Oleksiy Boldyriev

PhD in biophysics (2016). Molecular biologist, neurophysiologist, researcher of ion channels, membrane receptors and transporters, and RNA-editing enzymes physiological role in different cell types. Visiting researcher in the United States (University of Virginia in 2007, Universidad Central del Caribe in 2009), Singapore (2012-2013), UAE (2018-2019). Lecturer assistant of general physiology (Bohomolets National Medical University, 2013-2015), lecturer of evolutionary biology (Graduation department of Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, 2018-2021), history of physiology and scientific literature seminar (KAU, 2019-2021), molecular physiology (KAU, since 2021). TEDxKyiv speaker, authored numerous popular science talks and articles.

Research interests: cellular and molecular physiology, RNA biology, membranology, evolution of cellular molecular mechanisms, arthropod physiology, history of biology, science communication, philosophy of science.

Selected publications

Publications: 14 articles, H-index 4 (Scopus).



  • F. C. Howarth, G. Norstedt, O. I Boldyriev, M A Qureshi, O Mohamed, K Parekh, B Venkataraman, S. Subramanya, A. Shmygol, L. T. Al Kury. Effects of prolactin on ventricular myocyte shortening and calcium transport in the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat. Heliyon 6 (4) e03797 (2020)
  • Drevytska, T., Morhachov, R., Tumanovska, L., Portnichenko G, Nagibin V, Boldyriev O, Lapikova-Bryhinska T, Gurianova V., Dons'koi B., Freidin M., Ivanisenko V., Bragina EY, Hofestädt R., Dosenko V. shRNA-Induced Knockdown of a Bioinformatically Predicted Target IL10 Influences Functional Parameters in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats with Asthma. Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics, 15(4). (2018)
  • Sharop B., Boldyriev O, Shtefan N., Batiuk M., Shuba Y. Compensatory reduction of Cav3.1 expression in thalamocortical neurons of juvenile WAG/Rij rats. Epilepsy Research. V. 119, Jan, P. 10–12 (2016)
  • Novokhatska, S. Tishkin, V. Dosenko, A. Boldyriev, I. Ivanova, Ie. Strielkov, A. Soloviev Correction of vascular hypercontractility in spontaneously hypertensive rats using shRNAs-induced delta protein kinase C gene silencing. European journal of pharmacology. V. 718, 1, P 401-407 (2013)