PSU Biologists Explore Microbiology, Genetics and Biomedicine, Unite Scholars Global Wide

The Faculty of Biology at Perm State University (PSU) has run the 13th International Conference of Biologists “Symbiosis-Russia ’2022” as part of the “Science and Global Challenges in the 21st Century” Inter-University Forum. The Conference united scholars from Afghanistan, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Israel, Kazakhstan, Russia, Scotland, Slovenia, USA and Uzbekistan.

In total, the Conference participants presented more than 180 reports in microbiology, biotechnology, biomedicine, genetics, botany, zoology, plant physiology, soil science, ecology and nature management.

Key speakers included:

Other international participants included:

On behalf Perm State University, two PSU scholars spoke in the Springer section – Danila Apushkin, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Pharmacology and Evgenia Akhremenko, a researcher at the Laboratory of Experimental Pharmacology, Faculty of Chemistry, PSU.

“The geography of the Conference participants covered, with no exception, all regions of Russia, and over 45 cities: from Kaliningrad to the Far East, from Arkhangelsk and St. Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don and Pyatigorsk,” says Mikhail Lyamin, Deputy Dean for Research, Faculty of Biology, PSU.

18 reports in English have been presented at the Conference. Meeting the requirements of the publishers and related ethics, the speakers’ papers have been checked for plagiarism, double-blind peer reviewed by foreign and Russian scholars, and, keeping in mind their relevance, original character and impact – recommended for publishing in the “Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems” series at the SpringerLink digital library, and indexed in Scopus

Slovenia Invites for 2022/2023 Scholarships

In accordance with the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Slovenia on cooperation in culture, science and education, the Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS, ) provides students and postgraduates of Russian universities 16 monthly scholarships for the 2022/2023 academic year – the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation reminds.  

Candidates need to provide documents for both the Russian and Slovenian related bodies.

  • letter of introduction;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • certificate of knowledge of Slovenian or English;
  • an extract from the record book;
  • a copy of the diploma with an insert (if available);
  • a copy of international passport;
  • signed agreement to personal data processing.

For the Slovenian side, the following documents must be submitted:

  • questionnaire;
  • letter of admission;
  • the passport;
  • letter of recommendation;
  • a copy of the diploma or an extract from the student’s record book with a certified translation into English or Slovenian.

More detailed information about the scholarship and the required documents is available on the related website and in the information letter.

The deadline for accepting applications is 4pm, 5 March, 2022 (Moscow time).

Contact person – Olga D.Poleshchuk, phone: 8-495-788-65-91, e-mail:

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