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CURRICULUM VITAE
Family name   Trusova (Ioffe)
First name   Valeriya
Date of birth   9 August 1984
Institution   V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
Department   Department of Nuclear and Medical Physics
Correspondence address   4 Svobody Sq., Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine
Phone   +380 57 343-82-44
E-mail:   valtrusova@yahoo.com; vtrusova@yandex.ru
Education
  • 2001-2006: M. Sc. Degree in Biophysics with the highest honours from V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Department of Biological Physics, School of Radiophysics
  • 2005 (July) – pre-graduate training at Helsinki Biophysics and Biomembrane Group, University of Helsinki
  • 2001-2007: M. Sc. Degree in English philology with the highest honours from V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Department of English philology and translation, School of Foreign languages
  • 2006-2008: Post-Graduate course at the Department of Biological and Medical Physics, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, working on PhD thesis “Lysozyme interactions with model lipid membranes”. Supervisor Prof. Gorbenko G.P.
  • 2008: Awarding the PhD degree in Physics & Mathematics, Biophysics from the Scientific Council of V.N. Karazin Kharkov National University
  • Professional positions
  • 2004-2005: Research Assistant, Department of Biological and Medical Physics, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
  • 2006-2008: Junior Researcher, Department of Biological and Medical Physics, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
  • 2008-2009: Researcher, Department of Biological and Medical Physics, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
  • 2009-Present: Senior Researcher, Department of Nuclear and Medical Physics, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
  • Awards
  • 2005 (May) – 1st prize in Young Scientist Paper Contest, V.N. Karazin Kharkov National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • 2005 (July) – travel grant from IUPAC to attend the 15th International Conference on Chemical Thermodynamics, Moscow, Russia
  • 2006 – travel grant from University of Sofia to attend International Symposium on Organic Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2007 (July) – travel grant from EBSA to attend the VI European Biophysics Congress, London, UK
  • 2007 (August) – B.I. Verkin Post-graduate Scholarship in Biophysics, Ukraine
  • 2007 (September) – travel grant from Unilever Research to attend 10th Conference on Methods and Applications of Fluorescence, Salzburg, Austria
  • 2007 (October) – B.I. Verkin Post-graduate Scholarship Award in Biophysics, Ukraine
  • 2008 (April) – Ukraine Cabinet Council Scholarship for PhD students
  • 2008 (October) – I.E. Tarapov Fellowship for young researchers in Physics, Ukraine
  • 2009 (April) – 1st prize in Young Scientist Contest in Kharkov Region, Ukraine
  • 2009 (September) – travel grant from ChemoTravel to attend 11th Conference on Methods and Applications of Fluorescence, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2009 (September) – Yu. Sapronov Fellowship for young researchers in Physics, Ukraine
  • 2009 (November) – Short-term Fellowship from Human Frontier Science Program
  • 2011 (May) – Young scientist award from the President of Ukraine
  • Areas of professional interests and expertise
  • Structural biology (membrane biophysics, protein-lipid interactions)
  • Fluorescence spectroscopy (methods, instrumentation, data acquisition and analysis)
  • Theoretical biophysics and numerical modeling, programming
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