Alexandre V. LATCHININSKY

phone: (307) 766-2298 (work), (307) 742-5529 (home)
fax: (307) 766-5025, e-mail: latchini@uwyo.edu
website: http://www.wygisc.uwyo.edu/grasshopper/ 

CURRENT POSITION

Research Scientist, University of Wyoming (USA)
Executive Director, Association for Applied Acridology International (AAAI)

DEGREES EARNED

2001 - Ph.D. in Entomology, University of Wyoming, Laramie WY, USA.
Dissertation subject:
    "Environmental Factors Governing Population Dynamics of Rangeland Grasshoppers:
    The First Application of GIS and Remote Sensing to Acridology in Russia"
1980 - B.S. and M.S. in Entomology at St. Petersburg State University (Russia).
M.S. Thesis subject:
    "Comparative Characteristics of the Photoperiodic Reaction in 3 Species of Lepidoptera"

EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION AND CITIZENSHIP
 
Permanent Resident of the US ("green card" holder).  Russian citizen
 

EMPLOYMENT AND EXPERTISE

1998 - present - Research Scientist, Entomology Section, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Wyoming

1998/1999 Academic Year - Lecturer, Entomology Section, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Wyoming

1995-1998 (7 semesters) - Teaching Assistant, Entomology Section, Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, University of Wyoming

1996-1997 (summer field seasons) - Head of an International Informal Reseach Group (Russia-USA-France). Subject: Study of population dynamics, ecology and management of acridids in Siberia (Russia)

1993-1995 - Head of Research Group in Acridology at All-Russian Institute for Plant Protection (VIZR), St-Petersburg, Russia. Subject: IPM methods of grasshopper management, survey and monitoring in Siberia

1991-1993 - Head of Research Team in Acridology at VIZR. Subject: Grasshopper Integrated Pest Management project in Yakutia (E. Siberia) with special emphasis on the development of biological methods of control

1988-1990 - Senior Research Entomologist at VIZR. Subject: Development of the Integrated Pest Management methods for Migratory locust, Italian locust, and other agricultural pests in the zone of the Aral Sea ecological catastrophe

1987-1988 - Senior Research Entomologist at VIZR. Subject: Development of new methods of forecasting outbreaks of the Moroccan locust in Central Asia

1986-1987 - Lieutenant (Artillery) of the Soviet Army

1984-1985 - Research Entomologist at VIZR. Subject: Morphometric features as the indicators of the trends in the population dynamics of Locusta migratoria migratoria and Dociostaurus maroccanus

1980-1983 - Research Entomologist at VIZR. Subject: Biology, ecology and physiology of swarming locusts in Kazakhstan (Migratory locust and Italian locust) and Uzbekistan (Moroccan locust)

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

1995 (1 month) - fellowship in Acridology at the International Center of Agricultural Research for Developing Countries (Montpellier, France) awarded by the French Government (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
 
1994 (2 weeks) - advanced training in acridid systematics and taxonomy at the British Natural History Museum (London, UK) awarded by The Royal Society
 
1992-1993 (9 months) - advanced fellowship in Acridology at International Center of Agricultural Research for Developing Countries (Montpellier, France) awarded by the French Government (Ministry of Research and Space)

1992 (1 month) - fellowship in Acridology at International Center of Agricultural Research for Developing Countries (Montpellier, France) awarded by the French Government (Ministry of Cooperation and Development)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2001 - Preparation of a graduate-level course "International Issues in Integrated Pest Management (to be offered in Spring 2002)
 
2000 - Guest lecturer for "Insect-Plant Interactions" graduate level), University of Wyoming

1998/99 Academic Year   Lecturer for "The Biodiversity Crisis" (undergraduate level), University of Wyoming

1998 - Co-author of Lab Packet for "The Biodiversity Crisis", University of Wyoming

1998-1999   External member of the Advisory Committee for two Ph.D. students from Uzbekistan (Central Asia) specializing in applied acridology

1995-1998   Laboratory instructor for "The Biodiversity Crisis" class, University of Wyoming

1995-1998   Editor of Lab Packet for "The biodiversity Crisis", University of Wyoming

1995-1999   Substitute instructor for "Insect Population Dynamics", "Issues in the Life Sciences" and "General Entomology" classes (graduate and undergraduate levels), University of Wyoming

1991-1994   Part-time Lecturer for "Insect outbreaks" (undergraduate level), St. Petersburg Agricultural Academy

MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS

- Biology, ecology and population dynamics of the acridids
- Diapause, migrations and other adaptations in insect life strategies
- Integrated Pest Management methods of agricultural pest control
- Remote Sensing and GIS in insect ecology
- Environmental impact of pest management programs
- Conservation of rare and endangered Orthoptera species
- Phase variation in locusts
- History of entomology

STATURE AND RECOGNITION
 
LONG-TERM CONTRACTS AND GRANTS (over $170,000)

1999 - $45,000   Full-time benefitted position, Research Scientist / Executive Director of the Association for Applied Acridology International, joint project between industry consortium and University of Wyoming.  Renewed for the years 2000, 2001 and 2002

1995 - $9,100 per year   Overseas Research Students Award by the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals for the 3-year postgraduate study at the University of Reading (UK).  Declined because of a scheduling conflict

1994 - $2,500   DowElanco 1-year contract for consultancy in applied acridology

1992-1993   $17,850   Advanced research fellowship in acridology (9 months) at the International Center of Agricultural Research for Developing Countries (Montpellier, France) awarded by the French Ministry of Research and Space

