Dr. Halyna M. Semchyshyn graduated from the the Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi State University, Ukraine in 1990 with MSc degree in Analytical Chemistry. In 1993 she obtained Doctoral Scholarship at the Department of Biochemistry of Ivano-Frankivsk Medical State Academy (Ukraine). After defending her Ph.D. thesis in 2002, she started working as an Assistant Professor and and as an Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of Vassyl Stefanyk Precarpathian University Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine. From 2006 to 2011 she worked as a visiting researcher and a visiting professor at the Jagiellonian University, Poland and at the Lund University, Sweden. Her current research is related to dual role of reactive oxygen and carbonyl species, interplay between different kinds of stresses, and organisms’ adaptations to environmental challenges.