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Dr Olga Boubriak

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Academic Background

Olga graduated from Kiev National University (Ukraine) and received M.Sc in Biology and Biophysics. Her next degree, PhD in Biochemistry (Biosensors), was awarded by Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics (Kiev, Ukraine) in 1994. Since 1997 she is working in Oxford University (Oxford, UK) as a Postdoctoral Research Assistant first in the Laboratory of Ophthalmology, then in Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, and now in Department of Engineering. She was working on the number of projects that involved analysis of three-dimensional cultures of cartilage cells and measurements of responses of cells to external physical stimuli such as osmolarity and oxygen levels. She was also studying the diffusional properties of the extracellular matrix of the intervertebral disc. She is currently involved in EPSRC UltraSpine Project with a histological assessment of intervertebral disc integrity and cell viability after High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) treatment.

Selected Publications


Phone: +44(0)1865 617668
Mailing address: Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Old Road Campus
Research Building, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7DQ, United Kingdom