Shushanik A.  Tonoyan
Biography
Education
2007 - 2011: PhD student, Molecular Physics Department, Faculty of Physics, Yerevan State University.
2005 - 2007: Master student, Faculty of Physics, YSU.
2001 - 2005: Bachelor student, Faculty of Physics, YSU.

Academic degree
2011: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Physics, “The theory of helix-coil transition in presence of low molecular compounds” 051 Specialized Council at YSU

Professional experience
Since 2012: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Physics, Faculty of Physics, YSU
Since 2011: Junior Research Fellow in Laboratory of the Physics of Macromolecules, Department of Molecular Physics, YSU
2008 - 2011: Laboratory assistant, in Laboratory of the Physics of Macromolecules, Department of Molecular Physics, YSU

Academic courses
  • “Molecular Physics”, practical trainings for 1th year bachelor students, Yerevan State University
  • “Molecular Spectroscopy” for 1th year master students, Yerevan State University

    Scale of professional interests
  • Statistical Physics
  • Biophysics
  • Statistical Physics of Biopolymers
  • Conformational Transitions in Biopolymers
  • Theory of Helix-Coil Transitions

    Participation in grant projects
    2011: condmatth-2567fromANSEF
    2012 - 2014: Project ”Equilibrium and non–equilibrium behavior of single– and double–stranded biological molecules” from Volkswagenstiftung
    2013: Project ”Dynamics of the self-assembly of DNA-coated carbon nanotubes in polymer matrix” from German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and Ministry of Education and Science RA
    2013: Project "The investigation of order-disorder transitions in heterogeneous macromolecular systems in the framework of constrained annealing method "condmatth-2567 fromANSEF (principal investigator)
    2013 - 2015: Kinetics and thermodynamics of translocation of nucleic acids during the sequencing in protein nano – channel

    Awards received
    President Prize in Natural Sciences for 2013 (26.05.2014)

    Languages
    Armenian, Russian, English

    sh.tonoyan@ysu.am
  • Shushanik A. Tonoyan

    Assistant | Faculty of Physics - Chair of Molecular Physics
    Junior Researcher | Faculty of Physics - Laboratory of «Physics of macromolecules» of Department of Molecular Physics
     
     

    Book

    Sh. A. Tonoyan, A. V. Asatryan, S. Mirtavoosi, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    Generalized Model of Polypeptide Chainfor Helix-Coil Transition in Two-component Solvent | J. Contemp. Phys. 50, N 4, 375 - 380 pp.(2015) |
     

    Article

    A. V. Asatryan, A. K. Andriasyan, A. A. Hakobyan, Sh. A. Tonoyan, Ye. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    Straight calculation of helix–coil transition parameters in heteropolymers (Հետերոպոլիմերներում պարույր–կծիկ անցման պարամետրերի ուղիղ հաշվարկ) | ԵՊՀ գիտական տեղեկագիր, Ֆիզիկա և մաթեմատիկա, 2018, հ. 52, #1, էջ 47-54 |

    Yevgeni Mamasakhlisov, Hakob Sngryan, Shushanik Tonoyan, Artur Hakobyan, Poghos Vardevanyan

    The double-stranded DNA stability in presence of a flexible polymer | JOURNAL OF BIOMOLECULAR STRUCTURE & DYNAMICS, 2018, 36, 1-12 pp.

    А. В. Асатрян, А. К. Андриасян, Ш. А. Тоноян, Е. Ш. Мамасахлисов, В. Ф. Морозов

    Переход порядок-беспорядок в гетерогенных биологических макромолекулах | Вестник Российско-Армянского Университета: Физико-математические и естественные науки, 2018, 1, стр. 41-54 |

    Sh. A. Tonoyan, A. A. Hakobyan, A. K. Andreassian, V. F. Morozov, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov

    Sensitivity of DNA Sensors in the Presence of Charged Ligands | Journal of Contemporary Physics (Armenian Academy of Sciences), 2018, Vol. 53, Issue2, 179-186 pp. |

    H. L. Tsaturyan, Sh. A. Tonoyan, V. F. Morozov, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov

    Effect of ligands binding on the isotherm of hybridization of the DNA-chip | Journal of Contemporary Physics (Armenian Academy of Sciences). 2017, 52,2, pp. 180-188 |

    Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, A. P. Antonyan, A. Y. Mamasakhlisov, Sh. A. Tonoyan, P. H. Vardevanyan

    Fluctuations in order–disorder transitions in the DNA–ligand complexes with various binding mechanisms | Journal of Contemporary Physics (Armenian Academy of Sciences). 2017, 52, 2, pp. 173-179 |

    Shushanik Tonoyan, A. Andreassian, A. Hakobyan, V. F. Morozov, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov

    Constrained Annealing Approach for Order-Disorder Transitions in heterogeneous Macromolecular Systems | International Workshop and Young Scientist School on Critical Phenomena and Phase Transition. 2017, 20-21 pp. |

    Sh. A. Tonoyan, A. V. Asatryan, D. L. Hayrapetyan, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    Possible mechanism of non-monotone behavior of helix-coil transition temperature in two-component solvent | Journal of Contemporary Physics (Armenian Academy of Sciences). 2016, 51, 1, 93-98 pp. |

