Level of education: Aspirantura programme

Type of instruction : Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: Russian

Main academic courses

  • Phytohormones
  • Ecological Physiology of Plants
  • Selected Chapters of the History of Microbiology
  • Stratified Microbial Community
  • Apoptosis
  • Plant Genomics
  • Organisation of Interphase Nucleus
  • Evolution of Genomes and Karyotypes
  • Comparative Embryology of Vertebrates
  • Gametogenesis
  • Current Problems of Developmental Biology and Embryology
  • Current Problems of Plant Physiology and Plant Biochemistry
  • Current Problems of Microbiology
  • Current Problems of Genetics
  • Current Problems of Cell Biology, Cytology and Histology

Resource opportunities for research

  • The Resource Centre for Molecular and Cell Technologies
  • The Resource Centre for Culture Collection of Microorganisms
  • The Chromas Core Facility
  • The Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis
  • The Environmental Safety Observatory
  • The Computing Centre

Our advantages

This programme is designed to train specialists who are ready to:

  • apply a scientific approach in their professional activities, and share the values of the academic community;
  • work with professional texts and present the findings of their research in either English or a foreign language or Russian in reports and publications;
  • perform the duties of a researcher in their field of study, which, among other things, includes: providing supervision of individual studies and seminars; conducting research in their field of study; and planning and preparing for the publication of academic papers and articles.

Graduates of the programme are able to: independently solve fundamental and applied scientific problems; possess the necessary set of advanced techniques; independently plan and organise research work; present their findings in leading scientific journals; and manage research teams and teach in higher education institutions.