Aitkhozhin Institute of molecular biology and biotechnology is one of the leading organizations for fundamental and applied research in priority areas of modern biology and the training of highly qualified specialists in the field of molecular biology, molecular genetics, molecular medicine, genetic and cell engineering, molecular immunology, and biochemistry.
The Institute had a dissertation council D 53.47.07 for the defense of Ph.D. and Master’s theses in the specialties 03.00.03 – “Molecular biology” (the only one in Kazakhstan and the Central Asian region) and 03.00.04 – “Biochemistry”. The dissertation council included scientists from leading research centers in Russia and Kazakhstan.
Currently, the Institute provides training of highly qualified personnel in Ph.D.-doctoral studies of leading universities of Kazakhstan with a specialties in “biology”, “biotechnology” on a targeted state order and on a general basis.
Active training of bachelors and masters’s students who is working on their diploma and dissertation at the Intsitute’s laboratories and taking part in the implementation of grant and program-targeted financing projects is carried out.
Institute’s personnel improve their professional level by internships and trainings at leading research institutes of near and far abroad countries, carry out research work within the framework of individual grants, and study under the “Bolashak” program. In order to ensure the world level of scientific development, internships are held in leading foreign scientific centres, including in such countries as Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Israel, Germany, France, Hungary, the United States, the Czech Republic and Canada.