Svetlana Shatunova

Master of Biotechnology, Bachelor of Biology

About Me

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Highly motivated professional with extensive background in various areas of biological research, self-motivated, committed and focused. Demonstrated organizing and planning skills, and ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

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Professional Experience

2017 – current  Casual Staff Member (Tutor) School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane Notes: to improve skills in teaching Duties: teach and lead tutorial groups during practical classes; communicate and provide accurate advice to students and refer matters to others when required; mark assessment and exam papers;   Achievements: Students […]


LANGUAGES English (Upper-Intermediate) Russian (Native)   2017–current  Master of Biotechnology The University of Queensland, Brisbane Achievements: GPA: 6.333   2014 – 2016    Master of Biotechnology The Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia Achievements: Diploma with Honours (in TOP10) One research articles (reviewed) and seven conference proceedings are published 1999 – 2004  Bachelor of Biology Department […]


SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES Poster Presentations: The Australian Society of Medical Research Queensland Postgraduate Student Conference. Poster presentation title: The role of vascular adhesion molecules in immune cells regulation (Brisbane, 2019). Oral Presentations: The International Conference of Young Scientists “Food Technologies and Biotechnologies” (Kazan, 2016). Presentation title: Brewery liquid waste utilization for carotenoid producer’s culturing The National […]


Things that I'm good at.

Molecular diagnostics
DNA isolation
Genetic engineering of microorganisms
Agrobacterium-mediated transformation
Batch fermentation process
Use of lab equipment
Gel electrophoresis separation techniques
Analysing and recoding test results


Travelling opens me up new opportunities to get acquainted with amazing peopleand the extraordinary beauty of nature. Travelling gives me extraordinary strength and energy for the implementation of new ideas in life.

In order for man to succeed in life, God provide him with two means, education and physical activity. Not separately, one for the soul and other for the body, but for the two together. With this two means, man can attain perfection. - Plato

As a founder and a member of the Association of Polar Explorers of the Russian Federation (in Ural Region), in 2016 I took in the annually Conference of Association of Polar Explorers of the Russian Federation with oral presentation, where I presented about results of activities of Association Department organized by our team.


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