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  • Natalia Iakovchenko: Bridging Scientific Borders as USERN Ambassador for Russia

    In a significant development at the 8th USERN Congress held in Yerevan (Armenia), Natalia Iakovchenko, a researcher and lecturer at ITMO’s Faculty of Biotechnologies, was appointed as the Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN) Ambassador for Russia. The appointment was made in recognition of Prof. Iakovchenko’s outstanding contributions to science and her commitment to fostering international collaboration.


  • ITMO Launches New Biotech Master’s Track With Geropharm

    A new educational track has been launched at ITMO’s Faculty of Biotechnologies in collaboration with GEROPHARM – one of the top three pharmaceutical companies in Russia’s Northwestern Federal District. The company’s R&D center has been responsible for developing the program’s curriculum, which includes classes that will be taught by GEROPHARM’s department heads. The track starts February 6. Keep reading to find out more about the new program and how it will benefit the students.


  • Get to Know ITMO’s Food Biotech Specialists

    Baking bread, brewing beer, and making marmalade might sound like a fun way to spend your workday, but their work at the Faculty of Biotechnologies allows our experts to explore the fundamentals of food biotechnologies, functional foods and food storage methods. When they’re not saving the planet from hunger with their innovative research and educating the next generation, they also have their hobbies and interests. So, we decided to get to know some of them in this feature. 


  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #10

    Welcome to the jubilee installment of our science news digest! Let us blow out the candles and dig into the cake of knowledge: we’ll start with layers of research breakthroughs, move on to generous dollops of educational opportunities, and savor the toppings of other cool news from ITMO’s scientific world.


  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #8

    Welcome to our rundown of the past two weeks’ best science news from ITMO University. In this installment: genetic research, a new corporate laboratory, a Master’s program in AI, a hackathon, and an exhibition of science art.


  • Foods for Longevity and Green Living: BioTech Today

    How do innovative foods extend the human lifespan and improve our quality of life? What kinds of projects in this field are ITMO scientists working on right now? These and other subjects were covered at the Ecology & Biotechnology session of the 51st International Scientific, Educational, and Methodological Conference at ITMO University. ITMO.NEWS spoke to the session’s participants to find out more about their projects and discover which subjects of Food- and BioTech will gain in relevance in the near future.


  • Highlights of Another Break Down by Atoms Lecture at the Informational Center for Atomic Energy

    On February 16, scientists from three research institutions in St. Petersburg discussed the projects they are currently involved in. Mikhail Kurushkin, dean of ITMO’s Faculty of Biotechnologies, represented the university at the event. You can read about previous Break Down by Atoms lectures here and here.