Search by tag «Biotechnologies» 42 results

  • ITMO Hosts First Research Summer Camp in Biotechnology

    ITMO University recently hosted the first Research Summer Camp in Biotechnology, organized by the international research center "Biotechnologies of the Third Millenium." Participants from nine countries including China, India, Egypt, and Turkey gathered to learn about cutting-edge methods and research trends in food biotechnologies. 

    14.07.2022

  • ITMO Scientists Develop Elastic Robots to Treat Thrombosis

    Specialists from ITMO University’s ChemBio Cluster developed a new minimally invasive method to treat venous thrombosis. Its key feature is the application of robots made from a soft magnetic composite material that can change its shape and extract clots without damaging the blood vessels. This method will help make surgeries quicker and safer. 

    19.05.2022

  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #1

    Here at ITMO.NEWS, we’re always making sure to share with you the latest news about the tremendous work accomplished by our university’s researchers. In case you missed any of them, here’s a quickfire roundup of the past week’s breakthroughs and discoveries.

    14.03.2022

  • 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.

    11.03.2022

  • ITMO University Launches New Master’s Program for Future Biotechnology Specialists

    ITMO’s Faculty of Biotechnologies, which was relaunched in 2020, opens a new Master’s program in industrial biotechnology. The program is meant for aspiring biotechnology specialists wishing to learn more about production processes, acquire machine learning skills, and master the digital approaches widely used in modern biotechnology. Among the program’s partners are the biotechnology company Innova Plus and one of the major local pharmaceutical manufacturers Geropharm. What will students learn, and what are today’s employers looking for? Here’s what you need to know about ITMO’s new Master’s program.

    09.03.2022

  • New Materials, Nanotoothpaste, and Electric Bacteria: Outcomes of Eighth SCAMT Workshop Week

    Twice a year, students from Russian and international universities get a chance to participate in an interdisciplinary school – ITMO University’s SCAMT Workshop Week. As part of it, students can learn from experienced researchers, use cutting-edge equipment, and complete a team project. In today’s article, we’ll share the opinions and results of this year’s participants.

    15.02.2022

  • Nutraceuticals, Prosumerism, and Other Current FoodTech Trends

    Earlier this year, ITMO’s School of Biotechnology and Cryogenic Systems hosted Food BioTech, a major conference on the latest achievements in foodtech – an interdisciplinary field that brings together food production, IT, medicine, and research. Experts discussed the topical trends in the field, including functional foods, food quality and safety, sustainable development and green technologies, as well as the key to digitalizing footech and the changes in opinions on personal nutrition that were brought on by the pandemic. 

    08.12.2021

  • 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