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Professional training of the faculty staff as part of the IAEA KAZ5004 project

4/9/2019

Acting professor of the Department of Biotechnology of al-Frabi KazNU Ph.D., associate professor Turasheva Svetlana Kazbekovna is improving her qualification in the John Innes Center (United Kingdom) in the department of Metabolic Biology from 03.30.2019-08.01.2019. The John Innes Center (Norwich Research Park, Norwich) is one of the largest centers in the UK and is among the top ten international research centers. The research work at the John Innes Center is carried out as part of the KAZ5004 "Developing Drought Tolerant and Disease Resistant Wheat Varieties for Nutritional Content Using Mutation Breeding" project with the financial support of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA, national coordinator, Professor Kenzhebayeva S.S.)

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The opening of the VI International Conference of Students and Young Scientists "Farabi alemi" at the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology

4/9/2019

Dear participants of the conference!

I am pleased to welcome you at the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology of the Kazakh National University Al-Farabi at the opening of the VI International Conference of Students and Young Scientists "Farabi alemi".

This is a student conference that we organize every year during the spring period as part of the Farabian readings.

The purpose of the conference is to stimulate the research and educational activities of students; disclosure of creative abilities, selection and support of the most talented and gifted students; promoting the formation of the intellectual potential of students; attracting students and young scientists to the solution of scientific problems of our time.

This year, we accepted 365 theses from students, undergraduates and young scientists from 39 different organizations, including universities, research institutes and centers in different cities.

By tradition, the conference will have 4 sections, where 82 presentations with oral presentations will be heard.

I want to bring to your attention the chairmen of each section, as well as guests of the conference, whom we invited as speakers at the opening of our conference.

Chairman of the section "Actual problems of biology and biodiversity conservation" – Kurmanbaeva M.S., Chairman of the section "Modern Problems of Biophysics, Physiology and Biomedicine" – Tuleukhanov S.T., Chairman of the Section "Problems of Ecology, Genetics and Molecular Biology" – Aitasheva Z.G., Chairman of the “Problems of Modern Biotechnology” Section – Kistaubaeva A.S.

And now, let me introduce the guests of our conference:

-         Professor of the ENSAIA State Higher School of Agronomy and Food Industry, University of Lorraine (University of Lorraine, France), Cyril Feidt.

Cyril Feidt is the leader of the “Micropollutants and Residues in the Food Chain” research group. Today he will give us a report on the topic: “Chlordecone a paragon of old chlorinated pesticides fate from environment to the Food chain – Human health implications”.

Our next guest is a professor at Karadeniz Technical University – Zihni Demirbağ from Turkey. Professor Demirbağ is the head of the Department of Molecular Biotechnology. He is a great specialist in the field of molecular biology of viruses. Today we will listen to his report on the topic “Enhanced insecticidal activity of Chilo iridescent virus expressing an insect specific neurotoxin”.

And let me introduce our guest, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan Muminov Talgat Ashirovich. Talgat Ashirovich – ic a Phthisiatrician Doctor, Doctor of Medical Sciences (1992), Professor (1994), Academician of NSA (National Science Academy) of RK (2004). He graduated from the AGMI (1976). From 1995 to 2008 – Rector of the S.D.Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, in 2004-2008 – Chairman of the Division of Biological and Medical Sciences of NSA of RK. The main areas of his research: the study of the biochemical basis of pathological processes in the connective tissue of the lungs of patients with tuberculosis, certain genetic and molecular aspects of the resistance of mycobacteria of tuberculosis.

But today we will listen to his very interesting report on the topic: "Al-Farabi, Abay, Shakespeare and Modern Medicine".

This is such an interesting program for opening ceremony of our conference.

And now, I give the speech to Professor Cyril Feidt for his presentation.

Dean of the faculty - B.K.Zayadan.

@Lebedeva L.P., Baubekova A.S., Meldebekova A.A.

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«Фараби әлемі» 2019

4/9/2019

From 9 to 10 April 2019, the Farabi Alemi International Conference for students and young scientists was held at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

Total for 1 section "Modern Issues in Biology and Bioconservation" received 118 abstracts, including 5 abstracts from K.Zhubanov Aktobe Regional State University, Aktobe, 1 abstract from L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Astana, 1 thesis from the Kazakh National Women's Teacher Training University, Almaty, 1 thesis from LLP "Scientific production and technical center "Zhalyn", 5 theses from the Institute "Hydrobiology and Ecology", 2 theses from RSE" Institute Biology and Biotechnology of Plants"MES RK, Almaty, 3 theses from «Kazakh Research Institute of Fishery», Almaty, 3 theses from M. Dulaty Taraz State University, 4 theses from Almaty Technological University, 1 thesis from South Kazakhstan Medical Academy, College South Kazakhstan Medical Academy, 2 theses from Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical Universit, 2 theses from the S.Seifullin Kazakh AgroTechnical university, 4 theses from the Sarsen Amanzholov East Kazakhstan State University, 6 abstracts from the Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, Almaty, 78 abstracts from the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

 

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A call for applications for the Abay-Vernе scholarship program is open

4/5/2019

To attention of our master and PhD doctoral students, a call for applications is announced!!!