1991 - $9,500   Award by the French Government (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) to young Russian scholars, winners of the All-Union competition (11 months of advanced training in France).  Declined because of a scheduling conflict
 
EXTRAMURAL FUNDING AND CONSULTANCIES (over $200,000)

2001 - $50,000 - Team Leader for the Virginia Tech University for the Asian Development Bank project on sustainable locust management in Kazakhstan (pending)

2001 - $1,500  - Excellence in Agriculture Award (College of Agriculture, University of Wyoming), to develop a novel course International Issues in IPM

2001 - $2,200 - Contract with the FAO UN for the written technical translation from Russian into English (150 pp.) of 2 documents for the Technical Cooperation Project in Kazakhstan

2000 - $62,500 - International Consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO UN).  Three-month mission in Kazakhstan to develop the Technical Cooperation Project "Emergency Assistance Program to Control Locust Outbreaks" ($302,000)

1999 - $50,000   Co-Principal Investigator (with Prof. Jeff Lockwood, University of Wyoming, and Prof. Michael Sergeev, Russian Academy of Sciences) at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Advanced Research Workshop on "Acridogenic and Anthropogenic Hazards to the Grassland Biome: Managing Grasshopper Outbreaks without Risking Environmental Disaster" (Estes Park, CO)

1999 - $3,000   College of Agriculture Global Perspectives Grant, University of Wyoming (with Prof. Jeff Lockwood)

1999 - $5,000   Rhone-Poulenc Agro grant for editing and publishing "Guide to the economic and common species of locusts and grasshoppers of Central Asia" (200 pp.)

1998 - $3,000   Rhone-Poulenc Agro grant for translating (French into Russian), editing, and publishing the book "From Fipronil to Adonis" (137 pp.)

1998 - $350   International Programs, University of Wyoming translation contracts (English-Russian-English)

1997 - $6,000   Rhone-Poulenc Agro grant for developing new strategies of chemical grasshopper control in East Siberia

1996 - $4,500   Rhone-Poulenc Agro grant for conducting registration trials of the insecticide Adonis in Russia

1996 - $1,000   Orthopterists' Society Research Award for the project on Remote Sensing in Siberia

1995 - $1,800   French Ministry of Foreign Affairs grant for preparing a monograph on the Desert Locust (192 pp.)

1995 - 1996 - $5,000   DowElanco grant for testing new strategies of grasshopper control in East Siberia

1994 - $300   Zeneca grant for conducting the registration trials of Karate insecticide in Russia

1994 - $400 - Orthopterists' Society Research Award for the project on Population Study in Moroccan locust

1994 - $250   Sumitomo Chemical grant for refining the dose rates of fenitrothion in grasshopper control in Russia

1992 - $1,150   fellowship in Acridology at the International Center of Agricultural Research for Developing Countries (Montpellier, France) awarded by the French Ministry of Cooperation and Development

1991 - $3,000   grant of the Yakutian Ministry of Agriculture to develop the Integrated Pest Management methods of grasshopper monitoring and control

1990 - 1993   $5,000   Co-Principal Investigator, grant of the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences for the development of the long-term forecasting model for the main locust species in the former USSR
 
SUBMITTED AND INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Invited to present a paper at the symposium on "Comparative Ecology and Faunistics of
   grasshoppers in the grasslands of the world" at the International Conference on
   Orthopteroid Insects (8th Meeting of the Orthopterists' Society, Montpellier, France, 2001).
   Title: "Application of Remote sensing and GIS to grasshopper ecology in temperate
   Eurasia and North America: how powerful is the tool?"

Invited speaker at the seminar by Office of International Research and Development, Virginia
   Tech University (Blacksburg, 2001).  Title: "Lessons of the 2000 anti-locust campaign in
   Central Asia"

Invited speaker at the Annual National (USA) Grasshopper Management Board meeting
   (Denver, 2001).  Title: "Anti-locust campaign 2000 in Kazakhstan and Russia"

Invited speaker at the Round Table on the Locust Problem in Kazakhstan organized in the
   Headquarters of the European Union (Brussels, Belgium, 2000).  Declined because of a
   scheduling conflict

Invited speaker at the "Symposium on Migrant Pests" at the 21st International Congress of
   Entomology (Iguasu Falls, Brazil, 2000) (declined because of a scheduling conflict)

Invited to present a paper on current methods of locust and grasshopper management in the
   countries of the former Soviet Union at the Annual Meeting of the National (USA)
   Grasshopper Management Board (Denver, 2000). Title: "Grasshopper plague in the
   countries of the former Soviet Union in 1999 and the forecast for the year 2000"

Invited by the German Agency for International Technical Cooperation (GTZ) as a keynote
   speaker at the Seminar on the new strategies in grasshopper management (Barnaul,
   Russia, 2000). Title: "Lessons of the grasshopper and locust outbreak in Russia in 1999"
   (declined because of a scheduling conflict)

Invited to attend the International Professionals Who's Who Congress (Denmark, 2000).
   Declined because of a scheduling conflict

Invited by the Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) to attend the First Annual
   Workshop of the Association for Applied Acridology International (AAAI) on "New
   Methods of Locust Control" (Canberra/Griffith, Australia, 1999). Title: "International
   scientific collaboration in applied acridology: new opportunities and old problems." This
   meeting was international in scope and by special invitation only

