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18.10.2019 17:09

Scientist from Iran made a scientific report on “CRISPR gene editing and future perspectives” at the Institute of Biophysics

On October 18, 2019, at the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS, an educational seminar on “CRISPR gene editing and future perspectives” was held.

The seminar was opened by the Deputy Director on Scientific Affairs of the Institute of Biophysics, Ph.D. in Biological sciences Karim Gasimov, who then gave word to scientist of the Zanjan Medical University Dr. Saeed-Kaboli.

In his report the professor gave detailed information about CRISPR, history of genome editing, global importance of the CRISPR in medicine, and versatility of the CRISPR-cas9.

At the end of seminar, the discussions around the topic were held and the questions were answered.

 

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07.10.2019 12:12

At the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS next seminar was held

On October 4, 2019, at the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS next seminar was held. At the seminar the reports of the employees who took part in the “VI Congress of Russian Biophysicists” were heard.

The seminar was opened by the director of the Institute, corresponding member of ANAS, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, Professor Oktay Gasymov, who emphasized the importance of holding regular seminars in this format.

At the seminar conducted by the method of exchange of opinions, reports of the head of the laboratory of Ecological Biophysics, Dr. in Biology, Prof. Tokay Huseynov on “Comparative evaluation of changes in the activity of glutathione peroxidase and catalase in the isolated human red blood cells under nitrite impact”, Ph.D. Ruhiyya Guliyeva on “Chemiluminescence of blood serum as an express method in the evaluation of nitrite intoxication”; j.r.s. Sevil Maharramova on “The hemolysis resistance of human erythrocytes under the action of electric field of high tension (50HZ)”; s.r.  Arzu Aydamirova on “Biomarker analysis of lung cancer using human plasma FTIR specters” were heard.

During the seminar, young scientists of the laboratory “Structure, Dynamics and Function of Biomolecules” also made thesis reports:  Aytaj Guliyeva on “Characterization of hydrophobic clusters of sericin by ANS: steady-state and time-resolved fluorescence”, Aida Mammadzade on “Characteristic features of aggregation kinetics of fibroin solution”, Laman Suleymanova on “Time-dependent recombination kinetics of free radicals in fully hydrated fibroin induced by UV-irradiation”.

In closing, view of exchange was held on topics, sounded remark, opinion and suggestions.

 

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18.07.2019 15:10

ANAS Institute of Biophysics hosted educational seminar

On July 18, 2019, at the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS, an educational seminar on “Recommendations for writing articles in international scientific journals, how to avoid from the “predatory journals”, search capabilities of the Web of Science platform” was held.

At the seminar, researcher of the laboratory “Structures, Dynamics and Function of Biomolecules”, Ph.D. student of the Institute of Physics of ANAS, Arzu Aydamirova informed seminar participants with the rules of effective use of the platform “Web of Science”. The ways of searching and presenting scientific articles were also demonstrated.

At the end the questions of the seminar participants were answered.

 

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21.06.2019 17:40 

Training on “Interactive search on EBSCOhost platform” was held

On June 21, 2019, at the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS was held training on “Interactive search on EBSCOhost platform”, organized jointly with the Azerbaijan Library Information Society and the Central Scientific Library of ANAS.

Speaking at the event, Director of ALIC and head of the Department of innovative projects of the CSL Jamila Yusifova gave detailed information to the participants of the training on how to effectively use e-books and databases on the EBSCOhost platform. Speaking about the opportunities offered by the platform to researchers, she vividly demonstrated the principle of work.

At the end of the training, questions were answered.

 

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29.05.2019 16:30

Member of the Institute of Biophysics delivered a scientific report at ASPU

On May 29, 2019, member of the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS, leading research scientist of the laboratory ecological biophysics, PhD., associate professor Mursal Dadashov delivered a scientific report on the topic “Impact of the electromagnetic field on the human body” at the Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University.

Speaking to the teaching staff and students of the faculty of “Physics and technology”, he gave detailed information, on the electromagnetic field, its sources, biological effects, and influence.

The report was welcomed by the participants and questions were answered.

