Search by tag «Biotechnologies» 35 results

  • 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.

    03.03.2021

  • How the Pandemic Is Causing a Technological Revolution in Medicine and Biotechnologies

    During a recent popular science lecture, Anton Gopka, dean of ITMO University’s Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations and venture investor, discussed the drastic change in the field of life sciences in 2020, whereas Ekaterina Skorb, head of the Infochemistry Scientific Center, and Elena Koshel, an associate professor at ITMO University’s SCAMT Lab, talked about the promising solutions developed at ITMO to fight the pandemic. ITMO.NEWS summarized their presentations.

    02.03.2021

  • ITMO University to Host the International Food BioTech Conference 2021

    The Food BioTech 2021 conference arranged by the School of Biotechnology and Cryogenic Systems will take place on August 23-25, 2021. Leading scientists from all over the world will discuss results achieved in biotechnologies and the prospects of this field.

    05.02.2021

  • ITMO Tech Management and Innovations Students Present Marketing Strategies for Research Projects

    On December 18, students of ITMO’s Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations defended projects developed by researchers from the School of Biotechnology and Cryogenic Systems. The event was the final part of ITMO’s new course in Management of Competitive Capacities of Enterprises. 

    25.12.2020

  • Food of the Future: What’s to Come?

    Join us as we delve into the latest trends of the food industry, projects that aim to prevent disease using food, and see how the food of the future will differ from what’s on our plates today.

    04.12.2020

  • FoodTech Master’s Program Head Olesya Volokh: Food Is Always in Fashion

    ITMO University’s Faculty of Biotechnologies (or BioTech) is actively renewing its educational program lineup. Olesya Volokh, a science team leader at Danone Russia and a researcher at Lomonosov Moscow State University, has joined the faculty team to help them in that effort. ITMO.NEWS met with Dr. Volokh to chat about science, FoodTech, and what the program’s students should expect from the updated curriculum.

    03.12.2020

  • Artificial Meat and What It’s All About: 10 Top Questions

    Some scientists say that artificial meat could be humanity’s salvation from hunger – but then why isn’t it being produced at an industrial scale? We dig into the subject, guided by Alexander Ishevsky, a professor at ITMO University’s Faculty of Biotechnologies.

    29.10.2020

  • ITMO University Grant Competition: Participants and Projects

    ITMO’s School of Biotechnology and Cryogenic Systems has recently held an R&D project competition; the winning projects will receive funding from ITMO University.

    20.10.2020

  • New Dean of Biotech Mikhail Kurushkin about the Future of the Faculty

    Before the start of this academic year, the Faculty of Food Biotechnology and Engineering got a new name and is now the Faculty of Biotechnologies (or Biotech). ITMO.NEWS talked to Mikhail Kurushkin, the newly appointed dean of the faculty about his plans for Biotech’s future development.

    23.09.2020

  • ITMO Researchers Present New Inventions at AGRORUS-2020 Expo

    Earlier this month, St. Petersburg hosted the annual international agricultural exhibition and trade fair AGRORUS-2020, which showcased the achievements of Russia’s top agricultural companies. ITMO University staff took part in a series of roundtable discussions and conferences held as part of the event’s business program.

    15.09.2020