Work address: 1115 NW 4th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
Keywords: informatics, databases (ORACLE, MS SQL); computational chemistry, molecular modeling,
statistics, data mining; software application development, C++,
COM(+), MFC, ATL, PL/SQL, T-SQL, .NET, Unix
programming, scripting languages, OpenGL/Direct3D, ISAPI, ATL Server, web
UDDI, WSDL; team manager.
Education and Experience
||ImClone Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: IMCL).
Scientist (since 06/2004 - senior scientist).
Corporate chemical database
manager. Developer for Accelrys
chemical informatics platforms. Developer of AssayPRO program for
processing of data of biological tests. Developer of compound inventory
system.Various projects in organization of corporate information
data flow, chemical databases, modeling, etc.
Since 2003 took responsibilities (effectively) of Director of Informatics
(3 employees, over 1.5 million annual budget). Was moving force of upgrade
of corporate chemical database to modern platform.
||Accomplished Dale Carnegie Training
managerial course, New York, NY.
|1999 - 2002
||Researcher (since 07/2001 - Adjunct Assistant) in Professor Alan R. Katritzky's Center of Heterocyclic Compounds at the University of Florida.
Working in the area of the QSPR. Major developer and manager of the
CODESSA PRO software project.
Major developer for compound and reagent inventory systems.
ISIS developer (ISIS/PL, C++/COM).
Manager/group leader for the group of computational chemistry
(1999-2002, about 10 employees).
|1999 – 2001
||Prepared Ph.D. thesis entitled “Industrial Applications of the
Quantitative Structure-Property Relationships” in the Institute of Theoretical
Chemistry at University of Tartu, Estonia on 12/18/2001. Thesis advisor:
Professor Mati Karelson.
|1997 – 1998
||Director of Research and Development for "MiniMax Multi-S" Company.
Wide experience with
GAMESS program and MOLDEN programs, and UNIX administration.
|1991 – 1997
||Founder and CEO of Research and Development Company "Riona". Experience in
using MOPAC. Analyzed the output of semi-empirical and ab initio programs
using developed utility programs. Supervised various project in custom software
development (scientific and financial)
Managed team up to 52 employees, monthly sales up to $0.5 million.
|1989 – 1991
||Graduate student, Department of Organic Chemistry, Ukrainian State
University of Chemical Technology. Research Advisor: Professor Alexander V. Prosjanik. Research on "Plane and pyramidal inversion of nitrogen in amines and
|1984 – 1989
||Undergraduate student, Department of Organic Chemistry, Ukrainian
State University of Chemical Technology. Research Advisor: Professor Victor I.
Markov. Diploma in "Using of computers for creating of mix with predefined
properties", honor degree. GPA: 4.98/5.00.
Development of computer programs
(i) "KinCAD" - solver of direct and indirect tasks of chemical kinetics; (ii)
calculation of parameters of distillation unit; (iii) multi-factor
non-linear correlations for optimizing chemical process;
(iv) visualization of calculated results of solvent mixtures.
Skills in Chemistry
- Mathematical methods of modern computational chemistry and chemometrics,
including QSPR/QSAR: calculation of descriptors, multilinear regression,
partial least squares, cluster analyses, validation of the models, especially
with CODESSA and CODESSA PRO. Development of computer programs for QSPR/QSAR,
chemometrics, molecular modeling, etc.
- Ab initio and semi-empirical quantum-chemical calculations using
- Using, developing (on ISIS/PL and C++/COM level), and administering
ISIS software products (standard de facto for chemical databases),
including server components.
- Development and deployment of chemical data managing software.
- Development of requirements and specifications for various scientific software.
Skills in Information Technology
- Programming with C,
C++ /STL, .NET platform
(Windows Forms, ASP.NET, DotNetNuke), Java,
FORTRAN, Assemblers (x86, 8080/5, and Z80 processors);
Tcl/Tk and various shells;
- Use of many class libraries (MFC,
GNOME); mathematical libraries:
LAPACK and its clone
MKL as well as their wrappers: LAPACK++, TNT.
- OpenGL and hardware 3D accelerators in UNIX and Win32 environments.
- ORACLE server administration and ORACLE application development
using various levels of API. Cartridge extension for ORACLE.
- Current web technologies (SOAP,
UDDI, etc.) and component technologies (COM,
- Fluent in various development environments, especially with
Microsoft Visual Studio
and IBM Eclipse IDE (for Java J2EE
Fluent written and spoken English, Russian, and Ukrainian.
Ranked the 7/8 place at All-Soviet Union Chemical Olympiad (1987).
Ranked the 1st place at Ukrainian Republican Chemical Olympiad (1985,1986).
American Chemical Society member since 2000.
16 publications in American and international scientific journals.
- Dr. Marc Labelle, Vice President, Chemistry, Lundbeck Research USA, 215 College Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652,
tel. +1 (201) 350-0159, e-mail:
- Prof. Alan R. Katritzky, Center of Heterocyclic Compounds,
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, tel. +1 (352) 392-0554, fax +1 (352) 392-9199, e-mail:
Mati Karelson, Institute of Chemical Physics, University of Tartu,
Jakobi 2, Tartu 51014, Estonia, tel. +372-7-375255, fax +372-7-375264, e-mail: