ALEX NESKIN

CO-FOUNDER OF PETCUBE

ALEX NESKIN

CO-FOUNDER OF PETCUBE

He has turned his own problem into an international startup that is now helping hundreds of thousands of people (and animals) across the globe.

ANDRII TYMOSHENKO

FOUNDER

ANDRII TYMOSHENKO

FOUNDER

The founder of Live Animations, a company that transforms books into interactive adventures and creates augmented reality for customers around the world.

OLEKSII SHEVCHENKO AND MAX LYTVYN

CO-FOUNDERS

OLEKSII SHEVCHENKO AND MAX LYTVYN

CO-FOUNDERS

Co-founders of Grammarly, the world’s leading spelling and grammar checker service in English.

JAN KOUM

IDEOLOGIST

JAN KOUM

IDEOLOGIST

An ideologist of the WhatsApp messenger that is used by over a billion people.

MAX LEVCHIN

CO-FOUNDER

MAX LEVCHIN

CO-FOUNDER

Co-founder of the international PayPal payment system, which is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

OLEKSANDR DEMCHENKO

BIOPHYSICIST

OLEKSANDR DEMCHENKO

BIOPHYSICIST

He has discovered and introduced new methods of fluorescence cell research that are now being used around the world. The researcher in the fields of molecular biophysics, protein and membrane spectroscopy. He successfully developed new spectroscopic methods of analysis. He has taught and collaborated with universities in different countries and has one of the highest citation rates in Ukraine.

PETRO STAROKADOMSKYI

IMMUNOLOGIST

PETRO STAROKADOMSKYI

IMMUNOLOGIST

He has discovered and researched rare XLPDR syndrome. As a result of his work, a new type of biomolecule was discovered and prototypes of drugs were developed for the treatment of cancer, autoimmune and viral diseases.
Born and raised in Lviv, he got his Ph.D. in Kyiv, and he lives and works in the United States. In addition to the discovery of XLPDR, he is actively promoting science, in particular, on the pages of his own blog. The author of researches on philosophy of science and theoretical biology.

SEMEN YESYLEVSKYI

BIOPHYSICIST

SEMEN YESYLEVSKYI

BIOPHYSICIST

He developed an important concept of dynamic domains in proteins and created an analytical theory of multi-ion simple grid diffusion.
Born in Kyiv, he is currently working in France. He is engaged in advanced research on the intersection of biology, physics and information technology, enabling the creation of new effective drugs. An active promoter of science and critical thinking.

SERHII SHARAPOV

THEORETICAL PHYSICIST

SERHII SHARAPOV

THEORETICAL PHYSICIST

A Ukrainian scientist who is thanked by Nobel laureates. He envisaged important features of one of the key materials of our time – graphene.
He worked in many countries around the world, but returned to Ukraine. In addition to teaching and scientific work, he is actively fighting plagiarism and pseudoscience.

VITA YEFREMOVA

NEUROBIOLOGIST

VITA YEFREMOVA

NEUROBIOLOGIST

She works at the cutting-edge of stem cell research to combat rare brain diseases.
Born in Bila Tserkva, she is currently working on stem cell research at the Institute of Reconstructive Neurobiology in Bonn, Germany. She got Bachelor and Master Degree at the Faculty of Biology of Taras Shevchenko National University, Department of Cytology, Histology and Developmental Biology. She specializes in cell biology. After that she moved to Germany to work on her doctoral thesis.