PushGENI is a national university that provides training for specialists in educational programs: bachelor’s, master’s and postgraduate courses for research institutes and science-intensive enterprises working in the priority areas of technology and technology development, primarily the defense industry, medicine and pharmaceutics, biosafety and ecology.
One of the features and, at the same time, the advantage of the university, subordinated to the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia located in one of the leading scientific centers of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Pushchino science city, is the training of specialists in molecular and cell biology, gene and cell engineering, bioorganic chemistry, biophysics, biomedicine, biopharmaceuticals and mathematical and computational methods in biology for research institutes and advanced training of specialists for operating and under construction high-tech biotechnological productions in the curriculum, containing the latest knowledge and practices in the field of biotechnology with the involvement of leading scientists of the country and the use of a unique scientific research laboratory at the Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as the world’s largest astronomical center for studying the solar wind, interplanetary plasma, radio galaxies.
Traditionally, about half of our graduates continue their work in the research institutes of the RAS, on the basis of which their scientific and practical work was conducted, but about 10% of our students continue their education in post-graduate studies at foreign higher educational institutions. In recent years, PushGENI has prepared competitive personnel for biotechnology companies engaged in both production and development, including high-technology products (BIOCAD, Generium, Ajinomoto, etc.).