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Sunny Ahmar

Phd Student

Graduate From: Huazhong Agriculture University Wuhan, China.

Program entry year: 2020

Research interests: Plant breeding and Genetics, CRISPR/Cas9, Speed Breeding,

Research Areas Of Expertise

  • Plants Tissue Culture Techniques
  • Transformation of Plants
  • cDNA synthesis
  • CRISPR/Cas9 technology/knock out
  • sgRNA analysis
  • Gene Cloning
  • RNA & DNA analysis
  • Primer designing & CRISPR edit primer designing
  • Transgenic Plant analysis
  • SDS-PAGE analysis/Hi-tom screening of Mutant plants
  • RT-PCR & QRT-PCR

Publications:

  1. Sunny Ahmar, Sumbul Saeed, Muhammad Hafeez Ullah Khan, Shahid Ullah Khan, Freddy Mora, Muhammad Kamran, Aroosha Faheem, Ambreen Maqsood, Muhammad Rauf, Saba Saleem, and Ki-Hong Jung*. A Revolution towards Gene-editing Technology and its Application for Crop Improvement.2020. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 21(16), 5665. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21165665 (IF: 4.55).
  1. Sunny Ahmar, Gill RA, Jung KH, Faheem A, Qasim MU, Mubeen M, Zhou W. Conventional and Molecular Techniques from Simple Breeding to Speed Breeding in Crop Plants: Recent Advances and Future Outlook. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2020 Jan;21(7):2590. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21072590 (IF: 4.55).
  1. Kamran, Muhammad, Aasma Parveen, Sunny Ahmar*, Zaffar Malik, Sajid Hussain, Muhammad Sohaib Chattha, Muhammad Hamzah Saleem, Muhammad Adil, Parviz Haidari, and Jen-Tsung Chen. “An Overview of Hazardous Impacts of Soil Salinity in Crops, Tolerance Mechanisms, and Amelioration through Selenium Supplementation.” International Journal of Molecular Sciences 21, no. 1 (2020): 148. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21010148 (IF: 4.55). (Correspondence Author).
  1. Tahir Mahmood 1,2$, Muhammad Abdullah1,4S,Sunny Ahmar 1S, Muhammad Yasir1, Muhammad Shahid Iqbal1,2,7, Muhmmad Yasir2, Shoaib ul Rehman8 6, Sulaiman Ahmed5, Rashid Mehmood Rana1, Abdul Ghafoor6 7, Muhammad Kausar Nawaz Shah1*, Xiongming Du2*, and Freddy Mora-Poblete8 *.”Incredible role of osmotic adjustment in grain yield 3 sustainability under water scarcity conditions in 4 Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) “ Plants https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9091208 (IF: 2.70) (Equal Contribution).
  1. Shahid Ullah Khan, Muhammad Hafeez Ullah Khan, Sunny Ahmar, Churchman Fan*, Comprehensive study and multipurpose role of the CLV3/ESR-related (CLE) genes family in plant growth development”. 2020. Journal of Cellular Physiology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcp.30021 (IF: 5.54).
  1. Muhammad Hafeez Ullah Khan, Limin Hu, Zhu Miaoshan, Zhai Yungu, Shahid Ullah Khan Sunny Ahmar, Olalekan Amoo, Zhang Kunpeng, Churchman Fan*, YongmingZhou1.Targeted mutagenesis of EOD3 gene in napus L. regulates seed production. 2020. Journal of Cellular Physiology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcp.29986 (IF: 5.54).
  2. Maqsood, A.; Wu, C.; Ahmar, S.; Wu, H. Cytological and Gene Profile Expression Analysis Reveals Modification in Metabolic Pathways and Catalytic Activities Induce Resistance in Botrytis cinerea Against Iprodione Isolated from Tomato. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2020, 21, 4865. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21144865  (IF: 4.55).
  3. Muhammad Uzair Qasim, Qing Zhao, Muhammad Shahid, Rana Abdul Samad, Sunny Ahmar, Jian Wu, Chuchuan Fan, Yongming Zhou*, 2020. Identification of QTLs containing resistance genes for Sclerotinia stem rot in Brassica napus using comparative transcriptomic studies Frontier in Plant Sciences. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.00776  (IF 4.40).
  4. Altaf, Muhammad Ahsan; Shahid, Rabia; Ren, Ming-Xun; Mora-Poblete, Freddy; Arnao, MB; Naz, Safina; Anwar, Muhammad; Altaf, Muhammad Mohsin; Shahid, Sidra; Shakoor, Awais; Sohail, Hamza; Ahmar, Sunny; Kamran, Muhammad; Chen, Jen-Tsung. 2020. “Phytomelatonin: An overview of the importance and mediating functions of melatonin against environmental stresses” Physiologia Plantarum https://doi.org/10.1111/ppl.13262  (IF: 4.1).
  5. Carlos Maldonado, Freddy Mora, Rodrigo Contreras- Soto, Sunny Ahmar, Jen-Tsung Chen, Antônio Teixeira do Amaral Júnior and Carlos Alberto Scapim. 2020. Genome-wide prediction of complex traits in two economically important plant species through Deep Learning and Bayesian Regularized Neural Network. Frontiers in Plant Science. (IF: 4.4).
  6. Freddy Mora-Poblete, Paulina Ballesta, Marco Molina-Montenegro, Roslyn Gleadow, Sunny Ahmar and Felipe Jiménez-Aspee. 2020. After 17 dry seasons: genomic heritability, genome-wide prediction and association for cyanogenic glycosides, sugars, proline and pigments in Eucalyptus cladocalyx. Physiologia Plantarum. (IF: 4.1) (Accepted).
