Due to the threat of the spread of COVID-19, from September 1, 2020, NSU students are studying in a distance or mixed format. Foreign students outside the Russian Federation study remotely.
NSU and Institute of Archeology and Ethnography SB RAS scientists were in an international team that demonstrated domesticated animals were introduced to Central Asia 4,000 years earlier than previously believed. Their work was published in the journal “Nature: Human Behavior”.
The Russian Research Institute of Economics, Politics, and Law in Science and Technology (RIEPL) honored Novosibirsk State University, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, and St. Petersburg State University with the Research Excellence Award Russia – 2021.
The international Brain Tumor Segmentation (BraTS) Challenge - 2020 competition honored the work of a multidisciplinary team of Novosibirsk scientists. The team included researchers from the NSU Mechanics and Mathematics Department “Stream Data Analytics and Machine Learning Laboratory” (SDAMLL), Physicians at the Federal Center for Neurosurgery, and the Head of the Research Institute of Clinical and Experimental Lymphology, a branch of the Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS.
This year, SvetlanaSchneider won the Research Excellence Award Russia - 2021 recognizing her as one of the most highly cited scientists.
Scientists at NSU’s Natural Sciences Department Protein Engineering Laboratory developed a software pipeline that predicts the effects of mutations on proteins responsible for cancer cell resistance to chemotherapy. Their results are published in the prestigious international “Journal of Biological Chemistry”.
Johns Hopkins University, one of the leading universities in the world and home to a major coronavirus research center, developed a COVID-19 Contact Tracing online course. The Course provides an understanding of how to stop the spread of coronavirus. The English-language version is very popular on Coursera with over a million participants in just a few months. In response to the high demand, the University looked for partners in different countries to translate the Course and adapt it to reflect local conditions. Novosibirsk State University was chosen to be the Russian partner.