Department of Genetics and Biotechnology

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The Department of Genetics and Biotechnology was established at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv in 1976. At the department there are: Research Laboratory of Genetics, Selection and Genetic Engineering of Producers of Biologically Active Compounds – NDL-42; Collection of cultures of microorganisms – producers of antibiotics, included in the State Register of scientific objects that are the national heritage of Ukraine; Collection of Drosophila genetic lines.

Among the main areas of research of the department: Genetics and biotechnology of industrial microorganisms; Drosophila genetics; Genotoxicology; Nanobiotechnology: Methods of teaching genetics and biotechnology in secondary and higher education.


ChairpersonViktor FedorenkoChairperson
Associate ProfessorLidiia BodnarAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorYaroslava ChernykAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorNataliia HolubAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorSvitlana HorbulinskaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorNataliya MatiytsivAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorIryna OstashAssociate Professor
LecturerVasyl SyrvatkaLecturer
Chief ResearcherBohdan OstashChief Researcher
Junior Research FellowOksana KoshlaJunior Research Fellow
EngineerBohdan BilykEngineer
Postgraduate StudentBorys DoliaPostgraduate Student
Postgraduate StudentIvanna HaiboniukPostgraduate Student
Postgraduate StudentYurii KuzhykPostgraduate Student
Postgraduate StudentKseniia-Oksana ZhukrovskaPostgraduate 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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