  7. Guangqi Gao; Jinhong Kan; Congcong Jiang; Sunny Ahmar; Jing Zhang; Ping Yang. 2020. Genome-wide diversity analysis of TCP transcription factors revealed the cases of selection from wild to cultivated barley, Functional & Integrative Genomics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10142-020-00759-4  (IF: 3.05).
  8. Maqsood, A.; Wu, H.; Kamran, M.; Altaf, H.; Mustafa, A.; Ahmar, S.; Hong, N.T.T.; Tariq, K.; He, Q.; Chen, J.-T. Variations in Growth, Physiology, and Antioxidative Defense Responses of Two Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Cultivars after Co-Infection of Fusarium oxysporum and Meloidogyne incognita. Agronomy 2020, 10, 159. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10020159 (IF 2.60).
  9. Hira Zulfiqar, Muhammad Shahbaz, Muhammad Ahsan, Muhammad Nafees, Hammad Nadeem, Muhammad Akram, Ambreen Maqsood, Sunny Ahmar, Muhammad Kamran, Saud Alamri, Manzer H. Siddiqui, Shah Saud & Shah Fahad. Strigolactone (GR24) Induced Salinity Tolerance in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) by Ameliorating Morpho-Physiological and Biochemical Attributes Under In Vitro Conditions. J Plant Growth Regul (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-020-10256-4 (IF: 2.67).
  10. Azhar Hussain, Maqshoof Ahmad, Muhammad Nafees, Zafar Iqbal, Muhammad Luqman, Moazzam Jamil, Ambreen Maqsood, Freddy Mora-Poblete, Sunny Ahmar, Jen-Tsung Chen*.2020. Bacillus and Paenibacillus bacterial species for wheat biofortification. Plos One (IF: 2.7) (Accepted).
  11. Naveed, M.; Sajid, H.; Mustafa, A.; Niamat, B.; Ahmad, Z.; Yaseen, M.; Kamran, M.; Rafique, M.; Ahmar, S.; Chen, J.-T. Alleviation of Salinity-Induced Oxidative Stress, Improvement in Growth, Physiology and Mineral Nutrition of Canola (Brassica napus L.) through Calcium- Fortified Composted Animal Manure. Sustainability 2020, 12, 846. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12030846  (IF 2.57).
  12. Nafees, M.; Jafar Jaskani, M.; Ahmad, I.; Maryam; Ashraf, I.; Maqsood, A.; Ahmar, S.; Azam, M.; Hussain, S.; Hanif, A.; Chen, J.-T. Biochemical Analysis of Organic Acids and Soluble Sugars in Wild and Cultivated Pomegranate Germplasm Based in Pakistan. Plants 2020, 9, 493. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9040493 (IF 2.60).
  13. Ahmad HI, Neves F, Ahmad MJ, Ahmar S, Elokil AA, Chen J. The domestication makeup: evolution, survival, and challenges. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 2020; 8:103. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2020.00103 (IF 2.4).
  14. Ali, T.; Nafees, M.; Maqsood, A.; Naqvi, S.A.; Shahzad, U.; Haider, M.S.; Aslam, M.N.; Shafqat, W.; Hameed, M.; Khan, I.A.; Ahmar, S.; Jafar Jaskani, M.; Chen, J.-T. Contribution of Root Anatomical Characteristics in Fruit Profile of Pomegranate Genotypes to Expand Production Area in Pakistan. Agronomy 2020, 10, 810. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10060810 (IF 2.60).
  15. Muhammad Hamza Saleem, Muhammad Kamran; Muzammal Rehman; Aasma Parveen; Sunny Ahmar; Muhammad Aqeel; Naeem Iqbal; Qasim Ali; Tariq Javed; Muhammad Hafeez Ullah Khan; Bo Wang; Lijun Liu*. 2019. Morpho-physiological, gaseous exchange response sand copper phytoextraction potential of Flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) grown in a soil differentially spiked with copper. Journal of Environmental Management. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109994  (IF: 5.64) 
  16. Saleem, M.H., Fahad, S., Khan, S.U., Ahmar, S., Khan, M.H.U., Rehman, M., Maqbool, Z. and Liu, L., 2019. Morpho-physiological traits, gaseous exchange attributes, and phytoremediation potential of jute (Corchorus capsularis L.) grown in different concentrations of copper- contaminated soil. Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, p.109915. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2019.109915  (IF 4.87).
  17. Mubeen M, Iftikhar Y, Ahmar S, Abbas A, Hassan F, Murtaza M, Province H. Management of Termites Using Wood Extractives and Microbes: A Mini Review. 2019 Inst. Int. J. Life. Sci. SSN (O): 2581-8740 | ISSN (P): 2581-873.
  18. Haroon M, Afzal R, Idrees F, Sunny A, Khan AS. Genome Editing and Speed Breeding; Game Changers to Boost the Crop Production. The International Journal of Biological Research (TIJOBR), ISSN Online: 2618-1444 Vol. 2(2) June-Aug, 295-300; 2019.
  19. Ahmar, S., Liaqat, N., Hussain, M., Salim, M. A., Shabbir, M. A., Ali, M. Y., … & Rizwan, M. (2019). Effect of Abiotic Stresses on Brassica Species and Role of Transgenic Breeding for Adaptation. Asian Journal of Research in Crop Science, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajrcs/2019/v3i130037
  20. Ahmar, S., Siddique, S., Banoori, S.H., Watto, F.M., 2017. Nanotechnology to enhance crop growth, development and production for sustainable Agriculture. J Innov Bio-Res. 1(1): 113-121.

