Valentyn Stadnytskyi is a PhD student working with Dr. Sergei Savikhin in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, where he studies ultrafast processes in photosynthetic proteins. He came to Purdue with Bachelor and Master Degrees in Physics, specialized in Laser Science and Optoelectronic engineering, from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. His favourite proteins are all green. If it is not green he is not interested. At Purdue he found his passion for biology, biophysics and proteins.