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researcher , Science librarian

Svetla Baykoucheva, Bulgarian science librarian, researcher. Achievements include discovery of new metabolic pathway for beta-oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids in peroxisomes. Postdoctoral fellow, University Paris VI, International Atomic Energy Agency, 1983-1984.

Background

Baykoucheva, Svetla was born on November 8, 1946 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Daughter of Peter Baykouchev and Dimitrina Baykoucheva.

Education

Bachelor of Science in chemistry, Sofia University, Bulgaria, 1969. Master of Science in chemistry, Sofia University, Bulgaria, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in microbiology, Institute Microbiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, 1977.

Master of Science in library information science, Kent State University, Ohio, 1997.

Career

Head White Memorial Chemistry Library., University Maryland, College Park, since 2005. Assistant professor Institute Microbiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, 1977—1986, associate professor, 1987—1991. Senior research associate Department Medical Biochemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1991—1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of new metabolic pathway for beta-oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids in peroxisomes.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Translator: (book) I'm O.K. You're O.K. by Thomas Harris. Contributor articles to professional journals., editor scientific bulletin.

Membership

Member of Special Libs. Association, American Society Information Science & Technology, American Chemical Society (assistant chair, publication committee chemical information division 2007-2008, manager 1997—2005).

Connections

Married Simeon Naydenov, June 8, 1972. 1 child Vesselina Naydenova-Seculov.

father:
Peter Baykouchev

mother:
Dimitrina Baykoucheva

spouse:
Simeon Naydenov

child:
Vesselina Naydenova-Seculov Baykoucheva