The Department of Biotechnology at the al-Farabi KazNU is the first and so far the only department in Kazakhstan where research is successfully developing, and specialists in the fields of biochemistry, microbiology, biotechnology of microorganisms, plants and animals, environmental biotechnology, bioinformatics and ecosystem modeling are trained.

     The head of the Department is Kistaubaeva A.S., a PhD, Associate Professor.

     Currently, the staff of the department employs 12 Professors, 16 Associate Professors and 6 PhD. They are actively conducting scientific work in the following areas:

     1. Bioenergetics and biotechnology of phototrophic microorganisms

     2. Ecological biotechnology, biochemistry, plant physiology

     3. Bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics

     4. Efferent properties of corbanized sorbents

     5. Algology, BAS based on microalgae

     6. Food Biotechnology

     7. Physiology of soil microorganisms, bioremediation of contaminated soils

     8. Probiotic biotechnology.




In the framework of the projects “Ainalangdy nyrlandyr" and "Spiritual Revival" 2nd year students of the specialty "5B070100-Biotechnology" visited the M.Auezov Kazakh State Academic Theater of drama to see and discuss the premiere in Kazakh language of the tragedy "Anna Karenina" by Lev Tolstoy on November 25, 2018.

Organizers: Meldebekova A.A., Narmuratova M.Kh., Turasheva S.K., Ernazarova G.I.



Dear teachers and students of the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology!

At the Department of Biotechnology, November 27 at 9.00 in 519 room, "MICROBIOLOGICAL QUEST, SCIENTIFIC BATTLE" among second-year students of the specialty Biotechnology will be held.

The organizers are teachers of the Department of Biotechnology: Ignatova LV, Berzhanova R.Zh., Mukasheva TD, Savitskaya I.S., Omirbekova A.A., Karpenyuk T.A., Goncharova A.V.


On January 23, 2018, the Department of Biotechnology together with research workers of the Institute of Biology and Biotechnology of Plants NCB of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan conducted a career-oriented work "My Future Profession" for 2nd year students of the specialty "5В070100 - Biotechnology". The purpose of the event: acquaintance with the possibility of professional career creation in research institutes of the Republic of Kazakhstan; development of motivation to achieve success in professional work.