Invited speaker at the Regional Seminar on New Methods of Locust and Grasshopper
   Management (Astana, Kazakhstan, 1999). Title: "Current methods of chemical plant
   protection"

Invited speaker at the Regional Seminar on New Methods of Locust and Grasshopper
   Management (Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, 1999). Title: "Comparative efficacy of different
   strategies of locust and grasshopper control"

Invited speaker at the Regional Seminar on New Methods of Locust and Grasshopper
   Management (Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 1999). Title: "Most promising insecticides for locust
   control"

Invited speaker at the Regional Seminar on New Methods of Locust and Grasshopper
   Management (Kislovodsk, Russia, 1999). Title: "Efficient strategies of controlling
   grasshoppers without environmental hazards"

Invited speaker at the Regional Seminar on New Methods of Locust and Grasshopper
   Management (Volgograd, Russia, 1999). Title: "Barrier treatments as a new approach to
   control locust populations"

Presented a seminar at the Seminar series, Entomology Section, University of Wyoming
   (Laramie, 1998). Title: "The biodiversity of the Lake Baikal"
   Member of the University of Wyoming Graduate Student Team at the Student debates on Ethical
   Issues in Entomology and Phytopathology during the Entomological Society of America
   Annual Meeting (Las Vegas, 1998). Topic: "Ethical issues in entomology and plant
   pathology"

Invited to present a paper at the Orthopterists' Society conference during the Entomological
   Society of America Annual Meeting (Las Vegas, 1998). Topic: "Environmental factors
   affecting the population dynamics of grasshoppers in East Siberia: an application of the
   Remote Sensing and Georgraphic Information Systems"

Invited to present the results of 3-year research in East Siberia at the International Conference
   on Locust and Grasshopper Management in the Countries of the Former USSR (Almaty,
   Kazakhstan, 1998). Title: "Barrier treatments with fipronil - a promising strategy for
   grasshopper control." This meeting was international in scope and by special invitation
   only

Invited to attend the 7th Orthopterists' Society International Conference (Cairns, Australia, 1997).
   Topics of presentations: "Landscape ecology and grasshopper population dynamics in
   Siberia: an application of the Geographic Information systems and Remote Sensing",
   "Advances in grasshopper biologica control in Russia" (with M. Sergeev), and "New
   strategies of grasshopper pest management in Siberia." This meeting was international
   in scope

Invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the National (USA) Grasshopper Management Board
   (Rapid City, 1997). Title: "Overview of Acridid pest management in the countries of the
   former Soviet Union"

Invited to attend the International Meeting of Locust Experts (Annecy, France, 1997). Title:
   "Environmental effects of the pest management programs in the former Soviet Union."
   This meeting was international in scope and by special invitation only

Invited to serve on the Committee for a Ph.D. student from Morocco conducting his studies at
   State University of Kiev, Ukraine (1997). Declined because of a scheduling conflict

Invited to present the review of the grasshopper situation in the countries of the former USSR
   at the Annual Meeting of the National (USA) Grasshopper Management Board (Rapid
   City, 1997). Title: "Barrier treatments - a new strategy of grasshopper control in Russia"

Invited to present the results of the research in Russia at Regional Grasshopper Management
   Workshop (Douglas, WY, 1996   featured speaker). Title: "Environmentally less
   hazardous strategies of grasshopper control in the former Soviet Union"

Invited by The Orthopterists' Society to present a paper at the Society's conference during the
   Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (Las Vegas, 1995). Title:
   'Morthometric phase characters of the Moroccan locust, as indicators of trends of the
   species' population dynamics"

Presented a seminar at the Seminar series, Entomology section, University of Wyoming
   (Laramie, 1995). Title: "Locust and grasshopper situation in the former Soviet Union"

Invited by the German Agency for International Technical Cooperation (GTZ) to present a paper
   at the International Conference on "New Trends in Locust Control" (Bamako, Mali, 1995).
   This meeting was international in scope and by special invitation only. Declined because
   of a family emergency

Invited to attend the All-Russian Plant Protection Congress (St. Petersburg, Russia, 1995).
   Declined because of a scheduling conflict

Invited by the Entomological Society of America to present the results of research at the
   Society's Annual Meeting (Dallas, 1994). Title: "Ecology and forecasting of the Moroccan
   locust in Central Asia"

Invited by the Royal Society to attend the 5th European Congress of Entomology (York, 1994).
   Titles of presentations: "Moroccan locust: a faunistic rarity or an important pest?",
   "Geographical variation in morphometric phase characters of the Moroccan locust." This
   meeting was international in scope and by special invitation only

Invited by the Orthopterists' Society to attend the Society's 6th International Meeting (Hilo,
   Hawaii, 1993). Titles of presentations: "Survival strategies of the Moroccan locust in
   different parts of its range: an ecotonal aspect" and "Grasshopper problem in Yakutia
   (East Siberia, Russia) grasslands"

Invited speaker at the 1st All-Union Orthopterological Symposium (Novosibirsk, Russia, 1991).
   Title: "Phase characters and their use in forecasting locust outbreaks"

Invited speaker at the 10th Congress of the Russian Entomological Society (St. Petersburg,
   1991). Title: "Characterization of the phase status of locusts with morphometric traits"

Invited to attend, as a member of expert panel, the 28th Soviet-Iranian Conference on
   Quarantine and Plant Protection (Moscow, 1989). Title: "Ecology, population dynamics
   and forecast of the Moroccan locust in the areas adjacent to Iran"
 
PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES (not previously listed)

FAO UN/UNDP/Government of Kazakhstan Round Table meeting on Locust Problems in
Central Asia (Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2000).  Organizer
Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting (Atlanta, 1999)
Annual Meeting of the National Grasshopper Management Board (Denver, 1999)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Desert Locust Control Committee
   meeting (Rome, Italy, 1999).  This meeting was international in scope
Annual Meeting of the National (USA) Grasshopper Management Board (Denver, 1998)
World Bank Conference on Natural Disaters prevention (Boulder, 1998)
20th International Congress of Entomology (Florence, Italy, 1996)
International Conference "Fipronil in Locust Control" (Lyon, France, 1995). This meeting was
   international in scope and by special invitation only
13th International Plant Protection Congress (The Hague, The Netherlands, 1995)
19th International Congress of Entomology (Beijing, China, 1992)
12th International Congress of Plant Protection (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1991)
3rd International Workshop on the "Study and Management of the Ecotones" organized by the
   Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, 1991). This meeting was international in scope
   and by special invitation only
All-Union Scientific Conference "Ecological Problems of Plant Protection" (St. Petersburg, 1990)
5th Conference of the Ukrainian Parasitological Society (Kiev, 1984)

TRAVEL GRANTS

1999 - University of Wyoming International Programs Competitive Travel Grant - to coordinate
   on-site logistics at the meeting of the Principal Investigators of the project "Guide to the
   economic and common species of locusts and grasshoppers of Central Asia" (Almaty,
   Kazakhstan)
 
1999 - University of Wyoming, Department of Renewable Resources and Graduate School
   Travel Award - to attend the Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America
   (Atlanta)
 
1998 - University of Wyoming Graduate School Travel Award - to participate on the University
   of Wyoming Graduate Students Team at the Students Debates during the Annual
   Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (Las Vegas)

1996, 1997 - University of Wyoming Graduate School Travel Award - to attend the Annual
   Meetings of the National (USA) Grasshopper Management Board in Rapid City and
   Denver (invited speaker in 1996)

1995 - Entomological Society of America Travel Award - to attend the Annual Society's Meeting
   in Las Vegas (invited speaker)

1994   John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Travel Award   to attend the Annual
   Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Dallas

1994   The Royal Society Travel Award   to attend the 5th European Congress of Entomology
   in York

1993   George Soros Fund (International Science Foundation/Open Society) Travel Grant   to
   attend the 6th International Meeting of the Orthopterists' Society in Hilo, Hawaii
 
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

ongoing - Member of the board of scientific referees for Environmental Entomology, Journal of
   Insect Conservation, Biodiversity and Conservation, Conservation Biology and Journal
   of Orthoptera Research

ongoing - Member of the Organizing Committee of the 8th International Meeting of the
   Orthopterists' Society (Montpellier, France, 2001)

ongoing - Executive Director, the Association for Applied Acridology International (AAAI)

ongoing - Member of the Orthopterists' Society Governing Board, Regional Representative for
   the region of Australasia (since 1997)

2000 - organizer and convenor of the FAO UN/UNDP/Government of Kazakhstan Round Table
   meeting on Locust Problems in Central Asia (Almaty, Kazakhstan).  Over 70 participants
   from 12 countries attended.  Responsible for all logistics, program and editing of the
   proceedings

1999   Member of the board of Directors of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Advanced
   Research Workshop "Acridogenic and Anthropogenic Hazards to the Grassland Biome:
   Managing Grasshopper Outbreaks without Risking Environmental Disaster" (Estes Park).
   Responsible for scientific program, simultaneous translation, editing of the Proceedings,
   travel and accommodation logistics of 25 participants from 10 countries

1999   Member of the Organizing Committee of the First Annual Workshop of the Association
   for Applied Acridology International (Canberra, Australia). Responsible for program
   agenda, communications and travel arrangements

1998   Co-organizer of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Association for Applied
   Acridology International (University of Wyoming, Laramie)

1998   Co-organizer of the International Conference on Locust and Grasshopper Management
   in the countries of the former USSR (Almaty, Kazakhstan). Responsible for program
   agenda, invitations, simultaneous translation and logistics of 65 participants from 11
   countries

1996-1998   Acridology consultant for German-Chinese Remote Sensing Project on
   Grasshopper Ecology (Director: Prof. Voss, Berlin Institute of Geography, Germany)

1995   Member of the Organizing Committee of the All-Russian Plant Protection Congress (St.
   Petersburg)

1994   Chair of Session on Insect Life Strategies, 5th European Congress of Entomology (York,
   UK)

1994   Member of the Emergency Grasshopper Commission, Russian Ministry of Agriculture
   (Lake Baikal zone)

1994   Invited by the Irkutsk Station of Plant Protection to coordinate the grasshopper control
   campaign in East Siberia

1992-1995   Vice-Chairman of the Scientific Council of the All-Russian Institute for Plant
   Protection (VIZR)

1992   Invited by the Government of Uzbekistan to organize the Moroccan locust survey in the
   areas adjacent to Afghanistan

1990   Invited by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization to serve as a locust
   coordinator in Afghanistan.  Declined because of safety considerations
 
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Entomological Society of America
Orthopterists' Society
French Entomological Society
Russian Entomological Society
 
INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITIONS

1996, 1997 - Head of Russian - French - American International Expedition in Lake Baikal
   Region (E. Siberia, Russia). Subject: novel approaches to the study of grasshopper
   population dynamics and ecology

