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Ludmia Taranova

Ludmia Taranova, Ukrainian biologist, researcher.

Background

  • Taranova, Ludmia was born on August 17, 1945 in Kiev, Ukraine. Daughter of Anatol Taranov and Bella Taranova.

  • Education

    • Diploma in biology, Kiev State University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, Institute Microbiology and Virology, Ukraine, 1978. Doctor of Science in Ecology, Dnipeopetzovsk University, Ukraine, 1994.

    Career

    • Engineer Kiev (Ukraine) State University, 1967—1971. Postgraduate student Institute Colloid and Water Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine, 1971—1974, senior researcher Ukraine, 1974—1999, head department Ukraine, 1999—2000. Head department environmental biotechnology Institute Biocolloidal Chemical National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine, 2000—2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in selection of highly active sufactants degrading bacterial strains and other xenobiotics. Research in investigation of main bacterial degradation pathways of xenobiotics. Research in genetic basis for biodegradation of surfactants.

      Research in creation of cells sensor based on degrading bacteria for surfactant detection. Research in selection of degrading bacteria with mutually excluding selectivity for multisensor sys. Development of new biotechnological detoxification processes.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Microbial Purification of Waste Water from Surfactants, 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals and over 100 research papers.

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Igoz Zhukov (divorced ). 1 child Sezgey.
    • father: Anatol Taranov
    • mother: Bella Taranova
    • spouse: Igoz Zhukov
    • child: Sezgey Taranova
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    Born August 17, 1945
    (age 71)
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    • 1967
      Kiev State University
    • 1978
      Institute Microbiology and Virology
    • 1994
      Dnipeopetzovsk University
    • 2002
      head, department environmental biotechnology Institute Biocolloidal Chemical National Academy Sciences
      Ukraine
    • 1967 - 1971
      Engineer, Kiev (Ukraine) State University
    • 1971 - 1974
      postgraduate student Institute Colloid and Water Chemist, ry
      Ukraine