In 2019, on the initiative of Academician Kivalov S.V., Faculty of Postgraduate Medical Education was established at the Odessa Medical Institute of the International Humanities University. At this faculty prepares bachelors and masters in the specialties "Medicine", "Dentistry" and "Pharmacy". The newly established faculty was headed by professor Polyasny Vyacheslav Oleksiiovych, Vice-Rector for Scientific and Medical Work of the International Humanities University.
Physicians' advanced training, which is carried out during the entire period of work of a doctor, can be carried out in pre-certification courses, internships, clinical internships, thematic improvement courses, etc. All variants of postgraduate education were introduced into the activities of the new faculty of the International Humanities University.
The main clinical bases of the University Clinic are its own bases (2 state-of-the-art dental clinics, own pharmacy), as well as the bases of the best public and private clinics in Odessa, such as the modern multidisciplinary clinic "Odrex", the sanatorium "White Acacia", the 1st Odessa city clinical hospital and other medical institutions of Odessa. With the students studying at the Odessa Medical Institute, the best teachers - professors and associate professors who have considerable experience in medicine, international recognition and who accompany the teaching process with modern medical equipment, conduct practical classes. The cadets have decent living conditions in the hostels and hotels of the International Humanities University, participate in scientific seminars and conferences traditionally held at the Odessa Medical Institute.
Also, on the basis of the Odessa Medical Institute of IHU there is a training using distance learning to confirm their professional competences, which allows doctors to improve their skills without leaving clinical practice, which is especially important for family doctors and dentists working in small cities and villages in Ukraine. .

Head of the Department of General and Clinical Pharmacology, professor, doctor of medical sciences Peklina G.P.

From the first days of its establishment the department of General and Clinical Pharmacology has been headed by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Peklina Нalina Petrivna.
In 1972 G.Peklina graduated from Odessa Medical Institute named after V.I. Pirogov. Then there was a postgraduate course at Leningrad Sanitary and Hygienic Institute Faculty of Therapy completed, under the guidance of D.M.Sc., Professor Shulutko B.I. The course was completed with the defense of candidate's dissertation on the topic: "Use of functional and morphological research methods for the detection of early kidney damage in rheumatoid arthritis and their dynamics in the use of paraffin isobutyl-propionic acid" in 1980 in the Rheumatism Institute Specialized Council of the USSR Medical Academy of Sciences in Moscow.
From 1984 to 1997 G.Peklina worked at Odessa Medical Institute named after V.I. Pirogov. Then the institute was renamed to the Odessa Medical University, where G.Peklina continued working, first as an assistant, then as an associate Professor and Head of Internal Diseases Department №2 at the Faculty of Advanced Physicians and, finally the dean of this faculty.
In 1990 after external doctoral degree studies G.Peklina defended her doctoral dissertation on the topic: "The Influence of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on the Kidney" at the 2nd Moscow Lenin’s Order Medical Institute Specialized Council. In 1990 she became a professor at the Department of Internal Diseases.
G.Peklina’s scientific research direction is internal diseases and clinical pharmacology. She is an author of 268 publications, eight inventions and eight innovative offers.
Basic pedagogical staff of the department includes associate professors and candidates of sciences.
Antipov Nikolay Grigorovich, Ph.D., Associate Professor, after a postgraduate course at the Pharmacology department of Odessa Medical Institute named after V.I. Pirogov and dissertation defense on the topic “Data on the toxic dynamics of hydrazine and the therapeutic effect of the new nicotinic acid derivative - nicotinoyl-dl-methionine - with hydrazine intoxication” in 1972, has been engaged in pedagogical activity for 45 years. He is an author of 35 scientific and methodological works, as well as two copyright certificates.
Later Khomenko T.V. and Mokienko S.V. have also become members of the department.
