Valentina Divocha in 1967 graduated from I.I. Mechnikov Odessa State University, Faculty of Biology (Department of Virology). In 1973 continued her postgraduate study ate Odessa Institute of Virology and Epidemiology (specialty virology). In 1974 she was awarded her candidate degree with the thesis "Interaction of Coxsackie B viruses with sensitive cell cultures and their antigenic relationships." In 2009 she was awarded her doctoral degree with the thesis entitled "Biological basis antiproteinase therapy of influenza". Under her leadership performed a doctoral and two master's theses. Scientific experience is 35 years. She has more than 190 scientific publications, 3 monographs, textbook "Virology" (2012), 10 patents, 3 innovations. She has currently working as the head of the Laboratory of Experimental and Clinical Pathology for Ukrainian Research Institute of Transport Medicine, is the supervisor of the nine research programs in virology and biochemistry.