 

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15.03.2019 17:49

An event dedicated to the “Day of Science” was held

On March 14 and 15, 2019, at the Institute of Biophysics of a seminar dedicated to the “Day of Science” was held.

Director of the Institute, correspondent member of ANAS, Professor Oktay Gasymov opened the event with the introductory word and informed the participants of the seminar with the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev dated April 9, 2018, on the establishment of the “Day of Science” and about the approved Action Plan by the Scientific Research Coordination Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated January 17, 2019.

At the seminar devoted to the topic “Current problems of molecular biophysics and molecular biochemistry; future perspectives” at first made a speech the head of the laboratory of the Ecological Biophysics of the Institute, Dr. in Biology, Prof. Tokay Huseynov, who spoke in detail about the actual problems of modern biophysics and biochemistry in Azerbaijan science. Then j.r.s. of the laboratory “Structure, dynamics and function of biomolecules” Ramiya Hasanova presented a report on the topic “Components of Cell Membranes and Their Distinctive Features”.

On the second day of the event, presentations on popular science reports were continued with the participation of scientists and specialists. First, head of the laboratory of “Integrative biology” of the Institute of Biophysics, doctor of Biological Sciences, corresponding member of ANAS Ilham Shahmuradov made a slide presentation on “Integrative biology and bioinformatics”. Then, young scientists made reports: Hava Adli the student of the Department of Life science of the Khazar University on “Effect of chronic periodontal therapy on microbiome of GCF (gingival crevicular fluid)”, Najafaliyeva Shalala from the Baku State University on “New Method of preparation Microelectrode Holders “, Zarifa Osmanli from the Institute of Biophysics on “Anti-sense transcripts”.

Concluding the event, Deputy Director for scientific affairs of the Institute of Biophysics, Dr. of Biological Sciences Karim Gasimov noted the importance of holding such events and thanked the seminar participants.

 

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14.03.2019 12:49

Educational seminar on “My first scholarship” was held

On March 14, 2019, at the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS, an educational seminar for young specialists was held.

At the seminar, organized jointly with the Council of young scientists and specialists of the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS and the Central Botanical Garden, the report of the Chairman of the CYSS of the Central Botanical Garden of ANAS, Ph.D. Farid Seyfullayev on “My first scholarship” was heard.

During the seminar, which was conducted by an exchange of views, F.Seyfullayev spoke about his personal experience on the topic, gave detailed information about the scholarship programs, told in detail how to choose the documents according to the requirements, about the methods of registration and how to get free education abroad.

The seminar was attended by students of SABAH group of Baku State University that are practiced at the Institute, young scientists, doctoral and master students.

 

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05.03.2019 15:30

The report of the young scientist was heard

On March 5, 2019, at the Institute of Biophysics of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences was held next seminar.

The seminar was opened by director of the institute, corresponding member of ANAS, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor Oktay Gasymov, who spoke  about the importance of the topic and the necessity of conducting modern research in this direction, and then gave word to the head of the laboratory of the Ecological biophysics, Dr. Biology, prof. Tokay Huseynov. In his speech, the professor gave information about the young scientist and spoke about the research conducted on this topic.

Then was heard the report of the junior research scientist of the laboratory “Ecological Biophysics” Zarifa Osmanli on the topic “Molecular-bioinformatics analysis of the prion gene in buffalo populations (Anatolian Murrah), molecular level study of selenoproteins and their role in cancer diseases”.

First reporter gives information about the conducted researches on prion diseases, further spoke about the analysis of the ORF region of PRNP gene encoding PrP protein associated with prion diseases in buffalo populations by bioinformatics methods, estimation of post-translational modification probabilities of PrP protein and comparative analysis with cow PRNP gene.

Young scientist also told about the possibility of applying bioinformatics methods for collaborative work in the laboratory, gave detailed information about the 21st and 22nd amino acids, their incorporation into proteins, the study of selenoproteins at the molecular level and their current state at cancers diseases in recent studies.

In conclusion, the discussion was made, questions were answered.

