The department of Laboratory Diagnostics of Biological Systems was created in 2012 simultaneously with the licensing of the corresponding Master Program which became the first program in Ukraine to prepare specialists in this sphere. The leading role in opening of the Department belongs to it is Head Prof. Nadiia Bil’ko, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Honored Worker of Education of Ukraine.
The first graduates of the Master Program in Laboratory Diagnostics of Biological Systems received their diplomas in 2012.
The Master Program implements the model of biological education that includes a combination of medical and biological components, providing the students a thorough knowledge of modern research achievements in the field of biomedical sciences, and modern methods of laboratory study of biological material.
The teaching staff of the Department of Laboratory Diagnostics of Biological Systems includes ten Doctors of Sciences (Full Doctors) and twelve Candidates of Sciences (PhDs). Today among the professors and alumni of the Department there are 140 authors who are constantly actively publishing in national and foreign professional journals, they also have participated in 198 scientific conferences, including international ones, wrote and published six monographs and three methodical manuals, and received six patents.
The Master of Laboratory Diagnostics of Biological Systems is prepared to study at postgraduate programs (PhD) in the fields of biology or medicine, and to perform practical activity which requires the skills in laboratory diagnostics and a developed deep analytical thinking.