Scientific Collaborations

1.Prediction of cyanogenic glycosides in Eucalyptus cladocalyx trees  through spectral reflectance parameters

Prof. Dr. Freddy Mora The University of Talca, Chile.

2.Plant-growth-promoting Bacillus and Paenibacillus species improve the nutritional status of Triticum aestivum L

Prof. Jen-Tsung Chen, Department of Life Sciences, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

3.Genome-wide comparative analysis of TIFY gene family in Zea mays and Solanum lycopersicum

Dr. Parviz Heidari, Faculty of Agriculture, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood Iran

CONFERENCES

  1. 5th International conference on “Genomics and Crop Genetics Improvement-Molecular Breeding (March, 2018)” at Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei, P.R. China.
  2.   6th International conference on “Genomics and Crop Genetics Improvement-Molecular Breeding (October, 2019)” at Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei, P.R. China.

     HONORS AND AWARDS

    Winner of “Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS) Funded by China Scholarship Council (CSC)” from 2017-2020 for master degree.

mikhailgelfand
Mikhail Gelfand Professor, CREI Director for Center of Life Sciences and Center for Neurobiology and Brain Restoration
verarybko
Vera Rybko Deputy CREI Director for Development
viktoriyakuimcheva
Victoria Kuimcheva Assistant CREI Director for Administration
olgadontsova
Olga Dontsova Professor
dmitrychudakov
Dmitry Chudakov Associate Professor
petrsergiev
Petr Sergiev Associate Professor
dmitripervouchine
Dmitri Pervouchine Assistant Professor
dmitryivankov
Dmitry Ivankov Assistant Professor
ekaterinakhrameeva
Ekaterina Khrameeva Assistant Professor
marialogacheva
Maria Logacheva Assistant Professor
mariasokolova
Maria Sokolova Assistant Professor,

