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July 19, 2021

GMP-Bioreactor for Environmentally Friendly Decomposition of Organic Waste

Team members: Oleksandr Tashyrev, Vira Hovorukha, Olesia Havryliuk, Galyna Gladka, Iryna Bida, Yanina Danko Department of Extremophilic Microorganisms’ Biology, Zabolotny Institute...
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July 5, 2021

Ivan Sobran – Optimization of Methods for Obtaining Solanum Tuberosum L. Microtubers Under the Conditions of In Vitro

Microclonal propagation of potatoes is one of the most effective biotechnological methods in selective breeding of plants and seed production....
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July 5, 2021

Ukrainian Scientists Attend Online World Microbe Forum 2021

As a medical student, I can see many problems in prescribing antibiotics without testing, so a topic like “antibiotic resistance”...
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July 1, 2021

Ihor Vereshchahin – Using Genetic Analysis to Select the Best Crops for Different Traits

Investigating the issue of the molecular genetic basis of the flax fiber formation with PCR-diagnostics Flax fiber is widely used...
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June 30, 2021

Maria Bayliak – Use of Dietary Supplements for Prevention of Obesity and Other Age-related Metabolic Disturbances in a Mouse Model (Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University)

Over the last decades, the shift in age distribution towards older ages and the progressive aging which is observed in...
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June 7, 2021

Publication Grant Recipient Volodymyr Deineka’s Article Published in MDPI Biomedicines

Stopping bleeding from parenchymal organs remains a challenge for doctors during surgery. An effective method of obtaining reliable hemostasis is...
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June 3, 2021

Yevheniia Husak Attends SurfCoat Korea-2021 Virtual Conference

The International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces - SurfCoat Korea 2021 was a three-day event from May 26 to...
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May 20, 2021

Experts Discuss Bioenergy in Ukraine During Ukraine in Washington Virtual Conference

On May 12, four of Ukraine's leading energy experts held a discussion on opportunities for investment in bioenergy projects as...
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May 17, 2021

Publication Grant Recipient Orysia Makar’s Article Published in MDPI Biology

NOVEL INSIGHT TO IMPROVE WHEAT GRAIN QUALITY Micronutrient malnutrition is a serious nutritional disorder that affects people in areas where...
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April 27, 2021

Distance Working in Science: GIST Innovates Ukraine Accelerating Program and Publishing in The Open Agriculture Journal

The new pandemic brought new challenges to human civilization. COVID-19 switched priorities from entertainment and traveling to health and safety....
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Spotlights

July 19, 2021

GMP-Bioreactor for Environmentally Friendly Decomposition of Organic Waste

Team members: Oleksandr Tashyrev, Vira Hovorukha, Olesia Havryliuk, Galyna Gladka, Iryna Bida, Yanina Danko Department of Extremophilic Microorganisms’ Biology, Zabolotny Institute...
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April 20, 2021

Sumy State University: Developing Biomaterials That Improve Life

Biomaterials are artificial or natural materials used to replace or restore function to body tissue and are continuously or intermittently...
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April 12, 2021

Spring has Sprung at IMBG – Part 1: Deschampsia Antarctica

Spring has sprung! And to welcome the new season, Ukraine's Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics (IMBG) took its social...
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December 15, 2020

iCardy – A Ukrainian Startup Dedicated to Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

iCardy - detecting atrial fibrillation in real-time Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide, resulting in more...
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December 11, 2020

GIST Innovates Ukraine Holds Demo Day of Early Stage Science and Tech Startups

GIST Innovates Ukraine What better way to highlight the fantastic ideas coming out of the Ukrainian science and technology innovation...
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November 19, 2020

Sikorsky Challenge Startup Competition 2020 Winners Announced

Nov. 3-13, 2020 Held annually since 2012, the Sikorsky Challenge Startup Competition has been a leading platform for showcasing innovations...
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November 9, 2020

Valentyn Frechka: The Ukrainian Student Transforming Fallen Leaves Into Paper

Photo: Facebook - Valentyn Frechka Several years ago, Valentyn Frechka, then a high school student and member of the Junior...
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Explogen-8
August 31, 2020

Explogen: Engineering Dream Microorganisms in Ukraine

"We teach bacteria and yeast to do what they naturally can't" EXPLOGEN is a small biotech company launched in Lviv in...
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August 27, 2020

The Ukrainian SpaceBox Start-Up: A Conveyor for Biological Research in Space

Ukrainian researchers are creating an accessible platform for biological experiments in space that can accelerate basic and applied cosmo-biological research...
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Nanobot Medical Animation Studio
August 13, 2020

Nanobot Medical – The Ukrainian Scientific Storytelling Company Revealing the Beauty of Science

Nanobot Medical Animation Studio In 2010 Ukrainian data scientist Yuriy Svidinenko made a video of a DNA repair nanorobot for...
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Spotlight

July 19, 2021

GMP-Bioreactor for Environmentally Friendly Decomposition of Organic Waste

Team members: Oleksandr Tashyrev, Vira Hovorukha, Olesia Havryliuk, Galyna Gladka, Iryna Bida, Yanina Danko Department of Extremophilic Microorganisms’ Biology, Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Nаtional Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Environment pollution by man-made organic waste is one of the most urgent problems nowadays. Solid and liquid organic waste produced in megacities and suburban areas is the greatest threat. Despite some achievements in the direction of their degradation and bioremediation, the number of landfills is constantly growing all over the world. Biodegradable organic waste of plant and animal origin (food, etc.) and toxic...
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About BioUkraine

Through its Biotechnology Initiative, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation aims to advance the state of biotech in Ukraine by fostering educational, research and business development in the sector and raising international awareness about biotech opportunities in Ukraine. The Foundation provides support to Ukrainian students, researchers and entrepreneurs who wish to engage with the international biotech community through educational exchanges, attendance at conferences and participation in trade shows.

Проект "Біотехнологічна ініціатива" Фундації Україна-США має на меті покращити стан біотехнологій в Україні, сприяючи освіті, дослідженню та розвитку бізнесу в цьому секторі та підвищуючи міжнародну обізнаність щодо біотехнологічних можливостей в Україні. Фундація надає підтримку українським студентам, дослідникам та підприємцям, які бажають взаємодіяти з міжнародним біотехнологічним співтовариством через освітні обміни, участь у конференціях та участь у виставках.

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