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Armenian society of biological psychiatry
Armenian association for molecular
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IMB is integrated in the international research area establishing close partnership with internationally acknowledged research and educational centers and units worldwide, among which are the:

ARPA Institute - Analysis Research & Planning for Armenia
Institute of Biological Problems of the
Federal Centre for Animal Health
Kemerovo Institute of Food Science and Technology (Russia)
The Belarusian State Technological University (Republic of Belarus)
Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology of RAS (Russia)
A.N. Bakulev National Medical Research Center of Cardiovascular Surgery
(Russian Academy of Medical Sciences)
Biochemistry Department of Oxford University (UK)
Department of Medical Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine Uppsala University (Sweden)
Department of Neurology, Medical Center of the University of California,
San-Francisco (USA)
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hospital of
Friedrich-Alexander-University (Germany)
Department of Psychiatry at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (Germany)
Estonian Biocentre (Estonia)
Laboratory of Immunogenomics and Immunoproteomics, Palacky University (Czech Republic)
Laboratory of Radiation Biology, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Dubna, Russia)
National Institute of Mental Health (USA)
Research Institute for Biology of Southern Federal University (Russia)
Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health (University of Aberdeen, UK)
Department of Experimental Therapy,
L. Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Poland
George Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, Microbiology and Virology, Georgia
Tajik Research Institute of Preventive Medicine of the Academy of MS of Ministry of Health and Social Protection
University of California, San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California, San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, USA
Centre for Computational Science, Department of Chemistry, University College London, UK
Laboratory of Radiation biology, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
The european union reference laboratory for african swine fever (EURL-ASF), INIA-CISA
Emory University, USA
University of Lisbon, Portugal
Natural Biologics Inc., USA
Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, JMU, Germany
Khon Kaen University, Faculty of Biology, Thailand
Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI) Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Germany
Institute for Sustainable plant Protection, CNR, Italy
iPlanta, COST ACTION CA 15223
Intergrape, COST ACTION CA 17111
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU. Sweden
Mendel University, Brno, Ledoviche, Czeck Republic
Institute of Grapevine and wine research (ICVV), Logroño, Spain
Valencian Institute of Agricultural Research (IVIA), Valencia, Spain
Hochschule Geisenheim University, Institute for Grapevine Breeding, Geisenheim, Germany
Centre Agriculture Food Environment, University of Trento, San Michele all’Adige, Italy
Clinic and Polyclinic for radiotherapy and radiooncology, Rostock University, Germany
Aarhus University, Department of Biomedicine, Denmark
DESY German Synchrotron Accelerator, Germany
Bern University, Switzerland
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France
University California San Francisco, Department of Neurology, Veterans Affair Medical Center, USA
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA

The collaboration is realized through exchange visits and implementation of joint projects.


Among partner institutions in Armenia are the Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems NAS RA and the main universities including the Yerevan State University (Faculty of Biology), Russian-Armenian University (Biomedical Department), Armenian State Pedagogical University (Faculty of Physiology), International Scientific and Educational Center of NAS RA, and research centers and clinics mainly grouped around the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia including the:

Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry.
Hematology Center
National Institute of Health
Scientific Centre of Radiation
Medicine and Burns
Stress Center
National Center of Oncology
Research Institute of Cardiology
"NORK" Psychiatric Medical Center
"VIOLA" Blood Center
and Diagnostics Co. Ltd.
Scientific Center of Livestock
Breeding and Veterinary
Nork Infection Clinic Hospital
Russian-Armenian University
Scientific Technological Center of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Yerevan State University
Institute of Hydroponics
Problems after G.S. Davtyan
Scientific Center of Agrobiotechnology of Armenian National Agrarian University
Vine and Wine Foundation of Armenia
CANDLE Synchrotron Research Institute

Partnership is based on S&T collaboration agreements and realized through implementation of joint projects, organization of joint educational units (department), laboratories, conferences, and workshops and trainings.
IMB is the founder and facilitator of the Armenian Association of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Immunology and a joint member of the Biotechnological Armenian Association, Electronic Library Consortium of Armenia, and Technology Transfer Association.

Prof. Bob Sim (Oxford University) and Prof. Anna Boyajyan (IMB) at the IMB conference.
Yerevan, 2010.

Young researchers from IMB and the Palacky University (Czech Republic) at IMB conference, Yerevan, 2010.
From left to right: Roksana Zakharyan, Anna Stahelova, Gohar Tsakanova, Tereza Tomankova.

Roksana Zakharyan (first from the right-front) from the Laboratory of Macromolecular Complexes IMB with her colleagues from the Laboratory of Immunogenomics and Immunoproteomics of Palacky University (Czech Republic), Olomouc, 2010.
Yerevan, 2010.

Round table with the colleagues from the Joint Institute of Nuclear Research (JINR) and Yerevan State University. Alushta, Ukraine, 2010.
In the middle (from left to right): Prof. Anna Boyajyan (Director of the IMB NAS RA), Prof. Rouben Aroutiounian (Head of Department of Genetics and Cytology, Yerevan State University), Prof. Evgeny Krasavin (Head of the Laboratory of Radiation Biology, JINR)

Prof. Rustam Aminov (in the middle) from the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health (UK) in the Laboratory of Molecular genetics of IMB. Yerevan, 2006.