Armenian scientists both from Republic of Armenia and Armenian diaspora are collaborating for recognition of “Armenian biotechnology” brand in the world


Being invited by MPI Union professor from Institute of medical genetics (University after Johns Hopkins) Hayk Kazazyan is first time in Armenia.The aim of the visit was to give a lecture at the faculty of biology in YSU (June 6th, 14 : 00) on topic “Biology of mobile DNA in health and disease”.The event took place under the headline “Science from the first hand”. The organizers are MPI Union and the association of young biologists.

The aim of the event was the exchange of experience and knowledge, the discussion of possible application of genetics in pharmacy.

The president of MPI Union Samvel Zakaryan mentioned: “Biotechnology is a new and significant field for Armenia. Combining efforts of MPI Union and The association of young Biologists, we create a unique platform for Armenian scientists from all over the world which enables them to combine their, experience and knowledge in order to achieve the recognition of “Armenian biotechnology” brand in the world.”

Hayk Kazazyan is a professor of the institute of medical genetics at the University after Johns Hopkins.

His early researches are about exposure of thalassemia mutation and the later ones are about mobile genetic elements of human beings and their role in the evolution of genome.

He is a member of the American Academy of Art and Science. In 2008 he has been awarded by the American union of human genetics with “William Allan” award for the achievements in the field of human genetics.

Hayk kazazyan is an author of more than 300 scientific articles, 30 of which has been published in scientific journals like “Nature”, “Science” and “Cell”.


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In April 2015 Medicine Producers and Importers Union of Armenia and “GXP” Centre of Excellence published the 10th issue of pharmaceutical scientific magazine “PHARMA”.

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