Department of Biochemistry

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Currently, the Scientific School “Biochemistry and Molecular Biology” at the Department of Biochemistry of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv unites 2 doctors of biological sciences and 13 candidates of biological sciences.

The general scientific direction of the school is determination the molecular mechanisms of extreme factors action on various body systems. Among the priority areas of the scientific school are: Study of biochemical mechanisms of regulation of the functional state of cells of the blood system in various pathologies (under conditions of diabetes mellitus, the effects of X-rays and alcohol intoxication); Research of mechanisms of biological action of physiologically active components of medicinal plants for obtaining phytopreparations of antioxidant and sugar-lowering action; Investigation of molecular mechanisms of protective effect of natural complexes of grape polyphenols under conditions of oxidative and nitrative stresses; Development of effective methods for the correction of metabolic disorders induced by hypoxia of various etiologies.


ChairpersonNataliia SybirnaChairperson
Associate ProfessorIryna BrodyakAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorHalyna HachkovaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorMariana LiutaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorMariia NagalevskaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorMariya SabadashkaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOlena StasykAssociate Professor
1st Category EngineerVolodymyra Burda1st Category Engineer
Senior Department SecretaryAnna ChuhaiSenior Department Secretary
Senior Department SecretaryNataliia PermiakovaSenior Department Secretary
Postgraduate StudentDariya HertsykPostgraduate Student

Lecturers' schedule

Open position for a biologist/biochemist from Ukraine at the Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

27.03.2022 | 19:55

Dear Colleagues,
We offer a well-paid temporary job in a research project to a scientist who is a refugee from Ukraine.
The formal requirements are only that the person:
– has a PhD degree or the Ukrainian equivalent in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology or a related discipline;
– before leaving Ukraine has been engaged in a scientific research work in a university or a research institute;
– has left Ukraine on or after Feb. 24, i.e., can be considered a refugee.  Note, that it applies also...

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PhD and post-doctoral position in Czech Republic

26.03.2022 | 10:17

Group leader of Laboratory of Molecular Therapy of Institute of Biotechnology, Czech Academy of Sciences, near Prague, offered a PhD position and post-doctoral position to work in the area of cancer biology. Salary and accommodation provided.
More details Neužil Jiří

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Job offers in Germany

18.03.2022 | 11:23

Dr. Erich Gulbins, the director of the Institute of Molecular Biology at the University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany:
“To provide some support, I would like to offer 1 postdoc position and 1 PhD position for 2 of your colleagues and students (biologist, biochemist or medical doctor) or of any other institutions in your country that might be unable to work due to the war. I know it is not a lot, but at least some support.
The positions are certainly...

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