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    Young Kazakh scientist’s work added to ‘GenBank’

    Dr. Togzhan Kenzhetaevna Boranbayeva, a young scientist at the Kazakh National Agrarian University (KazNARU), has isolated more than 300 probiotic strains and registered 9 strains in the GenBank, which is the database of the United States National Information Biotechnology Center (NSBI) of the National Institutes of Health.

    Dr. Boranbayeve is the head of the KazNARU research laboratory on dairy products. Her area of expertise is the study of probiotic microorganisms in traditional Kazakh fermented dairy products. She studies the safety, probiotic potential, and antimicrobial properties of dairy products.

    Dr. Boranbayeve has authored one book and more than 20 articles. Currently, she is working with researchers from Turkey and Qatar on joint projects and is also a participant in the international projects Mevlana and Erasmus and two grant projects of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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