Established in 1953. Head of Departament: Vladimir A. Korshun, Sc.D.




  •     Korshun V.A., DSc, Laboratory Head
  •     Sadykova V.S., DSc, Senior Researcher
  •     Tyurin A.P., PhD, Senior Researcher
  •     Prokhorenko I.A., PhD, Senior Researcher
  •     Georgieva M.L., PhD, Senior Researcher
  •     Rogozhin E.A., PhD, Senior Researcher
  •     Alferova V.A., Junior Researcher
  •     Baranova A.A., Junior Researcher, PhD Student
  •     Shuvalov M.V., PhD, Engineer
  •     Kudryakova G.H, PhD, Engineer
  •     Koshina E.V., Engineer
  •     Kulyaeva V.V. Engineer <
  •     Stepashkina E.A., Technician
  •     Shurachtenkova A.I., Technician
  •     Slyundina M.S., Technician

Main Research Areas:

  •     Screening of producing stains for new antibiotics
  •     Selection and creation of a collection of strains of microorganisms - producers of biologically active metabolites
  •     Investigation of principles of production of biologically active metabolites
  •     Isolation, purification and identification of biologically active compounds
  •     Structure elucidation
  •     Development of novel approaches to screening, isolation and structure elucidation of new natural compounds

Major Achievements:

  •     Over 110 antibiotics were isolates and identified
  •     Structure of 48 new antibiotics were elucidated
  •     Industrial production processes for 13 antibiotics were developed

You can see the list of publications of laboratory staff HERE

Current Research Collaborations:

  •     Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry (Moscow, Russian Federation)
  •     Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russian Federation)
  •     I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Moscow, Russian Federation)
  •     Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology of Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russian Federation)
  •     N.D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry (Moscow, Russian Federation)
  •     Moscow Scientific and Practical Tuberculosis Center (Moscow, Russian Federation)
  •     Institute of Cellular and Intracellular Symbiosis (Orenburg, Russian Federation)
  •     Sukachev Institute of Forest, Federal Research Center, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation)
  •     Institute of Medicinal Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College (Beijing, China)
  •     Biotechnology center of Ho Chi Minh city (Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam)
  •     Marine Science Institute of the Federal University of Ceara (Fortaleza, Brazil)
  •     University of Delhi (New Delhi, India)
  •     University of Debrecen (Debrecen, Hungary)
  •     Institute of Physical Organic Chemistry National Academy of Sciences (Minsk, Belarus)
  •     Technische Universität Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  •     Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) (Braunschweig, Germany)
  •     Laboratory of Genetics, Plant Sciences Group, Wageningen University (Wageningen, Netherlands)

Research Projects:

  •     RFBR–NNSF China Grant 17-53-53130 (2017–2018) Novel non-ribosomal peptide group antibiotics: structure and bioactivity
  •     RFBR Grant 18-33-00044 (2018-2019) Chemical study of microbial polyketide antibiotics

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