24 June 2021, Web-lecture by the DUAG member Prof. Andriy Luzhetskyy: “Innovative approaches for search and development of new biologically active compounds (antibiotics)”, in Ukrainian

We cordially invite you to the next online event within our “Science first hand” lecture series:

Prof. Andriy Luzhetskyy, Photo: private

SpeakerProf. Andriy LuzhetskyyHelmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI)/ Saarland University

Date: Thursday, 24 June 2021

Time: 18:00 – 19:30 (Berlin, CEST)/ 19:00 – 20:30 (Kyїv

Language: Ukrainian

Andriy Luzhetsky is the author of more than 140 scientific articles on genetic engineering, synthetic biology and the search for new biologically active compounds. Andriy graduated the Department of Genetics and Biotechnology of Ivan Franko Lviv National University (1994–1999). In 2003 he defended his dissertation under the supervision of Prof. Victor Olexandrovych Fedorenko and received the Eugen-Graetz award for the best thesis. From 2004 to 2010 he worked at the University of Freiburg at the Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, where he founded his own junior research group in 2006. Since 2011 he has been leading the research group of metabolic engineering of actinomycetes at the Helmholtz Institute of Pharmaceutical Research in Saarbrücken, Germany. In 2011, Andriy was awarded with the DECHEMA prize for junior researchers in natural products research and he wan an ERC Starting Grant “Exploitation of actinomycetes genomics using synthetic and system biology approaches” in 2012. Andriy Luzhetskyy has been Professor of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at Saarland University since October 2015. Andriy founded MyBiotech (Saarland, Germany), 1meal (Saarland, Germany) and Explogen (Lviv, Ukraine).

Announcement (in Ukrainian)

Meeting ID: 986 0565 6821

Passcode: 106871

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