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

    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)
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    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. |