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Bioinformatics section will be opened at the scientific forum in Novosibirsk

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The bioinformatics section will be presented for the first time at the OpenBio forum near Novosibirsk.

The Bioinformatics section will open for the first time this year at the OpenBio scientific conference, which will be held near Novosibirsk, in the Koltsovo science city, from September 27 to 30, Yulia Linyushina, head of the OpenBio industry complex of events, said in the TASS press center on Thursday.

"This year we have launched a new section - bioinformatics. It is headed by Mikhail Gelfand, Professor, member of the European Academy of Sciences, International Community of Computational Biology," she said.

Linyushina noted that despite a difficult year, 11 countries will take part in OpenBio, among them Latvia, Poland, Syria, Greece, India, China, Belarus, Kazakhstan and others. They will participate in both face-to-face and online format. Representatives of 55 regions are also expected, the total number of participants is 1,235. The Forum includes events dedicated to the development of high-tech business and the latest scientific research in the field of biotechnology, biopharmaceutics and virology.

The Forum will bring together leading Russian and international experts who will discuss active longevity, the development of medicines and reagents, the climate in the investment market in modern conditions and new medical technologies. The OpenBio-2022 program includes a conference of young scientists, an exhibition of achievements of biotechnology companies and a scientific and business forum with discussions on longevity, the development of drugs and reagents, the fight against age-dependent diseases, countering the spread of HIV infection, import substitution and prospects for investing in high-tech business in modern realities.

At the OpenBio scientific conference, young scientists will present research results in five areas: biotechnology, virology, molecular biology, biophysics, bioinformatics. This year, according to Linyushina, the number of applications for the conference has increased by 50%. Denis Logunov, the developer of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, will speak at it. The OpenBio forum will host an open discussion "Science in Russia" for the first time on September 27: fears and prospects of young scientists", in which young researchers, senior students of universities and representatives of councils of young scientists are invited to participate. The participants of the discussion will discuss what obstacles young scientists face today, what determines the decision to go into science after graduation and what needs to be changed so that young specialists make a choice in favor of a scientific career and develop it in Russia.

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