Kovalevich Olga Alexandrovna, born 26 June 1985 in Chenki village, Gomel District, Gomel region, Republic of Belarus. Graduated from I. P. Shamiakin Mozyr State Pedagogical University Faculty of Biology with a specialty in «Biology and Nature Protection» (2007), PhD studies at the Institute of Forest the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (2011). Candidate of Biological Sciences (PhD) in «Forest Crops, Selection and Seed Growing» (2013). PhD thesis: «Gene geography of the oak pedunculate on the territory of Belarus according to the data of chloroplast DNA analysis». Senior Research Scientist for the Laboratory of Genetics and Biotechnology at the Institute of Forest the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The main research interests: population and ecological genetics of woody plants, molecular genetics. Author and co-author of more than 35 scientific publications. Some of them: «Genetic structure and gene geography of oak stands in south part of Belarus» In «Izvestija Nacionalnoj Akademii Nauk Belarusi. Seriya Biologicheskih Nauk» (Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. Belarus. Ser. Biol.), 2010 (in Russian with English abstract); «SSRP analysis of chloroplast DNA from pedunculate oak growing in Belarus» In «Doklady Nacionalnoj Akademii Nauk Belarusi» (Bull. Nat. Acad. Sci. Belarus), 2011 (in Russian with English abstract); «Geographical and forest typological characteristics of pedunculate oak genetic lines in Belarus» In «Trudy BGTU. Lesnoe Khozyaistvo» (Proc. BSTU. Forestry), 2012 (in Russian with English abstract); «Breeding and genetic estimation of pedunculate oak seed orchards in the state forestry enterprise «Klichevsky Forestry Enterprise» In «Trudy BGTU. Lesnoe Khozyaistvo» (Proc. BSTU. Forestry), 2014 (in Russian with English abstract).