Oklahoma State University

 

 

 

  

Highest Degree: 

Ph.D., Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology and Virology, National Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine, 1995

 

Professional Experience: 

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 2008-present 

Adjunct Faculty, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2007 

Research Associate, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2002-2006 

Postdoctoral Researcher, Microbiology Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, 1999-2002 

Postdoctoral Fellow (NSF-NATO Fellowship), Center for Biofilm Engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, 1998-1999 

Visiting Researcher (NSF Fellowship), Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, E.Lansing, MI, 1998 

Researcher, Laboratory of Microbial Degradation of Surfactants, Institute of Colloid and Water Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine, 1995-1998 

Doctoral Student, Department of Microbiological Water Purification, Institute of Colloid and Water Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine, 1991-1995.

 

Honors and Awards: 

          Nominee for the Arts & Sciences Student Council Outstanding Professor Award, 2009 

Fellowship for young scientists for contributions in research, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine, 1996-1997 

Two Annual Fellowships for young scientists for contributions in research, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine, 1997, 1998 

NSF International Fellowship, Michigan State University, USA, 1998. 

NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship, Montana State University, USA, 1998-1999.