Lyudmyla Symochko was born in 24.06.1977 (Ukraine). Education: Master's degree of Ecology and Environment Protection (2000); Doctor's degree (PhD) by Specialty - 03.00.16 Ecology (2005); Associate Professor since 2008. Professional Career: Prof. Assoc., Dr., lecturer at the Faculty of Biology. Senior researcher at Scientific Research and Educational Centre of Molecular Microbiology and Mucosal Immunology, Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine. Symochko Lyudmya – is a specialist in environmental microbiology and soil ecology. Since 2008 she has focused on autecology and synecology researches of soil microbiota. Explores the soil resistome and the role of natural and transformed ecosystems as reserves of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms. She developing new and improving existing methods of bioindication and biotesting the edaphotops in different biogeocenosis. Held microbiological monitoring of soil in different types of ecosystems. Detects antibiotic-resistant opportunistic pathogens in the environment and provide they risk assessment to the human health. She works in different sciences and education projects in the field of environmental microbiology, food sequrity and ecology. Author of 4 books and over 120 scientific publications, incl. 55 in professional journals . Participant and co-organizer of numerous international congresses and conferences. Member of the editorial board of scientific journals: «American Journal of BioScience» (USA) www.sciencepublishinggroup.com; «Journal of Earth Science and Engineering» (USA) www.davidpublisher.org; «EC Microbiology» (USA) www.ecronicon.com/microbiology-articles.php; «International Journal of Ecosystems and Ecology Science» (USA) www.ijees.net/index.php.
Prof. Assoc., Dr. Lyudmyla Symochko Research interests are Environmental Microbiology; Biomedical and Life Sciences; Agriculture and Forestry; Microbial Ecology; Food Security; Bacterial Resistome.