1993 - 1996   Head of Uzbekistan - Kazakhstan - French Research group on new methods of
   locust survey, monitoring and control

1989 - 1994   Head of Russia - Tadjikistan - Yakutian Research Group on field biology and
   ecology of locusts and grasshoppers

HONORS

2000 - Outstanding Scientist of the 21st Century Award by International Biographical Center of
                    Cambridge, England
2000 - Finalist in the World Bank competition "Development Marketplace" of the projects aimed
     at alleviating poverty in developing countries
1999 - Who's Who of International Professionals
1998 - National Dean's Graduate Students List
1997, 1998 - C. P. and Evelyn S. Plummer Scholarship in Natural Resources Management,
     University of Wyoming ($3,000)
1996, 1997, 1998 - Professor W. E. Kuhn Scholarship, University of Wyoming ($3,700)
1995 - Germaine Cousin Memorial Fellowship, French Entomological Society ($1,000)
1991 - Winner of the All-Russian competition for a one-year research training in France
     supported by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
 
1998   University of Wyoming, "St. Petersburg   the Soul of Russia. History, Culture,
Architecture" (2 seminars)
1997   Thayer Elementary School, 5th grade (Laramie), "From Russia with Love"
1993   Agropolis Exhibition Center (Montpellier, France), "The Day of the Grasshopper"   during
Annual Science Fair of the International Center of Agricultural Research for Developing
Countries
 

COMMUNITY SERVICES

 1986-  present   Member-Founder of the International Amateur Soccer Club "Nevskie Berega"
   ("The Neva Shores")
 1994   Organizer of the Russian-French exchange program for the young music students (St.
   Petersburg   St. Christol-les-Ales). Headed the group of 12 children   musicians from the
   Music Lycee of St. Petersburg in their 2-week concert trip to Southern France. Manager
   of the reciprocal visit of the young French musicians to St. Petersburg
 1980-1994 - Captain of the St. Petersburg State University's Badminton Team
 
KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGES

     Russian (native language)
     English (fluent written and spoken)
     French (fluent written and spoken)

TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE
 
2001 - Contract with the FAO UN for the written translation from Russian into English of 2
     documents (150 pp.) pertaining to the FAO UN Technical Cooperation Project in
     Kazakhstan
2000   Written translation of several FAO UN documents (from English into Russian) in the
     framework of the FAO Technical Cooperation Project on locusts in Kazakhstan (70 pp.).
     Written translation (from Russian into English) of the materials of the
     FAO/UNDP/Government of Kazakhstan Round Table meeting on Locust Problems in
     Central Asia (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
2000 - Oral translation (French-Russian and Russian-French) during the backstopping visit to
     Kazakhstan of the FAO staff officer, Ms. Annie Monard (Almaty-Astana-Karaganda)
1999   Consecutive translation (French to English and Russian to English) during the first
     Annual Workshop of the AssocQ„4 h€ ‰DATU€€ Griffith, Australia)
1999   Written translation (Russian to English) for the United States Department of Agriculture -
     Agricultural Research Service Laboratory, University of Wyoming (Laramie)
1999   Consecutive translation (Russian to English and English to Russian) during the North
     Atlantic Treaty Organization Advanced Research Workshop on "Acridogenic and
     Anthropogenic Hazards to the Grassland Biome: Managing Grasshopper Outbreaks
     without Risking Environmental Disaster" (Estes Park, Colorado)
1999   Consecutive translation (Russian to English) during the Seminar of Dr. Igor Sokolov (St.
     Petersburg) presented at the Entomology section seminar series, University of Wyoming
     (Laramie)
1998   Written translation (French to Russian) of the book "From Fipronil to Adonis" (137 pp.)
1998   Several translations (English to Russian and Russian to English) for the office of the
     International Programs, University of Wyoming (Laramie)
1997   Consecutive translation (Russian to French and French to Russian) at the International
     Conference on Locust and Grasshopper Management in the Countries of the Former
     USSR (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
1996-1997   Consecutive 3-language translations (English, Russian, French) during the work
     of the International Research Group in the zone of Lake Baikal (Irkutsk, Russia)
1989-1995   Miscellaneous translations (Russian-English-French) for numerous publications of
     the International Center of Agricultural Research for Developing Countries (Montpellier,
     France)

COMPUTER SKILLS
 
ARC/INFO and ARCView(Geographic Information Systems)
ERDAS IMAGINE (Satellite Imagery Processing and Geographic Information
   Systems software)
SAS and MINITAB statistics packages
WordPerfect (5.1 through 8.0), MS Word 97 and other word processors
PowerPoint
FoxPro, QuattroPro, Excel
Prolog programming language

PUBLICATIONS

- MONOGRAPHS:

