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Yuliya M. Didyk

Department of Acarology,

I.I.Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology

15 Bogdana Khmelnitskogo Street

Kyiv, 01030 UKRAINE

E-mail: didykj@izan.kiev.ua


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS

Molecular biology and ecology of hard ticks with a focus on prevalence, extension and genetic characterization of tick-borne pathogens of medical and veterinary importance. Interactions between vectors, pathogens and hosts.

Systematics, phylogeny and biology of Trichinella (Nematodes, Trichinellidae) parasites.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION

2002 - Diploma of the Department of Veterinary Medicine of National Agricultural University of Ukraine, Kyiv (highest honors). Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

2002 - 2005 - Postgraduate course, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv.

2007 - Degree of Candidate of Biological Sciences (equivalent of Ph.D.), Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv. Dissertation entitled "Trichinella (Nematoda, Trichinellidae) of wild animals in Ukrainian Carpathian and Polesie" was defended February 2007.

2015 Ц Member of organizing committee (Chair in the Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv) of the 3d Fascination of Plants Day 2015 in Ukraine.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2002 - 2005 - postgraduate student, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv.

2005 - 2011 - junior researcher at Department of Acarology, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv.

2011 Ц till present - researcher at Department of Acarology, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv.

 

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

List of publications >>

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND RESEARCH VISITS

2005 Ц (three months) Laboratory of Physiopathology, Institute of Parasitology PAS, Warsaw, Poland. Host: Prof. Wladyslaw Cabaj. Scholarship from Mianowski Fund.

2010 Ц (one week) Laboratory of Unicellular Parasitic, Institute of Parasitology PAS, Warsaw, Poland. Host: prof. I. Wita. Research project in the framework of exchange between Polish Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine 2009-2011.

2012 Ц (one week) Department of Parasitic Diseases, Institute of Parasitology SAS, Kosice, Slovak Republic. Host: Zuzana Hurnikova, MVDr., PhD. Research project in the framework of exchange between Slovak Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2010-2013).

2013 Ц (one week) Department of Parasitic Diseases, Institute of Parasitology SAS, Kosice, Slovak Republic. Host: Doc. MVDr. Branislav Petko, DrSc., Zuzana Hurnikova, MVDr., PhD. Research project in the framework of exchange between Slovak Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2010-2013).

2014 - (three months) Department of Vector-Borne Diseases, Institute of Parasitology SAS, Kosice, Slovak Republic. Host: Doc. MVDr. Branislav Petko, DrSc. Scholarship from the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic.

2015, 2016 Ц (three months each year) Department of Medical Zoology, Institute of Zoology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic. Host: MVDr. Marketa Derdakova, PhD. Scholarship from the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic.

 

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

2005 Ц Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists.

2009-2014 Ц Young Scientists Organization in the Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv.

2012 Ц Ukrainian Entomological Society.

2016 Ц Slovak Society of Parasitologists.

 

LANGUAGES

Ukrainian (native), Russian, English, Slovak, Polish.


 

ResearchGate profile Ц https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yuliya_Didyk

Google Scholar profile Ц https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=iPe50jUAAAAJ&hl=en

     

I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, 2004-2017