Institute of Radiobiology and Radiation Protection

Management

Kazymbet Polat Kazymbetovich

Director of Institute
doctor of Medical Sciences, professor

Staff

Bakhtin Meirat Muhamedkarimovich

Deputy Director of Institute
doctor of biological sciences, professor

Duisebay Dzhanabayevich Dzhanabayev

chief researcher

Candidate of medical sciences, professor

Sholpan Kabykenovna Hussain

professor

Aigul Salimzhanovna Dinmukhamedova

professor

Yerlan Tursynbaevich Kashkinbayev

chief specialist

PhD Doctor

Maksat Kayratovich Sharipov

chief researcher
Master of Natural Sciences

Saltanat Bauyrzhanovna Utebayeva

Head of the Testing Laboratory of Radiochemistry and Radiospectrometry
Master of Engineering (Chemical Technology)

Moldir Nurlankyzy Aumalikova

Head of the Laboratory of Radiation Safety and Hygiene
Master of Physics

Ilbekova Kuralay Bakytbekkyzy

Head of the Laboratory of Radiation Safety and Hygiene

radiologist

Riza Medetkhan

Head of the Laboratory of Epidemiology and Medical-Dosimetric Register
Master of Natural Sciences

Danara Seytkazyevna Ibrayeva

chief researcher
Master of Physics

Anel Bolatovna Omar

senior researcher
Master of Natural Sciences

Aigerim Serikovna Shokabayeva

senior researcher

Bachelor of Biology

Aynur Galymbekkyzy Pirmanova

researcher
Master of Natural Sciences

Madina Argynovna Kairullova

junior researcher
Bachelor of Natural Sciences

Daniyar Temirkhanuly Zhandilda

junior researcher
Bachelor of Physics

Anargul Kairbekovna Rakhmetova

laboratory assistant
specialist

Jamilya Umirzakovna Davletbayeva

laboratory assistant

Olga Genadievna Budko

laboratory assistant

Formation story

The Institute was founded on the basis of the Radiobiological science center of University, which was opened in 2004, and was renamed into “Institute of Radiobiology Research” in 2010, into “Institute of Radiobiology and Radiation Protection” in 2014. During this time, the Institute completed a number of major scientific and technological grants concerning the problems of medical provision in radiation safety for the population in uranium mining, mining and oil-producing regions of Kazakhstan, prepared 10 doctors and more than 16 candidates of medical and biological sciences, also PhD doctors and 5 masters.

Tasks

- Development and implementation of priority scientific programs and research in the field of radiobiology, radiation epidemiology, radiation medicine, radiation hygiene, radiation ecology and radiation genetics;

- Development of university science, integration of scientific research and educational programs;

- Training of highly qualified scientific and pedagogical personnel in the field of radiobiology and radiation medicine, undergraduate, graduate and PhD doctoral studies;

- Implementation of the results of scientific research in practical health care and other industries

- Expansion of international cooperation in the field of radiobiology and radiation medicine with leading specialized institutes of the near and far abroad;

- Professional development of specialists of various departments on radiation safety, occupational health, occupational diseases;

- Provision of paid services to determine the levels of compliance with radiation safety standards in residential and industrial premises, as well as environmental facilities.

Goals

To achieve the competitiveness of scientific research and development in the field of radiobiology, radiation medicine, hygiene and radioecology, aimed at solving urgent problems of medical provision of radiation safety of the population and training of highly qualified scientific and pedagogical personnel that meet international quality standards.

Functions

- Development and implementation of priority scientific programs and research in the field of radiobiology, radiation epidemiology, radiation medicine, radiation hygiene, radiation ecology and radiation genetics;

- Development of university science, integration of scientific research and educational programs;

- Training of highly qualified scientific and pedagogical personnel in the field of radiobiology and radiation medicine, undergraduate, graduate and PhD doctoral studies;

- Implementation of the results of scientific research in practical health care and other industries

- Expansion of international cooperation in the field of radiobiology and radiation medicine with leading specialized institutes of the near and far abroad;

- Professional development of specialists of various departments on radiation safety, occupational health, occupational diseases;

- Provision of paid services to determine the levels of compliance with radiation safety standards in residential and industrial premises, as well as environmental facilities.