Khomenko Tetyana Vladimirovna, Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences, Associate Professor, about 30 years worked in the Chisinau Medical University, defended the dissertation in 1980 on the topic "The study of kubarbitacins and the selection of cucumber on the lack of bitterness". She is an author of 48 scientific and methodical works, six copyright certificates. Her teaching experience is 37 years.
Mokienko Svetlana Victorivna, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, worked at the National Medical University, defended the dissertation in 1976 on the theme "Improvement of methods for obtaining adenoviral complement antigen binding". She is an author of 76 scientific and methological works. Her teaching experience is 32 years.

Young specialists take an active part in the educational process of the department. Vyslovukh Anna Vasylivna after completing the Master’s course at Odessa University of Internal Affairs in 2009, has been working as a lecturer at the General and Clinical Pharmacology Department for about 7 years, and particularly pays her attention to the legislation in pharmacy. She is an author of 26 scientific and methodological works. Now she wants to continue her research and write a dissertation.
The colleagues, who combine their main work with that at the department, are:
Ali Pakhlevanzade, doctor of medical sciences, in 2004 he defended his Ph.D. dissertation on the theme: "Treatment of intra-articular fractures of major joints of the lower extremities", in 2007 he defended his doctoral dissertation on the topic: "Diagnosis of damage to knee meniscus. He is an author of 85 scientific and methodological works. His teaching experience is 18 years. Ali Pakhlevanzade is the head of the International Humanitarian University educational-methodological center for international educational programs.
Kolodenko Vladimir Aleksandrovich, doctor of medical sciences, professor, defended his doctoral dissertation on the topic: "Hygienic bases of sanitary protection areas for population’s marine water use in the conditions of secondary sources pollution formation of the marine environment". He is an author of 98 scientific and methodical works and one copyright certificate. His teaching experience is 27 years. For many years, the sanatorium-dispensary "White Acacia" has successfully functioned under his leadership.
Khajiradova Svetlana Konstantinovna, doctor of public administration, professor, defended her doctoral dissertation in 2006 on the theme: “Training for civil servants in vocational communication: conceptual foundations and technology modernization strategy”. She is an author of 216 scientific and methodological works. Her teaching experience is 24 years.
Shukayeva Olga Petrivna, Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences defended her candidate’s dissertation in 2014, on the topic: "Scientific ground for the quality of biological medicines assurance on the basis of an integrated approach". She is an author of 52 scientific and methodological works. Her teaching experience is 4 years.
The achievements of the Department of General and Clinical Pharmacology are close cooperation with the National Pharmaceutical University of Kharkiv, which manifests the joint scientific and methodological work in the form of training aids for students of the pharmaceutical faculty (OG Bashura, GP Peklina, VF Cheremisin "Dermatology". A manual for students of the specialty "Technology of perfumery and cosmetics", Tikhonov, Tikhonova, Musoyev, Peklina, and others. "Practice of pharmacy medicine technology". A manual is for students of higher educational institutions).
Annually the staff of the Department of General and Clinical Pharmacology participates in international scientific-practical conferences of the University, as well as conducts thematic all-Ukrainian conferences devoted to modern issues of pharmacology and pharmacy.

Odessa Medical Institute of the International humanitarian university was established in January 2009.
After the process of preparation and execution of documents, a license was granted for the provision of educational services by educational institutions related to obtaining higher education at the level of qualification requirements for a specialist.
The first license in the field of knowledge 1202 "Pharmacy" for the training of specialists in the field of "Technology of perfumery and cosmetics" was received for 25 people.
The educational process was based on approved educational programs of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
 The first admission campaign was completed in the 2010-2011 academic year and in 2011 got a license permitting the intake for 50 people for the preparation of a bachelor's degree students in Pharmacy.
In accordance with the curriculum several directions (general and clinical pharmacology, technology of medicines, medical chemistry, biology and pharmacognosy) were formed and a department of general and clinical pharmacology was created.
From the very first days of its foundation, the director of Odessa Medical Institute and Medical College of the International humanitarian university was appointed doctor of medical sciences, professor Peklina  Galina Petrovna, who for seven years led the institute and college.
