As a senior lab technician, Burnov's duties included performing experiments in the inner lab of X-18 and interpreting results.
Shadow of ChernobylEdit
Burnov is mentioned in one of the sets of documents the player can find in X-18.
- S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, configs/text/stable_storyline_info_darkvalley.xml, string id "documents_2": Subjects' condition has stabilized. The amount of hair is now 10% of the original amount. Their claws and teeth have grown considerably. Bursts of activity exhibit seemingly random behaviour and are not directed at their peers. Senior lab technician A.N. Burnov speculated that this may indicate an increase in the subjects' intellect. It was decided to test the new modulation of psi-emissions on the subjects.