Toktoraliev Biymyrza Aytievich
Toktoraliev Biymyrza Aytievich, born 13 August, 1951 in Jany-Bazaar village of Chatkal district, Republic of Kyrgyzstan. Graduated from Moscow Forest Technical Institute Faculty of Forestry (1973), Post-graduate course (1979), and Doctoral candidacy (1993) at the Department of Industrial Ecology and Protection of Forest of the same Institute. The first in the history of Kyrgyzstan Doctor of Biological Sciences in Forest Science (1993), Professor in Ecology (1997), Academician for the International Academy of Ecology (1999), Academician, Vice-President, Chair for the Southern Branch of the National Academy of Sciences of Kyrgyzstan (2010), Man of Science Emeritus of Kyrgyzstan (2007), Chair for the Expert Council on Biological and Chemical Sciences of the Supreme Attestation Commission Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyzstan. Expert in forest science, general, forest and industrial ecology, sylviculture and protection of plants. PI and CoPI for national and international research projects and grants of the European Union, NATO, "Soros-Kyrgyzstan Foundation". Main directions of scientific activities: forest science, general ecology and biology, protection of plants, climate change, preservation of mountain forest ecosystems, ecology of water resources. Regularly participates numerous international conferences and symposiums. Was a research fellow in Ecology in Ghent (Belgium) and Freiburg (Germany) universities. Have a numerous contacts and closely cooperates with researchers from Switzerland, Belgium, China, Germany, France, UK, Poland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Turkey, Mexico, Morocco, Italy, Romania, Japan, Pakistan, USA, Lithuania, Russia, Kazakhstan. Advised 4 DSc and 15 PhD students. Associate editor-in-chief for peer-reviewed scientific journal "Proc. Osh Technol. Univ.", associate editor for international peer-reviewed scientific journal "Siberian J. For. Sci.". Author and co-author of more than 200 papers, including 8 monographs (2 of them published in France) and 2 textbooks. Some of them: "Insects Xylophages of Kyrgyzstan Forests", Moscow, 1993 (in Russian), "Nut-Fruit Forests of Southern Kyrgyzstan (Review Information)", Jalal-Abad, 1998 (in Russian), "Insects Xylophages of Coniferous Forests of Central Asia", Bishkek, 2004 (in Russian), "Insects Xylophages of Deciduous Tree Species of Central Asia", Bishkek, 2004 (in Russian), "Ecological Context in Sustainable Management of Juniper Forests in Southern Kyrgyzstan", Nancy, France, 2005 (in French), "Dissemination of Bacillus thuringiensis in Complex of Spore-Forming Bacterium of Bacillus Cohn. Genus in the Soils of Nut-Fruit Forests in the South of Kyrgyzstan" In "Siberian Journal of Ecology" (Sibirski Ekologicheski Zurnal) (in Russian with summary in English).