In 2012, a license was received for the training of specialists in the field of "Dentistry" with the intake of 25 people. A department of general dentistry, headed by Doctor of Medicine, Professor Zubkova Lyudmila Petrovna, was created.
In December 2016, Odessa Medical Institute of the International humanitarian university was headed by Shuturminsky Vitaliy Grigorovich, Ph.D., associate professor. He defended his thesis on the theme "Reparative osteogenesis with coated implants" in the specialized board at the Ukrainian Dental Medical Academy in 1998. From 1996 to 2002 he worked as an assistant, and since 2002 - a senior lecturer in the department of orthopedic dentistry of Odessa State Medical University. From 2000 till 2014 he is a Deputy Director of the Medical College of Odessa National Medical University. He has finished the thesis on the topic "Development of a new technology for the manufacture of removable lamellar prostheses for the prophylaxis of prosthetic stomatitis".
He was awarded certificates of the Mayor and Head of the Odessa Regional Administration for significant achievements in scientific activity.
He is the author of 186 publications among them - 18 in foreign professional editions, 2 textbooks, 6 tutorials, 1 atlas, more than 20 patents of Ukraine for inventions.
Students of Odessa Medical Institute and Medical College of the International humanitarian university together with the lectures take an active part in conducting Saturday voluntary work, beauty contests, assist in organizing  Welcome Day , present the university at various sports competitions where they receive the winning places. Shah Zohur is a student of the 1st year of Odessa Medical Institute of the International humanitarian university, who is studying in the field of Dentistry, recently took part in competitions in sport sambo under the program of the XXV regional student games among the higher educational institutions of the IV level of accreditation that took place in the sports complex. Dynamo. In these competitions, despite the limited experience and insignificant fighting practice of the competition, Shah Zohur showed his purpose to victory and only lost the final fight on points, winning a silver prize.

     The Department of General Medical Sciences was established in January 2017.
The department trains health care professionals in the following specialties:

  • 221 - Dentistry,
  • 222 - Medicine,
  • 226 - Pharmacy, Industrial Pharmacy,
  • 227 - Physical Therapy, Ergotherapy in theoretical and clinical disciplines.
The department teaches anatomy, histology, cytology and embryology, biology with the basics of genetics, the basics of microbiology, modern problems of molecular biology, microbiology with the basics of immunology, clinical immunology, hormonal and pathological physiology, first aid, care of patients, propaedeutics of internal diseases and general surgery (with operative surgery and topographic anatomy), neurology, internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, phthisiology, emergency medicine, oncology, radiology, physical rehabilitation and sports medicine, physical education.
The clinical bases of the department are the leading medical institutions in Odessa: Military Medical Clinical Center of the Southern Region of Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, State Enterprise “Railway Hospital of SOE “Odessa Railway”, Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 10, multidisciplinary sanatoria “White Acacia” and
“Arcadia ”.

Head of the Department of General Medical Sciences
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Romanchuk O.P.
Since the formation the department has been headed by the Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Romanchuk Olexander Petrovich. The staff members of the department include PhD in biology, Associate Professor Malinovsky Volodymyr Olexandrovich, PhD, Associate Professor Igor Bondarev, PhD, Associate Professor Abdul Razzak Kitaz, PhD, Associate Professor Maved Olena Olegivna, PhD, Associate Professor Ivanchenko Svetlana Andreevna, PhD in sociology, associate professor Bukhovets Bozhena Olehivna, senior teacher Caliberda Oleg Grigorovich, faculty members Gudina Irina Grigorivna, Lisak Svitlana Vasylivna, as well as leading clinicians of Odessa, among them the head of neurology department of Municipal Clinical Hospital  No10 PhD, associate professor Skorobrekha Vyacheslav Zakharovich, surgeon of the Railway Hospital, PhD, Associate Professor Mylyarchuk Mykola Kuzmich, ENT-doctor of the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Southern Region, Ph., Associate Professor Petruk Lyubov Gennadyevna, Head of the Surgical Department of Military Medical Clinical Center of the Southern region, lieutenant colonel of medical service Yenin Roman Viktorovich.
