ISSN 1062-3604, Russian Journal of Developmental Biology, 2008, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 245–246. © Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2008. Original Russian Text © D.V. Dzidziguri, S.G. Vassetzky, N.M. Georgobiani, A.K. Dondua, A.A. Kostomarova, I.G. Panova, O.G. Stroeva, T.V. Todriya, P.V. Chelidze, 2008, published in Ontogenez, 2008, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 304–306. LOSSES OF SCIENCE On July 17, 2007, the outstanding scientist and public figure Grigory (Givi) Dmitrievich Tumanishvili passed away DOI: 10.1134/S1062360408040085 A Doctor of Science, Professor, Honored Scientist, The older generation at the Institute of Developmen- Corresponding Member of the Georgian Academy of Sci- tal Biology remembers well the defense of his doctoral dissertation entitled “The Role of Cell–Cell Interac- ences, for many years he was an active and important tions in the Regulation of Tissue Growth” at a session member of the informal scientiﬁc community integrating of the Scientiﬁc Council. The defense included active scientists of the Soviet Union working in developmental scientiﬁc discussion promoted by the original idea and biology. As before, the community activity was tightly technical novelty of the study but also by the candi- linked to the Kol’tzov Institute of Developmental Biology date’s young age. At that time, defending a doctoral dis-
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