First/ Family Name: Iryna Bednarska [Irina Bednarskaya in Russian]
Data of Birth: 09 June1973
Place of Birth: Lviv, Ukraine
Education: 1990-1995 ‑ student, Department of Botany, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Biology faculty, Lviv, Ukraine.
1995-1998 ‑ Postgraduate study, Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (IEC)
2007 ‑ PhD in Biology Degree – Botany; M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2015; Ph.D. Dissertation: The genus Festuca L. (Poaceae) in the flora of the Western Ukraine.
Office address: Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians NAS of Ukraine,
Kozelnytska str., 4 Lviv 79026, Ukraine
Tel: +38 097 384-24-69
Fax: +38 032 270-74-30
Professional Career: 1998 ‑ 2007 Junior Research Fellow (IEC)
2008 ‑ 2015 Research Assistant (IEC)
2015 ‑ to present Senior Researcher Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
2011-2016 (part-time) – Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine
Professional Societies: Ukrainian Botanical Society.
Main scientific interests: Taxonomy of the genus Festuca L. in the flora of Central and Eastern Europe (Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia); biodiversity, distribution, protection; population ecology; genetic diversity; herbarium management and collections.
Number of publications: 97.