The lecturers’ potential of the department is supported by significant scientific achievements of the staff.
Malinovsky V.O., after defending his PhD thesis in 1990, was invited to research in the United States: first to Iowa State University (Aims) and then to Miami Institute of Medicine (Miami), where he did a number of basic research and practical work while studying cholesterol hydroperoxides in the development of atherosclerosis, was engaged in cloning of galactosyl transferase metalloprotein inhibitors, developed methods for the isolation and purification of the collagen to obtain Langerhans islands from donor substrates for transplantation and treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus. He has a number of modern techniques for the study of epigenetic changes in the human body. Recently he has completed training at the American biotechnology company AcronBiotech, affiliated with the Atlantic University of Florida (Boca Raton). He has been working at OMI MSU since 2012. He is the author of 43 published works in the leading scientific publications.
Sochinska T.V. has passed a scientific school at Odessa State Medical University, where she studied the pathophysiological mechanisms of the influence of excessive physical activity on the human body. After defending her thesis in 1995, she worked at Odessa State Medical University, Odessa National Economic University, Odessa National Polytechnic University, where she continued a series of investigations to study the mechanisms of influence of various environmental factors on the human body. Since 2015 she has been working at OMI MSU. She is the author of more than 60 scientific works and guidance papers.
A senior lecturer of the department Caliberda O.G. has been working at the university since 2003, he is a well-known specialist in the field of physical education – the Excellent worker in physical culture and sports of the USSR, the Excellent worker of education of Ukraine, awarded with Honorary Certificates on Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Head of Odessa Regional State Administration. Oleg Grigorovich is a fencing master of the USSR, the USSR champion, the Champion of the sports and athletic contest of Ukraine, the two-time champion of Ukraine, the winner of the Cup of Ukraine, the winner and prize-winner of international competitions in the national team of Ukraine, as well as a huge experience as a Head of different subdivisions, namely Deputy head of the Committee on Physical Culture and Sports of Odessa City Executive Committee, Head of the Department of Physical Education and Sports of Odessa National Polytechnic University, Odessa National Law Academy of Civil and International Humanitarian University, allows him to implement widely modern methods of training, rehabilitation and recreation of students with the use of innovative approaches in the physical education. About 30 scientific and scientific-medical works have been published under his authorship. Despite the current difficulties in the field, Oleg Grigorovich continues to popularize active lifestyle among students and teachers of the International Humanitarian University, as well as to train high-class athletes.
The combatant, a doctor of the superior expert category Skorobrekha Vyacheslav Zakharovich has passed a thorny path of becoming a highly qualified specialist in neurology, starting from the position of a medical assistant in the unit of anti-aircraft missile troops of the USSR to the head of the department of neurology of 411 District Hospital and head neurologist of Odessa Military command. Since 2000 he has been working as the head of the neurological department of the municipal clinical hospital №10. At the same time, the accumulated considerable experience prompted Vyacheslav Zakharovich to start a scientific course, which was logically continued in 2005 with defending a dissertation on the topic: "Diagnosis of movement conversion disorders and their rehabilitation in young people", being conferred a PhD degree and scientific title of associate professor. Today, Skorobrekha V.Z. actively participates in the training of neurologists. He is the author of more than 20 scientific papers published in leading editions of Ukraine. He actively participates in scientific conferences, seminars, courses held both in Odessa and in other cities of Ukraine and abroad. He was awarded the Medal of Courage.