PhD Graduate 2018

ilyaosterman
Ilya Osterman Principal Research Scientist
maratkazanov
Marat Kazanov Senior Research Scientist
ilyamazunin
Ilya Mazunin Senior Research Scientist
olgasergeeva
Olga Sergeeva Senior Research Scientist
juliapiskunova
Julia Andreeva (Piskunova) Research Scientist,

PhD Graduate 2017

dariaartamonova
Daria Artamonova Research Scientist,

PhD Graduate 2017

olgaburenina
Olga Burenina Research Scientist
nataliyalogvina
Nataliya Logvina Research Scientist
arsenmikaelyan
Arsen Mikaelyan Research Scientist
elenanabieva
Elena Nabieva Research Scientist
lidiaputlyaeva
Lidia Putlyaeva Research Scientist
tatianaabakumova
Tatiana Abakumova Junior Research Scientist
alimazhar
Mazhar Ali Junior Research Scientist
mariiaandrianova
Maria Andrianova Junior Research Scientist
alexandercherkasov
Alexander Cherkasov Junior Research Scientist
anastasiiagolova
Anastasiia Golova Junior Research Scientist
annakononkova
Anna Kononkova Junior Research Scientist
anastasiamamontova
Anastasia Mamontova Junior Research Scientist
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Nadezhda Terekhanova Junior Research Scientist
olgavakhrusheva
Olga Vakhrusheva Junior Research Scientist
ekaterinaalaniia
Ekaterina Alaniia Research Intern
polinaselkova
Polina Selkova Research Intern
nikitashebanov
Nikita Shebanov Research Intern
reginatkach
Regina Tkach Research Intern
daryatsibulskaya
Darya Tsibulskaya Research Intern
aleksandravasileva
Aleksandra Vasileva Research Intern
Svetlana Dubiley Head of Biomedical Teaching Laboratory
svetlanadukova
Svetlana Dukova Research Engineer
alexeykulikovsky
Alexey Kulikovsky Laboratory Engineer
tatianapisareva
Tatiana Pisareva Senior Engineer
ninapopova
Nina Popova Educational Program Manager
evgenysviridov
Evgeny Sviridov Manager for administration
polinamuziukina
Polina Muzyukina PhD student,

MSc student graduate 2019

alekseymironov
Aleksey Mironov PhD student
victormamontov
Viktor Mamontov PhD student
afanasiistepanov
Afanasii Stepanov PhD student
aleksandrabezmenova
aleksandragalitsina
aleksandraozerova
Aleksandra Ozerova PhD student
aleksandrpolkhovskii
aleksandrpopov
Aleksandr Popov PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
alekseisamolygo
Aleksei Samolygo PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
anastasiadanchurova
Anastasia Danchurova PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
anastasiasmirnova
Anastasia Smirnova PhD student
anastasiastolyarova
anastasiiagrigoreva
anastasiiastepanova
Anastasiia Stepanova PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
anastasiiavelikanova
Anastasiia Velikanova PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
annarybina
Anna Rybina PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
artemisaev
Artem Isaev PhD student,

MSc graduate 2017

artemmikelov
Artem Mikelov PhD student,

MSc graduate 2018

asyamendelevich
Asia Mendelevich PhD student
bogdankirillov
Bogdan Kirillov PhD student,

MSc graduate 2019

 

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Daniel Vyhovskyi PhD student
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Daniil Lukyanov PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
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Daria Nikolaeva PhD student
dariaslonova
Darya Slonova PhD student
dmitriikriukov
Dmitrii Kriukov PhD student
dmitriilukianov
Dmitrii Lukianov PhD student
dmitriismirnov
Dmitrii Smirnov PhD student,

Joint PhD Programm with ​Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

 

dmitriitravin
Dmitrii Travin PhD student
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Dmitry Sutormin PhD student
eldaryagmurov
Eldar Yagmurov PhD student,

MSc graduate 2019

elenafomenko
Elena Kurilovich PhD student,

MSc graduate 2018

elenasokolinskaya
Elena Sokolinskaya PhD student
elizavetaakhmetova
Elizaveta Akhmetova PhD student
elizavetabuianova
Elizaveta Buianova PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
elizavetagrigorashvili
Elizaveta Grigorashvili PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
evgeniiaalekseeva
Evgeniia Alekseeva PhD student,

