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Full name: Stoika Rostyslav
Position: Head of Department
Work place: Department of Regulation of Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis, Institute of Cell Biology, NAS of Ukraine
E-mail: stoika.rostyslav@gmail.com // institut@cellbiol.lviv.ua
Phone(s): (+38) (032) 2612287
Date of birth: May 23, 1950
Degree: Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member in Biochemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Main research activities:
  1. Structure-function inter-relationships in the antioneoplastic (in vitro) and anticancer (in vivo) action of novel synthetic and natural compounds of different chemical structure.
  2. Biochemical and cellular mechanisms of appearance and biological role of the biomarkers of apoptosis. The role of glycocalyx components in the intercellular interactions.
  3. Novel mechanisms and potential protein and peptide triggers in pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases. Role of immunogenic cell death in cancer suppression.
  4. Mechanisms of enhancement of action of medicines at their delivery to target cells by the nanoscale materials of synthetic and natural origin. Novel nanomaterials for non-viral delivery of nucleic acids to target cells of different origin (microorganisms, mammalian and plant cells).

Summarized number of papers in the peer-reviewed journals – 282 (total cited – 264), summarized Impact Factor – approx. 284, Sum of Citations (Scopus) – 2058, Hirsch Index – 21. Patents – 20.

List of Publications

Additional information: Teaching Responsibilities:

1990-1995 – Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Lviv State University.

1995–current – Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Lviv National University.

1998-2000 – Professor, Dept. of Medical Biology and Genetics, Lviv State Medical University.

2015-current – Professor, Dept. of Normal Physiology, Lviv National Medical University.

Membership Activities:

Member of the Presidium of the Ukrainian Biochemical Society.

Head of Lviv Divisison of the Ukrainian Biochemical Society.

Member of Fellowship Committee of FEBS (Federation of European Biochemical Societies) (2016-2020).

President of the Ukrainian Council of Science Editors.

Member of the Presidium of Shevchenko Scientific Society.

Work Abroad:

California University Los Angeles (UCLA) – 1994.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre (CSMC) research institute in Los Angeles (USA) – 1999-2000.

Supervision of research grants: Native (2015-2020) – 5, international (1990-2020) – 10.

Supervison of Dissertations: Doctor of Biological Sciences – 3, Phylosophy Doctor (PhD) – 23.

Main scientific awards:

2020 – Stepan Hzhycky Award in Biochemistry.

2020 – State Award of Ukraine in Science and Technology.

2020 – Distinguished Worker in Science and Technology of Ukraine.

2018 – Member of Identification Committee on Science in Ukraine.

2007 – R.E. Kavetsky Prize in Experimental Oncology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

2006 – Corresponding Member in Biochemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

2002 – Foreign Member of Polish Academy of Science and Arts (Academija Umetnosti).

2000 – Actual Member of Shevchenko Scientific Society.

1997 – George Soros Professor Award (in Biochemistry).

1986 – A.V. Palladin Prize and Medal in Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.