 

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19.02.2019 17:34

A seminar on “Modified wet-spun polycaprolactone fibers for controlled drug release, improved cell adhesion, and proliferation” was held

On February 19, 2019, at the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS was held next seminar.

The event was opened by the Deputy Director for scientific affairs of the Institute, Doctor of Biological Sciences Karim Gasimov, who gave information about the young scientist to the participants of the seminar.

Then was heard the report of the junior research scientist of the laboratory “Molecular and cellular biochemistry” of the Institute of Biophysics Elbay Akif Malikmammadov on the topic “Modified wet-spun polycaprolactone fibers for controlled drug release, improved cell adhesion, and proliferation”.

In his report the young scientist gave information about characterization and surface modification of wet spun PCL scaffolds and chemical modifications made on prepared wet spun PCL fibers. With a slide presentation, vividly demonstrate his in vitro cell culture experiments. According to him, these studies will become a model for the rapid restoration of bone damage and the creation of an artificial bone system in the future.

At the end, discussions around the topic were held and the questions were answered.

 

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29.01.2019 15:22

A seminar on “Transcription status of eukaryotic genomes and promoters: new facts – new concepts” was held

On January 29, 2019, at the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS was held next seminar.

The seminar was opened by the director of the Institute, corresponding member of ANAS, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor Oktay Gasimov, who emphasized the relevance of the topic.

Then, head of the Laboratory of Integrative Biology of the Institute of Biophysics, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Corresponding Member of ANAS Ilham Ayyub Shahmuradov has made a report on the topic “Transcription status of eukaryotic genomes and promoters: new facts – new concepts”.

I.Shahmuradov gave detailed information about genomes and genes, genome expression, RNA polymerases, and promoters.

At the end, discussions around the topic were held and the questions were answered.

 

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11.01.2019 16:26

Scientists from Iran made a report at the Institute of Biophysics

On January 11, 2019, scientists from the Ardabil University of the Islamic Republic of Iran made a report at the Institute of Biophysics of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.

Opening of the seminar was done by director of the institute, corresponding member of ANAS, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor Oktay Gasymov, who then gave word to scientists of the Medical faculty of Ardebil University.

First, Rouhallah Moradpour delivered a report on “Combination therapy with Mir-143 and doxorubicin synergistically suppressed Osteosarcoma proliferation and cell growth”. In his report, he gave detailed information about Mir-143 and the therapeutic role of doxorubicin in breast cancer and osteosarcoma.

Then, Mahshid Damandan made a presentation on the topic “The Synergism Effects miR-143” and presented comprehensive information on the topic under discussion.

In conclusion, scientists from Iran answered the questions of the seminar participants and noted the feasibility of a joint study of issues of common interest.

In addition, discussions were held on the establishment of future scientific cooperation between the three institutions – the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS, the Khazar University and the Ardebil University of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

 

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14.12.2018 12:20

A seminar on  “Thyrosinkinase Receptors of Human cells: Functions, Future Perspectives” was held

Today the deputy director on scientific affairs of Institute of Biophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, head of the laboratory “Molecular and cellular biochemistry”, Dr.Sci in biology Karim Guli Gasimov delivered report on the topic “Thyrosinkinase Receptors of Human Cells: Functions, Future Perspectives”.

The event was opened by the director of the Institute, corresponding member of ANAS, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor Oktay Gasimov, who emphasized the relevance of the topic.

Then, K. Gasimov gave detailed information about the thyrosinkinase receptors and the components of the signal path.

Director of the Institute of Biophysics, corresponding member of ANAS Oktay Gasimov, deputy director for innovation and transfer Azad Abdurahimov, head of the laboratory of “Photoelectric and Optical Diagnostics of Semiconductor Structures” of the Institute of Physics Oktay Alakbarov, head of the laboratory of “Radioprotectors” of the Institute of Radiation Problems Asim Abdullayev and others expressed their opinions and suggestions on the topic.

 

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20.11.2018 16:05

ANAS Institute of Biophysics held next seminar

On November 20, 2018, at the Institute of Biophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan held next seminar.

Opening of the seminar was done by director of the institute, corresponding member of ANAS, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor Oktay Gasymov.

