2018 – present – postdoctoral researcher, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Comparative Genetics and Functional Genomics, Uppsala University, Sweden.


2013 – 2018Ph.D. in Evolutionary Functional Genomics, Department of Ecology and Genetics, Uppsala University, Sweden.

2011 – 2013Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Evolutionary Biology (MEME)

  • 1st semester – Uppsala University, Sweden.

  • 2nd semester – University of Montpellier II, France.

  • 3rd semester – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany.

  • 4th semester – Harvard University, USA.

2009 – 2010M.Sc. in Biology, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine.

2005 – 2009B.Sc. in Biology, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine


  • Design of experiments
  • Population genetics analyses on genomic data
  • Gene expression analyses (RNA-Seq and microarray)
  • Functional analyses of genomic data
  • Programming in Python, R, awk, Shell, Scala
  • Git version control
  • Snakemake workflow management
  • R Markdown and Jupyter Notebooks
  • Proficient in Linux OS
  • LaTeX writing
  • Scientific writing
  • Public speaking
  • Online and offline teaching

Research Experience

Please, see my Research page for the description of the projects I worked on.

Teaching Experience

My PhD program included 20% of teaching. I taught the practical parts of the following courses:

  • Genome Bioinformatics
  • Genome Sequence Data Analyses
  • Population Genetics Analyses
  • Big Data Analysis with Apache Spark (genomic data)
  • R project
  • Evolutionary Processes

I also teach how to use Linux and open-source software on YouTube.

Internship and Training

25 – 27 Mar, 2019Sustainable Software Development, Stockholm, Sweden.

25 – 27 Mar 2018 - Population Genetics and Big Data workshop, Uppsala, Sweden.

26 Nov 2017 - Jan 5 2018 - Course project, Scalable Data Science course, Uppsala, Sweden.

13 Jan 2017 - “To awk or not to…”, Uppsala, Sweden.

24 Oct - 4 Nov 2016 - Course project, Practical python programming course, Uppsala, Sweden.

19 – 28 June 2015 – Research visit to Stephen Wright Lab, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

24 – 25 Mar 2015 – Approximate Bayesian Computation by Daniel Wegmann, Uppsala University, Sweden.

16 – 27 Jan 2012 – European course of Comparative Genomics, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Lyon, France.


Please, see my Publications page for the list of papers.

Grants and Awards

2013SMBE Travel Grant Award to attend the SMBE Annual Conference in Chicago, USA.

2013National Geographic Society’s Global Exploration Fund for the project “Hidden biodiversity on the Roof of the World”, an expedition to the Pamir Mountains (Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan).

2011 – Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for Master’s studies (2-years MEME program).


  • English (TOEFL ibt 102)
  • Ukrainian (native)
  • Russian (native)
  • Swedish (SFI level C)