Valentina A. Kratasyuk

Professor, Head, Department of Biophysics, Siberian Federal University (former Krasnoyarsk state university), Institute of Fundamental Biology and Biotechnology

E-mail: VKratasyuk@sfu-kras.ru
Phone: +7 (391) 206-20-72, 206-23-07, +7 967 608-56-43
Fax: +7 (391) 206-21-66
Address: 79 Svobodny pr., Room 13-08, 660041 Krasnoyarsk

CV (.pdf)

Education

  • Specialist, Biology (Biochemistry), Novosibirsk State University, School of Natural Science, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1975.
  • Kandidatskaya degree (Ph.D.), Biological Sciences (Biophysics), Institute of Biophysics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 1985.
  • Doctoral degree (D.Sc.), Biological Sciences (Biophysics), Institute of Biophysics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 1995.
  • Professor, Biological Sciences (Biophysics), Siberian Federal University (former Krasnoyarsk state university), 2003
  • Additional Education in program “Psychology”, Department of raising the level of lecturer's skills, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 2002
  • Additional Education in program “Computer technologies in education”, Department of raising the level of lecturer's skills, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 2004
  • Additional Education in program, Department of raising the level of lecturer's skills, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 2005
  • Additional Education in program, Department of raising the level of lecturer's skills, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 2005
  • Additional Education in Department of raising the level of lecturer's skills, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 2007-2008.
  • Additional Education in program Department of raising the level of lecturer's skills, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 2009.
  • Additional Education in program Department of raising the level of lecturer's skills, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 2014.

Current Position

  • Since 1999 — Professor, Head, Department of Biophysics, Institute of Fundamental Biology and Biotechnology, Siberian Federal University (former Krasnoyarsk state university), Krasnoyarsk
  • Since 1995 — Leading Researcher, Laboratory of Photobiology, Institute of Biophysics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Krasnoyarsk
  • Since 2007 — Courtesy Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department at the University of Florida (USA)
  • Since 2006 — Director of Research, Applied BioSystems, Ltd, Krasnoyarsk

Previous Positions

  • 1996–2003 — Professor, lecturer in Biology, Department of High School Pedagogy, Krasnoyarsk State University, Krasnoyarsk.
  • 1989–1996 — Lecturer in Biology, Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, Krasnoyarsk State University, Krasnoyarsk.
  • 1981–1994 — Researcher, post-doc, senior researcher, Laboratory of Photobiology, Institute of Biophysics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Krasnoyarsk.
  • 1975–1981 — Laboratory assistant, junior researcher, Laboratory of Photobiology, L.V.Kirensky Institute of Physics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Krasnoyarsk.
  • 1974–1975 — Laboratory assistant, Scientific Research Department, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk.

Research Interests

Mechanisms of bioluminescence, bioluminescent enzymatic biosensors, bioluminescent toxicity bioassays, bioluminescent analysis, biotechnological design, biochemistry, science education, education based on bioluminescence, history of sciences, immobilization of enzymes. bioluminescence, biotechnological design, biosensors, enzymatic toxicity bioassays, laboratory diagnostics, plant stress, storekeeping, ecological monitoring, luciferase, biotesting, soil, multicomponent immobilized reagent, coupled enzyme system.

