Each nation is proud of its bright daughters and sons, each University is proud of its brilliant representatives. Such is a daughter of a famous Kazakh composer Akhmet Kuanovich Zhubanov, Azhar Akhmetovna Zhubanova.
Beautiful stamp and a commemorative coin have been issued to honour academician Zhubanov A.K. in Kazakhstan. 10 years ago according to the decision of UNESCO, 2006 has been declared the Year of Akhmet Zhubanov in order to cherish his contributions to the world art. It is more than pleasant that in 2016 in the year of her 75th anniversary a book about his daughter "Жубанова Ажар: Өнегелі өмір" was published by the Qazaq Universiteti publishing house. In the same series two books devoted to her brothers Kair Akhmetovich Zhubanov, the glorified chemist, Head of SRI of New Chemical Technologies and Materials, at al-Farabi Kazakh National University, involved in research of the mechanism and mathematical modeling of catalytic hydrogenation processes, and famous scientist, initiator and first Head of the first Department of high-molecular compounds in Kazakhstan, at al-Farabi Kazakh National University, the winner of the State award RK, Honored worker of RK, NAN RK academician Bulat Akhmetovich Zhubanov, were published the previous year. 2016 was also fruitful for hosting the International scientific and practical conference "Modern problems of biotechnology has been devoted: from laboratory researches to production", which was noted and received a wide resonance at the world scientific community at the new built up library of al-Farabi Kazakh National University, the largest university library on the territory of the entire Central Asia.
Azhar Akhmetovna is the scientist with a world name. Academician of the Kazakhstan National Academy of Natural Sciences, owner of the award "Qurmet". A brilliant representative of al-Farabi Kazakh National University, she, in different years was the Head of the Department of Microbiology, the Dean of Biological Faculty, the Scientific secretary of the Academic Council of al-Farabi Kazakh National University. She is an author of more than 270 scientific works, 2 monographs, 4 patents, 2 copyright certificates and 2 manuals. Scientific supervisor of 5 doctoral, 20 candidate of science and 1 PhD theses on different aspects of microbiology. For outstanding progress in research, scientific, organizational and pedagogical activity by the decision of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan A.A. Zhubanova was awarded the State grant "The best teacher of higher education institution" (2007). Within the State grant "The best teacher of higher education institution" Zhubanova A.A. participated in 4 international conferences of biotechnologists "BIOTEC2008" in Spain, in the city of Granada and various scientific seminars at Aachen University of Applied Sciences (Germany) and at Montana University (USA).
It is inspiring that at al-Farabi Kazakh National University, a leader of the higher education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, such stars as Azhar Akhmetovna Zhubanova, work and set an example to young teachers and scientists.