Orysia Makar

Position: Lecturer, Plant Physiology and Ecology Department

Phones (Office): (032) 2394283, (032) 2394334

Email: orysia.makar@lnu.edu.ua

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Research interests

crop plants, mineral malnutrition, yield, plant growth regulators, plant responses to abiotic and biotic stresses, including heavy metals, salinity, biogeochemistry, phytoindication,
plant- microbe interaction, biofortification


1.Makar, O. O., Patsula, O. I., Kavulych, Y. Z., Batrashkina, T. I., Bunio, L. V., Kozlovskyy, V. I., Vatamaniuk, O., Terek, O. I., Romanyuk,N. D. (2019). Excized leaf water status as a measure of drought resistance of ukrainian spring wheat. Studia Biologica, 13(2), 41–54. http://dx.doi.org/10.30970/sbi.1302.604
2. Makar, O., Kuźniar, A., Patsula, O., Kavulych, Y., Kozlovskyy, V., Wolińska, A., Skórzyńska-Polit, E., Vatamaniuk, O., Terek, O., Romanyuk, N. (2021). Bacterial endophytes of spring wheat grains and the potential to acquire Fe, Cu, and Zn under their low soil bioavailability. Biology, 10(5), 409. (Scopus Q1) https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10050409
3. Макар, O. O., Романюк, Н. Д. (2022). Бактеріальні ендофіти пшениці та їхня роль у покращенні мікроелементного складу зерна. Біологічні Студії, 16(3): 101–128. http://dx.doi.org/10.30970/sbi.1603.692
4. Makar, O. O., Kavulych, Y. Z., Terek, O. I., Romanyuk,N. D. (2023). Plant-microbe interaction: mechanisms and applications for improving crop yield and quality. Biology, 17(3), 225-242. https://doi.org/10.30970/sbi.1703.730

– Makar O., Kavulych Y., Patsula O., Bunio L., Batrashkina T., Derkach I., Kozlovskyy V., Fetsukh A., Ju-Chen Chia, Zavodna O., Vatamaniu K O., Sorrells M., Terek O., Romanyuk N. (2019, October 3-6). Spring Wheat Varieties with the Enhanced Ability to Grow Under Mineral Deficiency in Soils and Increased Concentration of Minerals in Grains. Abstracts of X International Agriculture Symposium “AGROSYM 2019”, Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 314.
– Makar Orysia, Kuźniar Agnieszka, Patsula Ostap, Kavulych Yana, Wolińska Agnieszka, Skórzyńska-Polit Ewa, Kozlovskyy Volodymyr, Terek Olha, Romanyuk Nataliya (2021, 17-18 June). Diversity of bacterial endophytes and Fe, Cu, Zn concentration in spring wheat grains. V Ogólnopolskie Sympozjum Mikrobiologiczne “METAGENOMY RÓŻNYCH ŚRODOWISK”, Warszawa, Poland, 89.
– Makar O., Kuzniar A., Patsula O., Kavulych Y., Kozlovskyy V., Wolińska A., Skórzyńska – Polit E., Vatamaniuk O., Terek O., Romanyuk N. (2021, 20-24 June). Bacterial Endophytes and Microelements in Grain of Emmer Wheat. FEMS “World Microbe Forum”. https://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/9286/presentation/10080
– Romanyuk N.D., Makar O.O. (2021, 20-21 September) Plants and Plant Growth Promoting Endophytes in Action. 54th Microbiological Conference “MICROORGANISMS OF DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTS”, Lublin, Poland, 6.


Born June 10, 1993, Davydiv, Lviv region, Ukraine

In 2017, she graduated the Faculty of Biology of Ivan Franko Lviv National University. Professional qualification “Master’s of Plant Physiology. Lecturer”. Diploma with honors

From 2017 to 2022 – graduate student of the Department of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Faculty of Biology, Ivan Franko Lviv National University.

From 2017 to 2022 – PhD іstudent, of the Department of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Faculty of Biology, Ivan Franko Lviv National University. (IFNUL).

During PhD studies, twice received scholarships from the Visegrad Foundation to conduct research at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin:
– Visegrad Scholarship “Bacterial endophytes of the spring wheat varieties” (No. 51810815, 2018-19)
– Visegrad Scholarship “Bacterial endophytes of the spring wheat varieties with different micronutrient acquisition ability” (No. 52010505, 2020-21).

In May 2023, defended candidate’s thesis on the topic “Physiological basis of spring wheat grain productivity and quality” and received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the specialty “Biology”.


2023-current: Participant project “Drosophila melanogaster as a platform for the screening of new antiviral compounds and the study of cellular mechanisms of protection against viruses”, NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF UKRAINE, head Prof. Ostash B.

2017-2019: Participant International Ukrainian-U.S. project OISE-16-62755-0
“Sustainable Approaches to Increase the Yield and Nutritional Value of Wheat”.


In January 2021, she became the first laureate of the “Chronovryvtsi” scholarship.

In May 2021, she received a grant to publish a scientific article in the journal MDPI Biology (Q1).


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