 LOCKWOOD J., LATCHININSKY A.V. & SERGEEV M.G. (Eds.), 2000.   Grasshoppers and
 Grassland Health.  Managing Grasshopper Outbreaks without Risking Environmental
 Disaster, Kluwer Academic Publishers (NATO Science Series), Dordrecht-Boston-London
   221 pp.
 LATCHININSKY A.V. & LAUNOIS-LUONG M.H., 1997.   The Desert Locust, Schistocerca
 gregaria (Forskal, 1775), in the North-Eastern Part of its Invasion Area. - International
 Center of Agricultural Reseacrh for Developing Countries CIRAD-GERDAT-PRIFAS:
 Montpellier, France / All-Russian Research Institute for Plant Protection VIZR: St
 Petersburg, Russia.   XVIII + 192 pages, 4 appendices, 33 figures, 14 tables, 5 photos (in
 French with English and Russian summaries)
 LATCHININSKY A.V. & LAUNOIS-LUONG M.H., 1992.   The Moroccan Locust, Dociostaurus
 maroccanus (Thunberg, 1815), in the Eastern Part of its Distribution Range. A
 Monographic Study Regarding the Territory of the Former USSR and Adjacent Countries.
   International Center of Agricultural Reseacrh for Developing Countries CIRAD-GERDAT-
 PRIFAS: Montpellier, France / All-Russian Research Institute for Plant Protection VIZR: St
 Petersburg, Russia. - XIX + 270 pages, 3 appendices, 24 figures, 13 tables, 7 photos (in
 French with English and Russian summaries)
 
 - COURSEBOOK:
 LOCKWOOD J.A. & LATCHININSKY A.V., 1998.   The Biodiversity Crisis (ENTO 1100) Lab
 Packet.   University of Wyoming, 90 pp.
 
- PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS AND BOOK CHAPTERS:
 GAPPAROV F.A. & LATCHINISKY A.V., 2000.   What are the consequences of ecosystem
 disruption on acridid diversity and abundance?   pp. 31-59 in: Lockwood J., Latchininsky
 A. & Sergeev M. (Eds.) Grasshoppers and Grassland Health, Kluwer Academic Publishers
 LOCKWOOD J.A. & LATCHININSKY A.V., 2000. - The risks of grasshoppers and pest
 management to grassland agroecosystems: An international perspective on human well-
 being and environmental health.   pp. 193-215 in: Lockwood J., Latchininsky A. & Sergeev
 M. (Eds.) Grasshoppers and Grassland Health, Kluwer Academic Publishers
 LOCKWOOD J.A., LATCHININSKY A.V. & SERGEEV M.G., 2000. - A novel approach to
 solving complex ecological problems: The risks of grasshoppers and pest management to
 grassland agroecosystems.  An international polylogue on the art and science of applied
 acridology.   pp. 1-6 in: Lockwood J., Latchininsky A. & Sergeev M. (Eds.) Grasshoppers
 and Grassland Health, Kluwer Academic Publishers
 LOCKWOOD J.A., LATCHININSKY A.V. & SERGEEV M.G., 2000.  New strategy of rangeland
 grasshopper control.  Plant Protection and Quarantine 7: 10-11 (in Russian).
 LATCHININSKY A.V., LOCKWOOD J.A. & SERGEEV M.G., 2000.  Grasshoppers in the
 prairies of North America.  Steppic Bulletin 6: 23-25 (in Russian)
 LATCHININSKY A.V., 2000 - Grasshopper control - new products and strategies.  Plant
 Protection and Quarantine 4: 9-11 (in Russian).
 LATCHININSKY A.V., LOCKWOOD J.A. & SERGEEV M.G, 1999.   Comparative analysis of
 rangeland grasshopper management in the USA and Russia.   Plant Protection &
 Quarantine 8: 12-14 (in Russian)
 BARLOW V., HOLLINGSWORTH C., AHERN R., LATCHININSKY A., ZITANI N. & VANDYKE
 K. (submitted).   Ethical issues in entomology and plant pathology: A graduate student
 debate, ESA/PSA annual meeting, Las Vegas, 1998. - American Entomologist
 LATCHININSKY A.V., 1998. - Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg, 1815):
 a faunistic rarity or an important economic pest? - Journal of Insect Conservation 2: 167-
 178
 LATCHININSKY A.V., 1997. - Grasshopper control in Siberia: strategies and perspectives. - In:
 KRALL S., PEVELING R. & BA DAOULLE DIALLO (Eds.). New Strategies in Locust
 Control. - Birkhauser Publishing Ltd. (Basel): 493-502
 LATCHININSKY A.V. & GAPPAROV F.A. 1996.   Bio-ecological consequences of the drying
 of the Aral Sea for the locust and grasshopper situation in the region. - Secheresse 7(2):
 109-113 (in French with English summary)
 LATCHININSKY A.V., 1995. - Grasshopper problem in Yakutia (Eastern Siberia, Russia)
 grasslands. - Journal of Orthoptera Research 4: 29-34
 ISSI I.V., LATCHININSKY A.V. & GOGOLEV A.N., 1993. - Recommendations on the screening
 of microbiological agents and their testing on anti-locust activity. - Russian Academy of
 Agricultural Sciences (Moscow): 21 p. (in Russian)
 NOURZHANOV A.A. & LATCHININSKY A.V., 1987. - Pathogenic microorganisms of gregarious
 locusts in Uzbekistan. - In: SHUMAKOV E.M. (Ed.) - Locusts - Ecology and Control
 Methods. - Trudy VIZR (Leningrad): 62-69 (in Russian with English summary)
 KURDIUKOV V.V., LATCHININSKY A.V. & NAUMOVICH O.N., 1983. - Utilization of
 organophosphate insecticides by means of ULV against injurious locusts in the different
 zones of their range. - Bulletin of VIZR, 56: 21-26 (in Russian with English summary)
 
- TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS:
 LATCHININSKY A.V., 2000. - Emergency Program for the Control of Locust Outbreaks.
 Kazakhstan.  Consultant's Report for the Project TCP/KAZ/0065 (E) of the FAO UN.
 Astana-Laramie, X+240 pp., 25 Tables, 23 Figures, 14 Appendices
 LATCHININSKY A.V., 2000. - Discontinuous applications of fipronil against acridids in Russia:
 do barriers work? - Advances in Applied Acridology 1: p. 5
 LATCHININSKY A.V. & DURANTON J.-F., 1997. - Efficacy of the EC formulation of Fipronil on
 Siberian grasshoppers. Part two   Large-scale trials - Document 565, CIRAD-GERDAT-
 PRIFAS - VIZR, Montpellier/St. Petersburg, 50 pp., 20 tab., 6 fig. (in French with English
 and Russian summaries)
 LATCHININSKY A.V., 1997.   Siberian locusts.   SAS Newsletter 02-1997, July 12 (p. 8).
 LATCHININSKY A.V. & DURANTON J.-F., 1996.   Efficacy of the EC formulation of Fipronil on
 Siberian grasshoppers. - Document 550, CIRAD-GERDAT-PRIFAS - VIZR, Montpellier/St.
 Petersburg, 47 pp., 22 tab., 4 fig. (in French with English and Russian summaries)
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1996. - A Mission to Eastern Siberia.   SAS Newsletter 06-1996,
   December 28 (p. 26)
 LATCHININSKY A.V., 1994. - French-Russian collaboration on locusts. European Society of
 Entomologists Newsletter, p. 10
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1993.   Mediterranean locust in the eastern part of its range.   SAS
   Newsletter 02-1993, June 1 (p.13)
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1992.   Natural enemies of the Moroccan locust, with an original
   illustration by Alexandre Latchininsky.   SAS Newsletter 06-1992, December 27, (p. 27)
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1992.   Anti-locust control in Russia in 1992.   SAS Newsletter 06-1992,
   December 27, (p. 28)
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1991. - On the number of generations in the Karakalpakian population
 of the Migratory Locust Locusta migratoria migratoria (L.). - In: SHAMURATOV G.S.,
SHAMSHETOV S.N. & MATEKEEV A.K. (Eds.) - Ways of yield increase in Karakalpakian
 Republic. "Bilim" (Nukus): 75-77 (in Russian)
SHAMURATOV G.S. & LATCHININSKY A.V., 1991. - Migratory Locust in the Amu-Darya delta.
 - In: SHAMURATOV G.S. (Ed.) - Principal agricultural insect pests in Karakalpakia.
 "Karakalpakstan" (Nukus): 6-7 (in Russian)
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1991.   From Sahel to Siberia.   SAS Newsletter 04-1991, August 21,
 (p.12)
SHAMURATOV G.S. & LATCHININSKY A.V., 1991. - Italian Locust in the Amu-Darya delta. -
 In: SHAMURATOV G.S. (Ed.) - Principal agricultural insect pests in Karakalpakia.
 "Karakalpakstan" (Nukus): 8-11 (in Russian)
NAUMOVICH O.N. & LATCHININSKY A.V., 1991. - The Acridids: Migratory Locust, Moroccan
 Locust, Italian Locust and non-swarming grasshoppers. - In: Forecast of the distribution of
 the principal agricultural pests and diseases in the USSR for the year 1991. - All-Union
 Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Moscow): 21-25 (in Russian)
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1990. - Phase characters in the population of Migratory Locust Locusta
 migratoria migratoria (L.) from Karakalpakia. - In: SHAMURATOV G.S. & MATEKEEV A.K.
 (Eds.) - Problems of Agricultural Productivity in Karakalpakia. "Karakalpakstan" (Nukus):
 35-37 (in Russian)
NAUMOVICH O.N. & LATCHININSKY A.V., 1990. - The Acridids: Migratory Locust, Moroccan
 Locust, Italian Locust and non-swarming grasshoppers. - In: Forecast of the distribution of
 the principal agricultural pests and diseases in the USSR for the year 1990. - All-Union
 Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Moscow): 28-32 (in Russian)
KURDIUKOV V.V. & LATCHININSKY A.V., 1989.   Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus
 (Thunb.) in the USSR. Ecology, forecast, methods of control, and the situation in the areas
 adjacent to Iran.   In: Proceedings of 28th Soviet-Iranian Conference on Quarantine and
 Plant Protection. Moscow, December 1989 (in Russian)
NAUMOVICH O.N. & LATCHININSKY A.V., 1989. - The Acridids: Migratory Locust, Moroccan
 Locust, Italian Locust and non-swarming grasshoppers. - In: Forecast of the distribution of
 the principal agricultural pests and diseases in the USSR for the year 1989. - All-Union
 Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Moscow): 33-36 (in Russian)
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1988. - On the dynamics of phase status of populations of the Migratory
 Locust Locusta migratoria migratoria (L.). - In: SHAMURATOV G.S. (Ed.) - Crop protection
 from principal pests and weeds in Karakalpakia. "Karakalpakstan" (Nukus): 137-138 (in
 Russian)

