Research

The main lines of the department's investigation are:

Research of genetic control of antibiotic biosynthesis and resistance; genetic and gene-engineering construction of actinomycetes strains producing antibiotics (Dr. prof. Fedorenko V., assistant Dr. Ostash I., research workers: Dr. Ostash B., Dr. Gromyko O.; Horbal’ L., ingeneers: Bilyk B., Aravitska O., PhD’s: Hrubskyy Y.; Myronovskyy M., Makitrynskyy R., Tsypik O., Gren T., Rabyk M., Zaburannyi N.)
Investigation of mechanisms of genetic instability induced by X-ray irradiation and chemical mutagenes in Drosophila, Neurogenetics of Drosophila (as.prof’s. Dr. Maksymiv D., as.prof’s. Dr. Chernyk Y.; as.prof’s. Dr. Holub N., assistants: Dr. Matiytsiv N.; Dr. Scherbakova O.; PhD’s: Mohyljak I., Rishko V.)
Investigation of genotoxicological pollution of water resources of ecologically dangerous regions of Ukraine, engineering of test-systems for revealing mutagens of environment (as.prof. Dr. Bodnar L., as.prof. Dr.  Horbulinska S. ; ingeneer Belyayeva V., PhD’s: Bodnar I.)

The following establishments there exist at the department:

The department keeps contacts with:

  • University of Kentucky, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Lexington, (USA)
  • Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg, Pharmazeutische Biologie, Freiburg (Germany)
  • Departamento de Biologia Funcional e Instituto Universitario de Oncolog|a del Principado de Asturias, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, (Spain)
  • Department of Microbiology, Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Science, Niigata, (Japan)
  • Department of microbiology and molecular genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, (USA)
  • Washington university, Seatle, (USA)
  • Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research, Saarland (Germany)
  • Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Gottingen(Germany)