Gela Beselia is appointed as an Associated Professor of Behavioral Sciences at Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA) since 2018.
In 2008 following graduation from the postgraduate development course – “Aspirantura” at the Ivane Beritashvili Institute of Physiology of Georgian Academy of Science, Gela Beselia was awarded with a PhD in Medicine. He also holds a State Certificate in Lung Diseases, Pulmonology and Neurology. During his career he has undergone internship at the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy at the Medical College of New-York.
Gela Beselia has 8 years of practical medical experience. Since 2010 he is a researcher at the Laboratory of Behavior and Cognitive Functions at the I. Beritashvili Centre for Experimental Biomedicine.
He is participant of 11 scientific-research projects, among them he was twice awarded with Presidential Grant Competition for Young Scientists and winner of the grant competition for young scientists by the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia.
Gela Beselia is an author and contributor of more than 20 scientific publications, as well as has taken part in more than 15 international conferences.
At the same time, he is a member of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) and the European Federation of Neuroscientists (FENS). From 2016 onwards, he serves as an Executive Secretary at the Georgian Association of Neuroscientists.
In terms of professional development, he takes active part at local, as well as international conferences.