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Ludmia Taranova

biologist , researcher

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, tennis.

Connections

Married Igoz Zhukov (divorced ). 1 child Sezgey.

father:
Anatol Taranov

mother:
Bella Taranova

spouse:
Igoz Zhukov

child:
Sezgey Taranova