Calendar of Events
Day of Graduation dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of al-Farabi
May 30, 2020
The meeting of graduates of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology was held in an online format on the ZOOM platform. The event was attended by the staff of the department, led by the head of the department Zhunusbayeva Zhazira Kabulovna, graduates of the older generation, as well as graduates of this 2020 academic year. The head of the department Zhazira Kabulovna made a welcoming speech about the 1150th anniversary of Al - Farabi, as well as a congratulatory speech - "Alumni Day". Further, the meeting participants were invited to watch a video appeal from the rector of the university Mutanov Galymkair Mutanovich. Also, a congratulatory speech to the graduates was addressed by the president of the Alumni Association, a graduate of KazNMU 1981 Kairat Abdirazauly Mami. Then at the event a video was shown about the development and prospects of the department, and a congratulatory line was handed over to the graduate of the department in 1975, candidate of biological sciences Kalimagambetov Aitkali Majitovich, graduates of 2000 Chunetova Zhanar Zhumabekovna, Altynova Nazym Kalikhanovna and other graduates who are currently achieving high results in science. The pride of the department, a 2007 graduate and deputy director of the Almaty city branch of the National Center for Biotechnology Yuri Skiba, who participated in the development of test systems in the fight against COVID-19, also shared a congratulatory speech and thanked the teachers. And also we received congratulatory videos of our graduates who improve their knowledge in different parts of the world and our country. Congratulatory procession was continued by the graduate of the 2020 academic year Konys Kamila.
Despite the fact that the annual festive event was held this year in an online format, our graduates expressed their good wishes to each other, shared tips with the young generation, gave instructions and had a great time.
At the end of the event, all participants together performed the song "Armandastar".
We are congratulated on Alumni Day.
May 25, 2020
At Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Alumni Day has been celebrated since 2011, and it has become a tradition for many graduates of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology. This year, celebrations in honor of the Alumni Day of the Kazakh National University and the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics are dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of al-Farabi. and will be held May 30 in online format. However, despite the various problems that arose with the covid-19 pandemic that swept the whole world, graduates of different years of the department did not forget about this significant day - Alumni Day, and send their congratulations and wishes to their native Alma mater:
Koyshybayeva Zoya Kashkinbaevna:
“I am a graduate of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Biology, KazNU named after Al-Farabi 2003. During the years of study at the first university of Kazakhstan, I received deep knowledge, in order to realize and improve them, I started working in the field of education. Thanks to my tireless work, I have achieved the best results such as the titles "Best Teacher of the Republic of Kazakhstan" and "Excellence in Education". Currently, I work as the director of one of the best educational institutions in Almaty, school-gymnasium No. 44. I believe that the main reason for such productive work is the great work of the teachers who taught us. In this regard, I would like to thank the head of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics Zhunusbayeva Zhazira Kabulovna and all the teachers. I especially want to mention my supervisor, doctor of biological sciences, academician, expert in his field, Bisenbaev Amangeldy Kuanbaevich, who taught me perseverance, endurance and continuous self-education. Thanks to the skills I have learned from you, I actively engage in research activities with my students and still maintain a close relationship with the university where I studied. I want to express my gratitude for the work invested in us, for the path that you have shown us and invaluable advice. Dear Colleagues! At the end of your speech, let me once again congratulate all of you on Alumni Day. ”
Ryspekova Ayman Bokenovna:
"Good afternoon! Teachers and graduates of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University! I sincerely congratulate you on Alumni Day. I wish you good health and success in your work. I am a graduate of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, 2005. As a result of my of deep education at the university, I was accepted to graduate school at the Institute of Plant Physiology and Biotechnology and defended my dissertation under the supervision of Academician Palymbetova Fatima Abylkairovna and professor of the Department of Genetics Aytasheva Zaure Gainetdinovna and completed an internship in the field of molecular genetics in the USA under the Bolashak program. Professor of the Department of Agriculture and Plant Growing at the Agronomy Department of the Kazakh Agro-Technical University named after S. Seifullin in Nursultan. In addition, I conduct research with research projects as part of the grant financing program. For all these achievements, I want to “I would like to thank the university professors, including the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, who selflessly trained us and made a significant contribution to our formation as qualified specialists”.
Otarbayev Marat Kaldybaevich:
“Dear graduates! I congratulate you on our common holiday with Al-Farabi Kazakh National University graduates Day!
I am also a graduate of our university’s faculty of biology and biotechnology, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, as well as the Department of Biodiversity and Bioresources. Today, I am the director of the first in vitro fertilization center "Ecomed", which was founded by one of our graduates Baykoshkarova Saltanat Berdenovna.
