Dear friends of Ukraine,
The military aggression by Russia against Ukraine has had a significant impact on the financial situation of science in our country and our native city Kharkiv. Days of bombardment and shelling in Kharkiv have forced our researchers and post-graduate students to work remotely or relocate due to damaged homes. Additionally, frequent power outages and voltage fluctuations have caused equipment failures and reagent deterioration, hindering our research progress.
Sadly, the war-affected budget of the Ukrainian state cannot provide adequate financial support to science and its people. To address this, we have established the non-profit “Ukraine and Kharkiv Researchers Support Foundation” to aid our colleagues in rebuilding their homes, repairing or replacing broken equipment, continuing their scientific projects, supporting the low-temperature bank, and promoting education through internships, trainings, master classes, and workshops in low-temperature biology and medicine.
Overall, these efforts will help restore our research capabilities and ensure that we can continue to contribute to the advancement of science despite the challenging circumstances.
We hope that the donations from the people supporting Ukraine in this difficult time will help the Institute survive during the war and revive when it ends.