In memory of Professor R. Rieger (17 Feb 1930–14 Sep 2010)

In memory of Professor R. Rieger (17 Feb 1930–14 Sep 2010) ISSN 10227954, Russian Journal of Genetics, 2011, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 378–379. © Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2011. Original Russian Text © The Editorial Board, 2011, published in Genetika, 2011, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 428–429. CHRONICLES DOI: 10.1134/S1022795411030069 Professor Rigomar Rieger, a renowned German leagues studied the effects of various endogenous and geneticist, celebrated his 80th birthday in February exogenous factors of chromosome structure. As a 2010; on September 14, he passed away. This name is result, Rieger made an important conclusion on a well known to several generations of Russian geneti nonuniform distribution of induced mutations along cists: Rieger, together with his friend and coworker chromosomes. Rieger and Michaelis published an Arnd Michaelis, coauthored the Glossary of Genetics article on these studies in the Nature. In 1963, Rieger’s and Cytogenetics, whose first edition was published in monograph Genome Mutations was published; in 1967, 1954. The authors (one more author, Melvin Green, Rieger and Michaelis together published another joined them in 1968) permanently revised the glossary, monograph, Chromosome Mutations. which was translated to six languages, and published In 1969, Rieger became the head of the Laboratory several new editions of it until 1991. of Cell and Molecular Genetics; Russian Journal of Genetics Springer Journals

In memory of Professor R. Rieger (17 Feb 1930–14 Sep 2010)

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