Prof. O. Krishtal


Prof. Oleg Krishtal is a world-known neurophysiologist and one of the top-cited Ukrainian scientists. His main discoveries are:


University degree in Molecular Physics (1968)
PhD (1971)
Doctor of Sciences (1981)
Professor (1982)
Corresponding Member of the Ukrainian (1985) and Russian (1987) Academies of Sciences
Member of Academia Europaea (1990)
Full Member of the National Academy of Ukraine (1997)

Research Fellow

Department of Biophysics and Physiology, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Kyiv (1968-70)
Junior Scientist, Department of General Physiology of Nervous System, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Kyiv (1970-75)
Senior Scientist of the above-mentioned department (1975-82)
Head of Department of Cellular Membranology, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology (1982 - up to date)
Deputy Director, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology (2002- 2010)
President of Ukrainian Society for Neuroscience (2005 – up to date)
President of Ukrainian Physiological Society (2010 – up to date)
Director, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology (2011 – 2021)

Visiting professorships

University of Kyushu, Japan (1983, 1986)
Harvard University, USA (1989)
Complutense University, Madrid, Spain (1993)
University of Pennsylvania, USA (1994)


State Prize of the USSR for Science (1983)
State Prize of Ukraine for Science (2003)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Scholarships (1995 to 2005)
Bogomoletz Prize for Physiology (2013)
Kostyuk Prize for Neuroscience (2014)

Editorial activity

Neurophysiology (Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology and SpringerNature)
Neuroscience Bulletin (Chinese Neuroscience Society and SpringerNature)
Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal (Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology)
Membranes: Membranes in Life Sciences (MDPI)


Homunculus (in Russian)
Moi et mon double (in French)
To the singing of birds (in Russian and English)
I and We: Optimistic scenario (in Russian)


Mailing Address: Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, 4 Bogomoletz Str, Kyiv, 01024, Ukraine
Telephone: (380) 44 253 24 66 (office), (380) 44 569 1541 (home)
Fax: (380) 44 256 25 90