Biology in Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Scriabin

Bachelor’s program (Veterinary Biochemistry and Radiation Biology major)


Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Biology






Tel. +7 495 377-91-67



Awards and achievements. Prize-winning places in all-Russian and international contests of graduation theses, the best research papers. Research as part of the Federal Targeted Program for Research and Development in Priority Areas of Advancement of the Russian Scientific and Technological Complex for 2014-2020 (the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia).

Teaching staff. The program is delivered by highly qualified teachers, including 27 Candidates of Sciences, 11 Doctors of Sciences, one Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Heads of top-ranked scientific schools, laureates of the Russian Government Award in Science and Technology, textbook authors are also engaged in the teaching process.

Facilities and resources. Microscopes, centrifuges, culture and virology cabinets, DNA cabinets, PCR cabinets, cell cultutes, chicken embryos, laboratory animals, amplifiers, transilluminators, hemiluminometers, autoclaves, dry heat sterilizers, etc. Laboratories of the Department of Radiation Biology and Virology, the Department of Chemistry, laboratories of immuno-biotechnology, immunogenetics and DNA technologies, cell culture, immunochemical studies, biochemistry, biophysics, radiation biology, microbiology. Computer classrooms.

Research is conducted in the field of wildlife, the use of biological systems for economic and medical purposes, environmental protection, development and biosecurity monitoring of new medicines. The Academy also conducts other studies using living organisms and biological systems of different levels of organization.

Education. Visualization lectures, problem-based lectures and seminars, discussion seminars, case methods, problem-solving business games, research activities, e-learning and distance learning technologies applied in the format of webinars and asynchronously using the resources of the Academy’s educational portal.

Strategic partners. Research institutions of the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Health of Russia, and the RAS, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian State Agrarian University-Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy, agribusiness enterprises, Shchelkovsky Meat Processing Plant, the Central Scientific and Methodical Veterinary Laboratory, commercial institutions, animal clinics, All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Veterinary Medicine named after K.I. Scriabin and Y.R. Kovalenko, All-Russian Research and Technological Institute of Biological Industry, the Federal Center for Animal Health, the Russian State Center for Animal Feed and Drug Standardization and Quality, etc.

International projects and programs. Students take an active part in the academic mobility program. The Academy cooperates with the universities, research institutes, and other organizations of Germany, Serbia, the USA, the Czech Republic, Gambia, Senegal, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Belarus, etc.

Competitive advantages. This faculty is Russia's only faculty that trains specialists in veterinary medicine and biology. There are leading scientific schools of virology, radiation biology, immunology. Graduates work at research institutes, enterprises of different forms of incorporation, educational institutions of secondary and higher education. They hold leadership positions at major enterprises and government agencies.

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