Andriy Luzhetskyy has studied biology at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine, where he worked on genetics and microbiology during his master thesis. He did his doctoral thesis at the “Laboratory of Genetics and Genetic Engineering of Industrially Important Microorganisms” at Lviv and received the Eugen-Graetz award for the best thesis. He then changed to the Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Albert-Ludwigs University at Freiburg where he founded his own junior research group in 2008.
Since 2011, he heads a junior research group at the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS). In February 2011, Andriy Luzhetskyy was awarded with the DECHEMA prize for junior researchers in natural products research.
Since October 2015 he holds the professorship of the Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at the Saarland University.
All of his publications are listed here in the website or at NCBI Luzhetskyy Publications