19.04.01 Biotechnology

This program will be of interest to those who are willing to work in genetic and protein engineering, bio-nanotechnology, and modern biopharmaceuticals. The main content of the program includes medical biotechnology, the development of new generation biopharmaceuticals based on the knowledge of molecular and cellular mechanisms of the functioning of living systems. Students study program subjects in biology and chemistry, and conduct research in the laboratories of the Biotechnology department and the leading biotechnological institutes and companies.
Level of education:
Master’s degree
Form of training:
Full-time (day department)
Place of training:
Moscow
Entrance examination:
— Chemistry
Profiles and specializations:
Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology
In the course of training, students receive theoretical knowledge and practical skills for further research in medical biotechnology, the design of new stock-producers of biologically active substances aimed at obtaining diagnostic and medicinal products.
This is one of the most innovative master's programs. After its completion, graduates successfully implement their plans in both research, scientific, and technological professional activities. Classes are held in educational laboratories that are equipped with modern biotechnological and analytical devices and installations. The training program is tailored to the needs of specific employers, and its alumni are employed as molecular biotechnologists and specialists in the field of cell technologies
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • researchers
  • biotechnologist researchers
  • technologists of biopharmaceutical production
  • specialists in quality control of products of biotechnological / biopharmaceutical production
Specialized disciplines
  • Molecular fundamentals of biotechnology
  • Structure and function of proteins and nucleic acids
  • Structure and function of biological membranes
  • General microbiology
  • Methods of isolation and study of biologically active compounds
  • Protein engineering
  • Regulation of cellular activity
  • Design of drugs and diagnostic products
  • Computer modeling in physical and chemical biology
  • History, methodology, modern problems and prospects for the development of biotechnology
  • Medical biotechnology
  • Modern problems of biotechnology
Graduating Departments:
Department of Biotechnology and Industrial Pharmacy