Yuri Skiba

Candidate of Biological Sciences

A highly qualified specialist in molecular biology and biological safety. He is the author of more than 50 scientific articles and 3 patents. In 2020, he was awarded the medal «Halyk Algysy» for his contribution to responding to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic and leading the development of test systems for diagnosing coronavirus infection.

Areas of scientific interest: molecular genetic certification, genomic surveillance and study of drug resistance of dangerous and especially dangerous pathogens of human and animal infections, evolution and epidemiology of pathogenic microorganisms, development of diagnostic systems, recombinant technologies, structural and functional organization of the eukaryotic genome, regulation of gene expression, genetic engineering and biological safety.