The participants of the seminar heard the report of Ruhiyya Tahiraga Guliyeva, member of the Institute of Biophysics, Chairman of the Council of young scientists and specialists, senior researcher of the laboratory of “Environmental Biophysics”, doctor of philosophy in biology, on the topic «Hereditary hematological disorders in Azerbaijan and the presence of natural antioxidants in their development».

R. Guliyeva noted that selenium has a special role in antioxidant factors that defend cells and the whole body, and therefore the study of its mechanism of action is relevant not only in Azerbaijan but in the worldwide.

The event was attended by employees, professors, doctoral students and dissertants of the Institute of Biophysics.

A seminar was followed by Q&A session.

 

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22.11.2018 15:27

An employee of the Institute of Radiobiology of the NAS of Belarus made a presentation at the Institute of Biophysics of the NAS of Azerbaijan

On November 22, 2018, a seminar was held at the Institute of Biophysics with the participation of the head of the Laboratory of Experimental Biological Models on the study of spontaneous and induced carcinogenesis on biological models, operating at the University of Radiobiology, Ph.D.  Natalia Nikolaevna Veyalkina.

First, the director of the institute, Professor Oktay Gasymov briefly informed the guest about the history of the institute that he leads and the research conducted here.  During the talks, the future prospects for cooperation were discussed.

At the seminar, Natalia Nikolaevna presented a report on the topic “The Direction of Scientific Research of the State Scientific Institution of the Institute of Radiobiology of NAS of Belarus”.  In her report N.N.Veyalkina noted that the Institute of Radiobiology is developing methods for extending life and improving its quality in the man-made conditions, including radioactive contamination of the environment.

N.N.Veyalkina’s report aroused great interest of employees and young specialists of the Institute, broad discussions were held around the subject and the necessity of continuing joint scientific researches.

 

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25.10.2018 14:19

At the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS has been held a seminar on the topic “Diagnostic potential of lung adenocarcinoma disease with IR-spectroscopy of human blood spectroscopy”

A seminar has been held at the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS at 10:00 a.m. on 25.10.2018. Scientist of the laboratory “Structures, Dynamics and Function of Biomolecules”, dissertant of the Institute of Physics of ANAS, Arzu Hatemshah Aydamirova delivered a speech on the theme “Diagnostic potential of lung adenocarcinoma disease with IR-spectroscopy of human blood spectroscopy”. Deputy Director on Scientific Affairs of the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS, Ph.D. in Biological sciences Gasimov Karim Guli opened the seminar and stressed the relevance of the topic.

Then A. Aydamirova’s report was heard. She firstly gave detailed information on the issue, then answered questions of the participants. In the end, Deputy Director of the Institute on Scientific Affairs, K.G. Gasimov closed the seminar and thanked the participants.

 

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22.06.2018 11:46

A Hungarian scientist, Professor Geza Safrany has made a scientific report on “Gene therapy of tumors”

The coordinator of the EU grant on the project # 6282jointly funded by the Ukrainian Center for Science and Technology, Prof. Geza Safrany was invited to Azerbaijan. He visited the Institute of Biophysics from 20 to 21 June 2018 and got acquainted with newly acquired spectroscopic devices. Prof. Geza Safrany held interesting discussions about future collaborative relationships with Professor Oktay Gasimov, Director of the Institute of Biophysics and other scientists of the institute.

Professor Geza Safrany, Head of the Department of Hungarian National Institute of Health, delivered a scientific report on “Gene Therapy” in the conference hall of the Institute of Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry on June 22.

The event was organized jointly by the Institute of Biophysics, Institute of Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry and Institute of Radiation Problems within the framework of the project “Synthesis and study radioprotective properties of complexes tryptophan with some biogenic metals”.

Professor Geza Safrany noted in his report that as a result of researches carried out on mice, gene therapy in tumor diseases, especially in brain tumors, is effective. Because gene therapy enhances the anti-tumor resistance of the organism through the immune system and is more effective when chemotherapy is administered at the same time.

Prof. Geza Safrany answered the questions of the seminar participants at the end of the seminar.

 

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