,Research Assistant Professor and Vice-Director of Laboratory for Molecular Modeling, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. He obtained MS in Chemical Technology from Odessa National Polytechnic University in 2000 and PhD in Organic Chemistry from A.V. Bogatsky Physical-Chemical Institute NASU in 2004. Then he had postdoctoral positions in A.V. Bogatsky Physical-Chemical Institute, Odessa, Ukraine, Jackson State University, Jackson, USA; and University of North Carolina. Dr. Muratov was also working as invited researcher in S. Angelov Institute of Microbiology BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria, and University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France. The main areas of Dr. Muratov’s research combine methodology development and practical applications of computational tools. Theoretical areas include the development of descriptors for (nano)materials and chemical mixtures, new workflows for biomolecular data curation and analysis, novel approaches for QSAR model validation.