Prof. Dr. Rakhmetkaji I. Bersimbay


Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsBiochemistry,General Genetics, Functional Genome Research,Plant Physiology
Keywordsmolecular epidemiology, mutagenesis, cancerogenesis, apoptosis, molecular pharmacology, human genetics, molecular genetics

Current contact address


Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Karl-Friedrich SewingInstitut für Pharmakologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
Start of initial sponsorship01/01/1988


1988Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2015Saltanat Beisenova, Angela Peterson, Jens Peterson, Rakhmetkaji I. Bersimbaev, Anja Klahr, Martin Schnittler: On the limits of drought - Life history of Gagea bulbifera (Liliaceae). In: Flora (Elsevier), 2015, 72-79
2014Rakhmetkaji I. Bersimbay (Bersimbaev): Molecular Biology (in Kazakh language) Textbook for students . Eurasian University Press, 2014
2013Chen C.H., Kiyan V., Zhylkibayev A.A., Kazyken D., Bulgakova O.V., Bersimbaev R.I., Spooner E., Sarbassov D.D. Autoregulation of the mTOR Complex 2 integrity is controlled by the ATP-dependent mechanism . In: Journal of Biological Chemistry , 2013, 27019-27030
2013 Schnittler M., Peterson A., Peterson J., Beisenova S., Bersimbaev R.I., Pfeiffer T.: Minor differences with big consequences reproductive patterns in the genus Gagea (Liliaceae).. In: Flora (Elsevier), 2013, 591-598
2012Aimbetov R., Chen C-H, Bulgakova O.V., Abetov D., Bissenbaev A. K., Bersimbaev R. I., Sarbassov D. D. Integrity of mTORC2 is dependent on the rictor Gly-934 . In: Oncogene , 2012, 2115-2120
2012Sarbassov D, Bulgakova O, Bersimbaev R.I., Shaiken T.: Isolation of the mTOR Complexes by Affinity Purification . In: Methods in Molecular Biology , 2012, 59-74
2011T.Yechshzhanov, A.Akparova, Bersimbay R.: Association of Xenobiotic Detoxification Enzyme Gene Polymorphism in Predisposition of Bronchial Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease . In: Journal of Life Sciences, 2011, 777-783
2010Toksobaeva G.A., Kakabayev A.A., Bersimbaev R.I.: Investigation of Chromosomal Aberration Frequencies and Glutathione-S-Transferase M1 and T1 Genes in Workers Occupationally Exposed to Uranium in Northern Kazakhstan. In: Antonina Cebulska-Wasilewska, Andrean N.Osipov, Firouz Darroudi , NATO Science for Peace and Security Series E:Human and Societal Dynamics - Vol.73 Rapid Diagnosis in Populations at Risk from Radiation and Chemicals. IOS Press BV, 2010. 177-182
2010Omarov R.T., Bersimbai (Bersimbaev) R.I. Biochemical Mechanisms of Suppression of RNA Interference by Plant Viruses . In: Russian J. of Biochemistry , 2010, 965-970
2010Bersimbaev R.I. Monitoring Human Population Exposed to Radiation: Studies of Genetic Polymorphism and Expression of Minisatellite Mutations in Three Generations of Populations Living in Vicinity to the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site . In: Antonina Cebulska-Wasilewska, Andrean N.Osipov, Firouz Darroudi NATO Science for Peace and Security Series E:Human and Societal Dynamics -Vol.73 Rapid Diagnosis in Populations at Risk from Radiation and Chemicals . IOS Press BV, 2010. 81-93
2010Khussainova E.M., Bulentayeva Z.A.,. Bekmanov B.O, Djansugurova L.B., Bersimbayev R. Relations between nitric oxide synthase DNOS1, Hsp70 and apoptosis regulatory gene grim in Drosophila melanogaster after heat stress induction. In: Biopolymers and Cell, 2010, 194-199
2009Bolegenova N. K., Bekmanov B. O., Djansugurova L. B., Bersimbaev R. I., Salama S. A., Au W. W.: Genetic polymorphysms and expression of minisatellite mutations in a 3-generation population around the Semipalatinsk nuclear explosion test-site, Kazakhstan. In: International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 2009, 654-660