Aleksey Lvovich Belyayev

Belyaev Aleksey Lvovich Belyayev, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Lead Researcher of the influenza etiology and epidemiology.

Aleksey Belyayev is a general epidemiologist and virologist, candidate of medical sciences in epidemiology and a senior researcher.

After graduation from N.I. Pirogov 2nd Moscow State Medical institute of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic in 1957, he worked as a senior research technician in the Institute of Poliollyelitis and Viral Encephalitides of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR.

From 1960 to 1963, he had his full-time post-graduate studies in the Central Research Institute of Disinfection and, after graduation, worked there as a senior researcher till 1985.

In September 1985, he joined D.I. Ivanovsky Institute of Virology of the Academy of Medical Sciences as a senior researcher in the hepatitis A epidemiology and prevention laboratory and then, from November 1986, as a senior researcher in the influenza etiology and epidemiology laboratory.

Belyayev actively participates in accomplishment of the state assignment on the topic of Emerging and Reemerging Viral Infections in the Biological Safety System of the State. He works at surveillance over influenza and acute respiratory viral infections in the Center of Influenza Ecology and Epidemiology at D.I. Ivanovsky Institute of Virology of N.F. Gamaleya Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology and at the Reference Laboratory for Influenza Monitoring.

He gives lectures to virologists, epidemiologists, and infectious disease specialists on the permanent basis at certification and topical courses, including on sanitary virology, enterovirus infections, intrahospital viral infections, and disinfection and sterilization in virologic laboratories.

The length of work in the profession in 57 years of which in the Virology Institute – 29 years. Aleksey Belyayev has about 200 research works and 2 inventor's certificates. He is a the originator of 29 instruction and guidance documents approved by the Ministry of Healthcare of the USSR and Russia.