes (Diplopoda) of the Salair coniferous forests // Proc. Tomsk State Univ., 2009, V. 319, № 2, p. 182-185.

A. Babenko The agricultural pests of West Siberia in a changing climate // International Journal of Environmental Studies. 2009. V. 66, N 4. 495-501.

A. Babenko Development Aid in Russia/ Lessons from Siberia, by Judith Marquand, St. Antony Series, Oxford, 2009 (Book review) // International Journal of Environmental Studies. 2009. V. 66, N 4. 517.

Babenko A.S., Mikhailova S.I., Nikolaeva I.V.. Resistance of beans to pest Acanthoscelides obtectus Sav (Coleoptera, Bruchidae) on the north border of beans cultivation // Proc. Siberian Federal Univ., 2009, № 2,p. 13-17.

Kurenshikov D.K., Rogatnyh D.J., Jakubovich V.S.., Babenko A.S. Phenology of ground beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) imago nearby Khabarovsk city // Proc. Tomsk State Univ., 2010. № 330 (1) p. 179-185.

Babenko A.S., Wan Ja Nin Vermicompost for plant protection // Proc. Tomsk State Univ., Biol. Science. 2010. № 1 (9). p.105-110.

Babenko A.S., Bulatova U.A., Nuzhnykh S.А. The methods of soil invertebrates collecting. Textbook. Tomsk. 2010. 55 pp.

Babenko A.S., Nuzhnykh S.А. Fauna and seasonal dynamic of activity of carnivorous beetles on the planting berry bushes of Siberian Botanical Garden. Statement 1. Fauna and seasonal dynamic of activity of ground beetles // Proc. Tomsk State Univ., Biol. Science. 2012. № 3 (19). p.81-91.

Babenko A.S., Nuzhnykh S.A. Fauna and seasonal dynamic of activity of carnivorous beetles on the planting berry bushes of Siberian Botanical Garden. Statement 2. Fauna and seasonal dynamic of activity of rove beetles // Proc. Tomsk State Univ., Biol. Science. 2014. № 1 (25). p. 97-110.

Petrochenko K., Kurovskiy A., Babenko A. Ionic homeostasis and some other features of tissues of Eisenia fetida cultivated on substrates of various characters and of different chemical composition // Advances in Earthworm Taxonomy VI (Annelida, Oligochaeta). Proceedings of the 6th International Oligochaete Taxonomy Meeting, Palmeira de Faro, Portugal 22-25 April 2013 (edited by Th. Pavlichek, P.Cardet, M.T.Almeida, C.Pascoal and F.Cassio). P. 171-176.

A. Babenko, I. Temnikova, U. Bokova. Soil fauna as indicator of disturbed forest areas in West Siberian industrial regions (the Kuznetsky Alatau case study) // International Journal of Environmental Studies. 2014. V. 71, N 7, p. 671-677.

C. Siewert, P. Barsukov, S. Demyan, A. Babenko, N. Lashchinsky, E. Smolentseva (2014). Teaching soil science and ecology in West Siberia: 17 years of field courses // Environmental Education Research, vol.20, Issue 6, p.858-876.

Issaeva A.U., Babenko A.S., Sattarova A.M., Tleukeeva A.Y., Issaev Y.B. (2015). Using micro-organisms for cleaning oil-contaminated concrete // Journal of Environment and Earth Science, vol.5, №2, p. 112-116.

U.Bokova, A.Babenko, I.Temnikova The ecological peculiarities of the testate amoebae population in the Middle Ob flood plain // International Journal of Environmental Studies. 2015. V. 72, N 3, p. 406-414.

A. Babenko, S. Touletaev, I. Temnikova. Bio-diversity and population structure of rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) in the flood plain habitats of the Ob and Irtysh basin // International Journal of Environmental Studies. 2015. V. 72, N 3, p. 516-520.

Petrochenko K. A., Kurovskiy A. V., Babenko A.S., Yakimov Y. E Vermicompost from the plant waste as a calcium fertilizer // Proc. Tomsk State Univ., Biol. Science. 2015. № 2 (30). p. 20-34.

Petrochenko K. A., Kurovskiy A. V, Babenko A.S., Yakimov Y. E Influence of plant waste vermicompost on rooting the seeds of wheat // Siberian Agricultural Journal. 2015. № 3. p. 98-101.

Petrochenko K. A., Kurovskiy A. V., Babenko A. S. Yakimov Y. E. Influence of Slaked Lime Addition on Biotechnological Specification of Vermicultivation // Advanced Materials Research. – 2015. –Vol. 1085. – P. 390-393.





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