Elche (Alicante), September 22 (EFE).- A Ukrainian scientist from the University of Kyiv, Olga Yaroshko, 31 years oldHis genetic improvement research continues ‘in vitro’ from this September University of Elche Miguel Hernandez (UMH)In collaboration with the Generalitat.
The young woman, who joined the Elche campus on the 1st, welcomed Jimo Puig, president of the Generalitat, at the door of the UMH Rectorate before the opening of the 2022-23 academic year this Thursday, with host Juan José Ruiz Martínez of the five Valencian public universities.
Manuel Perez, professor of genetics at UMH, arranged for Perez Yaroshko, who was a predoctoral student at Kyiv University, to come. Has been researching in vitro genetic improvement for three years.
He fled the war because of the bombing and embarked on a journey across the European continent that took him first to Slovakia and then to Slovenia before arriving at the University of Elche, where he was housed and assisted in the bureaucratic process of obtaining asylum. condition
These young Ukrainians, who She left behind her parents, who fled Donbas, and her 26-year-old sister in her home countryElche is able to continue treatment, where he ends his journey for the time being with the help of Perez Perez, who learned of his condition from another Ukrainian scientist.
The work will, henceforth, prevent all the work developed in the past three years in the area of genetics at UMH from being lost.
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