- ABSTRACTS:
LATCHININSKY A.V., 2001. - Anti-locust campaign 2000 in Kazakhstan and Russia.
 Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the National Grasshopper Management Board,
 Denver, CO, January 2001.
SERGEEV M.G. & LATCHININSKY A.V., 1998. - Biological control of locust and grasshoppers
 in Russia and CIS countries.   Journal of Orthoptera Research 7: p. 255
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1996. - Aral Sea ecological catastrophe and the locust situation in the
 region. - Metaleptea 16 (1): p. 8
LATCHININSKY A.V. & GAPPAROV F.A., 1996. - Locust situation in the zone of the Aral Sea
 ecological catastrophe. - In: Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Entomology,
 Firenze (Italy), August 25-31, 1996, p. 300
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1995. - Morphometrical characteristics as the indicators of trends in
 population dynamics of the Moroccan locust, Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg, 1815)
 (Orthoptera: Acrididae). - In: Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of Plant
 Protection, The Hague (The Netherlands)
KIROV E.I., MAKAROV V.I., SAMSONOV Yu. N., KUTSENOGIY K., ALEKSEEV A.A.,
 GAEVOY V., SERGEEV M., LATCHININSKY A.V., EVDOKIMOV N., IVANOV I. &
 CHAKHOV V., 1995.  - An optimal aerosol technology of pesticide application to control
 different species of locusts and grasshoppers. - In: Proceedings of the All-Russian
 Congress of Plant Protection, St. Petersburg, December 1995, p. 503-504 (in Russian)
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1994. - Geographical variation of morphometrical phase characters in
 Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg, 1815) (Orthoptera: Acrididae). - In:
 5th European Congress of Entomology, University of York, 29 August-2 September 1994;
 Abstracts, p.21
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1994. - Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg, 1815)
 (Orthoptera: Acrididae): A faunistic rarity or an important pest? - In: 5th European Congress
 of Entomology, University of York, 29 August-2 September 1994; Abstracts, p. 283
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1993. - Survival strategies of Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus
 (Thunberg, 1815) in different parts of its range: an ecotonal aspect. - Metaleptea, Vol. 14
 (3): 12-13
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1993. - Grasshopper problem in Yakutia (Eastern Siberia, Russia)
 grasslands. - Metaleptea, Vol. 14 (3): 13
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1993. - Advances in utilization of microbiological agents for grasshopper
 control in Russia. -  Metaleptea, Vol. 14 (3): 13-14
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1993. - Characterization of the phase status of gregarious locust
 populations with morphometrical traits. - In: KERZHNER I.M. & PESENKO Yu.A. (Eds.)
 "Advances in Entomology in the USSR: Ecology and Faunistics, Smaller Orders of Insects
 (Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the All-Union Entomological Society)" - Russian
 Academy of Sciences; Zoological Institute; Russian Entomological Society (St. Petersburg):
 p. 87-88 (in Russian)
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1992. - Ecology and forecast of the Moroccan Locust Dociostaurus
 maroccanus (Thunb.) in the USSR. - In: Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of
 Entomology, Beijing (China), June 28-July 4, 1992: p.167
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1991. - Forecasting of the Moroccan Locust Dociostaurus maroccanus
 (Thunb.) outbreaks in the USSR. - In: 12th International Plant Protection Congress, Rio-de-
 Janeiro (Brazil), August 11-15, 1991. - Proceedings, Vol. II: Contributed Papers
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1990. - Morphometrical characters of phase status of locust populations.
 - In: Ecological Problems of Plant Protection. - Proceedings of the All-Union Conference,
 Leningrad, November 21-24, 1990. - VIZR (Leningrad): p.44 (in Russian)
NOURZHANOV A.A., LATCHININSKY A.V. & ISSI I.V., 1986. - Pathogenic agents provoking
 the diseases of locusts in Central Asia. - In: Proceedings of the 10th Conference of the
 Ukrainian Parasitological Society (Kiev): Vol.II, p.74 (in Russian)
 
- MISCELLANEOUS PUBLICATIONS:
LATCHININSKY A.V., 2000. - A biodiversity journey to the heart of Siberia.  Reflections
 (University of Wyoming) 10 (1): 20-23.
LATCHININSKY A.V. & SERGEEV M.G., 1999.   The forum of the acridologists of the
 Commonwealth of Independent States.   Plant Protection & Quarantine 7: 42-44 (in
 Russian)
LATCHININSKY A.V., 1999.   News from your Board members.   Metaleptea 19 (1): p.7
LATCHININSKY A.V.  Russian Christmas: A revival of an old tradition.  A Second place winner
   in Christmas Essay Contest, "Laramie Daily Boomerang", December 24, 1996
 
REFERENCES
 
1. Jeffrey A. Lockwood, Ph.D., Professor of Entomology, University of Wyoming

Department of Renewable Resources
P.O.Box 3354
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071-3354
Phone (307) 766-4260
Fax (307) 766-5025
E-mail lockwood@uwyo.edu

2. Thomas Thurow, Ph.D., Head, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Wyoming.
 
Department of Renewable Resources
P.O.Box 3354
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071-3354
Phone (307) 766-3150
Fax (307) 766-6403
E-mail tthurow@uwyo.edu

3. David E. Legg, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Entomology, University of Wyoming

Department of Renewable Resources
P.O.Box 3354
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071-3354
Phone (307) 766-3369
Fax (307) 766-6403
E-mail dlegg@uwyo.edu

4. Anthony Joern, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

University of Nebraska/Lincoln
School of Biological Sciences
Lincoln, NE 68588
Phone (402) 272-2724
Fax (402) 472-2083
E-mail tjoern@unlserve.unl.edu

5. Michael G. Sergeev, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor of Ecology, Novosibirsk State University, Russia

Department of General Biology
Novosibirsk State University
2 Pirogova street, Novosibirsk
630090 RUSSIA
Tel. (7-3832) 397-564
Fax (7-3832) 355-237
E-mail icar@fen.nsu.ru



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