Director’s Message

Dear Visitor,9-512

On behalf of the National Laboratory Astana at Nazarbayev University, I am pleased to welcome you to our website.

The private institution «National Laboratory Astana» (NLA) was established in 2015, under the aegis of Nazarbayev University and Kazakhstani government. ​

NLA now consists of Center for Life Sciences and Center for Energy and Advanced Materials Science, which include 7 research institutes and 24 laboratories.  

Our team of scientists, in collaboration with world’s leading research and educational institutions in the U.S, EU, APAC countries, and CIS, offer the extraordinary range and diversity of research opportunities aimed at discovering and communicating of new knowledge.

We look for ways to apply our research to help meet the challenges of our century, whether this means working for life sciences, energy& advanced materials science, computer science or fostering greater global environment understanding.


Zhaxybay Zhumadilov, MD, PhD, Professor

General Director

National Laboratory Astana