Dobrzhanskii Theodosius Grigorievich( Genetics.)
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Biography Dobrzhanskii Theodosius Grigorievich
(25.01.1900 - 12.12.1975)
Born in g. Nemiroff on Ukoaine in the teacher's family matematiki.Okonchil in 1921. Kiev University, in 1921-1923 he. worked nakafedre Zoology Kiev Polytechnic Institute. In early 1924. at the invitation of A. Filipchenko moved to Petrograd, and began rabotatassistentom the Department of Genetics and Experimental biologiiPetrogradskogo (Leningrad) University. In addition to teaching and research FG Dobrzhanskiyv Leningrad period was the head of two large expeditions poizucheniyu genetic resources of livestock in 1926 and 1927. vvostochny Kazakhstan. In 1927, Mr.. FG Dobrzhanskii for Rockefeller fellowships went nastazhirovku in the United States, in the laboratory T. H. Morgan, and in 1930. prinyalreshenie not return to the USSR. He continued to work in Kaliforniyskomtehnologicheskom Institute in Pasadena, and in 1940-1972 he. bylprofessorom Columbia University. Last years of life spent vKaliforniyskom University at Davis. In childhood FG Dobrzhanskii carried away entomology and pervuyurabotu describing new species of fauna ladybirds neighborhoods Kievaopublikoval in 17 years. In subsequent years he studied the fauna, biology iizmenchivost koktsinellid. Even before arriving in Petrograd began working sdrozofiloy, continued these studies in Leningrad and polnostyuskontsentrirovalsya them after moving to the U.S.. The first work on Drosophila were devoted pleiotropic effektamgenov and cytogenetics. Since the beginning of 30th years of FG Dobrzhanskiysistematicheski studied natural populations of Drosophila pseudoobscura and for other species of Drosophila. In 1937, Mr.. published a book "Genetics iproishozhdenie species", which summarized the achievements of genetics, postavivih in connection with the theory of evolution. This book marked sintezgenetiki and Darwinism. Several publications FG Dobrzhanskii posvyaschenevolyutsii rights and philosophical issues. Disciples FG Dobrzhanskii in Kiev were Yu.Ya. Kerkis iYu.L.Goroschenko that after his departure from Kiev arrived vLeningradsky University. In the United States FG Dobrzhanskii had a great chislouchenikov from different countries, many of whom became izvestnymigenetikami.