Ukrainian cryobiologist was awarded a prize “USA-Ukraine: Biotechnology Initiative”

In recent years, Ukrainian research institutions and biotechnology enterprises have succeeded to make some breakthrough in the field of cell biology, which has not gone unnoticed by the foreign scientific community.

On November 12, 2018, the CEO Club in Kiev hosted the awarding ceremony for the winners of the “40 new leaders under 40 in the field of biotechnology” competition, organized by the US-Ukraine Foundation. The deputy director of the Cryobank Volodymyr Shablii, PhD was awarded the prize “USA-Ukraine: a biotechnological initiative.”

Established in 1991, the non-profit organisation US-Ukraine Foundation deals with the issues of strengthening democracy in Ukraine, reforming the free market, and human rights in Ukraine.

President of the US-Ukraine Foundation Nadia McConnell, the first US ambassador to Ukraine Roman Popadyuk and the main sponsor, a co-founder of the biotechnology company Cygnus Technologies, Irene Joseph took part in the official closing remarks event of the competition.

The Association of Cryobanks congratulates the scientist of the Institute of Cell Therapy Volodymyr Shablii on one more award and well-deserved recognition of the Cryobank team’s scientific achievements, the latter is a co-founder and a full member of the Association.

Among other prestigious awards of Volodymyr Shablii are the prizes of the International Fedration of Placenta Associations (IFPA) in 2016 and 2017, the International Placenta Stem Cells Society (IPLASS) in 2014, and others.

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