Degrees and diplomas

Master of Science in Biology/Zoology, teacher of biology and chemistry – obtained with highest distinction on June 30, 2000 at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine. M. Sc. Thesis: “Peculiarities in the Morphology and Ecology of the Members of the Order Araeolaimida (Classis Nematoda) and their Distribution in Western Ukraine”.

Doctor (Ph. D.) in Plant Sciences – obtained on January 13, 2006 at Wageningen University, the Netherlands upon the public defense of Ph.D. Thesis entitled: “Morphology and Systematics of the Order Plectida Malakhov, 1982 (Nematoda)”

Doctor (Ph. D.) in Zoology, Biological sciences – obtained on March 9, 2006 at Higher Certification Comission of Ukraine upon the public defense in the Institute of I.I.Schmalhauzen Institute of zoology of NAS of Ukraine (November 19, 2005) of Ph. D. Thesis entitled: “Morphology and phylogeny of soil-inhabiting and freshwater nematodes of the suborder Leptolaimina Lorenzen, 1981” (unpublished thesis, ukrainian abstract)

Certificate of proficiency – obtained on January 13, 2006 at the C.T. de Wit Graduate School for Production Ecology & Resource Conservation (PE&RC), Wageningen, the Netherlands, about the successful completion of the PE&RC educational programme.

Certificate of proficiency – obtained on June, 2001 at the Laboratory of Nematology, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, about the successful completion of the “Nematode Identification Course”.

 

 

Awards and medals

Sixth International Biological Olympiad in 1995, Bangkok, Thailand — Silver medal.

National (Russian) Biological Olympiad in 1995, Elista, Russia — 2nd award.

National (Ukrainian) Biological Olympiad in 1995, Donetsk, Ukraine — 3rd award.

Regional Biological Olympiad in 1995, Lviv, Ukraine — 2nd award.

City Biological Olympiad in 1995, Lviv, Ukraine — 1st award.

National (Ukrainian) Ecological Olympiad in 1994, Tchernivtsi, Ukraine — 1st award.

National (Ukrainian) Biological Olympiad in 1994, Tchernivtsi, Ukraine — 2nd award.

Regional Biological Olympiad in 1994, Lviv, Ukraine — 2nd award.

Regional Biological Olympiad in 1992, Lviv, Ukraine — 2nd award.