With great gratitude and with a smile, we recall the times when we were still students of our university. We are very grateful to all the teachers who have put intolerable, huge work in us, so that we become highly qualified specialists. I would especially like to mention Shalakhmetova Tamara Minazhevna, Bisenbaev Amangeldy Kuanbaevich, Saugabaev Kalamkas Magzamovna. "
Tokubayeva Anar Adilkhanovna:
“I am PhD Doctor of Biological Sciences and a graduate of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Currently working as an embryologist-geneticist in vitro fertilization laboratory. I heartily congratulate the faculty of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics on Alumni Day and express my gratitude, especially to Shulembayev Kulziya Konuspaevna and Aytashev Zaura Gainetdinovna ".
Rakhmetova Nurzhamal Ғalymzhanқyzy:
“I am PhD Doctor of Biological Sciences and a graduate of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Currently working as an embryologist in vitro fertilization laboratory. I want to express my sincere gratitude to the teacher Kalimagambetov Aitkali Mazhitovich, scientific adviser Bekmanov Bakytzhan Orakbayevich. Many thanks. Congratulations to all on Alumni Day".
“I’m a bachelor-graduate of 2012 and a graduate of the 2014 graduate student of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Department of Biology and Biotechnology of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. In honor of this significant day, I congratulate with all my heart all the graduates of different years. I would also like to thank all the teachers, the department, and the molecular genetics laboratory where I studied, especially my supervisors Amangeldy Kuanbaevich and Nazgul Abdullaevna. Within the walls of the Kazakh National University, I got the opportunity to improve my knowledge of the academic mobility program at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany. After graduation, I conducted research in the field of genome stability and DNA repair at Nazarbayev University and in collaboration with the Gustav Rossi Clinic in France. I am currently pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Arizona, USA, in order to continue my studies. I hope that we will be able to contribute to the development of the future of Kazakhstan, strengthening the knowledge that we received from KazNU and here”.
“I am a graduate of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in 2003. Thanks to the knowledge that I received within the walls of my native university to further conquer new heights, I continue to study in the 3rd year of doctoral studies at the University of Southern Bohemia in the Czech Republic. I take this opportunity to thank the department, the university, which was a beacon, a mentor in achieving such heights of my life. I also want to express my immense gratitude to the entire teaching staff of the department, my supervisors, candidate of biological sciences Zhunusbayeva Zhazira Kabulovna and professor Omirbekova Nargul Zhapparovna. In conclusion, I want to congratulate all graduates on Alumni Day, dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of Al-Farabi. I wish you good health and every success in your worthy service to the prosperity and growth of our independent country”.
“I am a 3rd year doctoral student at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Department of Biology and Biotechnology, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics. In 2018, I became the owner of the Abai Vern grant. According to which, I study at the University of Paris-Saclay on a double agreement between Kazakhstan and France. I do my scientific work at the Gustav Rossi Institute in the laboratory of genomic integration and carcinogenesis in the DNA repair group on the problem of genomic stability and DNA repair of plants and animals under the guidance of Dr. Murat Saparbayev. Kazakh National University gave me the opportunity to realize myself in science. I want to express my gratitude to all the teachers of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, especially to my supervisor Professor and Academician Binesbayev Amangeldy Kuanbaevich. I congratulate all the graduates of our Alma Mater on the day of graduates".
“I am a graduate of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, KazNU named after Al Farabi 2017. Kazakh National University annually celebrates Alumni Day on May 28. In this regard, I would like to thank all the university professors and teachers of the department, especially my supervisors Bisenbayev Amangeldy Kuanbaevich and Sabira Myktybekovna. Studying within the walls of the Kazakh National University, combining studies with teaching biology in English at the Republican Physics and Mathematics School and conducting scientific research of her dissertation work in the department’s laboratory, she gained great theoretical and practical experience. I also attended the summer school of gene therapy at the University of Utrecht in Utrecht of the Netherlands, and thanks to the support of the teachers in my department, I finished the second year of my graduate studies at the University of Paris-Saclay. This was carried out as part of the Abay-Vern scholarship program. During this time, I went through a 6-month internship at the Gustav Rossi Cancer Institute, where I won a grant from the French government. Currently, I have signed a three-year doctoral education contract and am conducting research in the field of oncology at the medical faculty of the University of Paris-Sud. I'm currently doing DNA repair".
“I am a graduate of the Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi. In 2018, I graduated from the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology. At the moment I am conducting my master's research at the University of Oxford. I would like to thank the entire teaching staff, as well as my supervisor Bisenbayev Amangeldy Kuanbaevich for the provided knowledge and experience that helped me open the way to the big scientific world”.
