News and Events

  • Drug-resistant M.tuberculosis strains are studied at NLA 18.04.2019 According to WHO data, every day about 4 500 people die from tuberculosis (TB) and 30 000 become sick with TB. Over the last decade, the medical community has faced difficulties in fighting tuberculosis due to the emergence of strains that are either extensively resistant to drugs or multidrug resistant. Currently, Nazarbayev University scientists are conducting ...
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Demo Day  at NLA 12.04.2019 National Laboratory Astana and ZALMA Ltd. company organized  Thermo Fisher Scientific Demo Day, which  took place at Nazarbayev University yesterday. During the seminar Thermo Fisher Scientific company representatives from Moscow delivered reports about new instruments, equipment, software, services to solve for complex analytical challenges in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic research, as well as the clinical laboratory.  Also in the framework of the Demo Day Equipment ...
  • International conference dedicated to 10th anniversary of Center for Life Sciences to be held in Nur-Sultan 10.04.2019 On May 20, 2020 NLA will host  the International Conference dedicated to 10th anniversary of Center for Life Sciences entitled “Modern challenges for biomedical sciences: from bench to bedside”.  The three-day conference will gather together researchers from leading universities of neighboring countries and far abroad from the United Kingdom, Russia, China,  the U.S.A, South Korea, and Germany, ...
  • Sudden cardiac death: New genetic mutations discovered 02.04.2019  NLA researchers have discovered new genetic factors associated with heart failure and sudden cardiac death.  Studying these genetic markers will help scientists to better understand heart disease, which could be used in the future to screen individuals for potential risks related to developing heart conditions. The results of this unique genetic research are published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Plos One. According to US cardiologists, sudden cardiac death ...
  • From garbage to alternative fuels: how to organize waste recycling in Astana? 27.02.2019 Scientists at NLA say that 30% of municipal solid waste in Astana could be recyclable, and another 10% of municipal solid waste potentially could be sorted to derived solid fuel for the city’s energy needs. These figures were obtained by a research group studying landfills in Astana for opportunities to obtain energy fuel from solid ...