Dr. Biol. Sci., Principal researcher, Senior Staff Scientist. Head of group of screening of synthetic compounds of Department for Chemistry of Bioactive Nitrogen-Containing Heterocyclic Compounds, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry and Petrochemistry, NAS, Ukraine. 1984 – 1990 - Student of the National University of Pharmacy, Kharkiv; 1990 – Master’s Degree in Pharmacy, National University of Pharmacy, Kharkiv; 1997-2000 - Post Graduate Student, Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering of NAS of Ukraine; 2003 - Ph.D. Degree in Plant Physiology, Institute of Plant Physiology and Genetics of NAS of Ukraine. 2014 – Sci.Dr. Degree in Biotechnology, Institute of Food Biotechnology and Genomics of NAS of Ukraine.Professional Experience: 1990–1993 – Pharmacist in Pharmacy No 79, Kiev; 1993-1997 - Research Assistant of Pharmacology Department, Institute of Gerontology, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine; 2000-2013 - Research assistant and Senior Staff Scientist, Department of Bioengineering, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry and Petrochemistry of NAS of Ukraine; 2014 – till now - Principal researcher, Head of group of screening of synthetic compounds of Department for Chemistry of Bioactive Nitrogen-Containing Heterocyclic Compounds, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry and Petrochemistry of NAS of Ukraine. Research interests: creation of new ecologically safe plant growth regulators of synthetic and natural origin and study physiological and molecular-genetic aspects their action on accelerating growth of agricultural and medicinal plants, improving of crop productivity and increased plant resistance to pathogenic and parasitic organisms (bacteria, fungi, nematodes and insect-pests) and stress-factors of environment (drought, cold, heat, soil contamination etc.).