Stanislav A. Geras’kin
  • Research scientist, Russian Institute of Radiology and Agroecology
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • Radioecology, Radiobiology
  • 1 Author merit


Dr. Science, RIRAE, 1998

Lab information

Stanislav Geras'kin Lab


Estimation of chronic radiation impact on plant populations:
G. Duarte, P. Volkova, S. Geras’kin The response profile to chronic radiation exposure based on the transcriptome analysis of Scots pine from the Chernobyl affected zone. Environmental Pollution. 2019. V. 250. P. 618-626.
S. Geras’kin, P. Volkova, D. Vasiliyev, N. Dikareva, A. Oudalova, E. Kazakova, E. Makarenko, G. Duarte, A. Kuzmenkov Scots pine as a promising indicator organism for biomonitoring of the polluted environment: A case study on chronically irradiated populations. Mutation Research. 2019. V. 842. P. 3-13.
S. Geras’kin, A. Oudalova, A. Kuzmenkov, D. Vasiliyev Chronic radiation exposure modifies temporal dynamics of cytogenetic but not reproductive indicators in Scots pine populations. Environmental Pollution. 2018. V. 239. P. 399-407.
Volkova P.Yu., Geras’kin S.A., Horemans N., Makarenko E.S., Saenen E., Nauts R., Bondarenko V.S., Duarte G.T., Jacobs G., Voorspoels S., Kudin M. Chronic radiation exposure as an ecological factor: hypermethylation and genetic differentiation in irradiated Scots pine populations // Environmental Pollution. 2017. V. 232. P. 105-112.
S. Geras’kin, D. Vasiliyev, E. Makarenko, P. Volkova, A. Kuzmenkov Influence of long-term chronic exposure and weather conditions on Scots pine populations. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2017. V. 24. P. 11240-11253.
P.Yu. Volkova, S.A. Geras’kin, E.A. Kazakova Radiation exposure in the remote period after the Chernobyl accident caused oxidative stress and genetic effects in Scots pine populations. Scientific Reports. 2017. V. 7-43009.
E.S. Makarenko, A.A. Oudalova, S.A. Geras’kin Study of needle morphometric indices in Scots pine in the remote period after the Chernobyl accident. Radioprotection. 2016. V. 51. P. 19-23.
S.A. Geras’kin, P.Yu. Volkova Genetic diversity in Scots pine populations along a radiation exposure gradient. Science of the Total Environment. 2014. V. 496. P. 317-327.
S.A. Geras’kin, T.I. Evseeva, A.A. Oudalova. Effects of long-term chronic exposure to radionuclides in plant populations. J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2013. V. 121. P. 22-32.
S.A. Geras’kin, A.A. Oudalova, V.G. Dikarev et al. Effects of chronic exposure in Koeleria gracilis Pers. populations from the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, Kazakhstan. J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2012. V. 104. P. 55-63.
S.A. Geras’kin, A.A. Oudalova, N.S. Dikareva et al. Effects of radioactive contamination on Scots pines in the remote period after the Chernobyl accident. Ecotoxicology. 2011. V. 20. P. 1195-1208.
T. Evseeva, T. Majstrenko, S. Geras’kin et al. Estimation of ionizing radiation impact on natural Vicia cracca populations inhabiting area contaminated with uranium mill tailings and radium production wastes. Science of the Total Environment. 2009. V. 407. P. 5335-5343.
S.A. Geras'kin, J.K. Kim, A.A. Oudalova et al. Bio-monitoring the genotoxicity of populations of Scots pine in the vicinity of a radioactive waste storage facility. Mutation Research. 2005. V. 583. P. 55-66.
S.A. Geras’kin, L.M. Zimina, V.G. Dikarev et al. Bioindication of the anthropogenic effects on micropopulations of Pinus sylvestris L. in the vicinity of a plant for the storage and processing of radioactive waste and in the Chernobyl NPP zone. J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2003. V. 66. P. 171-180.
S.A. Geras'kin, V.G. Dikarev, Ye.Ya. Zyablitskaya et al. Genetic consequences of radioactive contamination by the Chernobyl fallout to agricultural crops. J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2003. V. 66. P. 155-169.

