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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 envisions providing support to Ukrainian students, researchers and entrepreneurs who wish to engage with the American biotech community through educational exchanges, attendance at conferences and participation in trade shows.


October 18, 2019

Travel Grant Winner Viktoriya Havryliak Attends Biotech Conference in Stockholm

Thanks to a grant from the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative, I got the opportunity to participate in the 5th International...
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October 14, 2019

Sounding the Alarm on Forest Loss in Ukraine

Our planet’s forests are facing challenges that will have a major impact on the environment. Ecosystems are already changing, but...
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September 25, 2019

Travel Grant Winner Anastasiia Rabokon Attends ‘Introduction to CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing – Design to Analysis’ Training

I express my deep gratitude to the US-Ukraine Foundation, thanks to which I was able to take the "Introduction to...
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September 18, 2019

Awards Reception Held for Travel Grant Winners

On Sept. 17 the US-Ukraine Foundation held an awards ceremony for our Biotech Initiative Travel Grants winners, which was timed...
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August 23, 2019

Travel Grant Winner Rostyslav Blume Attends Annual Meeting of American Society of Plant Biologists

Thanks to the US-Ukraine Foundation, which identified me as one of their Emerging Biotech Leaders and kindly provided me with...
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August 21, 2019

Ukraine and Israel to Bolster Technology Cooperation

Ukraine and Israel plan to open innovation offices in Jerusalem and Kyiv to promote technology cooperation between the two countries....
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October 21, 2019

Meet the Ukrainian Scientists Developing Biotechnologies to Detoxify Environments

Department of Extremophilic Microorganism Biology, Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology A visit to Dr. Oleksandr Tashyrev’s office at the Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology of the National Academy of Sciences in Kyiv is like a trip around the world. The walls are covered with photographs, flags, and other mementos (including a shrunken head!) from his many trips to Asia, South America and even Antarctica. His laboratory seems straight out of a Jules Verne novel. Yet the work Dr. Tashyrev and his associates are performing there with largely antiquated and restored equipment has broad applications for a topic on...
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