Department of Human and Animal Physiology

Head of Department

Olga Makarenko 


Doctor of sciences in biology, leading researcher 

The Secretary of the Department Tetiana Kolomiychuk, senior lecturer 

Employees of the Department

Staff teachers:

staff physiology

  1. Olga Makarenko, doctor of sciences in biology, leading researcher
  2. Tetiana Gladkiy, candidate of sciences in biology, associate professor, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Biology
  3. Lydia Siomik, candidate of sciences in biology, associate professor
  4. Hanna Maikova, candidate of sciences in biology, associate professor
  5. Maya Tkachenko, candidate of sciences in pedagogics, associate professor
  6. Tetiana Kolomiychuk, senior lecturer
  7. Olga Pavlichenko, senior lecturer

Research-accessory staff:

  1. Tetiana Buzyka, biologist
  2. Lydia Eberle, senior assistant
  3. Tetiana Mohilevska, senior assistant

Department Specialization - human and animal physiology.

Main directions of scientific activity:

  • Study of the mechanisms of action of physiologically active substances on the various systems of the organism in conditions of experimental pathological states
  • Investigation of the influence of dysbiosis and immunodeficiency on the physiological state of the vitally important systems of the organism
  • Effect of fatty acid compound of food fat on the physical working capacity of animals
  • Influence of nutritional factors on the state of microbiocenosis
  • Study and modeling processes of the functioning of the neurotransmitter systems of the central nervous system 

Partners of Department, international cooperation

  • State establishment “The Institute of Stomatology and maxillo-facial surgery National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine” (Odessa)
  • Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine named after Filatov (Odessa)
  • Physical and chemical institute of name A.V. Bogatsky NAN of Ukraine, Lyustdorfskaya Lane, 86, City of Odessa, Ukraine, 65000
  • Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Bogomolets (Kiev)
  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of Biology, Volodymyrska Street, 60, City of Kyiv, Ukraine, 01601
  • Gerontology Institute of the NAS of Ukraine (Kiev)
  • Institute of Physiology named after Sechenov (Saint-Petersburg)
  • Moscow University named after MV Lomonosov
  • Military Medical Academy named after SM Kirov (Saint-Petersburg)
  • Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université Laval (Canada)
  • London Institute of Neurology (UK)
  • Barrow Neurological Institute (USA).

Most of the graduates of the Department of Human and Animal Physiology working in medical and scientific research institutions of Odessa and other cities of Ukraine, for example, in the Odessa National Medical University, in the Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine named after Filatov (Odessa), in the Institute of Physical chemistry of NAS of Ukraine named after AV Bogatsky (Odessa), in the Institute of physiology NAS Bogomolets (Kiev). Department scientists (Turkin VV, Timofeev IV, Lopantsev VE, Topolnik EV, Zakharchenko AA, Silantyev SA) were invited to the training, and then to permanent work in foreign institutions and universities (Québec-Université Laval (Canada), Barrow Neurological Institute (USA), London Institute of Neurology (UK), Washington University (USA) and others.). Furthermore graduates of the Department work in schools, in medical laboratories in various fields of activity, pharmacy management institutions.


Dvoryanskaya str., 2,Odessa, 65082
Reception (38-048)723-52-54
Phone/fax (38-048)723-35-15


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