Research


The Department of Biological Sciences encompasses a broad spectrum of bioscience fields, including knowledge of living organisms, their environment and evolution. Our mission is transforming biology education through research, innovation and science.

Biological Sciences Department has expertise in Biochemistry, Immunology, Ecology, Molecular Biology and Genetics.

The research interests of our faculty members span all levels of biological organization, include the following categories:


  • Study of reactive oxidant production during inflammation and its impact on biological damage;
  • Genetic diversity, screening genes for resistance or tolerance to various stress factors and association mapping of quantitative and qualitative traits;  
  • Development of new methods for the bacterial diseases diagnostics;
  • Diagnosis, spreading and prevention of the hereditary diseases in Azerbaijan.

The Department offers graduate programs leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in different areas of Biological Sciences, including Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry and Immunology.

Also, we engaged in a wide range of research activities, such as: mentoring students, who are seriously committed to do research, and helping them in scientific writing; inviting researchers to give seminars; organizing scientific meetings and participating in research seminars to share knowledge and discuss research results.