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  • Secrets of Maverannahr: where genetics depends on culture 15.06.2017  Maxsat Zhabagin, researcher, Laboratory For Population Genetics, NLA in cooperation with  Oleg Balanovsky, Elena Balanovska, Zhaxylyk Sabitov, Marina Kuznetsova, and others published  a new study in Scientific Reports 7, article number: 3085(2017). Authors have analyzed Y-chromosomal variation in populations from Transoxiana, a historical region covering the southwestern part of Central Asia. They studied 780 samples from 10 regional populations of Kazakhs, Uzbeks, Turkmens, ...
  • NLA to open joint Laboratory  on Medicine in Shanghai, China. 14.06.2017 National Laboratory Astana and  Tongren Hospital in Shanghai, China, which is a major research medical center of the city,  will open a joint international Laboratory  on Medicine,  where different studies of gastrointestinal tract tumors, diseases of neurology, cardiovascular system will be conducted, as well as issues related to aging and diseases associated with aging processes. According ...
  • 2017 NLA newsletter available online 20.04.2017  Dear visitor,  read our 2017 NLA newsletter!
  • NLA scientific article to win the JWOCN Clinical Manuscript Award 13.04.2017 The scientific paper  A Comprehensive Review on Current Status of Topical Odor Controlling Therapies for Chronic Wounds which has been published in  the Journal of Wound Ostomy & Continence Nursing  has won a prize of this journal JWOCN Clinical Manuscript Award. The authors of this paper are NLA researchers: Talgat Nurgozhin, Director, Center for Life ...
  • Phylogeography of human Y-chromosome haplogroup Q3-L275 from an academic/citizen science collaboration 13.02.2017 Maxsat Zhabagin, researcher, Laboratory For Population Genetics, NLA in cooperation with well-known scientists Oleg Balanovsky, Rebecah Canada, Nadia Al-Zahery  and others published  a new study in BMC Evolutionary Biology  (IF 3,6) on the potential of full Y-chromosome sequencing for reconstructing haplogroup Q3 phylogeography. Researchers analyzed 47 fully sequenced Y-chromosomes and reconstructed the haplogroup Q3 phylogenetic tree in ...