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  • ITMO and Partners Announce Contest for Biotechnology Specialists and Their Teams

    Designed to support high technology research, the competition launched by ITMO’s SCAMT Institute in partnership with Almetyevsk State Oil Institute and the oil-and-gas company Tatneft will allow skilled principal investigators (PIs) to start their own teams and conduct biotechnology research at the biotech center in Almetyevsk. Read on to learn the details.


  • Student Spotlight: Nataly Tapia, Ecuador

    From the Andes to the Urals, the decision to study abroad was an exciting one for Nataly, an international student at ITMO. Presently, she is a student at the Foundation Program where she is learning Russian. Later this year, she will start her Bachelor’s degree program in biotechnology. What made her interested in biotechnology? How did she come across ITMO? Nataly shares it all in this conversation with ITMO.NEWS.


  • ITMO and Almetyevsk State Oil Institute to Train Specialists in AI and Biotechnology

    ITMO University and Almetyevsk State Oil Institute are launching a new Master’s program AI in Biotechnology Systems, which will train future middle and senior specialists in biotechnology. During the training, students will learn to solve biotechnological problems using information technologies and big data, as well as to apply these technologies to produce even more efficient treatments. The corporate partner of the program is Tatneft.


  • Student Spotlight: Talha Imtiaz, Pakistan

    A man of many talents, Talha Imtiaz joined ITMO as an international student in 2020. After two long years of hard work and perseverance, he is now about to graduate with a Master’s degree. In our conversation, he talks about his current research and future plans. Read on to learn more about the experiences of this soon-to-be ITMO graduate.


  • Fork up Night Meetup: Dealing With Challenges in FoodTech Industry

    We often hear about successes in business, but what does it actually take to build a prosperous company? At the Fork up Night meetup, representatives of FoodTech companies shared their experiences of ups and downs when launching projects in the field of alternative food production. Here are the highlights of the event.


  • Student Spotlight: Muhammad Shahan Anwar, Pakistan

    The pandemic made life difficult for many international students but through relentless hard work and perseverance, they were able to overcome it. We got the opportunity to talk to Muhammad Shahan Anwar from Pakistan who shared his experience of studying and doing research at ITMO remotely. Read on to learn more about the challenges he faced and how he made the best out of his time in St. Petersburg.


  • Student Spotlight: Oyehan Ibrahim Adenyi, Nigeria

    An aspiring food technologist, Oyehan Adenyi loves to study functional foods - meals that help you heal. Despite being miles away from home, he feels welcomed here in St. Petersburg. He loves participating in scientific events and wishes to pursue a career in academia in the future. Read on to learn more about his experiences at ITMO.


  • Student Spotlight: Mehmet Berkay Bulbuloglu, Turkey

    Every year thousands of international students are admitted to various universities in Russia. What makes Russia such a popular student destination? Is it the charisma of the country or the innovative approach of its institutions? Let’s find out from Mehmet, an international student from Turkey.


  • Student Spotlight: Collins Chimezie, Nigeria

    Meet Collins Chimezie, our international student from Nigeria, who got into ITMO with a scholarship to study molecular biology and biotechnology. He is planning to use the knowledge he gets to develop new treatments and therapeutic agents. Read on to learn what inspired him to apply to ITMO, what his dream project would be, and what he plans to do over his two years in St. Pete. 


  • Student Spotlight: Takshama Bhatt, India

    Takshama Bhatt from Gujarat, India, is a second-year international Master’s student of molecular biology and biotechnology. She loves cooking and has already tried her hand at making some Russian bliny and kasha. Her research requires her to deal with spiders and feed them live crickets! Scary, isn’t it? We got an opportunity to catch up with her and talk more about her education, her research, and her life in Russia as an international student.