Dr. Vitaliy A. Kharchenko

Department of Parasitology
I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology
vul. B. Khmelnyts'kogo, 15
Kyiv UKRAINE 01601

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SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:

Rhabditids and Strongylids Nematodes - parasites of vertebrates, their taxonomy and phylogeny. Parasites of stock (horses, cattle and sheep) and game animals and their control. Problems of helminths resistance to drugs. Using predator fungi against parasitic nematodes.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

Master degree: Kyiv State University; Biological Sciences, June 1982.

Candidate of biological sciences degree (= doktorat): K.I. Skrjabin All-Union Institute of Helminthology , 18 November 1987, Moscow, USSR. Diploma: candidate of biological sciences; specialization: helminthology.

Doctor Habilitate degree: W.Stefanski Institute of Parasitology of Polish Academy of Sciences, 14 March 2003, Warsaw, Poland. Diploma: Doctor Habilitate; specialization: parasitology.

Senior Researcher: Institute of Zoology,  12 November, 2003, Kyiv, Ukraine.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1975-1978: Laboratory assistant, from 1976 concurrent with studies in Kyiv University, Kyiv's Institute of General & Communal Hygiene, Ukraine.

1978-1987: Senior laboratory assistant, till 1982 concur-rent with studies in Kyiv University, Institute of Zoology, Kyiv, Ukraine.

1987-1988: Junior Researcher, Institute of Zoology, Kyiv, Ukraine.

1988-1991: Researcher, Institute of Zoology, Kyiv, Ukraine.

1991-2002: Senior Researcher, Institute of Zoology, Kyiv, Ukraine concurrent with position of Scientific Secretary of the Publishing Council of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

2002-2014: Leading Researcher, Institute of Zoology, Kyiv, Ukraine

2003: Scientific Director, the same Institute

2014: Head of Department of Parasitology concurrent with position of Scientific Director, the same Institute.

AWARDS AND HONORS

1998 - I. I. Schmalhausen Award of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine for the monograph "Strongylids of domestic and wild horses" published in 1994.

2005 - Diploma of the Cabinet of Ministry of Ukraine

2007 - Diploma of the Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

2013 - Medal "Labour Glory" of International Academy of Rating Technologies and Sociology «Golden Fortune»

SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES

62 papers have been presented at scientific meetings in Armenia, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, India, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Ukraine, USA, Mexico.

FIELD WORK EXPERIENCE

Ukraine, all regions.

SERVICE

1991-1999 - Scientific secretary of helminthological section of Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists.

2002 – 2004 - Scientific editor of Ukrainian edition of "Scientific America".

2002-2013 – Scientific secretary of Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists.

2003 – Deputy Editor of Ukrainian scientific zoological journal “Vestnik Zoologii"
Presentation on the conference
Ukrainian Science in the Global Information Space 2012 [In Ukrainian]

2004 – Member of Scientific Council of I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology.

2004 – Vice-Head of Scientific Council on reserve affairs and reserve activities of Department of General Biology NAS of Ukraine

Translator in Ukrainian of Ukrainian Edition Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary 29e

Scientific Editor of Ukrainian Edition of book by K. Niewiadomska, T. Pojmańska, B. Machnicka, A. Czubaj "Zarys parazytologii ogólnej" Kyiv, Naukova Dumka, 2006.

2010 - Member of Polish Parasitological Society

2011 – Scientific Editor of "Vestnik Zoologii" Supplement issue N25. Tytar V. M. Analysis of home ranges in species: an approach based on modeling the ecological niche.

2011 – Editorial Board Member of "Fauna of Ukraine"

2012  – Editorial Board Member of "Zoology and Ecology"

2012 – Editorial Board Member of  "Tropical Parasitology"

2011-2012 – Editorial Board Member for the 4th volume of Selected scientific works of academician V.I.Vernadsky: Geochemistry of living matter (book 1) and (book 2) dedicated to dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the scientist.