Estimation of radiation impact and development of radiation protection criteria for non-human biota:
C. Mothersill, M. Abend, F. Brechignac, D. Copplestone, S. Geras’kin, J. Goodman, N. Horemans, P. Jeggo, W. McBride, T. Mousseau, A. O'Hare, R. Papineni, G. Powathil, P. Schofield, C. Seymour, J. Sutcliffe, B. Austin The tubercular badger and the uncertain curve:- the need for a multiple stressor approach in environmental radiation protection. Environmental Research. 2019. V. 168. P. 130-140.
Geras’kin S.A. Ecological effects of exposure to enhanced levels of ionizing radiation J. Environ. Radioactivity. 2016. V. 162-163. P. 347-357.
F. Brйchignac, D. Oughton, C. Mays, L. Barnthouse, J.C. Beasley, A. Bonisoli-Alquati, C. Bradshaw, J. Brown, S. Dray, S. Geras’kin, T. Glenn, K. Higley, K. Ishida, L. Kapustka, U. Kautsky, W. Kuhne, M. Lynch, T. Mappes, S. Mihok, A. Moller, C. Mothersill, T. Mousseau, J. Otaki, E. Pryakhin, O.E. Rhodes, B. Salbu, P. Strand, H. Tsukada Addressing ecological effects of radiation on populations and ecosystems to improve protection of the environment against radiation: Agreed statements from a Consensus Symposium. J. Environ. Radioactivity. 2016. V. 158-159. P. 21-29.
Pryakhin E.A., Mokrov Yu.G., Tryapitsina G.A., Ivanov I.A., Osipov D.I., Atamanyuk N.I., Deryabina L.V., Shaposhnikova I.A., Shishkina E.A., Obvintseva N.A., Egoreichenkov E.A., Styazhkina E.V., Osipova O.F., Mogilnikova N.I., Andreev S.S., Tarasov O.V., Geras’kin S.A., Trapeznikov A.V., Akleyev A.V. Characterization of biocenises in the storage reservoirs of liquid radioactive wastes of «Mayak» PA. Initial descriptive report. J. Environ. Radioactivity. 2016. V. 151. P. 449-460.
C. Bradshaw; L. Kapustka; L. Barnthouse; J. Brown; P. Ciffroy; V. Forbes; S. Geras’kin, U. Kautsky; F. Brйchignac Using an ecosystem approach to complement protection schemes based on organism-level endpoints. J. Environ. Radioactivity. 2014. V. 136. p. 98-104.
J. Garnier-Laplace, S. Geras’kin, C. Della-Vedova et al. Are radiosensitivity data derived from natural field conditions consistent with data from controlled exposures? A case study of Chernobyl wildlife chronically exposed to low dose rates. J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2013. V. 121. P. 12-21.
T. Evseeva, E. Belykh, S. Geras’kin, T. Majstrenko Estimation of radioactive contamination of soils from the “Balapan” and the “Experimental field” technical areas of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2012. V. 109. P. 52-59.
S.A. Geras’kin, S.V. Fesenko, R.M. Alexakhin Effects of non-human species irradiation after the Chernobyl NPP accident. Environment International. 2008. V. 34. P. 880-897.
S.A. Geras’kin, T.I. Evseeva, E.S. Belykh et al. Effects on non-human species inhabiting areas with enhanced level of natural radioactivity in the north of Russia: a review, J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2007. V 94. P. 151-182.
S.V. Fesenko, R.M. Alexakhin, S.A. Geras’kin et al. Comparative radiation impact on biota and man in the area affected by the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2005. V. 80. P. 1-25.

The development and improvement of methods of ecotoxic effects assessment with plants:
Volkova P.Yu., Geras’kin S.A. ‘Omic’ technologies as a helpful tool in radioecological research. J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2018. V. 189. P. 156-167.
Oudalova AA, Geras’kin SA, Dikareva NS, Pyatkova SV Allium-test as a tool for toxicity testing of environmental radioactive-chemical mixtures. Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 2017. V. 784-012057.
S.A. Geras’kin, B. Michalik, A.A. Oudalova et al. Genotoxicity assay of sediment and water samples from the Upper Silesia post-mining areas, Poland by means of Allium-test. Chemosphere. 2011. V. 83. P. 1133-1146.
S.A. Geras’kin, T.I. Evseeva, A.A. Oudalova Plants as a tool for the environmental health assessment. Encyclopedia of Environmental Health. Burlington: Elsevier, 2011. V. 4. p. 571-579.
T. Evseeva, S. Geras’kin, T. Majstrenko, J. Brown, E. Belykh Comparative estimation of 232Th and stable Ce(III) toxicity and detoxification pathways in freshwater alga Chlorella vulgaris. Chemosphere. 2010, V. 81. P. 1320-1327.
T.I. Evseeva, S.A. Geras’kin, I.I. Shuktomova, A.I. Taskaev. Genotoxicity and toxicity assay of water sampled from the underground nuclear explosion site in the north of the Perm region (Russia). J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2005. V. 80. P. 59-74.
S.A. Geras'kin, J.K. Kim, V.G. Dikarev et al. Cytogenetic effects of combined radioactive (137Cs) and chemical (Cd, Pb, and 2,4-D herbicide) contamination on spring barley intercalar meristem cells. Mutation Research. 2005. V. 586. P. 147-159.
T.I. Evseeva, S.A. Geras’kin, I.I. Shuktomova. Genotoxicity and toxicity assay of water sampled from a radium production industry storage cell territory by means of Allium-test. J. Environmental Radioactivity. 2003. V. 68. P. 235-248.

Biological effects of low dose radiation:
Volkova P.Yu., Duarte G.T., Soubigou-Taconnat L., Kazakova E.A., Pateyron S., Bondarenko V.S., Bitarishvili S.V., Makarenko E.S., Churyukin R.S., Lychenkova M.A., Gorbatova I.V., Meyer C., Geras’kin S.A. Early response of barley embryos to low- and high-dose gamma-irradiation of seeds triggers changes in the transcriptional profile and an increase of hydrogen peroxide content in seedlings // Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 2020. V. 206. P. 277-295.
S. Geras’kin, R. Churyukin, P. Volkova Radiation exposure of barley seeds can modify the early stages of plants’ development. J. Environ. Radioactivity. 2017. V. 177. P. 71-83.
S.A. Geras'kin, A.A. Oudalova, J.K. Kim et al. Cytogenetic effect of low dose -radiation in Hordeum vulgare seedlings: non-linear dose-effect relationship. Radiation & Environmental Biophysics. 2007. V. 46. P. 31-41.
A.A. Oudalova, S.A. Geras’kin, V.G. Dikarev et al. Induction of chromosome aberrations is non-linear within low dose region and depends on dose rate. Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 2002. V. 99. P. 245-248.
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