Dr. Volodymyr I. Lushchak graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University (Soviet Union) in 1982. In 1986 he defended Ph.D. and in 2002 D.Sc. dissertations, and in 2004 obtained full professor title. In 1987-1998 he worked in Southern Seas Biology Institute of Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and in 1998 joined Vassyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University in Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine), where currently he is a head of Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology. He also worked at Universities of Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, Finland, Poland, Sweden and Germany. The scientific interests of Dr. Lushchak are related to effects of environmental conditions and molecular aspects of adaptive responses in bacteria, fungi, plants and animals. Although interested in general aspects of metabolism regulation, his interests are mainly focused on the homeostasis of reactive species of oxygen, nitrogen and carbon.