Within the framework of ERASMUS+ bilateral agreement between the Tbilisi State Medical University and Medical University of Lublin from October 1, 2021 till March 1, 2022 TSMU Pharmacy Faculty PHD student Mariam Nersezashvili was at the Medical University of Lublin.
“Internship at the Medical University of Lublin gave me a great experience, I studied applying modern research techniques. Rules of operation of the Centrifugal Partition Chromatography (CPC), TLC Direct Bioautography (TLC-DB), Preparative HPLC. The outcomes of my research were interesting. I managed to develop the optimal conditions for the extraction, purification and drying biologically active substances of the research objects. Furthermore, I fractionated the obtained extracts applying a system of various solvents” the PHD student noted. Currently, Mariam is working on the analysis of the obtained fractions. One of the objects is the roots of Seseli foliosum (Somm. Et Lev.) Mand.). Individual substances have already been identified - bergapten and benzopyran. The TSMU PHD student in collaboration with the Medical University of Lublin plans to continue the biological analysis of the research objects.
“Professor Izabela Korona-Glowniak was interested in my research and we collaboratively developed enzyme research techniques at the laboratory. Professor Izabela Korona-Glowniak is my co-supervisor and she involved me in the research related to studying an unknown African plant. The Professor supported me to return to the Medical University of Lublin in order to accomplish the research component” said Mariam Nersezashvili.