Preparation for the summer session of the 2019-2020 school year
April 28, 2020 at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, an open meeting was chaired by the head of the department Zh.K.Zhunusbaeva. The meeting was held on the Microsoft teams platform. The meeting was attended by all curators-advisers of the department and students of 1,2,3,4 courses and undergraduates of Russian-speaking and Kazakh-speaking educational groups, specialties "Genetics", "Biology", "Biotechnology", more than 200 people. The meeting discussed the passage of the summer session using distance learning technologies.
At the meeting, it was informed to students that all exams of this year’s summer session will be conducted in accordance with the academic calendar, despite the introduction of mass quarantine measures in connection with the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), which shocked the whole world. The participants were acquainted with the schedule of final exams, which reflected that final control exams for students and graduate students will be held from May 11 to 24, for senior bachelor courses from June 25 to 14, final certification and defense of diploma projects from July 8 to 12.
They were acquainted with the schedule of final exams, which reflected that final control exams for students and graduate students will be held from May 11 to 24, for senior bachelor courses from June 25 to 14, final certification and defense of diploma projects from July 8 to 12.
During the meeting, answers were given to all questions of teachers and students.
Мeeting with a candidate of psychological sciences,
associate professor B.D. Zhigitbekova
This week in the house of students №7 of the faculty of biology and biotechnology of the Kazakh national University. Al-Farabi curators-advisors of the Department of molecular biology and genetics spent an educational hour with students on creating a friendly atmosphere, reducing anxiety, organizing interaction in a group, demonstrating students , the best sides. Invited speaker is candidate of psychological sciences, associate professor Zhigitbekova B.D.
The purpose of the evening is to improve the mental mood of students , the ability to evaluate their creative abilities, respect for themselves, get rid of stress, and establish friendly relations in their environment.
In this regard, students chose their educational professions according to their heart's desire or were influenced by other external factors, and this was discussed . This meeting is dedicated to improving the mental mood of students, the ability to evaluate their creative abilities, treat themselves with respect , communicate with each other respectfully, and get rid of stress.
Students and teachers who took part in the meeting received comprehensive answers to their questions.
Organizers are senior adviser of the department Zhigitbekova A.D., advisers of the department Baiseitova S.K., Serbayeva A.D., Shaltenbai G.N.
Students and teachers of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics have contributed
to the Challenge “Qairymdy Qogam”
On February 28-29, 2020, within the framework of the Republican Challenge, the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics organized a collection of things for the needy. We have collected clothes for children and adults, books, toys. Things were transferred to the socially-charitable project "Teplo", which redirects the received things to poor families, orphanages and social assistance centers (https://teplocharity.kz/).
The organizers are Deputy Head of Department on Academic and Educational Issues, adviser, PhD Lovinskaya A.V., candidate of biological sciences, senior teacher Shalakhmetova G.A., 2nd year students of the specialty "Biotechnology" BT-50r, BT-51r, BT52r.
This week in the house of students №7 of the faculty of biology and biotechnology of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University advisors of the Department of molecular biology and genetics held a preventive meeting with 1st year students dedicated to legal education of students and prevention of offenсes and crimes.
Purpose of the meeting is to note the spiritual and moral development of students in the framework of the academic policy and rules of honor of KazNU students.
Advisors exchanged information with students about the causes of various offences in society and the measures taken to prevent them. They noted that students should not miss classes without reason, follow the academic discipline and the code of honor of the student.
In addition, at the university and faculty level, it is important not to get on the board of shame. Students and teachers who took part in the meeting received comprehensive answers to their questions.
At the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, on April 9-10, closing ceremony of the international conference of young scientists and students "The world of science" took place. The winners of the scientific session were awarded with diplomas and valuable certificates for the development of their projects. Event was attended by young scientists, as well as teachers and students.
76 reports, including 20 oral, were presented at the "Ecology, Genetics and Molecular Biology" section.
Debates on the «Ethical aspects in organizing scientific research on living organisms» took place at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics. Two groups of specialty «Biotechnology» participated in these debates held in English with the Department Deputy Professor Biyasheva Z.M.
A special course called "Fundamentals of agricultural selection" was conducted in the elite seed private agricultural firm (Responsibility Association Limited - RALtd) “Turgen” with 3rd year students taking "Biotechnology". The students got to know the introduction technology of new varieties of grain (wheat, barley, maize), oilseeds (safflower) and legumes (soybeans). They were presented an innovative technology of fruit crops. They also visited a garden, where the intensive drip irrigation technology is being used.