Malyarchuk Mykola Kuzmich, PhD, Associate Professor, experienced practicing orthopaedist - traumatologist who introduced new methods of treatment of patients with osteomyelitis and other bone pathology. For a long time he has been working as a teaching assistant at the Department of Surgery, Orthopedics and Traumatology of Childhood of Odessa State Medical University. Subsequently, while working as a surgeon at the Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 1, he introduced the One Day hospital, where he worked out new cost-effective surgical interventions. Today, Mykola Kuzmich works as a surgeon on the basis of the State Railway Hospital of Odessa Railway, and introduces new methods of surgical interventions. He is an author of about 30 scientific publications, 6 patents of the USSR and Ukraine for inventions and utility models, more than 60 innovative proposals. He has been working at the university since 2016.
Petruk Lyubov Gennadiyevna is an experienced surgeon at the Otolaryngology Clinic of the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Southern region, a member of the All-Ukrainian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons since 2013 and the Association of Laryngologists of Ukraine since 2014. In 2015, she defended her PhD thesis on "Sensoneural and Hemodynamic Disorders in Patients with Acute Injury." She is an author of more than 40 scientific papers in leading scientific publications of Ukraine. Today she is actively involved in the development of protocols for providing medical aid to victims in the area of ​​ATO.
Enin Roman Viktorovich, lieutenant colonel of medical service, surgeon of the superior expert category. After graduating from the Ukrainian Military Medical Academy in 2008, he worked his way up from a resident of the Emergency Surgery Department, a Senior Resident of the Coloproctology Clinic, and a Chief of the Emergency Surgery Department to a Chief of the Coloproctology Clinic. He is a member of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (EAES) and the Ukrainian Association of Surgeons. Since 2014 he has been participating in the medical support of the anti-terrorist operation in the eastern Ukraine. He was awarded the medals and honors of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and public organizations. He develops video-endoscopic technologies for diagnosis and surgical treatment of the wounded with battle cranial wounds. He is an author of 26 published works in the leading scientific publications.
Head of the department Romanchuk O.P. is a physician of the superior expert category in the field of physical education and sports medicine and a well-known expert on the study of human health and the impact of physical activity on the body of a healthy and sick person in Ukraine, supported by a long-term cooperation with rehabilitation institutions and sports organizations in Odessa and Ukraine. Among the latter are Odessa Regional Medical and Physical Training Center, the clinical sanatorium named after V.P. Chkalov, rehabilitation center for children with disabilities "Future» named by B.D. Litvak, Medical Rehabilitation and Balneology Research Institute of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, FC” Chornomorets” (Odessa), PPT “Burevisnik” (Odessa), the national boxing team of Ukraine and the Paralympics national basketball team of Ukraine. Since 2007 Romanchuk O.P. has been a Member of the Association of Specialists in Sports Medicine and Physical Training of Ukraine, since 2012 - International Federation of Sports Medicine, since 2013 - European Academy of Natural History (Edinburgh), since 2015 - European College of Sports Science (Köln).He is a member of the editorial board of the journals “International Journal of Applied and Fundamental Research” (Germany) and “Physical Education, Sport, Kinesitherapy Research Journal” (Bulgaria), as well as a member of specialized  academic boards for the defence of dissertations in the specialty 14.01.24 - "Therapeutic physical training and sports medicine” and 13.00.03 - “Correctional Pedagogy”, he is the author of more than 500 publications, of which about 300 are in scientific editions of Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, the USA and Poland, 8 monographs, 14 patents of Ukraine for inventions and utility models, 2 inventor’s certificates. Two PhD theses were defended under his supervision. For his significant contribution to science Romanchuk O.P. was awarded the diploma of Odessa Department of Education and Scientific Activities of the Regional State Administration (2008), the Southern Science Center of NAS and MESYS of Ukraine (2011), the Department of Education and Science of Odessa Regional State Administration (2013).

Associate Professor Romanovsky O.E. gives a class in Anatomy

The teaching staff of the department is constantly working on improving the educational and pedagogical process, introducing the latest teaching technologies.
Active participation in the work of the scientific circle of the department and the preparation of students for scientific and practical conferences is taken by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Romanchuk O.P., PhD, Associate Professor Malinovsky V.O.

