Aigul Sharip

Research Assistant

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1. MSc in Biological Sciences, Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan (2017–2019)

Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science and Technology

Graduated with Honor

3. BSc in Biological Sciences, Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan  (2012 –2017)

Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science and Technology



  • August–December 2016: Laboratory research for Bachelor’s thesis ‘Regulation of Focal Adhesion Assembly and Lamellopodia Dynamics with WNT Signaling Ligands’, Nazarbayev University.


  • May–August 2016: Summer intern at Dr. Rosemary Akhurst’ project ‘Circulating cells as a tool to study HHT’, Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco.

  • October 2015–2017: Research Assistant in the Dr. Vyacheslav Adarichev’s project ‘Mechanisms of Arthritic Synoviocyte Polarized Cell Migration’, Nazarbayev University.




  • Third prize in the Excellent Article Award in the 5th Guangzhou International Symposium on Oncology, 1–3 December 2016, Guangzhou, China 

  • Winner of Foundation Summer Research Fellowship, January 2016. 

  • Our team was awarded the silver medal in the «International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM)», 24–28 September 2015, Boston, USA. 

  • Nominated for “The Best Creative Project” at Nobel’s Day scientific conference, 8-9 October 2015, Karaganda, Kazakhstan

  • Volunteer Guide at International Physics Olympiads for team from Slovakia, 12–21 July 2014, Astana. 

  • Volunteer at Emergency Center, April–August 2014, Astana. 

  • School Graduation Certificate with Honour, 2012. 

  • Republican Competition Diploma for student scientific papers, Almaty 2012. 

  • First place diploma at International Olympiad “Nanotechnology– Breakthrough The Future” Moscow, 2011. 



  1. Reverse the resistance to PARP inhibitors (2017). Y Kim, A Kim, A Sharip, A Sharip, J Jiang, Q Yang, Y Xie. International journal of biological sciences 13 (2), 198

  2. Analysis of origin and protein-protein interaction maps suggests distinct oncogenic role of nuclear EGFR during cancer evolution (2017). Ainur Sharip, Diyora Abdukhakimova, Xiao Wang, Alexey Kim, Yevgeniy Kim, Aigul Sharip, Askarbek Orakov, Lixia Miao, Qinglei Sun, Yue Chen, Zhenbang Chen, Yingqiu Xie. Journal of Cancer 8 (5), 903.