Olexander Yushchuk

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

 

Born September 26, 1991.

Education

2009-2012 – undergraduate student of the Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

2011 year – acquired Bachelor's degree.

2012 year – acquired Master`s of science degree. Diploma work was entitled: "Role of genes encoding YtrA-subfamily regulators in secondary metabolism of actinomycetes". Ranked first at the All-Ukrainian Students scientific competition-conference.

From 2012 year – PhD student at Department of Genetics and Biotechnology of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Scientific advisor – Prof., Dr.sc. Fedorenko V.O.).

PhD's degree work: "Genetic control of teicoplanin biosynthesis in Actinoplanes teichomyceticus".

2013 – awarded diploma for the best oral report at 17th international school-conference of young scientists: “Biology – the science of the XXI century”, Pushchino, Russia.

Scientific interests include regulation of secondary metabolism and morphogenesis in actinobacteria.

Publications:

  1. Horbal L., Kobylyanskyy A., Yushchuk O., Zaburannyi N., Luzhetskyy A., Ostash B., Marinelli F., Fedorenko V. Evaluation of heterologous promoters for genetic analysis of teicoplanin producer Actinoplanes teichomyceticus // Journal of biotechnology, in press.
  2. Yushchuk O., Tsypik O., Ostash B., Fedorenko V. Overexpression and inactivation of SCO0823, the probable regulatory gene in Streptomyces coelicolor // Abstracts of the VI International conference of students and PhD-students "Youth and Progress in biology", Lviv – 21-24 September, 2010 – P.103-104.
  3. Tsypik O., Yushchuk O., Ostash B., Fedorenko V. Overexpression of Streptomyces coelicolor GntR-like regulatory gene SCO0823 // Abstracts of the V international conference "Biodiversity. Ecology. Adaptation. Evolution", Odessa – 13-17 June, 2011 – P. 243.
  4. Yushchuk O., Tsypik O., Ostash B., Fedorenko V. Heterologous expression of Streptomyces coelicolor SCO0823 gene in antibiotic-producing actynomicetes // Abstracts of the 4th international IMBG conference for young scientists "Molecular biology: Advances and perspectives", Kyiv – September 14-17, 2011 – P.99.
  5. Tsypik O., Yushchuk O., Ostash B., Fedorenko V. In silico analysis of GntR-like regulatory genes from streptomycetaceae // Abstracts of the 4th international IMBG conference for young scientists "Molecular biology: Advances and perspectives", Kyiv – September 14-17, 2011 – P.129.
  6. Tsypik O., Yushchuk O., Ostash B., Fedorenko V. Structure-based characterization of GntR superfamily regulators of Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2) // Abstracts of the VIII Parnas conference, Warsaw – August 27-31, 2011 – P.21.
  7. Yushchuk O., Tsypik O. Knockout of SCO0823 gene in Streptomyces coelicolor M145 // Abstracts of the VI International young scientists' conference "Biology: from a molecule up to biosphere", Kharkiv – November 22-25, 2011 – P. 272.
  8. Tsypik O., Koshla O., Yushchuk O., Ostash B., Fedorenko V. Functional roles of MocR family regulatory genes in Streptomyces coelicolor M145 // Abstracts of the IX International conference of students and PhD-students "Youth and Progress in biology", Lviv – 16-19 April, 2013 – P.183-184.
  9. Yushchuk O., Tsypik O., Ostash B., Fedorenko V. In silico distribution and phylogeny analysis of YtrA-subfamily regulators in class Actinobacteria // Abstracts of the IX International conference of students and PhD-students "Youth and Progress in biology", Lviv – 16-19 April, 2013 – P.188-189.
  10. Yushchuk O., Tsypik O., Ostash B., Fedorenko V. YtrA-subfamily regulators in secondary metabolism and morphogenesis of Streptomyces coelicolor M145 // Abstracts of the 17th international school-conference of young scientists: “Biology – the science of the XXI century”, Pushchino – 21-26 April, 2013 – P. 59.