SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND MEDICINE
ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor in Biochemistry, PhD

Head of Quality Assurance of School of Natural Sciences And Engineering





In 1999 she obtained Bachelor Degree of Biology in I.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, then in 2001 – Master Degree of Molecular  and Cell Biology in the same University. PhD dissertation in Biochemistry (neurochemistry) was defensed in 2005. From 2005 she works in I.Beristashvili Center of Experimental Biomedicine (former Institute of Physiology) in Department of Biochemistry, from 2008 – at the position of Assistant Prof of Biochemistry in Ilia State University.   From 2013 – Associate Professor of ISU. The main field of research – signaling systems of  neural tissue, bioenergetics and effect of plant-derived biologically active compounds.  Research investigation is carrying out in the Institute of Chemical Biology of Ilia State University

Scientific interests / research interests

  • Neurochemistry
  • Cell signaling systems
  • Mitochondrial metabolism
  • Neuroprotection and cytotoxicity
  • Plant-derived biological active compounds
  • Mitochondrial dysfunctions
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Cancer cell bioenergetics

Current Courses

Course Catalog

2014- 2015 year

  • Bachelor course: “Principles of Toxicology“
  • Master courses: „Antioxidants and food toxicology“, „Molecular Pharmacology“, „Molecular Toxicology“, „Pharmacogenomics and Toxicogenomics“
  • Doctoral course: „Principles of Metabolic Regulation“