Khrystyna Dronska

Ph.D. student
Department of Genetics and Biotechnoligy
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
E-mail: kristinadronska@gmail.com

Date of birth: May 17, 1993.

Education:

From 2010 year – student of Biology faculty of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

From 2012 – 2015 – student at Department of Genetics and Biotechnology of Ivan Franko national University of Lviv.

2015 – acquired Master’s of Sciences degree. Masters Thesis “The influence of mutant gene Cam on phenotype and behavioral responses in dystrophy mutants of Drosophila melanogaster”

From 2015 year – Ph.D. student at Department of Genetics and Biotechnology of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv ( Scientific supervisor – Dr. Matiytsiv N.) PhD’s degree work: "Genetically caused neurodegeneration in Drosophila melanogaster as a test system for studying the neuroprotective action of drugs"

Scientific interests: Drosophila neurogenetics, morphological characteristics and genetic regulation of brain degeneration, behavior of flies, search for preventive and therapeutic agents.

Publications:

  1. Borutska V., Dronska K., Chernyk Ya., Holub N. Investion of life span and locomotor activity in dystrophy mutants of Drosophila melanogaster//X International Scientific Conference for Students and PhD Students., 8-11 April. – 2014. - Lviv. – 2014. – P.82-83
  2. Borutska V., Dronska K., Chernyk Ya., Holub N. The influence of loss-of-function gene Cam on manifestation of some phenotype determinants and Ca2+ concentration in dystrophy mutants of Drosophila melanogaster// Visnyk of the Lviv University. Series Biology.-2014.- Is.66. – P. 127-134.
  3. Borutska V., Dronska K., Chernyk Ya., Holub N. The influence of mutant gene Cam on life span, moving activity and Ca2+ concentratin in dystrophy mutants of Drosophila melanogaster //56th Annual Drosophila conference, 4-8 March 2015 Chicago, IL. – P.608 A
  4. Matiytsiv N.P., Dronska K. A., Artymovych N.M., Makarenko A. M., Chernik Ya.I. Therapeutic effect of Cerebral on neurodegeneration caused by altered functioning of swiss cheese gene in Drosophila melanogaster// Studia Biologica/ - 2015.- Vol 9(№2).- P.99-106