Round table on bioinformatics to be held at NASB Institute of Genetics and Cytology
A round table discussion on bioinformatics will be held at the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the NAS of Belarus. The participants will present the achievements of Belarusian biologists and programmers in the field of bioinformatics and discuss the difficulties encountered by scientists in this field and ways to overcome them.
Briefing on Union State “DNA Identification” Program takes place at NASB Institute of Genetics and Cytology
On 22 February 2019, a briefing on the implementation and prospects of the Union State's program “Development of innovative genogeographic and genomic technologies for personality identification and individual characteristics of the person on the basis of the study of gene pools of the Union state regions” (“DNA Identification”) took place at the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
Chairman of NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov meets with Ambassador of Hungary
On 20 February 2019, the Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to the Republic of Belarus Zsolt Chutora held talks at the NAS of Belarus. The focus was on the expansion of scientific cooperation between Belarus and Hungary. During the talks, the sides discussed the current state of the Belarusian-Hungarian cooperation, as well as the expansion of new directions and mechanisms of joint scientific and technical activities.
Press conference on application of genetic analysis technologies is held
On 20 February 2019, a press conference "The application of genetic analysis technologies: crime detection and disease prediction" was held at the Press Center of the Press House. The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus was represented by Irma Borisovna Mosse, the head of the laboratory of human genetics at the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
Meeting of Interdepartmental Coordinating Council on Nutrition to be held on 14 February 2019
On 14 February 2019 (Thursday), at 3.00 p.m., a meeting of the Interdepartmental Coordinating Council on Nutrition under the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus will be held at the NASB Presidium (Minsk, pr. Niezaliežnasci, 66, room 216). The meeting will be attended by members of the Council, the leadership of the NAS of Belarus, well-known scientists, representatives of the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Health, Belarusian state food industry concern, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Agriculture, and universities.
Presentation of book “In the shadow of castles and palaces” by Boris Lazuko takes place within 26th Minsk International Book Fair
A presentation of a book “In the shadow of castles and palaces” by Boris Lazuko, head of the Department of the Ancient Belarusian Culture at the the Kandrat Krapiva Institute of Art Studies, Ethnography and Folklore that is the branch of the NASB Center for Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research, took place within the 26th Minsk International Book Fair. The book was published in the Belarus Publishing House in 2018. The book deals with the material culture of the Belarusian social elite, which has not been the subject of special research until now. The book presents the material in the chronological principle. This made it possible to consider the traditions of the Belarusian aristocracy’s life, the pattern of development of the domestic arts and crafts in conjunction with the common European historical and cultural processes. The book describes in detail the interior of estates and palaces, each element of which is a separate work of art. This is the most complete collection with detailed illustrations and detailed descriptions. The book is intended for a wide audience. A string trio performed classical music at the presentation.
Delegation from Great Stone Industrial Park visits National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
A delegation from the Great Stone Industrial Park headed by the Deputy General Director Mr. Xu Baomin visited the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. During the negotiations with Sergey Chizhik, First Vice Chairman of the NASB Presidium, the parties discussed the construction of the Chinese-Belarusian Innovation Commercialization Center. In this regard, the Belarusian side proposed to organize a meeting with the Chinese delegation at the Great Stone Industrial Park. At the same time, it is planned to discuss in detail the mechanisms for creating joint laboratories at the Innovation Commercialization Center.
Eleventh International Conference of Working Group on Waders of Northern Eurasia "Actual issues of wader studies in the Northern Eurasia" takes place
From 30 January to 2 February 2019, the 11th international conference of Working Group on Waders of Northern Eurasia "Actual issues of wader studies in Northern Eurasia" took place in the biological faculty of the Belarusian state University with the financial support of the Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research. The NASB Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and Public Organization “Akhova Ptushak Batskaushchyny” participated in the conference. Belarusian and foreign scholars and representatives of environmental organizations discussed the issues of ecology, migration, number and species diversity, behavior, morphology and protection of waders.
Representatives of NASB Institute of Philosophy to take part in seminar on designing future and horizons of digital reality in Moscow
The scientific and practical seminar "Designing the future and horizons of digital reality" will be held in the Business and Cultural Complex of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Russian Federation on 7-8 February 2019 supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.
The seminar will discuss the results of joint research projects of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the Belarusian Foundation for Fundamental Research carried out at the Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The projects covered a wide range of issues: the economy of the digital world, educational robotics, the art of the new era, new transport systems, people of the digital era and other scientific problems the Union State scientists facing. The joint work of humanitarians, mathematicians and teachers will develop a deep, holistic view of the future.
National Academy of Sciences of Belarus discusses Union State Programs implementation
On 31 January 2019, the NAS of Belarus hosted a meeting with the Belarusian representatives of the government customers of the Union State programs and events in the areas of defense, security, law enforcement, military-technical cooperation and defense industry. Grigory Rapota, the State Secretary of the Union State, took part in the meeting.
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Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus holds meeting with academicians
On 31 January 2019, according to the established tradition, the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus held a meeting with academicians, where some preliminary results of the NASB scientific work were announced, and various awards were presented.
Academician Vladimir Gusakov, Chairman of the Presidium of the NAS of Belarus, welcomed the participants of the meeting. He also made a short historical excursion on the development of science in our country, mentioned the most vivid names and events.