Koshchaev Andrey Georgievich

Кощаев А.Г.

Doctor of Biological Sciences,
Professor of the Department of Biotechnology,
Biochemistry and Biophysics,
Vice-Rector for Research of FSBEI HE Kuban State Agrarian University

Andrey Koshchaev graduated with honors from the biological faculty (microbiology speciality) of Kuban State Agrarian University in 1996. The practical training was held at the Department of Genetics and Microbiology of Kuban State Agrarian University and at the Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of microorganisms of the Russian Academy of Science. After graduation, he entered the full-time post-graduate course of Kuban State Agrarian University, the department of biotechnology, biochemistry and biophysics. In 2000 he presented the thesis of a Candidate. Presently, he is a professor at the Department of Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Biophysics, as well as Vice-Rector for Research of Kuban State Agrarian University.
In 2008, Koshchaev A.G. presented his doctoral dissertation on "Biotechnology of production and the use of functional feed additives for poultry." A. G. Koshchaev supervised 7 Candidates and 1 Doctor of sciences.
The main terms of the scientific work of A. Koshchaev are supported by 123 patents for RF inventions. His developments have found a wide application in the industrial production of the feed additive "Bacell" in OOO "Biotechagro" (Timashevsk, Russia), OOO "Bioprod" (Abinsk, Russia) and OOO "Niva" (Saki biofactory, Evpatoria , Ukraine) and usage of mixed feeds on poultry farms in Krasnodar and Stavropol Territories, Belgorod, Rostov, Sverdlovsk and Leningrad Regions, the Republic of Dagestan and Ukraine. The developed feed additives are used for a population of more than 20 million birds.
The high level of scientific developments of Koshchaev A.G. was confirmed by awarding gold medal to the feed additives (International Exhibition "IENA-2007", Nuremberg, Germany), bronze medal ("VII Moscow International Salon of Innovations and Investments, 2007), silver medal (" Golden Autumn-2005 "), Grand Prix diploma (Moscow International Forum, 2008).
A.G.Koshchaev is a member of the Dissertation Councils at Kuban State Agrarian University, a member of the editorial board of such State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles journals, as "Scientific works of Kuban State Agrarian University" and "Veterinary Medicine of Kuban", as well as a member of the Regional Expert Council on the competitive selection of projects within the "UMNIK" program (Section H5 - Biotechnology, economy, food industry). He is a member of the working group on coordination of innovative activities in the field of agro-industrial complex of Russian Ministry of Agriculture.
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