Nurkiyanova Kulpash Muratkhanovna, PhD in biology. Graduate of the Department of Biotechnology in 1985. She graduated from the graduate school of the Institute of Molecular Biology named after V.A. Engelhardt (Moscow) and defended her thesis (1991) in the specialty 03.01.03 - “Molecular Biology”. For many years, she conducted research in major foreign research centers: Volcany Center (Bet-Dagan, Israel), Biomedical Research Center (Szeged, Hungary), University of Dundee, Biomedical Research Institute (Dundee, UK). Currently - Tayside Research Center (Dundee, Scotland, UK), a molecular biologist. Research interests: molecular biology, virology.