  • Publications: more 250 (.pdf): 88 Referred Journal Articles, 3 Book Coauthored, 2 Books Edited, 3 Book Chapters, 16 Patents, more 100 Abstracts, 43 Meeting Papers, more 30 Education Publications, 3 Education Software Packages Developed and Other Publications
  • Patents: 16 patents (.pdf)
  • Grants: PI of more 40 grants (.pdf), superviser of young scientists in 9 grants (.pdf)
  • Conferences and Exhibitions: more 100 Russian and International (oral presentations)
  • 2013 – A letter of gratitude for the expertise of the project proposals for the Fulbright the student competition for 2014-2015 from Director of Fulbright Program in Russia, Joel Ericson, Ph.D., 17/09/2013.
  • 2013 - Certificate of attendance in nomination “Youth research and investment projects”
  • 2013- Gratitude (Commendation) from the Rating agency “Expert RA” for participation in the research of Russian institutes of higher education integrated rating
  • 2013-Certificate of attendance and presentation. We confirm that Kratasyuk Valentina attended the 3rd Joint Seminar on Environment and Climate Change 8th-10th July 2013 Seminar included within the international activities carried out by the International Campus of Excellence of the Sea (CEIMAR), the International Network of Chairs in Environment and Climate Change of the Siberian Federal University, ARCOPOL-PLUS Network and the Russian-Spanish University Centre. Contributing with the following oral presentations “Laboratory of Bioluminescence of the Siberian Federal University”, “Bioluminescent enzymatic biosensors: biotechnical design”, “Postgraduate programmes at SibFU”, “Bioluminescent enzyme technology for biotesting of water, soil and air – as a new tool in environmental monitoring”, “The Bioluminescent Practical Course for Forming Research Cometence Pupils”
  • 2013 – A letter of gratitude from Educational Department of closed administrative-territorial entity Zheleznogorsk city Administration for highly qualified job in Distance Open Theoretical and Practical Conference: «Challenges and Opportunities of Nuclear Industry for 7-10 grade pupils at the territory of State Corporation “ROSATOM” presence.
  • 2013 – Krasnoyarsk Scientific Research Foundation Award for participation in the Regional Exhibition “Science days in Krasnoyarsk Region2013”
  • 2013- Certificate of attendance and presentation. We confirm that Kratasyuk Valentina attended International Conference “Biodiagnostics in soil and adjoining areas evaluation”, Moscow State University, 4-6 February 2013.
  • 2012 – Krasnoyarsk Scientific Research Foundation Certificate for the project “Contemporary school bioluminescent practical training session”, the head of the project Kratasyuk Valentina, 2012.
  • 2012- A letter of gratitude from the Ministry of education and science of Krasnoyarsk Region “For long conscientious work, productive research and educational work in the field of Krasnoyarsk Region higher education”
  • 2012- A letter of gratitude from the rector of Siberian Federal University “For a high degree of proficiency, initiative and productive work, for the services to the university and owing to anniversary»
  • 2012 – The honorary degree “Honorary worker of Russian Federation Higher Education”. The Ministry of education and science of Russian Federation order: 31 № 1250/k-II. Certificate for the institutional award № 39742
  • 2012 – Certificate for participation in The 5th Municipal Assembly “Krasnoyarsk. Technologies of the Future”
  • 2012 - The Innovation Project and Scientific Research Results Contest Award, The 5th Municipal Assembly “Krasnoyarsk. Technologies of the Future”, April 2012.
  • 2012 – A letter of gratitude from SibFU “For contribution to secondary school students education, career guidance work and a proactive approach to life” ??в рамках реализации совместных проектов с образовательными учреждениями??
  • 2012 – A letter of gratitude from Educational Department of closed administrative-territorial entity Zheleznogorsk city Administration for highly qualified job in Distance Open Theoretical and Practical Conference: «Challenges and Opportunities of Nuclear Industry for 8-11 grade pupils at the territory of State Corporation “ROSATOM” presence.
  • 2012 – A letter of gratitude from Interdistrict Gifted Children Educational Resource Center “Krasnoyarsk Teacher Training College № 1named after M. Gorkiy” for Contribution in development of the gifted children cognition interest in the field of biology and physics and realization of the program “Selected chapters of biophysics”
  • 2010 - Award of the 5th International Competition “University book – 2010” in the nomination “The best electronic education publication” for the book “Information and communication technologies in scientific research”, 1 September 2010.
  • 2009 – “National ecology prize” winner in the nomination “Education for sustainable development” 2009, project “Ecology and business – antagonism, balance, symbiosis” www.ecoprize.ru. The winner certificate.
  • 2009 – The Ministry of education and science of Russian Federation Certificate of Honour “For long conscientious work, productive research and educational work in the field of higher education”
  • 2008 – Award of Siberian Federal University for scientific results and publications.
  • 2007 –Award of Siberian Federal University for scientific results and publications.
  • 2007 – A letter of gratitude from Eugene A. Vaganov, Member of the RAS, rector of Siberian Federal University “For a high degree of proficiency, initiative and productive work and public activities, for the services to the university и в связи с юбилейной датой”
  • 2007 – Award of The U.S. Russia Center for Entrepreneurship in competition “Business of Innovational technologies 2007”
  • 2007 – Named “ The Women of Year” , Krasnoyarsk, 2007
  • 2007 – Courtesy professor of Agricultural and Biological Engeneering Department, University of Florida, USA
  • 2005 – The Kennedy Space Center “In recognition of your continued support of NASA/KSC Education Programs
  • 2004-2005 - Fulbright Scholarship
  • 2004 – Named “The best professor of Krasnoyarsk” by Krasnoyarsk Region Local Administration
  • 2003 – Krasnoyarsk Region Governor Certificate of Honour for highly research results and qualified specialists training, Krasnoyarsk
  • 2003 – A letter of gratitude from Krasnoyarsk Regional Science Foundation for participation and contribution to the Science Foundation Council of experts, for highly qualified specialists training and moral support
  • 2002 – Award of Educational Department of Krasnoyarsk Region’s Administration “For significant contribution in developing of education, a high degree of proficiency, initiative and creative work”
  • 2002 – A letter of gratitude from rector of Krasnoyarsk State University “For long-term active scientific and pedagogical work if favor of the university, for highly qualified specialists training”
  • 2001 - Award “The best presentation of educational program “Bioluminescence as an educational tool” presented on the “Da Vinci, -Darwin, -Linnaeus, initiative (Public understanding of science and health, 2001), meeting of European Science and Technology Week (Florence, Italy)
  • 2001 - Named “Soros Professor” Selected and named by International Soros Science Education Program for outstanding contributions to world science and to science education
  • 2000 – Award "Outstanding scientists of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences"
  • 1998 - Named “Soros Associate Professor” by International Soros Science Education Program for outstanding contributions to world science and to science education
  • 1986 – Bronzed medal of USSR exhibition of national economy "For progress of scientific results"
  • 1982 – Medal “ Inventor of USSR” (1982)
  • 1978 – The best young researcher of Oktyabrsky district, Krasnoyarsk

