Shigapov Zinnur Khaidarovich, born 11 September, 1965. Graduated from Bashkir State Agricultural Institute (at the present time – Bashkir State Agrarian University), Faculty of Forestry (at the present time – Faculty of Agrarian Technologies and Forestry), with a specialty Engineer of Forestry (1987). Associate Professor in Forest Crops, Selection and Seed Farming (1996), Doctor of Biological Sciences in Botany (2006). DSc. thesis: «Vnutrividovaya Izmenchivost' i Differensciasciya Vidov Semeistva Pinaceae na Urale» (Intraspecific Variability and Differentiation of the Pinaceae Family Species in the Urals), Perm, 2005 (in Russian). Director, Head for the Laboratory of Plan Genetics and Cytology, Botanical Garden-Institute, Ufa Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences in the city of Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan. Specialist in forest population genetics, plant introduction and protection, forest gene pool preservation. PI and Co-PI for an international, All-Russian and regional research projects, directed on study of population structure, intra-species variability of woody plants, plant introduction and biodiversity preservation. Member of the editorial boards of the peer-reviewed theoretical journals: «Uralsky Ekologicheskii Vestnik» (Ural Ecol. Bull.), «Izvestiya Ufimskogo Nauchnogo Tsentra RAN» (Proc. RAS Ufa Sci. Center). Author and co-author of more than 90 papers and 9 books, including 4 monographs, 3 of them published in «Nauka» Publ. House.
Total eLibrary.ru citations – 464; eLibrary.ru Hirsch index – 11.