Nelly S. Babayan
2000 - 2004: YSU, Faculty of Biology, Bachelor’s degree
2004 - 2006: YSU, Faculty of Biology, Master’s degree

Academic degree
“New synthetic porphyrins as anticancer agents: in vitro study of structure-function interconnection”, Գ.00.15. «Genetics», PhD in Biology, 2011, Yerevan

Professional experience
2006 - 2007: YSU, Laboratory of general biology, cytogenetics subgroup, senior laborant
2007 - today: YSU, Laboratory of general biology, cytogenetics subgroup, researcher
2011 - 2013: YSU, Department of Genetics and Cytology, lecturer (part time)
2013 - today: YSU, Department of Genetics and Cytology, assistant professor

Academic courses
Cell Physiology, Animal cell culture application

Scale of professional interests
Alternative toxicology in vitro based on cell cultures test-systems, molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative alterations on cellular level

Participation in grant projects
National Foundation of Science and Advanced Technologies (GRASP 29/06), 2006
U.S. Civilian And Development Foundation (ECSP-09-36_SASP), 2009
Armenian National Science and Education Fund (NS-BIOTECH-1387), 2010
International Science and Technology Center (ISTC A-1701), 2010
International Science and Technology Center (ISTC A-039), 2012
State Committee of Science and Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (SCS-BMBF 12GE-004), 2013

Armenian, Russian, English, German

Nelly S. Babayan

Assistant | Faculty of Biology - Chair of Genetics and Cytology


Babayan N., Grigoryan B., Hovhannisyan G., Tadevosyan G., Khondkaryan L., Grigoryan R., Sarkisyan N., Aroutiounian R.

Gender differences in DNA damage/repair after laser-generated ultrafast electron beam irradiation | International Journal of Radiology & Radiation Therapy. 2018, 5, 2, 85-86 pp.

Malakyan M., Babayan N., Grigoryan R., Sarkisyan N., Tonoyan V., Tadevosyan D., Matosyan V., Aroutiounian R., Arakelyan A.

Synthesis, characterization and toxicity studies of pyridinecarboxaldehydes and L-tryptophan derived Schiff bases and corresponding copper (II) complexes | F1000Research, 2016, 5, 1921 |

M. Petrosyan, N. Sahakyan, A. Babayan, A. Trchounian

Amberboa sosnovskyi Iljin in vitro culture obtaining | Electronic journal of natural sciences. 2015, 1 (24), p. 7-10 |

Harutyunyan T., Hovhannisyan G., Babayan N., Othman M.A.K., Liehr T., Aroutiounian R.

Influence of aflatoxin B1 on copy number variants in human leukocytes in vitro | Molecular Cytogenetics, Great Britain, 2015, 8, 25; 5 pp. |


Harutyunyan Tigran, Hovhannisyan Galina, Babayan Nelli, Arakelyan Arsen, Aroutiounian Rouben

The genotoxic and cytotoxic effects of ochratoxin A and T-2 toxin in rats bone marrow and blood cells | The 19th EU-IST, Congress, Yerevan, Armenia, 22-26 Sept 2018; p. 96-97

R. Aroutiounian, G. Hovhannisyan, B. Grigoryan, G. Tsakanova, S. Haroutiunian, T. Harutyunyan, N. Babayan

Genetic effects: DNA radiation damage and repair | BRITE: Biomarkers of radiation in the environment: robust tools for risk assessment. 2017, p. 27 |

N. Sahakyan, M. Petrosyan, A. Avetisyan, A. Markosyan, S. Aloyan, A. Babayan, A. Trchounian

Essential Oil from Thymus vulgaris L. as Antimicobial Agent | ASM MICROBE 2017 General Meeting. 2017, p. 19 |

Tigran Harutyunyan, Galina Hovhannisyan, Nelli Babayan, Thomas Liehr, Arsen Arakelyan, Rouben Aroutiounian, Margarita Malakyan

Protective effects of schiff base cyclic amino acid derivatives against mycotoxins geno- and cytotoxicity | International Symposium of Mycotoxicology 2016, p. 64 |