 

The Abay-Vernе program is a joint program of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic.

Under this program, which provides 100 scholarships (90 for Master and 10 for doctoral students), a competition is announced without limiting the choice of specialties.

 

Conditions for participation in the competition for a master's degree program:

• Kazakhstan citizenship;

• no age restrictions;

• invitation / confirmation of enrollment in a state university for a 1, or 2 years Master's program in France;

• Students who already have a master’s degree may also participate in the competition for this scholarship.

Scholarships

• The monthly stipend for living is 800 Euros for 10 months (from September to June) for Master’s, and 1,200 Euros per month for 36 months for doctoral students. The Center for International Programs will monthly transfer the scholarship directly to the beneficiary's bank account, without the condition of reimbursement and refining.

Application deadline: June 14, 2019

Competition Commission:

Candidates are selected by a mixed Franco-Kazakh independent commission.

Announcement of results:

The results of the competition will be announced on July 1, 2019 on the website of the French Embassy in Kazakhstan: https://kz.ambafrance.org/, as well as on the website Culture France: https://www.culturefrance.kz.

For any questions, contact the Deputy Head of the Department of Biotechnology for Science activity and Int. Co-operations Narmuratova M.Kh. or head of the department Kistaubaeva A.S.

 

Want to learn more on the conditions for participation for scholarships and get acquainted with the catalog of programs for Master’s and doctoral studies? Please follow the link: https://www.culturefrance.kz/USLOVIYA-UCHASTIYA-V-PROGRAMME-ABAJ-VERN?lang=ru

 

Additional Information:

You can get more information about the program, as well as answers to frequently asked questions on the Instagram @abaiverne page (https://www.instagram.com/abaiverne/)

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Celebration Nayrz

4/2/2019

April 2, 2019 at 11.00 in 12 classrooms of the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, the Department of Biodiversity and Bioresources held informative festive event "The great national holiday Nauryz". At the event, students shared their thoughts about the Kazakh national games, ceremonies, traditions, proverbs and sayings. The event ended with singing and dancing, decorated with national dishes.
Organizers: curator-advisers of the Department of Biodiversity and Bioresources Childibayeva A.Zh., Nazarbekova S.T., Nurmakhanova A.S. and 2nd year students in the specialty "5В060700-Biology"

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VI International Farabian Readings

4/1/2019

From April 2 to April 12, 2019, the VI International Farabian Readings will be held at KazNU. The annual holding of a large-scale event at a leading Kazakhstan university has become a good tradition. For six years, Farabian readings have gained wide international fame and popularity among the universities of the world and the scientific community.

In the year of the 85th anniversary of KazNU, major international scientific events will be held within the framework of the Farabian readings, designed to unite the efforts of Kazakhstani and foreign scientists in solving global problems of the development of society, the state and the individual. Foreign and domestic scientists and experts from near and far abroad, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan and diplomatic missions, teachers and students of universities will take part in these events.

 

The program includes:

• April 2-3 - VI International Forum “Al-Farabi and the Present”;

• April 4-6 - International Scientific and Practical Conference "Results of International Studies of the Botai Culture and other Eneolithic Monuments of Central Asia";

• April 9-10 - International Scientific and Practical Conference "Kazakhstan in a multipolar world: economic scenarios";

• April 8-10 - Farabi Alem International Scientific Conference of Students and Young Scientists;

• April 12 - solemn closing ceremony of the VI International Farabian Readings.

 

Place, date and time: Almaty, Al-Farabi KazNU, Scientific Library.

Opening: on April 2 at 10:00 o'clock.

www.kaznu.kz

@Meldebekova A.A.

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Professors of Faculty as an experts in the Republican Educational Olympiad and project competition among students of Nazarbayev intellectual school

3/29/2019

Professors of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, of the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, NIS Uralsk participated as a reviewers and experts in the Republican Educational Olympiad and project competition among students of Nazarbayev intellectual school in Almaty. During the defense of research projects, students showed a high level of educational competence and skills.

The President of Kazakhstan in message addressed to the youth of our country, mentioned that the youth of the future must be creative and competitive. In this regard, we hope that young people will show themselves at the highest level.

 

Authors: Yernazarovа G.I., Turasheva S.K., Aimukhanov Nurken, Narmuratova M.K.

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