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Komisarenko, Prof. Serhiy Vassiliovych free

Komisarenko, Prof. Serhiy Vassiliovych free

MD; PhD

Born 9 July 1943; s of late Prof. Vassiliy Komisarenko and Lubov Drosovska-Komisarenko; m 1970, Natalia Ignatiuk; one d

Director, Palladin Institute of Biochemistry, since 1998; Academician-Secretary, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, since 2004

Education

Ukrainian-English Sch., Kiev; Kiev Med. Inst. (MD with dist. 1966); Kiev Univ.; Inst. of Biochem., Kiev (PhD 1970); Inst. of Molecular Biology, Kiev (DSc 1989)

Career

Palladin Institute of Biochemistry, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kiev: Jun., then Sen. Scientific Researcher, 1969–75; Scientific Sec., 1972–74; Hd of Dept, 1975–92; Prof. of Biochem., 1989; Dir, 1989–92; Dep. Prime Minister, Ukraine, 1990–92; Ambassador of Ukraine to UK, 1992–98, and to Ireland, 1995–98. Visiting Scientist: Pasteur Inst., Paris, 1974–75; Sloan-Kettering Cancer Inst., NY, 1981. Chairman: Nat. Commn on Biosafety, 2007–; Bd, Internat. Foundn of the Ukrainian Nat. Heritage, 2007–; Mem., Bd of Dirs, British-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, 2010–. President: Ukrainian Biochem. Soc., 1999–; Ukrainian Inst. for Peace and Democracy, 1999–; Special Olympics, Ukraine, 2002–; Ukrainian Biosafety Assoc., 2013–. Hon. Prof., Odesa Nat. Univ., 2010. Member: Ukrainian Nat. Acad. of Scis, 1991; Ukrainian Acad. of Med. Scis, 1993. Hon. DSc: Kingston, 1997; N London, 1997. Ukrainian State Award, 1979; Ukrainian State Order of Merit (III degree), 1996, (II degree), 1998, (I degree), 2013; Ukrainian State Order of Yaroslav the Wise (V degree), 2005; Order of Friendship (China), 2012; Ukrainian State Order of Freedom, 2018

Publications

Radiation and Human Immunity, 1994; Structure and Biological Activity of Bacterial Biopolymers, 2003; Biochemistry and Biotechnology for Modern Medicine, 2013; Molecular Mechanisms of Foundation and Degradation of Fibrin, 2013; Nanosize Systems and Nanomaterials, 2014; numerous articles on biochem. and immunology; also articles on Ukrainian culture and politics

Recreations

music, alpine skiing, clay pigeon shooting, lawn tennis, swimming

Address

Palladin Institute of Biochemistry, 9 Leontovicha Street, Kyiv, 01030

Ukraine

(44) 2345974

svk@biochem.kiev.ua, serhiykom@gmail.com