Professor Namik Rashydov since 2003 till present – Head of Laboratory of Biophysics of Signal Systems, Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Department of Biophysics and Radiobiology, Kyiv; International scholarships/ trainings: FP7 Program People Marie Curie Actions International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES 2013-2017, #612587), PI. Short-term research visits to Gottingen University (Germany), Institute of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Slovak Academy of Sciences (Nitra, Slovakia), Aberystwyth University (Aberystwyth, UK), Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague, Czech Republic). Speaker and participant of several NATO Advanced Training Courses (2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, supported by NATO travel grants), Speaker of the conferences: PSB 2016 (St.-Petersburg), SEAB 2016 (Antalya), IPC 2016 (Berlin), SEAB 2017 (Minsk), Institute of Experimental Botany 2017 (Prague), Zhytomyr University 2018 (Ukraine), 6th Edition of Global Congress on Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Paris, 2022. Speaker of the training course “Molecular Aspects of Salt and Drought Tolerance in Crops (Plants)”, Genetic Engineering Research Center (GERC), Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Egypt, 2007. He has published more than 200 research articles.