    A. V. Badasyan, Sh. A. Tonoyan, A. Giacometti, R. Podgornik, V. A. Parsegian, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    Unified description of solvent effects in the helix-coil transition | Phys. Rev. E 89 022723( 2014)

    Sh. A. Tonoyan, A. V. Asatryan, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    Helix-coil transition in biopolymers with multicomponent heterogeneity of energy and number of conformations | J. Contemp. Phys. 49, N 3, 132 (2014)

    G. N. Hayrapetyan, H. L. Tsaturyan, Sh. A. Tonoyan, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov

    Thermodynamics of single-stranded RNA with random sequence: Constrained annealing approach | J. Contemp. Phys. 48, N 2, 98 (2013)

    Sh. A. Tonoyan, A. S. Mirzakhanyan, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    On the theory of helix-coil transition in heterogeneous biopolymers. Constrained annealing method | J. Contemp. Phys. 48, N 5, 236 (2013)

    A. V.Badasyan, S. A. Tonoyan, A. Giacometti, R. Podgornik, V. A. Parsegian, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    Osmotic pressure induced coupling between cooperativity and stability of a helix-coil transition | Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 068101 (2012)

    A. V. Badasyan, Sh. A. Tonoyan, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, A. Giacometti, A. S. Benight, V. F. Morozov

    Competition for hydrogen-bond formation in the helix-coil transition and protein folding | Phys. Rev. E 83 051903 (2011)

    Sh. A. Tonoyan, A. S. Mirzakhanyan, G. N. Hayrapetyan, A. V. Tsarukyan, V. F. Morozov

    Helix-Coil Transition of Biopolymers in solvent Interacting in Competitive and Non-Competitive Ways | J. Contemp. Phys. 45, N 2, 88 (2010)

    Sh. A. Tonoyan

    Two-Scale Generalized Model of Polypeptide Chain in Combined Solvent | J. Contemp. Phys. 45, N 6, 297 (2010)

    A. V. Badasyan, G. N. Hayrapetyan, Sh. A.Tonoyan, Y. Sh.Mamasakhlisov, A. S. Benight, V. F. Morozov

    Intersegment interactions and helix-coil transition within the Generalized Model of Polypeptide Chains (GMPC) approach | J. Chem. Phys., 2009, v. 131, 115104

    Sh. A. Tonoyan, G. N. Hayrapetyan, A. V. Ivanov, I. V. Baghdyan, A. V. Tsarukyan

    Competitive and Non-Competitive Interactions of Solvent With Biopolymers at the Helix-Coil Transitions | J. Contemp. Phys. Vol 44, N 6, 300 (2009)

    A. V. Badasyan, Sh.A. Tonoyan, A.V. Tsarukyan, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, A.S. Benight, V.F. Morozov

    Two Scale Generalized Model of Polypeptide Chain | J. Chem. Phys.128,195101 (2008)

    A. V. Tsarukyan, Sh. A. Tonoyan, G. N. Hayrapetyan, I. V. Baghdyan, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    Helix-Coil Transition in the Case of Interaction Between Two Chains | J. Contemp. Phys. 43, N 5, 254 (2008)

    Sh. A. Tonoyan, G. N. Hayrapetyan, A. V. Tsarukyan, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    Generalized Model of Polypeptide Chain With Limitation on the Length of Helical Fractions | J. Contemp. Phys. 43, N 4, 203 (2008)

    V.F. Morozov, Y.Sh. Mamasakhlisov, A.V. Mkrtchyan, A.V. Tsarukyan, T.Yu. Buryakina, S. Tonoyan, S.V. Mkrtchyan

    Structural Investigations of Ordering in Biopolymers | In: Brilliant Light in Life and Material Science, V.Tsakanov & H.Wiedemann (eds), 2007, Springer, pp. 165-174

    Sh. A. Tonoyan, T. Yu. Buryakina, A. V. Tsarukyan, Y. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    Generalized model of polypeptide chain with two-scale interactions | J.Contemp. Phys. 42, N6, 309 (2007)

    A. V. Tsarukyan, Sh. A. Tonoyan, A. V. Badasyan, A. V. Grigoryan, E. Sh. Mamasakhlisov, V. F. Morozov

    Order parameters of helix-coil transition in biopolymers | J. Contemp.Phys., 41, N 1, 54 (2006)

    A. Tsarukyan, Sh. Tonoyan, A. Badasyan, A. Grigoryan, E. Mamasakhlisov, V. Morozov

    The Helix Coil Transition and Definition of the Order Parameter in the Scope of the GMPC | Electronic Journal of Natural Sciences (Biophysics) 2, 5 (2005)
     

    Thesis

    Shushanik Tonoyan, Davit Khechoyan, Vardges Mambreyan, Vladimir Morozov, Yevgeni Mamasakhlisov

    Theoretical Description of ssDNA Adsorption on Carbon Nanotubes | 6th International Iberian Biophysics Congress and X Iberoamerican Congress of Biophysics. 2018, p. 69 |

    Vladimir Morozov, Aram Andriasyan, Saadat Mirtavoosi, Shushanik Tonoyan, Yevgeni Mamasakhlisov

    The Helix-Coil Transition the Frames of GMPC. Ligands Effects | International workshop and young scientist school on Critical Phenomena and Phase Transition. 2017, 14-15 pp. |