Address: 36 Ruska street, Ternopil, Ukraine, 46002

Telephone number: (0352)52-05-18

E-mail: farmokog_medbot@tdmu.edu.ua

Head of Department – PharmD, PhD, prof. Svitlana Marchyshyn

Teaching staff – 1 professor, 3 associate professors, 3 assistants, 2 senior laboratory assistants

Pharmacognosy with Biology and Medicinal Genetics Department was established under the rector’s order 151 on 30th June, 2000. At that time PhD, associate professor Svitlana  Marchyshyn was the acting head of the department.

Pharmacognosy with Medicinal botany Department was established on 1st July, 2003 and Doctor of Biological Sciences, professor Lyudmyla Fira became the head of Department. Since 2009 Department is being headed by PharmD, prof. Svitlana  Marchyshyn.

Picture 1. Teaching staff of the Department (2009):  prof. Svitlana  Marchyshyn, assoc. prof. Mariya Shanaida, assoc. prof. Oleh Hrymalyuk, senior lecturer Ivanna Kernychna, assist. prof. Olha Demydyak, assist. prof. Tetiana Berdei, assist. prof. Iryna Dakhym, senior lab assist. Mariya Kozyar, senior lab assist. Maryana Lukanyuk

Department consists of 7 people now: prof. Svitlana  Marchyshyn, assoc. prof. Mariya Shanaida, assoc. prof.  Ivanna Kernychna,  assoc. prof. Olha Demydyak, assist. prof. Tetiana Berdei, assist. prof. Iryna Dakhym, assist. prof. Solomiya Kozachok, senior lab assist. Lyudmyla Husak, senior lab assist. Ihor Potishnui.

Picture 2. Teaching staff of the Department (2015)

Disciplines in English and Ukrainian languages are studied by students of 2nd, 3rd and 5th years: Pharmaceutical Botany, Pharmacognosy, Resources of Medicinal Plants and also Medicinal Plants and Phytotherapy (specialization course). Syllabus and methodical instructions for foreign students in English and Russian languages are developed. Lectures on all subjects are read using multimedia software.


Picture 3. During practical class on Pharmacognosy (2010)


Picture 4. During practical class on Medicinal Botany and Pharmacognosy (2009)

Teachers systematically use and discuss test questions KROK-1 and KROK-2 during practical classes. Teachers are involved in the preparation and publication of collections of these tests.

Botanical garden of our Department is situated at training and health center “Chervona Kalyna”, Terebovlya district, Dryzhba village. Various medicinal plants studied at practical classes are grown there. During training-field practice medicinal plants and herbarium samples of medicinal plants required for practical classes are collected and prepared by the Pharmacy students of 2nd, 3rd and 5th years.

Picture 5. Research areas at “Chervona Kalyna”

I-IV National conferences “Chemistry of Natural Compounds” dedicated to investigation of medicinal plants and main aspects of creating new drugs on their basis, standardization and organization of drug production were conducted in 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2016 year on the basis of our Department.

Scientists from Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Chernivtsi Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil, Zaporizhia, Yaroslavl’ (Russian Federation), Voronezh (Russian Federation) etc.