<span>NATIA KARUMADZE</span>


Assistant Professor
Doctor of Life Sciences

Natia Karumadze successfully graduated from Tbilisi State Medical University with specialization of Pharmacist in 2006. In 2013, she was awarded the PhD in Life Sciences at Ilia State University.

In 2015-2016 she worked at the Institute of Infectious Diseases at Bern University, from 2012 till present she is a Senior Research Fellow at the G. Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, Microbiology and Virology.

Since 2009 she has participated in various projects, mostly in the position of the head. In 2009-2010, she was the head of the GRDF / SRNSF project "Newly isolated anti P.aeruginosa and Klebsiella phages to be added to the natural antimicrobial-anti-fungal biocomposit ". In 2013 she was the head of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation project "Forming Biophiles and Their Inhibition by Bacteriophages", in 2015-2016 - Swiss Government scholarship funded project "Study of Bacteriophages Activities in CRISPRs System Gram-negative Bacteria".

Since 2017 she is in the project of Horizon 2020 "Framing of Ubioz Restorative Therapy during Asthma", since 2018 - in Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation project "Development of Polyclonic immunoglobulin for treatment of complicated staphylococcal infections".In addition, from 2018 she is the head of G. Eliava Foundation project "Choosing Synthetic Soils for Commercial phage medicines".

She has passed through various training and seminars, including: Development of Institutional Animal Care Committee System in Georgia (2018), Regional Training Workshop on NIH Grant Application Process and Procedures (2017). In 2015 she obtained the Swiss Scholarship (Swiss Government Excellence Postdoctoral Scholarship).

Natia Karumadze is the author of numerous scientific articles. She has participated in scientific conferences, both inside and outside the country.


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