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Russian Journal of Developmental Biology, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2005, p. 199. Translated from Ontogenez, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2005, p. 243.
Original Russian Text Copyright © 2005 by the Editorial Board.
The conference “Heredity and Development” dedi-
cated to the 100th birthday of Boris L. Astaurov was
held at the Kol’tsov Institute of Developmental Biol-
ogy, Russian Academy of Sciences on November 2–3,
2004. The leading scientists of Russia, developmental
biologists, geneticists, molecular biologists, etc.,
attended this conference. The conference completed the
cycle of events related to the jubilee of B.L. Astaurov,
which started with the Plenary Session at the Congress
of Vavilov Society of Geneticists and Breeders in 2004.
Some papers dedicated to the Astaurov’s jubilee were
already published in “Ontogenez,” 2004, no. 6. Accord-
ing to the decision of the Editorial Board, the materials
of the jubilee conference held in 2004 are published in
“Ontogenez,” 2005, nos. 4 and 5. The Editorial Board
expresses its sincere gratitude to the speakers at this
conference, who presented their communication for
publication in the form of papers.
MATERIALS FROM THE CONFERENCE DEDICATED
TO THE CENTENARY OF B.L. ASTAUROV
From the Editorial Board