"Ainur R. Akilzhanova, MD, PhD, DMSci, Associate Professor, Chief research scientist, Head of Laboratory of Genomic and Personalized Medicine, Center for Life Sciences, National Laboratory Astana, Nazarbayev University.
Research interests: genomic research in biomedicine, molecular, genomic and personalized medicine, public health and health care, methods of next generation sequencing and basics of bioinformatics and analysis of sequence data. Studies in recent years devoted to developing ways to translate the results of genetic and genomic research for human health, application of sequencing technologies in clinical research. She is supervisor and PI (principal investigator) in many projects in the field of biomedicine (2009-2018). Total number of publications more than 300 articles and abstracts, 4 books, 4 patents. Citations: 206, Cited Publications: 23. H-Index: 7/6, i10-index- 3. Ainur Akilzhanova awarded by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev Scholarship, 1998-1999; by The First Semipalatinsk Nagasaki Medical Award, 1999 (Nagasaki University School of Medicine); by the Grant of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Techniques of JAPAN - JAPAN SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF SCIENCE - JSPS RONPAKU (Dissertation PhD) Program 2010-2014, PhD defense was in 2014; Grant of Austrian Academy of Science, Joint Excellence in Science and Humanities JESH program, 2016, by “Kurmet” award, Ministry of Education and Science, 2016, 2017."