LIUBOV HEORHIIVNA BUCHYNSKA

on the 75th anniversary

Abstract

Director of the R.E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Biological Sciences Professor Liubov Heorhiivna Buchynska celebrates her 75th anniversary

 

Liubov Heorhiivna Buchynska graduated from the Biological Department of the Taras Shevchenko State University in 1977 and has been working at the R.E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine since 1977. In 1996, she became the Scientific Secretary of the Institute, in 2001 – the Deputy Director, and in 2021 – Director of the Institute. In 1989, L. Buchynska  received her PhD degree and in 2012,  she defended her doctoral thesis "Endometrioid cancer: taxonomy of genetic alterations of cancer cells and their role in determining malignancy potential" and received her doctoral degree in specialty "oncology". Since 2003, she has headed the Laboratory of Oncogenetics (nowadays – the Department of Genetics of Cancer and Oncohematology). In 2020, L. Buchynska was given the title of Professor in Biology.

 Prof. L. Buchynska is a well-known Ukrainian scientist in the field of oncogenetics and cytomorphology. Her long-term studies are characterized by a multidisciplinary approach to solving the problems of cancer biology and genetics. The innovation component occupies an important place in the fundamental studies by Prof. L. Buchynska aimed at implementing technologies for early and differential diagnosis of the precancerous and cancerous processes and assessing  the course of the disease in patients with malignancies of the organs of the female reproductive system.

Prof. L. Buchynska has authored more than 250 scientific papers and 7 patents of Ukraine. She is a co-author of three monographs. She pays special attention to research-and-organizational and educational activities and training of young researchers. She has supervised five PhD theses. For the last 10 years, she has been collaborating with the Bogomolets National Medical University lecturing biology. 

Prof. L. Buchynska is the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the "Experimental Oncology" and ”Oncology" journals, a member of the Scientific Council on the Problems of Malignant Neoplasms, a member of the Board of the National Association of Ukrainian Oncologists and the Non-governmental Organization "Ukrainian Society for Cancer Research".

Prof. L. Buchynska was awarded the Bogomolets Prize of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and a Certificate of Merit of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. She was decorated with the Medal of Honor of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine "For Scientific Achievements".

Holding the helm of the Institute in difficult times for our country, Liubov Heorhiivna is doing her best for a noble goal – fighting cancer.

The administration and staff of the Institute have a great pleasure to congratulate Liubov Heorhiivna on her 75th anniversary and wish her good health, creative inspiration, and new scientific achievements.

 

Administration and staff of the R.E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editorial Board of Experimental Oncology

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Published

31.05.2024

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LIUBOV HEORHIIVNA BUCHYNSKA : on the 75th anniversary. (2024). Experimental Oncology, 46(1), 77. Retrieved from https://exp-oncology.com.ua/index.php/Exp/article/view/388