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Логачёва Мария Дмитриевна

Education and research:

2000 – 2005    student at the Moscow State University of M.V.Lomonosov, Faculty of Biology (specialization: botany)

2005 - 2008     Ph.D. student at the Faculty of bioengineering and bioinformatics, Moscow State University (specialization: molecular biology)

2008-present Researcher at Department of evolutionary biochemistry, A.N. Belozersky institute, Moscow State University.

2010–present Researcher at Laboratory of evolutionary genomics, Faculty of bioengineering and bioinformatics, Moscow State University.


  1.  Logacheva MD, Schelkunov MI, Nuraliev MS, Samigullin TH, Penin AA. The plastid genome of mycoheterotrophic monocot Petrosavia stellaris exhibits both gene losses and multiple rearrangements. Genome Biol Evol. 2014 Jan 6. 
  2. Shmakov S, Savitskaya E, Semenova E, Logacheva M, Datsenko K, Severinov K. Pervasive generation of oppositely oriented spacers during CRISPR adaptation. Nucleic Acids Research 2014 
  3. Gushchanskaya ES, Artemov AV, Ulyanov SV, Logacheva MD, Penin AA, Kotova ES, Akopov SB, Nikolaev LG, Iarovaia OV, Sverdlov ED, Gavrilov AA, Razin SV. The clustering of CpG islands may constitute an important determinant of the 3D organization of interphase chromosomes. Epigenetics 2014, in press
  4. Iles WJ, Rudall PJ, Sokoloff DD, Remizowa MV, Macfarlane TD, Logacheva M.D., Graham SW. Molecular phylogenetics of Hydatellaceae (Nymphaeales): Sexual-system homoplasy and a new sectional classification. American Journal of Botany. 2012 99(4):663-76.
  5. Logacheva M.D. Kasianov A.S., Vinogradov D.V., Samigullin T.H., Gelfand M.S., Makeev V.J., Penin A.A. De novo sequencing and characterization of floral transcriptome in two species of buckwheat (Fagopyrum). BMC Genomics. 2011, 12(1):30.
  6. Demidenko NV, Logacheva MD, Penin AA. Selection and validation of reference genes for quantitative real-time PCR in buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) based on transcriptome sequence data. PLoS One. 2011 6(5):e19434.
  7. Logacheva MD, Schelkunov MI, Penin AA. Sequencing and analysis of plastid genome in mycoheterotrophic orchid Neottia nidus-avis. Genome Biol Evol. 201Vol. 1296-1303
  8. Penin AALogacheva MDCorrelation between number and position of floral organs in Arabidopsis. Ann Bot. 2011 108(1):123-31.
  9. Logacheva M.D., Valiejo-Roman C.M., Degtjareva G.V., Stratton J.M., Downie S.R., Samigullin T.H., Pimenov M.G. A comparison of nrDNA ITS and ETS loci for phylogenetic inference in the Umbelliferae: an example from tribe Tordylieae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 2010 57(1):471-476
  10. Penin A.A., Fesenko A.N., Fesenko I.N., Logacheva M.D. Some characteristics of the genetic control of Fagopyrum esculentum flower development. Wulfenia 2009, 16: 1–11.
  11. Logacheva M.D., Samigullin T.H., Dhingra A., Penin A.A. Comparative chloroplast genomics and phylogenetics of Fagopyrum esculentum ssp. ancestrale - a wild ancestor of cultivated buckwheat. BMC Plant Biology 2008 May 20; 8(1):59.
  12. Logacheva M.D., Fesenko A.N., Fesenko I.N., Penin A.A. Genetic and morphological analysis of floral homeotic mutants tepal-like bract and fagopyrum apetala of Fagopyrum esculentum. Botany 2008, 86(4): 367–375.
  13.  Logacheva M.D., Vallejo-Roman C.M., Pimenov M.G. ITS phylogeny of West Asian Heracleum species and related taxa of Umbelliferae–Tordylieae W.D.J.Koch, with notes on evolution of their psbA- trnH sequences. Plant Systematics and Evolution 2008, 270: 139-157.

Research interests:

Plant phylogenetics, flower development and evolution, evolutionary genomics.


Ministry of education and science of Russian Federation (state contract № P913)

Russian foundation for basic research (project № 11-04-02031)