2013 –  Vice-President of Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists.

2014  –  Vice-Head of Scientific and Technical Council of Black Sea Biosphere Reserve NAS of Ukraine

 

2015  –  Member of Scientific and Technical Council of Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine

2017  –   Secretary of  the Commission of the Red Book of Ukraine

SHORT RESEARCH VISITS

1985-1987 – several short research visits to K. I. Skrjabin All-Union Helminthological Institute, Moscow, Russia.

1991, 2001, 2006Central Laboratory of General Ecology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.

1995, 2003Agricultural Research Center, USDA, Beltsville. USA.

1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2013 –  W.Stefanski Institute of Parasitology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.

1997 – University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa.

2002 – Lithuanians Veterinary Institute, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2007 –  Institute of Biology Karelian Research Centre of RAS, Petrozavodsk, Russia

2007 – Parasitological Institute Slovak Academy of Sciences,  Kosice, Slovak Republic

2008 – X European Multicolloquium of Parasitology, Paris, France

2009International Scientific Conference "Rediscovering Eastern Europe", University  of Bialystok, Poland.

2010 XXII Congress of Polish Parasitological Society Puławy, Poland.

2010 – the 6th International Colloquium for Working Equids., New Delhi, India.

2011 –  The International conference «Biological diversity and conservation problems of the fauna of the Caucasus».
September 26-29, 2011, Yerevan, Armenia.

2011 – Hebei Normal University, Shijazhuang, China. Presentation "Taxonomical and Ecological Researches of Horse’s Strongylidae in Ukraine" was made for students of Hebei Normal University (Shijazhuang) and Hebei University of Ingineering (Handan).

2012 – XI European Multicolloquium of Parasitology, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

2013 XXIII Congress of Polish Parasitological Society Szklarska Poręba-Piechowice, 4-7 September 2013, Poland.

2016  XXIV Congress of Polish Parasitological Society  5-8 September 2016, Krakow.

2016 – The International  Scientific Conference on the subject of "Caucasus Ecosystem: Past, Present and Future (80 years of the Zoological Investigations of the Caucasus". Baku (Azerbaijan) on November 23-24, 2016

TEACHING

1989: Part time assistant of chair of Zoology, Biological Faculty, Kyiv University, Ukraine.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Totally 145 titles of which 2 monograph, 70 original papers (66 of them published after obtaining a doctoral degree), 62 congress abstracts. List of publications is here.

GRANTS

1994 - Individual grant from the International Science Foundation (ISF), USA for study of horse strongylids.

1994 - Research grant from the ISF, USA.

1994 - Travel Grant from the ISF, USA for the participation in the VIII International Congress of Parasitology. Izmir, Turkey.

1995 - Travel Grant from the US Department of Agriculture for visiting Agricultural Research Center, USDA, Beltsville. USA.

1997 - Travel Grant from Organizing Committee for the participation in the 16th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Sun City, South Africa.

1999 - Travel Grant from Organizing Committee for the participation in the 17th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2000 - Travel Grant from Organizing Committee for the participation in the VIII European Multicolloquium of Parasitology, Poznan, Poland.

2002-2003 - Research grant from the CRDF, USA as a program-coordinator for study of comparative morphology, phylogenetic analyses and classification of strongylid nematode parasites of Equidae.

2011-2013 - Research grant from State Agency for Science, Innovation and Informatization of Ukraine fot study of biodiversity and phylogeny of the strongylids (Nematoda: Strongylidae) - parasites of domestic and wild horses and analysis of efficacy of the horse parasite control programs in Ukraine and China.

 

PROJECTS IN PROGRESS

1. Fauna, morphology and taxonomy of adult and larval stages of domestic and wild horses strongylids
    (Vet.Par. 156, 1-2)


    Identification Keys to Strongylid Nematode Parasites of Equids

2. Monitoring of parasitological situation among large game animals in Ukrainian reservations.


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