News by tag Biology

02.11.2017
Novosibirsk Scientists Find Unusual Genetic Features in a Free-Living Marine Worm

Novosibirsk scientists led by Dr. Nikolai Rubtsov, Head of the NSU Department of Cytology and Genetics and Head of the Laboratory of Morphology and Functions of Cellular Structures at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, offered a new model for studying the early stages of genome evolution after full genomic duplication

24.10.2017
NSU Participates in the OpenBio Forum Taking Place in Koltsovo Science City

OpenBio, a complex of events dedicated to the development of business in the field of life sciences, opened on October 24th in Koltsovo

23.08.2017
NSU helps students prepare for the National Technology Initiative (NTI) Olympics

The NSU SAU (strategic academic unit) "Synthetic Biology" became a partner in the GrandHakathon that took place at the Children's Technopark from August 21-23. 100 Novosibirsk school children participated in the event that was held as preparation for the National Technology Initiative Olympics

25.01.2017
Novosibirsk biologists have created a cellular model of Huntington's disease

Biologists of the Novosibirsk State University and the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of the SB RAS have created a cell line that models Huntington's disease

25.08.2016
Global Warming Unleashes Forgotten Diseases

The Yamal authorities have been struggling with an outbreak of anthrax also known as “Siberian plague”. This dangerous disease was last seen in the region 75 years ago, and experts believe it has been triggered by unusually warm weather in the Arctic region

12.08.2016
The post-graduate student of Novosibirsk State University has developed a new method for generating bispecific therapeutic antibodies

Victor Prince, a postgraduate student at Novosibirsk State University, has developed a new method for generating bispecific therapeutic immunoglobulins based on a process that occurs in the human body

06.07.2016
International Research Team Identifies Food, Medicines and Diets Influencing Microbiome

Researchers from Novosibirsk State University, Laboratory of Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics at the Department of Natural Sciences, Alexander Kurilschikov and Yurii Aulchenko have been collaborating with the Department of Genetics at the University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG) to study the human microbiome

27.06.2016
The forum «Biomedicine-2016» has started in Novosibirsk

The forum «Biomedicine-2016» will allow scientists to discuss issues related to the development of new biomedical technologies for personalized medicine and pharmacological research

21.06.2016
Young researchers at the Novosibirsk State University have studied the effect of lithium chloride on the development of the symptom of behavioral helplessness in rats

A student of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Novosibirsk State University, Ksenia Ayriyants, and a graduate student of the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of the SB RAS, Ekaterina Sukhareva, conducted a study of the effects of using lithium chloride in the development of the symptom of behavioral helplessness

08.04.2016
Bioinformatics Helps Create Zika Virus 3D Model

Researchers from Novosibirsk State University contributed to the creation of the first detailed 3D model of Zika virus worked out by a Russian company Visual Science. A detailed prototype made in atomic resolution was created based on the scientific information published using the methods of structural bioinformatics. The model will help researchers diagnose the fever and develop a vaccine for this dangerous disease caused by a tropical virus.

09.03.2016
Zika Virus: Whether It is Dangerous for Russia

The first case of quickly spread around the world Zika virus has been recently registered in Russia. It was delivered by a person who had been on vacation in the tropics. According to the recent data in some countries of South America and the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and other countries the number of recovered people has stepped over hundreds and thousands. Meanwhile, today there is no specific treatment or vaccine against the disease.