The project was implemented within the framework of the cooperation agreement signed a year ago between Akron Group and RSAU-MTAA. In frame of this agreement Akron Group will provide equipment for the future agronomists and will participate in the their training for the Russian agricultural industry. Vladimir Trukhachev, Rector of the Timiryazev Academy, expressed gratitude to the management of the partner company for the work done and emphasized that the research which will be conducted in new laboratory will be broadcasted to all 54 partner universities in Russia, as well as in the CIS countries.
Handball competitions were held, as part of the IV Moscow Beach Games. According to their results, the women's team of Timiryazev Academy won the gold medal, and the men's team took 2nd place. In total, 7 teams took part in the sports tournament.
"Our athletes managed to win in rather difficult fight with the team "Territory of sports." We hope that in the future our women's team will remain in the lead." - said Alexey Peredelsky, mentor of the men's and women's team, acting head of the Department of Physical Culture.
"Our young men also confidently claimed leadership, but in the final lost to the Krasnodar team, whose players are members of the Russian national team. The opponent is very formidable and so far invincible, so we got silver medal. But we will strive for victory!"
The prestigious competition was organized by the Moscow Department of Sports with the support of the Russian Fencing Federation. Athletes with a title not lower than "Master of Sports" were allowed to participate. The Timiryazev Academy was represented at the competition by Alexey Udovichenko - the 1st year student of the Faculty of Agronomy and Biotechnology. The athlete showed himself worthily, taking second place in the team championship and becoming the third in the individual competition.
Currently, Alexei Udovichenko already has the title of "Master of Sports", he is a silver medalist at the European Championship, and is also a member of the Russian national fencing team.
University rectors continued a series of contacts aimed at strengthening cooperation in the field of bachelors, masters and higher qualifications training, as well as organizing joint scientific research, and also agreed to hold a meeting of the Federal Educational and Methodological Association (FUMO). It is expected that over 140 representatives of Russian universities will take part in the meeting in online and offline formats.
On the basis of the university, they took advanced training courses in the areas of "Introduction to molecular plant breeding", "Basic genetic concepts in molecular plant breeding" and "Fundamentals of cell technologies". Twenty plant breeders and biotechnologists have already mastered the two-week training program by the Timiryazev Academy and Skoltech.
“These courses are unique in it's main goal to unite classical breeders and biotechnologists who will achieve a single scientific goal in unity.” noted S.G. Monachos.
The presented courses are the first in a series of training events planned in the framework of cooperation between the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology and the Timiryazev Academy.