MSc graduate 2018

evgeniyashcherbinina
igorkramarev
Igor Kramarev PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
ilyadyugay
Ilya Dyugay PhD student
ishitajain
Ishita Jain PhD student
ivankuznetsov
Ivan Kuznetsov PhD Student
juliagordeeva
Julia Gordeeva PhD student,

MSc graduate 2018

karynakarneyeva
Karyna Karneyeva PhD student,

MSc graduate 2019

kseniiasafina
Kseniia Safina PhD student
mariiavlasenok
Mariia Vlasenok PhD student,

MSc graduate 2019

marinakalinina
Marina Kalinina PhD student
marinapak
Marina Pak PhD student,

MSc graduate 2020

matveikolesnik
Matvei Kolesnik PhD student,

MSc student graduate 2019

mikhailmoldovan
Mikhail Moldovan PhD student
natalianikitchina
Natalia Nikitchina PhD student,

Joint PhD Program with The University of Strasbourg

nikitashepelev
Nikita Shepelev PhD student
nikolaibykov
Nikolai Bykov PhD student
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Noemi Marco PhD student
noreenhalimani
Noreen Halimani PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
nurislamshaikhutdinov
Nurislam Shaikhutdinov PhD student, MSc student graduate 2019
sofiakamalian
Sofia Kamalyan PhD student, MSc student graduate 2019
sunnyahmar
Sunny Ahmar Phd Student
tatianasimonyan
Tatiana Simonyan PhD student
timofeyivanov
Timofei Ivanov PhD student
tinasheprincemaviza
Tinashe Prince Maviza PhD student,

MSc student graduate 2019

vadimkarnaukhov
Vadim Karnaukhov PhD student
valeriiakriukova
Valeriia Kriukova PhD student, MSc student graduate 2020
vasilisapolinovskaya
Vasilisa Polinovskaya PhD student,

MSc graduate 2018

victoriakobets
Victoria Kobets PhD student
yuliyasarana
Yuliya Sarana PhD student,

MSc student graduate 2019

aleksandrabugakova
aleksandrkuznetsov
Aleksandr Kuznetsov MSc Student
aleksandrposlavsky
Alexander Vikhorev MSc student
alinaparonyan
Alina Paronyan MSc Student
amirkuanyshbaev
Amir Kuanyshbaev MSc student
anastasiamonakova
Anastasia Monakova MS student
andreybulakhov
Andrey Bulakhov MSc student
annakorotkova
Anna Korotkova MSc student
annamishina
Anna Mishina MSc student
annamuraveva
Anna Muraveva MS student
arinakholkina
Arina Kholkina MS student
asiakamyshnikova
Asia Kamyshnikova MS student
ayodyajayatissa
Ayodya Jayatissa MS Student
carolinaerazo
Carolina Erazo MS Student
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Constantine Pavlov MS student
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Dastan Abdildin MSc student
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Dmitrii Olisov MS student
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Dmitry Biba MS student
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Dmitry Fedorov MS student
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Dmitry Taranenko MS student
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Elizaveta Gunko MS student
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Evgenii Zorin MS student
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Georgy Chistov MS student
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Gunner Hardy MSc student
irinatalyzina
Irina Talyzina MSc student
kirillulianov
Kirill Ulianov MS student
kseniialupyr
Kseniia Lupyr MS student
mariaminkevich
Maria Minkevich MS student
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Marina Morozova MS student
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Michael Mengistu MS student
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Mikhail Potievskiy MS student
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Mikhail Skutel MS student
nadezhdakalganova
Nadezhda Kalganova MS student
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Nadezhda Matveeva MSc student
polinaoshchepkova
Polina Oshchepkova MS student
sergeinikodimov
Sergei Nikodimov MS student
simonsteshin
Simon Steshin MSc student,

MSc student

 

sofiakrasik
Sofya Krasik MS student
sofiasmirnova
Sofia Smirnova MS Student
sofyaberestova
Sofya Berestova MSc student
sofyakoblova
Sofya Koblova MSc student
svetlanabelukhina
Svetlana Belukhina MSc student
svetlanakozlova
Svetlana Kozlova MSc student
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Tuan Nguyen MSc Student
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Varvara Varlamova MSc Student
vasilisakovaliova
Vasilisa Kovaliova MS student
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Vladimir Shikov MSc student
evgeniyefimov
Evgeniy Efimov MSс student
nikitasharaev
Nikita Sharaev MSс student