Biography Pr. Kornatskiy studied Agronomy at Kharkov National Agrarian University (Ukraine, 1983). He received a Ph.D. degree in 1991 in the specialty “Fruit Growing”. After, for 15 years, he headed the laboratory of tissue culture at the All-Russian Selection and Technological Institute of Horticulture and Nursery. Since 2006 he has been working as an Associate Professor of the agrobiotechnological department of the Agrarian-Technological Institute of RUDN University. Now he supervises biotechnology. He has more than 50 published scientific articles.