Activity

1. Educational activities

2. Scientific activity

3. Provision of paid services

Scientific directions of the Institute:

- Complex radiobioecological research in objects of the environment in uranium mining, mining and oil-producing regions;

- Scientific-methodological foundations in medical provision of radiation safety for employees in radiation hazardous enterprises;

- Analysis and evaluation of public health in uranium mining, mining and oil and gas regions;

- Development of methods for cleaning areas contaminated with radionuclides;

- Implementation of research and development by IRRP employees according to individual plans on approved topics;

- Providing scientific guidance to students, employees (undergraduates, PhD students, residents) and applicants from other medical institutions.

The Institute carries out its activities based on the following licenses:

- Committee for Atomic Energy, Industry and New Technologies Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, «Provision of services in the field of nuclear power engineering» №20004992 from 16.03.2020

- Committee of State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance, Health Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in Astana city on the following types of medical activities, «Sanitation and laboratory research: the sanitary-chemical, measurement of physical factors (noise, vibration, electromagnetic fields and other), radiometry and dosimetry» №19009260 from 24.04.2019

- Committee for Atomic Energy, Industry and New Technologies Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, “Special training of specialists and staff for activities related to the use of nuclear energy” №20004992 from 16.03.2020

- Committee for Control of Education and Science of the Education and Science Ministry in the Republic of Kazakhstan “Training PhD students on a specialty “Medicine”, “Training of PhD students on a specialty 6D060700 – “Biology”

- Committee for Control of Education and Science of the Education and Science Ministry in the Republic of Kazakhstan “Training of masters on a specialty “Medicine” with section “Radiobiology”, “Training masters on a specialty 6M060700 – “Biology”.

Research program is developing in the Institute:

“Integrated approaches in health management of the Aral region population” (2014-2016).

Educational activities in 2015-2016 academic year

- Undergraduate studies. Faculties: Medical and preventative care;

- Postgraduate studies and PhD – doctoral studies on a specialty “Medicine”, “Biology” (radiobiology);

- In 2013 3 master's students accepted in “Biology” and 1 PhD –student in “Medicine”, in 2014 1 master’s student in “Biology” and 1 master’s student in “Medicine” accepted;

- The lessons are conducting for 3rd year students of the faculty «Medical and preventative care» according to the educational program for the discipline “Radiation Hygiene”;

- Elective course “Radiation Effects and Radiation Safety” for the 3rd year students of faculty “General Medicine”;

- Courses for staff development on “Radiation Safety”, “Radiation Hygiene”;

- Supervision of the Student Scientific Group.

Types of paid services:

- certification of workplaces in enterprises;

- educational courses for staff development: on “Radiation safety when working with sources of ionizing radiation”, “Radiation safety when working with sealed sources and devices generating ionizing radiation”; “Radiation Hygiene”, “Radiation safety when working with ray inspection system”, “Dosimetrist”;

- development of guidelines for the prevention and reduction of morbidity in enterprises;

- measurement of gamma radiation EDR and flux density of alpha-, beta- particles;

- measurement of radon EEVA;

- preparation of samples for radiospectrometer and radiochemical research;

- radiospectrometric definition 232ТҺ, 40К, 137Cs, 226Ra;

- radiospectrometric definition of radiochemical preparation 238U, 234U, 232ТҺ, 230ТҺ, 228ТҺ

- radiometric definition with the radiochemical preparation 226Ra, 228Ra, 210Pb, 210Po, total alpha and beta activity of water samples.

