Mariya Kozak


Senior researcher, Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Clinical Biochemistry

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ORCID ID 0000-0002-2271-8529

Scopus Author ID 35724235000 

Education and professional activity

Lviv Physics and Mathematics Lyceum at Lviv Ivan Franko National University 1997-2000.

In 2005 she graduated from Lviv National University named after Ivan Franko (an honors diploma), qualification: biologist, geneticist, teacher of biology and chemistry

In 2005 she received a certificate of proficiency in a professional foreign language (English), Faculty of Foreign Languages, Ivan Franko National University, Lviv.

2003-2005 engineer of the Institute of Cell Biology of NAS of Ukraine.

2006-2009 postgraduate student at the Institute of Animal Biology of NAAS

In 2010 I received the degree of candidate of biological sciences, Biochemistry Speciality ("Biological features of blood immunoglobulins and the content of physiological prion in the brain and spleen of mice, which have been fed by the brain, meat and bone meal").

Since 2010 I have been working at the Institute of Animal Biology of NAAS, since 2018 as a senior researcher.

Research interests are

  • post-transcriptional mRNA degradation for controlled inhibition of gene expression in vitro and in vivo;

  • non-viral delivery systems for nucleic acids and proteins;

  • the development and testing of new substances with adjuvant properties in order to create effective and safe vaccines;

  • the development of new antimicrobial drugs and their testing.

Scientific achievements

author of 40 printed works in scientific journals and 15 articles - in journals indexed in scientometric databases, 2 patents of Ukraine.

Kozak M., Mitina M., Zaichenko A., Vlizlo V. Anionic polyelectrolytehydrogel as an adjuvant for vaccine development. Sci. Pharm. 2020; 88 (56): 1-13.(Scopus, Q2)

PEGylation of antibiotic enrofloxacin and its effects on the state of the antioxidant system in rats. O.M. Zelenina, V.V. Vlizlo, D.D. Ostapiv, V.Ja. Samaryk, I.A. Dron, M.R. Kozak, N.V. Kuzmina, B.O. Chernushkin, I.A. Maksymovych, M.I. Leno, V.I. Rusyn, O.I. Prystupa, V.L. Fedorovych, B.O. Lukashchuk, H.O. Zinko Ukrainian Journal of Ecology, 2021, 11(1), xx-xx, doi: 10.15421/2020_30x.(Web of Sci)

D.D.Ostapiv. Application of fluorescein copolymer to improve the specific character ofcounter-immunoelectrophoresis for diagnostics of animal infectious diseases /D.D. Ostapiv, N.V. Kuz’mina, М.R. Kozak, Shan Hu, V.V. Vlizlo, I.Ya. Kotsiumbas, S.M. Varvarenko, V.Ya. Samaryk, N.G. Nosova, M.V. Yakoviv// Ukr.Biochem.J. 2021; Том 93, № 1, січень-лютий, c. 104-112 (Scopus)

Козак М.Р. Ад’ювантнівластивостіполімерунаосновіакриловоїкислоти/ М.Р. Козак, А.В. Олійник, О.С. Заіченко, В.В. Влізло// Укр. біохім. журн. – 2013. Т.85, №3. – С. 69 – 73.(Scopus)