Yakutia 24 TV channel: Director of the Mammoth Museum of the North-Eastern Federal University Semyon Grigoryev died today, May 8.
Semyon Grigoriev was born on March 8, 1974 in the village of Bolugur, Amga District.
In 1995 – 1996, after graduating tge Yakut State University and obtaining the specialty “Biologist. Teacher of Biology and Chemistry”, he worked as a teacher in Kazachi secondary school.
In 1996 he entered full-time postgraduate study at YSU. At the same time, he worked as the head of the zoological museum of the university.
In 1998 he became assistant, and then a senior lecturer of the Department of Zoology, Belarusian State Pharmacological University, YSU.
In 2000, he won at the republic scientific-practical conference “Intelligence of young scientists of the XXI century.”
In 2002, he became a graduate of the international school-conference of young scientists “Biology is the science of the 21st century” at the Center for Biological Research of Russia in Pushchino.
In 2006, he joined the laboratory of Applied Zoology and Bioindication of the Institute of Applied Ecology of the North as a junior researcher; since 2008, he has been a researcher at the same laboratory.
On April 2009, he was transferred as a senior researcher at the Mammoth Museum of the Institute of Applied Ecology of the North.
In 2007 he defended his thesis on “Ecology of small mammals of the basin of the lower reaches of the Yana River and adjacent territories under anthropogenic impact.”
The results of the research on this topic were presented at a number of national, Russian and international conferences.
During his work at the mammoth museum as the head of the paleontological detachment, he participated in the excavation and transportation of unique finds in Yakutsk – the Khromsky mammoth, the Suolsky mammoth, the Omoloysky elk, the Malolyakhovsky mammoth, the field examination of the Verkhoyansk horse, and the study of the whereabouts of the Kolyma woolly-haired bosom. Altogether, Semyon Grigoriev published 62 works, of which 37 articles.