Practical classes in histology, cytology and embryology


Laboratory course for the 1st year students of the specialty 221 - Dentistry

The Department of Medical Chemistry and Biology was established in 2015 on the basis of chemical, biological and technological disciplines for the students of specialties "Pharmacy", "Technology of perfumery and cosmetics" and "Stomatology". The department includes lecturers  of chemistry, biology and technological disciplines of the Department of General and Clinical Pharmacology of  Odesa Medical Institute. The head of the department is Ph. D. of chemical sciences, associate professor  V.A. Bakherikov.
The creation of the department has given a new impulse to the development of educational, teaching, organizational and methodological work and research activities in the field of chemistry, biology and sciences includes  pharmacy and cosmetology of technological disciplines.
Associate professors and lecturers teach such chemical disciplines as general and inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, biological chemistry, physical and colloidal chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, toxicological chemistry, biological disciplines such as medical biology, pharmaceutical botany, pharmacognosy, human anatomy, histology , cytology and embryology, physiology, pathological physiology, pathomorphology, biological physics, medical and biological physics, physical methods of analysis and metrology, purely pharmaceutical and cosmetology disciplines, such as technology of medicines, pharmacy technology of medicines, clinical pharmacy, industrial technology of medicines, technology of perfumery and cosmetic means of industrial production, trichology, dermatology, venereology, aromatics, cosmetology, clinical cosmetology, hardware cosmetology, epidemiology, manicure, pedicure, makeup  and several other practical disciplines. The lecturers  of the department regularly update the curricular programs , methodological guidelines and manuals for students’  individual work.
Teaching of basic disciplines is conducted in the department in three languages: in Ukrainian, Russian and English (for foreign citizens). The department staff constantly works in a science club for students , in which they extend chemical and biological knowledge and solve applied tasks.
In 2016 a small laboratory was arranged at the department, due to the Odesa Biostimulator's plant for physical and chemical equipment. A number of valuable tools for the educational process, including UV spectrophotometer, polarimeter, refractometer, colorimeter, technical scales, muffle furnace, drying cabinet, mixers, were received. The laboratory is also provided with a minimum of laboratory dishes needed for some simple analytical experiments. Some simple demonstration chemical experiments and some laboratory works on general and inorganic, physical and colloidal, organic, pharmaceutical and biological chemistry, biology  and other disciplines are carried out in this laboratory. This work can introduce  students to elementary skills of experimental work and equipment  of the   laboratory. The staff of the department in the future plans to intensity laboratory work and experimental work. They also continue to prepare the relevant guidelines.
For effective learning process and  successful  “digestion” of educational material , the professors of the department widely apply traditional and modern technical means of training, such as computer presentations, video films, computer testing, and others. For these aims, the department has several projectors and computer classes. Specialized rooms with a screen, a TV, textbooks, spreadsheets, posters are used. The collection of electronic directories, manuals, methodological guidelines , lecturer’s  notes, assignments, video clips, presentations in such disciplines as inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, biological chemistry, physical and colloidal chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, toxicological chemistry, biology and its subdivisions.
In the staff of the department there are four associate professors, Ph.D. V.A. Bacherykov, Ph.D. A.M. Venger, Ph.D. E. L. Markina, Ph.D. S. N. Sambursky, Professor, Doctor  of  vet science M. M. Brozhkov, lecturers  S. M. Kisil, E. A. Marants.
Department educational subjects are taught by leading faculty lecturers and specialists of  International humanitarian university and other higher educational institutions of  Odesa. Among  them  there   are two professors (doctors of medical sciences), seven associate professors (Ph.D. of chemical and medical sciences), three lecturers (without science degree) during 2016-2017 academic years.