ИРРЗ.PNG

The Institute operates on the basis of the following licenses: the Committee of Atomic Energy of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the class “Provision of services in the field of nuclear energy use” №20004992 of 16.03.2020 of the Committee of State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the city of Astana for the following types of medical activities: “Sanitary and hygienic and laboratory tests: sanitary and chemical, measurement of physical factors (noise, vibration, electromagnetic fields, etc.), radiometry and dosimetry” №0022915 of 23.04.2010. Committee of Atomic Energy of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the lesson “Special training of specialists and personnel for activities related to the use of atomic energy” №19009260 dated 24.04.2019. Committee for Control in the field of Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Training of PhD doctoral students in the specialty “Medicine”, “Training of PhD doctoral students in the specialty 6D060700-Biology” Committee for Control in the field of Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan «Training of masters in the specialty “Medicine”, section “Radiobiology”, “Training of masters in the specialty 6M060700-Biology” Committee of Atomic and Energy Supervision and Control Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Provision of services in the field of atomic energy use”: “Individual dosimetric control”, “Determination of the content of radionuclides in products, materials, environmental objects, measurement of the concentration of radon and other radioactive gases”, “Radiation control of territories, premises, workplaces, goods, materials, scrap metal, vehicles”, “Quality control of ionizing radiation sources, as well as devices, equipment, installations containing such sources or generating ionizing radiation” №20004992 of 16.03.2020. Types of paid services provided: certification of workplaces at enterprises; educational courses for advanced training of specialists: on the topics of “Radiation safety when working with ionizing radiation sources”, “Dosimetrist”, “Radiation safety when working with radiation inspection installations”, “Radiation safety when working with closed radiation sources and devices that generate ionizing radiation”, “Radiation safety in medicine” measurement of the MED of gamma radiation and the density of alpha -, beta-particle fluxes; measurement of radon EROA; preparation of samples for radiospectrometric and radiochemical research; radiospectrometric determinations 238U, 234U, 232TH, 230TH, 228TH, 40K, 137Cs radiometric determinations 226Ra, 228Ra, 210Pb, 210Po Individual dosimetric control of personnel Determination of the content of radionuclides in products, materials, environmental objects, measurement of the concentration of radon and other radioactive gases Radiation control of territories, premises, workplaces, goods, materials, scrap metal, vehicles.

Quality control of ionizing radiation sources, as well as devices, equipment, installations containing such sources or generating ionizing radiation:

- Medical computer X-ray tomographs;

- General-purpose medical X-ray machines;

- Medical X-ray angiographic equipment;

- Medical X-ray dental equipment;

- Medical X-ray mammography facilities.

Achievements

On the basis of the Institute, 10 doctors of science, 16 candidates of science, PhD doctors and 5 masters were trained and defended. The staff of the Institute published 12 author's inventions and certificates, 6 monographs and textbooks, 9 methodological recommendations and more than 200 scientific articles and theses.

Over the past 5 years, the Institute has implemented the following grant scientific and technical programs:

“Creation of molecular genetic characteristics of the DNA of uranium mine workers, confirmed by chronic exposure to low doses of radiation. Creation of an electronic data bank on the genotypes of people exposed to constant exposure to low-dose radiation” (2011-2015)

“Reducing the risks of industrial morbidity of workers in the uranium industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan” (2013-2015)

“Integrated approaches in the management of the health status of the population of the Aral Sea region” (2014-2016)

“Development of scientific and methodological bases for minimizing the environmental burden, medical support, social protection and health improvement of the population of environmentally unfavorable territories of the Republic of Kazakhstan” (2017-2019)

“Research and development of methods for reducing the radiation risk of the population living in the zone of influence of radioactive waste storage facilities” (2018-2020).

The scientific and technical program “Development of methods for leveling negative technogenic risk factors for the environment and public health of the Syrdarya uranium ore province” (2021-2023) is being implemented.

Contact data

Nur-Sultan, Beybitshilik st. 49 А, office No.705.

Tel: 8(7172) 53-94-48; 53-94-39

Fax: 8 (7172) 53-94-48

e-mail: irrp@amu.kz