Hristova - Master Of Biological Science - Sofia, Sofia-city, Bulgaria

Lyubov Hristova

Sofia, Sofia-city, Bulgaria

Services

Master Of Biological Science

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Summary:

Plant Biotechnology

Work History

Ph. D. student

Sofia University

2013: Antioxidant and anti-cancer activity of in vitro cultures of two medicinal plants from the Bulgarian Flora, Lamium album L. (white dead nettle) and Artemisia chamaemelifolia Vill. (mountain wormwood), № 23/2013, Bulgarian Science Fund, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Ph. D. student

Asteraceae

Micropropagation of the critically endangered species for the territory of Bulgaria Artemisia chamaemelifolia Vill. (Asteraceae) - opportunity for ex situ conservation', № 22/2012, Bulgarian Science Fund, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria.

PhD

Sofia University

From June 2010

Young scientist

Bulgarian Science Fund, Ministry of Education and Science

2008: Increasing the capacity of young scientists in studying, conservation and sustainable use of the plant and fungal biodiversity of Bulgaria, BG051PO001/07/3.3-02/70/17.06.2008, Bulgarian Science Fund, Ministry of Education and Science, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Research assistant (biotechnologist)

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

October 2003 - August 2008

, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Biotechnological Laboratory for Medicinal Plants, October 2003 - August 2008.
● Prepared nutrition medium, micro- and macro-salt solutions, ph adjustment.
● Worked with autoclave, deionized-water and distilled-water systems.
● Performed in vitro microrpopagation of bulbous plants, seeds and fresh explants of sandy-dunes plants.
● Performed lab-scale bioreactor cultivation of Leucojum aestivum (summer snowflake).
● Prepared Master's thesis.
● Prepared tables, graphs, fact sheets, and written reports summarizing research results.
● Prepared, manipulated, and managed extensive databases.
● Provided assistance in the design of experiments.
● Prepared and published scientific papers, attended conferences.

Lab assistant

Toxicology Laboratory, Institute of Neurobiology

November 2003 - August 2008

Performed extraction of Amaryllidaceae alkaloids from cultures of summer snowflake.
● Prepared samples for HPLC analysis (methanol extraction in ultrasonic bath, concentration, dissolution, evaporation with liquid nitrogen).
● Worked with deionized-water and distilled-water systems.
● Prepared tables, graphs and written reports summarizing research results.
● Provided assistance in the design of surveys.

" - NATO SfP Project "Bioproduction

Alternative approaches of bioproduction of alkaloids and active substances from Bulgarian rare and threatened medicinal plants" - NATO SfP Project "Bioproduction", SfP 974453, Biotechnological Laboratory for Medicinal Plants, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Toxicology Laboratory, Institute of Neurobiology, Bulgarian Academy of Science, NATO Science for Peace, 2001 - 2006.


LANGUAGES
ENGLISH
Writing proficient
Reading proficient
Speaking proficient
Certificate in Advanced English

Research Associate

Bulgarian Academy of Scienses

October 2003 - July 2008

University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate

From June 1998

First Certificate in English
University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, License 966BG0020179
June 1996

FRENCH
Writing primary
Reading primary
Speaking primary

RUSSIAN
Writing primary
Reading basic
Speaking primary

Qualifications & Certifications

Maths and Science High School, Kyustendil

vitro cultivation of some members of genus Artemisia

Sofia University

Biotechnology

Sofia University

ПМГ Емануил Иванов Кюстендил

СУ "Климент Охридски" - гр. София

Biology Faculty

Sofia University

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