Laboratory staff

Genome laboratory staff:

Ismagulova G.A. – head of laboratory, Ph.D;

Skiba Y.A. – senior researcher, Ph.D;

Toibayeva K.A. – leading researcher, Ph.D;

Iskakova G.A. – researcher, PhD candidate;

Maltseva E.R. – junior researcher, MSc;

Mendesh A.M. – junior researcher, MSc;

Bissenbay A.O. – laboratory assistant, MSc;

Naizabayeva D.A. – laboratory assistant, MSc.


Senior researcher Skiba Yurii Aleksandrovich.

Contact information:

Cell number. +7 777 233 4439

e-mail: yuriy.skiba@gmail.com

Education: 2001-2007 – Al-Farabi Kazakh Naitonal University (KazNU), biology department, specialty – biotechnology.

Work experience: 2003 – present – M.A. Aitkhozin Institute of molecular biology and biochemistry, genome laboratory (laboratory assistant, junior researcher, researcher, senior researcher).

Degree:  2009г. – Ph.D, specialty 03.00.03 – «Molecular biology».

Research interests: Molecular epidemiology, molecular genetics of microorganisms, functional genomics of plants, genetic engineering, biotechnology.


Ведущий научный сотрудник Тойбаева Карлыгаш Амировна

Contact information:

Cell number. +7 777 163 5582

e-mail: k-toibaeva@rambler.ru

Education: Almaty State Medical Institute. Faculty of Pharmacy.

Specialty – Pharmacist, analytical chemist.

Work experience: 1971-1983 – Institute of botany KazSSR Academy of Sciences, plant biochemistry laboratory, laboratory assistant, junior researcher.

1983-2000 – M.A. Aitkhozin Institute of molecular biology and biochemistry, laboratory of alkaloid biochemistry, genome laboratory, junior researcher, researcher, senior researcher, leading researcher.

1997-2013 – National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, scientific secretary.

2013 – present – M.A. Aitkhozin Institute of molecular biology and biochemistry, genome laboratory, leading researcher.

Degree: 1992 – Ph.D, specialty 03.00.04 – «Biochemistry».

Research interests: Structural and functional organization of the genome, biological and antitumor activity of substances of plant origin, biotechnology.


Researcher Iskakova Gulnar Ayupovna.

Contact information:

Cell number. +7 707 714 1159

e-mail: g.iskakova83@gmail.com

Education: 2002-2007 – Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Department of biology and biotechnology, specialty – biotechnology, genetics and molecular biology.

2015-2017 – Kazakh National Agrarian University (KazNAU), Department « Technology and bioresources». Master’s degree.

2018 – present – Kazakh National Agrarian University, Department «Agrobiology». PhD candidate.

Work experience: 2001-2004 – Institute of plant physiology, genetics and bioengineering. Laboratory assistant.

2005-2010 – M.A. Aitkhozin Institute of molecular biology and biochemistry, genome laboratory (laboratory assistant, junior researcher).

2010-2015 – Australian center for plant functional genomics, Adelaide. Senior researcher.

2015 – present – M.A. Aitkhozin Institute of molecular biology and biochemistry, genome laboratory, researcher.

Degree: MSc in Biotechnology.

Research Interests: Genetic plant engineering, biotechnology.


Junior researcher Maltseva Elina Romanovna.

Contact information:

Cell number. +7 777 224 5192

e-mail: elina_m@inbox.ru

Eduction: 2000-2004 – Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Department of biology and biotechnology, specialty – biotechnology. Bachelor’s degree.

2004-2006гг. – Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Department of biology and biotechnology, specialty – biotechnology. Master’s degree.

2011-2014 – Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Department of biology and biotechnology. PhD candidate.

Work experience: 2002 – present  –  M.A. Aitkhozin Institute of molecular biology and biochemistry, genome laboratory (laboratory assistant, junior researcher).

Degree: MSc in Biotechnology.

Research interests: Functional genomics of plants, genetic engineering, molecular genetics of microorganisms, biotechnology.


Junior researcher Mendesh Asel Muratkyzy.

Contact information:

Cell number. +7 707 222 0975

e-mail: neobe83@mail.ru

Education: 2001-2007 – Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU), biology department, specialty – biotechnology.

2013-2015 – Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Department of biology and biotechnology, specialty – biotechnology. Master’s degree.

Work experience: 2006 – present – M.A. Aitkhozin Institute of molecular biology and biochemistry, genome laboratory (laboratory assistant, junior researcher).

Degree: MSc in Biology.

Research interests: Plant functional genomics, biotechnology.


Laboratory assistant Bissenbay Akerke Ongarbaikyzy.

Contact information:

Cell number. +7 702 162 6443

e-mail: akerke.bissenbay@gmail.com

Education: 2010-2014 – Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU), Department of biology and biotechnology, specialty – biotechnology.  Bachelor’s degree.

2015 – University of Southern California, International Language Academy, Los Angeles, USA.

2015-2016 – KING’S COLLEGE London, UK. MSc in Biomedical and Molecular Sciences Research. 

Work experience: 2010 -present – M.A. Aitkhozin Institute of molecular biology and biochemistry, genome laboratory, laboratory assistant.

Degree: MSc in Biomedical and Molecular Sciences Research.

Research interests: Molecular and cellular biology, molecular genetics, infectious diseases, biotechnology.


Laboratory assistant Naizabayeva Dinara Adamzhankyzy

Contact information:

Cell number.: +7 777 517 40 62

e-mail: dinara.naizabaeva@gmail.com

Education: 2012 – 2016 – Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU), Department of biology and biotechnology, specialty – biotechnology.  Bachelor’s degree.

2016-2018гг. – Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU), Department of biology and biotechnology, specialty – biotechnology. Master’s degree.

Work experience: 2015 – present – M.A. Aitkhozin Institute of molecular biology and biochemistry, genome laboratory, laboratory assistant.

Degree:  MSc in Biotechnology.

Research interests: Molecular genetics of microorganisms, biotechnology.

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