Stepan Pachganov is a competitor in Chemical Laboratory Testing contest under World Skills Russia's University Qualifiers.

Stepan is a 5-year student of the Institute of Environment Management, majoring in Chemistry. He aslo studies Neural networks and Computer science to add to his major.

– I am making it to attending different events on big data analytics, AI and online courses on a wide range of disciplines, – the student reported.

In 2016 he became a Biotechnology grant holder under the aegis of U.M.N.I.K – Program for young researchers sponsored by the Innovation Promotion Fund. In 2017 he participated in Bioinformatics Summer School hosted by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Moreover, Stepan has been engaged in gene expression analysis in microorganisms and has contributed his research papers to some respected academic journals.

English version by Azat Garipov.