Round-table meeting with participants of the megagrant program at the forum “Science of the Future – Science of the Youth”

December 2, 2020, a round table meeting was held in Moscow with participants of the megagrants program of the Government of the Russian Federation for governmental support for scientific research, conducted under the supervision of leading scientists of Russian Educational Institutions of Higher Education, Scientific Institutions of Russian Academy of Sciences and State Scientific Centers of the Russian Federation.



The event was held at the V All-Russian forum "Science of the Future – Science of the Youth".

The meeting was attended by the Minister of science and higher education of the Russian Federation Valery Falkov, assistant to the President of the Russian Federation Andrey Fursenko, and scientists — winners of the megagrant program.


The round table was attended by the supervisor of the megagrant project No. 075-15-2019-1877 “Mitochondria as a Target in the Mechanism of Neurodegenerative Diseases”, head of the Cell Physiology and Pathology Laboratory at Orel State University Professor, Ph.D. Andrey Abramov (leading scientist of UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology). The main research area of the laboratory is the study of mitochondrial dysfunction mechanisms in cellular models of neurodegenerative diseases.

During the meeting, the participants discussed topical issues facing performers in academia, summed up the past year, and outlined plans for the implementation of supported research projects in 2021.