Memberships

  • The Scientific Council of the International Society of Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence, the council.
  • The member, Organizing Committee of 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 International Symposium on Bio- and Chemiluminescence
  • The member of the International Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.
  • The member of Asian Federation of Biotechnology
  • The member of Russian Fulbright Alumni
  • The member of Russian Society of Biotechnologist
  • The member of Russian National Committee of Biophysicist
  • The member of Russian Society for Photobiology
  • The member of International Society on Bioencapsulation.
  • The member of Russian Biochemical Society.
  • The member of the European Society for Photobiology.

Member of editorial boards of the leading peer-reviewed journals

  • The editor, scientific journal “Proceeding of Siberian Federal University” (Biology), since 2007.
  • The editor, scientific journal “Proceeding of Krasnoyarsk state university”, 2004-2007.
  • The reviewer, scientific journal "Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry”, “Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology", " Pharmacognosy Research", " British Journal of Educational Technology ".

Membership of Academic and Scientific Councils

  • The council, The Academic Council of Federal State Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education “Siberian Federal University” since February 2011
  • The council, The Scientific Council for Ph.D.-degree and Doctor of Sciences, DM 212.099.15, Siberian Federal University.
  • The council, The Scientific Council for Ph.D.-degree and Doctor of Sciences D 003.007.01., Institute of Biophysics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences.
  • The council, The Academic Council of Institute of Fundamental Biology and Biotechnology, Siberian Federal University.
  • The council, The Academic Council of Physical Faculty, Siberian Federal University (former Krasnoyarsk state university), 1999 - 2007
  • The council, The Scientific Council for Ph.D.-degree and Doctor of Sciences – degree defended in Biophysics, Institute of Biophysics, Krasnoyarsk since 2001
  • The council, The Academic Council of Institute of Biophysics, Krasnoyarsk, 1997-2011.
  • The council, The Scientific Council К 212.099.02 for Ph.D.-degree defended in Ecology, Siberian Federal University (former Krasnoyarsk state university), Krasnoyarsk, since 2004

Scientific expertise

  • Expert, Global World Communicator Education and Science. The International Council of Scientists. Certificate № 0622. The participant of the survey in the third phase of the Worlwide Professional University Ranking program 2013/2014 –World Public Reputation of the Universities.
  • Expert, Advanced Research Foundation (Russia), since 2013.
  • Expert, Federal register of expert of the scientific and technical area, Scientific Research Institute – Federal Research Centre for Projects Evaluation and Consulting Services (SRI FRCEC), The Ministry of education and science of Russian Federation (Certificate № 02-00694 from 26.04.2012); the area of expertise: Biology and Medicine, since 2012.
  • The member of the Council of Experts of Krasnoyarsk Regional Innovation and Technology Business Incubator, the area of expertise: Innovations in biology and medicine, since 2012.
  • Expert, Institute of International Education, Inc., - Expertise of the Fulbright Program projects, area of expertise: Biology, Ecology, Education, since 2007г.
  • Expert, Science project competition of Far Eastern branch of RAS, the area of expertise: Biology and Ecology, since 2008.
  • The member of the jury of BIT Siberia Contest (Innovation Technology Business 2008, Innovation Technology Business 2009), the area of expertise: Innovations in biology and medicine, 2008 - 2009.
  • Advisor –expert, INTAS, the area of expertise: Biology, since 1998.
  • Expert, Educational and Methodical Council of SibREMC (Siberian Regional Educational and Methodical Center), the area of expertise: Biology, Ecology, Biophysics, since 2005.
  • Expert, Distance Open Theoretical and Practical Conference: «Challenges and Opportunities of Nuclear Industry», All-Russian Project «Rosatom School», since 2011.

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