From June 20 to July 12, 2022, at the Microbiology, Virology and Biotechnology Department of the Odesa I.I. Mechnikov National University the XVII International Summer School for young scientists, postgraduates and masters in molecular biology, biotechnology and biomedicine was held.
On February 16, 2021, the Faculty of Biology hosted a thematic event "Night at the Museum" dedicated to the International Charles Darwin Day. Director of museum Ph.D. V.O. Lobkov told students of Odessa schools about valuable collections and scientific research carried out in the museum.
On September 10, 2020, as a result of secret voting by the labor collective of Biology Faculty, the candidate of biological sciences, associate professor of the Department of Hydrobiology and General Ecology, Veniamin Veniaminovich Zamorov, born in 1963, was elected to the post of Dean of the Biology Faculty.
In the framework of the project "Erasmus +. Key Action 1 – Mobility for learners and staf – Higher Education Student and Staff Mobility», direction internationalization of education, associate professors of microbiology, virology and biotechnology Rusakova M.Yu. and Zinchenko O.Yu. received a grant for a business trip to the University of Umeå, Sweden, in October 2020. 1st year graduate student Valeria Zymovets received a grant to study during the autumn semester of the 2020/2021 academic year.
The following international projects are continued at the Faculty of Biology of ONU:
“High Five” Education Internationalization Project, coordinated by Umeå University, Sweden. The main goal of the project is the integration of Ukraine into the European educational space.
Рroject duration: January 1, 2019 - November 30, 2020.
An astrophysical conference is held annually at ONU. This year it was the sixth Gamow international conference “New Trends in Astrophysics, Cosmology and Radioastronomy after Gamow”, which was jointly held with the nineteenth Gamow summer school “Astronomy and beyond: Astrophysics, Cosmology, Gravitation, Cosmomicrophysics, Radioastronomy and Astrobiology", August 11-18 in Odesa.
From 10 to 22 june 2019 year Odesa Mechnikov National University, Danylo Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Vinograds’kyj Society of Microbiologists of Ukraine and Odesa Society of Biologists and Biotechnologists hold ХІІ International School-Conference “Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology”. Main thematically direction - Molecular Microbiology.
The seminar "Maintenance of fish and marine mammals under artificial conditions" took place in the building of the Faculty of Biology at Shampansky lane from June 16 to 18, 2017. The seminar was attended by both professional biologists, aquarium and dolphin workers (Odessa Dolphinarium "Nemo"), as well as fans representing the club movement: the club of lovers of iridescent skinny "SKLIK" - Ukraine, "Killi Club de France (KCF)" - France , "Skandinavisk Killi Selskab (SKS)" - Sweden.
April 20, 2017 the fourteenth Scientific English Conference of the students of the biological faculty of our university «English in touch with life» was held.