7M051 Biological and related Sciences
ЕР 7M05108201 «Biotechnology»

The purpose of the educational program 7M05108201 «Biotechnology» is the fundamental training of highly qualified specialists with deep knowledge in the field of industrial, environmental, medical biotechnology, professionally owning research and practical methods of innovative processes in biotechnology, crop protection, quality control and safety of products and capable of independent research and professional activities.

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What you’ll learn: key disciplines

Innovation management in biotechnology

  • Basic concepts of the theory of innovative processes in biotechnology;
  • State regulation of innovative activity in biotechnology;
  • Organization of biotechnological production;
  • Innovation policy and innovative development scenarios;
  • Innovation policy and innovative development scenarios.
  • Methodological basis of biotechnology

  • Мodern problems, methods, methods of experimental research in biotechnology;
  • General design principles new organisms for biotechnology;
  • Plant cell and tissue culture in plant biotechnology;
  • Modern methods of research of target products ;
  • Biotechnology of new materials: biosynthesis, properties, applications.
  • Molecular genetics

  • Localization of ribosomes in the cell. Morphology and composition of eukaryotic and prokaryotic ribosomes;
  • OGI yeast, their structural and functional organization. Molecular mechanisms linking the cell cycle and DNA replication;
  • Structure in the Holliday model of recombination. Migration of the branches, the BP, the resolution of Holliday structures (enzymes). Site specific recombination;
  • Mechanisms of gene expression in MS. Mechanisms to ensure the homogeneity of MS;
  • Methods in molecular genetic research.
  • Human genome

  • Genetic mapping;
  • Determination of the nucleotide sequence of the human genome;
  • Structural organization of the genome. Human genome structure;
  • Methods of studying human heredity;
  • Congenital malformations;
  • Hereditary diseases with a progressive course;
  • Hereditary metabolic diseases;
  • Principles of treatment of hereditary pathology.
  • Bioethics

  • History and theoretical foundations of bioethics;
  • Ethical aspects of scientific research;
  • Medicine and risk;
  • Ethics of biomedical and biotechnological research;
  • Ethical problems of new biomedical technologies;
  • Bioethics and society.
  • Stem cell

  • Genetic mechanisms of ontogenesis. Differential gene activity as the basis of morphogenesis;
  • Cellular mechanisms of congenital malformations;
  • Stem cells, their use in medicine;
  • Teratogenesis. Teratogenic factors.Teratogenic periods of ontogenesis.
  • Medical biotechnology

  • Gene therapy;
  • Cell therapy;
  • Biosensors and biochips;
  • Nanomedicine;
  • Recombinant human proteins;
  • Monoclonal antibodies in therapy and diagnosis;
  • Enzymes;
  • Antibiotics;
  • Vaccines;
  • Probiotic.
  • Mechanisms of action of hormones

  • Regulation of hormone formation;
  • Biochemistry of hormones;
  • Chemical structure of hormones;
  • Mechanisms of regulation of metabolism substances and physiological functions;
  • The mechanism of action of hydrophilic hormones.
  • Physiology of microbial resistance

  • Methods of microbiological research;
  • Ecology of microorganisms. Influence of abiotic factors on microorganisms;
  • Participation of microorganisms in the cycle of substances in nature;
  • Relationship of microorganisms with plants and animals;
  • Human microflora;
  • The use of microorganisms in human economic activity.
  • Biotechnological methods of environmental protection

  • Biological methods of wastewater treatment and solid waste disposal;
  • Bioremediation;
  • Technological bioenergy;
  • Biotechnology and the greening of agricultural technology;
  • Bioindication of pollution of aquatic ecosystems;
  • Environmental management in biotechnology.

  • Whom you can work:

    Graduates of the specialty work as engineers, researchers research institutes and universities of biotechnological, biological, medical, agricultural profile, biotechnologists in research and production, biotechnological centers and laboratories, greenhouse fruit and vegetable agro-factories, laboratories of food production, biochemical laboratories, hospitals, laboratories for quality control and safety of agricultural products, etc.

    Our address:

    100028, Karaganda, Universitetskaya street, 28, building №3
    tel: +7(7212) 77 00 69 (dean's office)