Oksana Shcherbakova

Oksana Shcherbakova
Dr., Docent
Phone: +38-032-2394768
E-mail: oksana_kysla@yahoo.com

Born in 1981.

2014 – present – Docent at the Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.
2007 – 2014 – Assistant at the Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.
2003 – 2008 - PhD course under supervision of Dr. Dariya Maksymiv (Ivan Franko National University of Lviv).

Awards, fellowships and grants:

2009 - Travel grant to attend the 6th International PhD Student Symposium in G?ttingen (September 9-12, 2009).
2008 - Travel grant from organization committee of 12th European Drosophila Neurobiology Meeting (“Neurofly 2008”, Wurzburg).
2006-2008 - INTAS Fellowship Grant for Young Scientists, Ref. Nr 05-109-5235.
2002-2003 and 2005-2006 - Career development award for young researches in Ukraine from the West-Ukrainian Bio-Medical Research Center (WUBMRC).

Current courses

- Molecular mechanisms of genetic processes
- Protein-Nucleic acids interactions
- Physical chemistry of biopolymers

Recent publications

  1. O. Shcherbakova. Characteristics of phenotypical changes of neurodegenerative mutant 4.14.10 on the gene SNF4Agamma during oxidative stress // Visnyk of Lviv University, Biology Series. 2014. Is. 66. P. 156-163.
  2. N.P. Matiytsiv, I.B. Magorivska, O.V. Shcherbakova, Ya.I. Chernik, and D.V. Maksymiv. Genetic Analysis of Drosophila melanogaster Chromosome 3 Neurodegenerative Mutants Induced with Ethyl Methanesulfonate // Russian Journal of Genetics, 2009, Vol. 45, No. 2, P. 171–176.
  3. Shcherbakova O.V., Mohylyak I.I, Matiytsiv N.P., Maksymiv D.V., Chernyk Ya. I. The alters in brain tissue of Drosophila melanogaster neurodegenerative mutant 4.14 after normoxia and hyperoxia // Factors of experimental evolution, K.: Logos, 2008, V. 4, P. 339-342.
  4. Maksymiv D.V., Holub N.Y., Mahorivska I.B., Stupnytska I. S., Shcherbakova O.V., Chernyk Ya.I. Drosophila melanogaster – a model for molecular and genetic investigations of neuro- and miopathies // Achievement and problems of genetics, selection and biotechnology, K.:Logos, 2007, V.1., P. 269-272.
  5. Kucherenko M., Shcherbakova O., Stupnytska I., Chernyk Ya., Maksymiv D. The age-dependent changes of catalase, superoxide dismutase and nitric oxide synthase activities in neurodegenerative mutants of Drosophila melanogaster // Factors of experimental evolution, K.:Logos, 2006, V. 3, P. 388-391.