On April 27th , 2018, the delegation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) headed by the President of the academy academician A.M.Mikhailov visited the Center of Genomics and Bioinformatics. The guests were met by the director of the Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Minister of Innovative Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Academician I.Yu. Abdurakhmonov.
The delegation was acquainted with the laboratories of the Center, conducted here experiments and its achievements. After the tour around the Center, a meeting was held in the conference room with the participation of the Russian delegation, the Vice-President of the Uzbek Academy of Sciences, Ibragimov. B., the leaders of the Institute of Microbiology, the Institute of Zoology, the Institute of Immunology, the Institute of Botany, the Institute of Genetics and Experimental Biology. and the Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics. During the meeting the President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician A.M. Sergeyev noted that cooperation between Russia and Uzbekistan is growing in all directions, so we need to expand cooperation in the scientific sphere. The Directors of the Institutes of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan announced in which directions they are interested in cooperation and implementation of joint projects. The Russian side proposed cooperation with a number of scientific institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Also Academician A.M. Sergeev noted that the problems and proposals discussed at this meeting will be taken into account when preparing an agreement between the RAS and the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Academician A.M. Sergeev thanked the Genomics and Bioinformatics Center for the warm welcome and expressed hope for the development of mutually beneficial cooperation. At the end of the meeting, guests were presented with souvenirs.