Venue: YSMU Red Hall, Administrative Building


08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30-10:00 Opening ceremony, welcome speeches Armen Muradyan

YSMU Rector,

Head of Organizing Committee, Professor


Konstantin Yenkoyan

YSMU Vice-Rector for Science and Research, Head of Scientific Committee, Professor

Senik Matinyan
President of YSMU Students' Scientific Society

“Science without Boundaries”


Konstantin Yenkoyan
YSMU Vice-Rector for Science and Research, Chairman of Scientific Committee, Professor
10:40-11:00 Break

“Creativity in Science”

 question & answer

Narine Sarvazyan

Professor, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, USA

11:40 -12:30 KEYNOTE LECTURE

“Application of Optogenetics in Different Fields”

question & answer

Rafal Czajkowski

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Prague

12:30-13:30 Break
13:30-14:00 Award Ceremony
14:00-15:30 University and high school student oral presentations
15:30-16:30 Poster Presentation and New Equipment Exhibition

School of Young Researchers

“The Role of International Cooperation in Becoming a Successful Young Researcher” supported by the State Committee of Science of the Republic of Armenia&

Young researchers’ SCIENTIFIC DAY

Venue: YSMU Red Hall, YSMU Administrative Building


08:30 - 09:00 registration
09:00-10:00 “How to Start Networking”

question & answer

Nver Khachaturyan

Ph.D., Fulbright Visiting Scholar at New Jersey Institute of Technology


“Perspectives of good clinical practice in Armenia”

question & answer

Karapet Davtyan


American University of Armenia

11:00-11:30 coffee break  


question & answer


12:30-13:30 TBC question & answer  
13:30-14:30 lunch break
Oral Speeches
14:30-16:45 Reports of PhD students and young researchers, Poster session
16:45-17:00 best performance awarding ceremony
17:00-18:00 Round table on “Problems Facing Young Scientists in YSMU” with the participation of the University Rector, Professor A. Muradyan
14:00-16:00 Simultanous Satellite Symposium on

“Stress Control and Burnout Prophylaxis”

delivered by Marina Kolomiec, Project Trainer, General Director of the Agency «Remark», Russian Federation


Plenary and Scientific sessions

Satellite Symposium

Venue: YSMU Red Hall, YSMU Administrative Building


08:30-09:30 registration
Plenary session
09:30-10:10 Keynote speech 1

“Involvement of Bone Marrow Derived Monocytes in the

Process of Alzheimer's Disease Like Neurodegeneration”

 question & answer

Konstantin Yenkoyan

Professor, Vice-Rector for Science and Research, YSMU, Yerevan, Armenia

10:30-11:30 Keynote speech 2
11:30-11:45 coffee break
Scientific Session
11:45-18:00 Basical Medical Science
E. Sekoyan, A. Aznauryan, S.AvetisyanPublic Health, Hygiene, Epidemiology

Avetisyan, M. Mardiyan, A. Tadevosyan



Scientific session

"Contractual and basic funding projects for YSMU scientific and scientific-technical activity infrastructure maintenance and development”

Venue: YSMU 6th auditorium

8:30-9:30 Registration
9:30-10.30 Keynote speech 1 “Molecular Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance”

question & answer

Tigran Davtyan

1.     Laboratory of Immunology and Virology, ‘Armenicum’ Research Centre, CJSC Armenicum, Yerevan, RA

10:30-11:00 Keynote speech 2 “Applying Up-to-date Behavior Tests in the Studies of Autism”

question & answer

2.      Avraham Avital TBC

3.      Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

11:00-11:30 lunch break
Scientific session
11:30- 18:00 Internal Diseases

Vardanyan, H. Sisakyan

Neuro and Sexual Health  

Melik-Pashayan A. Hakobyan, KH. Gasparyan

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics

Beglaryan, A. Sargsyan

ENT and Ophtalmological Diseases
A. Shakaryan, A. Malayan, A. Shukuryan


Orduyan, Z. Ter-Avetisyan, M. Mirijanyan


Ter-Poghosyan, V. Tatintsyan, L. Yesayan

15:00-15:30 question & answer
15:30-16:00 coffee break
  Significance of Cardiac Chambers Remodeling in Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fractio Karlen Adamyan
  Effect of Static Electric Field on the System of Blood Coagulation Hayk Harutyunyan
  Genetic and clinical predictors of depression recurrence in Russian Federation and Republic of Armenia: a predictive cross-cultural model Armen Melik-Pashayan
  Phatophysical Approaches to Development of Methods to Increase Efficacy and Reduce Side Negative Effects of Phototherapy for Hyperbilirubinemia Newborns Pavel Mazmanyan
  The Role of Blood Cells in Mediating the Effect of the Electrostatic Field on the Hemostasis Konstantin Yenkoyan
The Health Status of People who are Professionally in Contact with High Frequency Electromagnetic Fields and Policy of its Improvement as a key factor of Maintaining High Combat Readiness in Armed Forces Samvel Galstyan
17:30 - 18:00 question & answer


Horizon2020 Information Day

Venue: YSMU Red Hall, Administrative Building


09:30 - 10:00 registration
10:00 - 10:40 What is Horizon2020? Opportunities for Participation.

question & answer

10:40 - 11:20 What Makes a Successful Proposal?

question & answer

11:20 – 12:00 The Field “Health, demographic change and wellbeing”


question & answer

Seyran Kocharyan

PhD, Head of YSMU Science Division, NCP for “Health Demographic Change and Wellbeing”

12:00 - 12:30 coffee break


YSMU Science Coordination Council Wrap up Meeting

Venue: YSMU 6th auditorium


15:00 - 17:00 a) Annual reports of Expert Committees on administrative issues in figures (activities and current issues) as well as recommendations for improving the international performance of the University

b) Reporting on the realization of the basic funding project for YSMU scientific and scientific-technical activity infrastructure maintenance and development, as well as ensuring their further implementation



Expert Committee Directors


Basic funding project subprogram supervisors