MSc/PhD Program
Darina Khimich
First Name:
Darina

Last Name:
Khimich

Country:
Ukraine

 

 

 

 



Darina Khimich

EDUCATION

College / University:
1992 - 1994: Student at the Medical Lyceum, Kiev
1994 - 2000: Student at the National Medical University, Dept. of General Medicine, Kiev

Highest Degree:
Diploma of General Physician (general doctor, June 2000)

Major Subjects:
Medicine

Lab Experience:
Different electrophysiological techniques: extracellular recordings with sharp electrode; patch-clamp whole-cell recordings; fluorometrical intracellular Ca2+ measurement with Fura; slice preparations; acute neurons isolation

Projects / Research:
Effects of hyperforin and other substances on P-type Ca2+ channels in rat cerebellum Purkihje neurons; inactivating effects of prolonged glutamate application on excitatory synaptic transmission in CA1 and CA3 zones of hippocampal slices using extracellular recordings of spike activity
1998 - 1999: Assistant in the Dept. of the Chemical Purification of Water, Kiev psychoneurological hospital No.3
June 1999 - 2000: Research assistant at the Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Dept. of Cellular Membranology, supervisor Prof. Dr. Krishtal

Scholarships:
From histology and physiology at university olympiads

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

I wish to be a scientist because the discoveries in neuroscience will be the basis of medicine and treatment of many human diseases. Cognitive neuroscience.