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Oxana Gorbatenko 

Researcher II
Kathryn Johnson Life Sciences 113 

Oxana Gorbatenko is as a Researcher II and serves in both BHSU’s Genetics & Genomics core facility (WestCore) and the Center for the Conservation of Biological Resources (CCBR). She earned her bachelor’s degree in both biology and chemistry back home in Ukraine, and earned a Master of Science degree in Integrative Genomics in 2018 from Black Hills State University. Oxana assists graduate and undergraduate students with technical aspects of their research projects, and provides research services and lab management to support faculty research endeavors. In her own research, her main focus is on the genetics of dermatophytic fungi. During her time away from work, Oxana enjoys travelling with her family and being outdoors. Oxana is fluent in three languages: Ukrainian, Russian and English.