National Academy of Science (Ukraine)
Andriy A. Sibirny received a B.S. in biology from the I. Franko Lviv State University (Ukraine), and a M.S. in biochemistry from the Lviv Division of Institute of Biochemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Since 1973 he was scientist, senior scientist, chief scientist of Lviv Division of Institute of Biochemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and since 1988 he is Head of the Department of Biochemical Genetics (since 2000, Department of Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology), above mentioned Institute (transformed in 2000 to Institute of Cell Biology). From 2000 to present he is Director of Institute of Cell Biology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv and since 1990s he is Professor of the Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Lviv State University, Professor of Biotechnology, Częstochowa Technical University (Poland) and Professor of Microbiology and Genetics, University of Rzeszów (Poland). From 2005 to present (simultaneously) he is Head of Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Rzeszów (Poland).
He received the follows Awards and Memberships: Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine (2008); Laureate of the State Award in the field of Science and Technology (2012); Decored with award “Honored for Wasraw University of Life Sciences, SGGW: with diploma and badge; Corresponding member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (field: Cell Biology) since 2003; Full member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (field: Yeast Biology) since 2012; Laureate of O.V. Palladin and Ilya Mechnikov awards of NAS of Ukraine for the series works in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology (2004) and molecular microbiology (2015), respectively; Chair of International Commission on Yeast of International Union of Microbiological Societies during 2008-2012 and Member of this Commission since 1987; Member of Finance and Policy Committee of the Community on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology since 1992; President of Ukrainian Society for Cell Biology, Member of Presidium of Ukrainian Biochemical Society, Member of Presidium and FEMS delegate of Society of Microbiologists of Ukraine, Member of Central Committee of Ukrainian Society of Geneticists and Breeders since 1987.
He was awarded by long-term research grant of G. Soros International Science Foundation (1994-1995); two NATO linkage grants (1995-1996, 2004-2005); two Fogarty International Research Collaboration Awards (1995-1998, 2002-2005); two CRDF grants (2002-2004, 2006-2008); eight INTAS grants (1994-1995; 1995-1998; 1996-1999; 2000-2002; 2001-2003, 2002-2004, 2004-2006, 2006-2008), two STCU grants (2007-2009, 2008-2009).
He was the Head of the Organizing Committee of 21st International Specialized Symposium on Yeasts “Biochemistry, Genetics, Biotechnology and Ecology of Non-conventional Yeasts”, Lviv, Ukraine, 2001; 12th International Congress on Yeasts (Kyiv, Ukraine, 2008) and 1st International Symposium on Non-conventional Yeasts (Lviv, Ukraine, 2011).
- Sibirny is co-author of more than 220 full-length scientific articles including three monograph and 100 papers in peer reviewed International scientific journals, 28 Patent Applications, 100 abstracts of oral and poster communications of conferences, including 40 plenary lectures on domestic and International scientific meetings. He is specialist in the field of biochemistry, genetics and biotechnology of non-conventional yeasts. The main topics of research activities: riboflavin and flavin nucleotide synthesis; regulation of methanol metabolism; the pathways of hydrogen peroxide and formaldehyde detoxification; glutathione metabolism; catabolite regulation; peroxisome biogenesis and degradation; biosensors.
He presented many seminars and invited lectures at many domestic and International laboratories and scientific meetings.