In memory of a friend

In memory of a friend ISSN 1062-3604, Russian Journal of Developmental Biology, 2008, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 127–129. © Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2008. Original Russian Text © A.V. Zelenin, 2008, published in Ontogenez, 2008, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 157–160. LOSSES OF SCIENCE DOI: 10.1134/S1062360408020112 I knew Anne McLaren for more than 45 years, dur- The International Congress of Genetics was held at ing which our superficial acquaintance has grown into Moscow State University in summer 1978. That time friendship. was hard for our country falling into the Cold War. Se- veral months before the Congress, Western Countries I cannot help sharing some personal memories reinforced the campaign against human rights abuses in about this outstanding woman. the Soviet Union, particularly, against prevention of We first met in 1961 during my half-year training in Jews from going to Israel. A group of foreign scientists cell biology at the Department of Zoology at Edinburgh called colleagues to ignore the conference in Moscow, University, while she worked in the neighboring build- and some registered participants including several ing, as the signboard said, the Institute of Animal speakers followed. Anne was not among them. She not Genetics. Both these departments played an outstand- only came to Russian Journal of Developmental Biology Springer Journals

In memory of a friend

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