The scientific interests of the department's researchers are concentrated on the field of general organic chemistry and organic synthesis, stereochemistry of organic compounds, medical chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, thermodynamics and kinetics of chemical processes and phase transformations, bioinformatics, molecular biology, evolutionary genetics, bioinformatic models in medicine and pharmacy, methodical aspects of  teaching of chemical and biological disciplines. In 2015-17, about 30 scientific articles and reports, including prestigious and recognized foreign publications. The research results embodied   in collections of International humanitarian university were published by the department's scientists.
The lecturers of the Department of  Medical Chemistry and Biology, together with the staff of other departments of  Odesa Medical institute, annually take part in the organization and work of the conferences of the International humanitarian university and the conferences "Modern problems of pharmacology, cosmetology and aromatics", which traditionally open  on Pharmacist's Day at the end of  September.
Students that study at the college and Odesa Medical institute take an active part in students research work. Since the foundation of the department, students under the supervision  of the faculty specialist  have prepared and read  delivered about twenty scientific papers  at the scientific conferences of the International humanitarian university . The most active management of scientific work of students is  led by assistant professor, Ph.D. in chemistry  E. L. Markina, associate professor, Ph.D. in  biology A.M. Venger is one of the leading promising young scientists  of  the department, participated in the competition "Your Agrostart-up" from the company "Svarog West Group", he has also received a grant for research on DNA of soybeans, and also won the competition of young AgroTalks researchers, that was conducted by AgroChallenge (2016).
In addition to research work, and with the aim of providing more practical skills to the  students  professor  S.M. Kisil organized a course of practical classes directly at several enterprises and scientific institutions of Odesa.
The staff of the department make  efforts to establish and maintain their relations with scientific societies, including in those  located other countries. Associate professor V.A. Bakcherikov is an expert  of the international editions of Chemistry and Biodiversity and Chemistry Select, participates in the work of international communities Research Gate,, The Science Advisory Board, Associate Professor A.M. Venger is a member of the Ukrainian Society of Geneticists and Breeders of the European Society for the Study of Plant Breeding (EUCARPIA).
Head of the department, Ph.D. in chemistry, associate professor Valery Anatoliyovich  Bacherikov graduated  Odesa I. I. Mechnikov State University, on specialty "Chemistry" in  1978. From 1976 to 2001 he worked at the
Physico-Chemical Institute named after O. Bogatsky  NAS of  Ukraine , conducted scientific research in the field of organic synthesis and stereochemistry of heterocyclic compounds and calixarenes under the direction of Professor A.I. Grunya, who started his career from the laboratory to a senior researcher. In 1989 he defended his Ph.D. thesis "Synthesis and study of stereochemistry of alkyl substituted 1,3,2-dithio and 1,3,2-oxathioborinan", in 2001 he received the degree of senior research associate. In 2000, he received a grant from DAAD (Germany) for a short scientific visit and a research on the synthesis and computer modeling of calixarenes at the Department of Organic Chemistry I, University of  Ulm. In 2001-2002, he took a course  at the Institute of Chemistry of the Syunik Academy (Taipei, Republic of China) in hydrocarbon chemistry; in 2002-2006  he undertook  training  at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the Academy of  Sinica under the direction of  Professor T.-L. Su on medical chemistry and biological activity of anticancer drugs. In 2006-2009 he was trained at the Department of Medical Chemistry at the University of  Mississippi (USA) under the direction of Professor M. Avery on medical chemistry and biological activity of antimalarial antibiotics. He  has been working at the International humanitarian university since 2012 and gives lectures in general, inorganic, organic, medical, biological, physical, colloid, pharmaceutical and toxicological chemistry, including English version  of  this lectures  for foreign students.
Ph.D. V.A. Bagherikov is the author of more than 60 printed works in leading academic editions and 3 copyright certificates. His scientific interests are concentrated  on  general organic chemistry and organic synthesis, medical chemistry, stereochemistry of organic compounds, supramolecular chemistry. He pays great attention to the improvement of the material base of the department, the implementation of scientific research, the activation of teaching and methodological  work, the resolution of personnel issues, the creation of a healthy psychological climate in the team.