Faculty members took part in the 15th Tournament of the “Talented and Gifted pupils” by Education Department of the Karasai District


In March, the traditional boarding school “Almalybak” in the Karasai district of the Almaty region held the traditional 15 rally “Talented and Gifted”, held to identify the abilities of gifted children to scientific work and to study their creative abilities. By order of the rector of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, the jury appointed teachers of the Department of Biotechnology, who evaluated the creative work of students. At the end of the evening, the teachers were awarded letters of thanks from the Department of Education of the Karasai District.

Authors: Yernazarova G.I., Kistaubaeva A.S., Turasheva S.K., Narmuratova M.K.


Teachers of S.D.Asphendiyarov KazNMU have improved their qualification an the Center "Biotechnology"


In the center "Biotechnology", opened with the support of the Rector of the Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi Galymkayyr Mutanuly, about 20 teachers of Asfendiyarov Medical University in Almaty received important and necessary information. The teachers are infinitely grateful for the organization of such work to the university managers. Certificates were awarded by the head of the Department of Biotechnology, Aida Serikovna Kistaubaeva.

Authors: Yernazarova G.I, Kistaubaeva A.S., Turasheva S.K., Narmuratova M.K.


Students of the Almaty Technological University are conducting research in the center "Biotechnology"


In March, in the center of economic activity “Biotechnology”, opened with the support of the Rector of the University Galymkayyr Mutanuly, in March, according to a special offer, students of the Almaty Technological University conducted research projects. For research at the highest level, their work was led by leading scientists of our department.

Authors: Yernazarova G.I., Turasheva S.K., Narmuratova M.K.


Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology at the International Exhibition "Horizon of Knowledge"


The Rixos Hotel hosted the international exhibition «Horizon of Knowledge». Pupils of schools and schools of Kazakh and Turkish high schools from Taldykorgan, Shymkent, Semey, Ust-Kamenogorsk and other cities of Almaty and the Republic of Kazakhstan visited the exhibition and got acquainted with brochures specially prepared for educational specialties of the Kazakh National University. Al-Farabi. In particular, the demand for specialties of our faculty of biology and biotechnology was high. The special training center of the “Arai” and students of Taldykorgan expressed interest in studying at our university. We invite students who seek to pursue science through the slogan "Future specialties in our education!"

Authors: Ernazarova G.I., Turasheva S.K., Narmuratova M.K.


Lecturer of the Department of Biotechnology Almagul Baubekova participating in an international seminar at the Lorraine University in the framework of Erasmus + project


As part of the Erasmus + project, the State Higher School of Agronomy and Food Industry (ENSAIA) of the Lorraine University (Nancy, France) held international seminar from March 11 to 16.

Lecturers from Germany, Slovakia, and Kazakhstan were invited to this event.

Vice Dean for research and International cooperation of the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology and Lecturer of the Department of Biotechnology Almagul Baubekova took part in an international seminar. During this week, she delivered lectures to the 2nd year master students on the topic: "The interaction between environmental pollution and livestock" in the context of research in Central Asia.

For 1 year master students A. Baubekova presented an introductory lecture about the al-Farabi Kazakh National University. The lecture aroused interest in our university and the city of Almaty.

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Teachers of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools got acquainted with the educational process at the Department of Biotechnology


The teaching staff of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools visited Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, got acquainted with the educational program, with the conditions for organizing educational activities at the university. Abilov Rustam Zhumabekovich made a welcoming speech. In his speech, he noted that students of intellectual schools choose a national university, as evidenced by today's meeting. Our goal is to convey to students of schools positive information about the university. Our university has a historical, dynastic value. A memorandum has been concluded with the university. Professional orientation work is of great importance for us. At the end of the meeting, the teachers who arrived from Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools of Astana and Shymkent, visited its laboratories to familiarize themselves with the current state and educational process of the department. They were acquainted with professors of the department with a biotechnology specialty.

Authors: Ernazarova G.I., Turasheva S.K., Atambaeva Sh.A., Niyazova R.E.




As a result of cooperation in the framework of the Erasmus plus project between the ISA Lille School of Engineering and the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Deputy Dean for Scientific Innovation Work and International Cooperation A. Baubekova was invited to participate in an international seminar in Lille (France).

The international seminar was held from 4 to 8 March 2019 at the Catholic University of Lille (ISA Lille) to which representatives of 22 universities from 19 countries of the world (from Europe, Asia, Latin America) were invited.

The city of Lille is a student city of France, its main interest is that it is located in the heart of Europe between the four capitals of the world, which can be reached by train: London (1 hour 20 minutes), Brussels (35 minutes), Amsterdam (2 hours 30 min) and Paris (1 hour), which makes this city an attractive destination for students from around the world.

The topic of the seminar was devoted to three main topics: internationalization, sustainable development, innovations in education and teaching.

The seminars on internationalization uncovered topics on intercultural communication and exchanged the experience of all participants on the best internationalization practices.

Within the framework of sustainable development, the project “Live Tree Project” on creating a green campus was presented. The Catholic University of Lille assumed the responsibility to become a “Carbon Free University,” and it shows what efforts and specific actions the university is taking for this, namely installing solar panels on university buildings, building a 5-story smart building as a pilot building, etc.

The lecturers who presented new innovative teaching and learning methods that are already being introduced at the university were invited to the seminars.

Thanks to the Erasmus plus project, new links were established for expanding international activity, new methods of teaching at universities were mastered, an understanding of global priorities was expanded, in which direction many universities in Europe, Asia and Latin America are developing.


Happy International Women’s Day, dear ladies!


On the eve of the International Women's Day - March 7, at 15.00 in the Palace of students named after U.A.Zholdasbekov hosted the traditional, bright and colorful concert for the beautiful half of the university. This warm tradition was initiated by the rector of the university Galymkair Mutanov, who opened the solemn holiday.

A feature of the concert is that it is totally organized by the KazNU men’s own forces. Every year, the male part of the university congratulates the female half with their live performances by Vice-Rectors, directors of various Departments and Research Institutes, deans of faculties and department chairs, teachers, senior advisors and young university scientists.

On this wonderful day, it is impossible to recognize in men strict managers or scrupulous scientists, they are revealed from the creative side and continue to amaze women with their outstanding talents, performing more professional and interesting from year to year.

 Photocredit: Mara Beey

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Men of the Biotechnology Department congratulated colleagues on Women's Day


On the eve of the International Women's Day - March 8, the men of the Department of Biotechnology congratulated all women colleagues on this spring holiday.

Congratulating the women with special care, on the pre-holiday day, the men of the department prepared an excellent concert program, gave gifts and flowers. On behalf of women, the head of the department, A.S. Kistaubaeva thanked the dear men for their warm congratulations.

Congratulations of men you can view following the link:

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International Women's Day March 8


The festive concert dedicated to the International Women's Day – March 8, was held at Al-Farabi KazNU. It was opened by the congratulatory speech of KazNU’s Rector Galym Mutanov, in which he highlighted the great contributions of the female part of the University staff. «Most of the staff of KazNU are women, who always perform the assigned work with particular responsibility and carry the unity of the University team. Thanks to their efforts, they not only educate, but also guide our young people on the path of morality and goodness. They increase our success and move our society towards new horizons and discoveries. With such women, we can only be proud and always be ahead», - said Galym Mutanov.