ISSN 1062-3604, Russian Journal of Developmental Biology, 2008, Vol. 39, No. 4, p. 247. © Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2008. Original Russian Text © V.V. Terskikh, I.S. Zakharov, T.L. Marsak, 2008, published in Ontogenez, 2008, Vol. 39, No. 4, p. 307. CHRONICLES Interdisciplinary Seminar in Developmental Biology at the Institute of Developmental Biology DOI: 10.1134/S1062360408040097 The Interdisciplinary Seminar in Developmental A good seminar is a school in all possible senses, Biology has started under the guidance of Prof. N.D. Ozer- i.e., a place for the education, training, and develop- ment of scientiﬁc and moral characters of a scientist.” nyuk at the Kol’tsov Institute of Developmental Biology The seminar is intended to consider a wide range of of the Russian Academy of Sciences. This seminar con- problems in developmental biology, cell biology, phys- tinues the long-term traditions of the Institute to orga- iology, genetics, history of science (including the his- nize scientiﬁc seminars and schools in developmental tory of the Institute of Developmental Biology), and biology. The traditions of seminars with all participants other disciplines. It invites a wide range of participants, being on equal terms were established at the time of particularly, young scientists. The working sessions are Nikolai Koltsov, who considered the general discussion designed to comprehensively discuss the reports. in the course of the report most productive. On December 20, 2007, E.S. Vassetzky gave the General forms of scientiﬁc activity were maintained report “Nuclear Structure in Early Development of Xenopus laevis.” This report opened the ﬁrst year of the at the Institute for a long period; they included the seminar. The second session on January 31, 2008, pre- Methodical Seminar and seminars in Current Problems sented the report “Can Fibroblast Transform into in Developmental Biology, Stem Cells, and Mitskevich Embryonic Stem Cell?” by O.L. Serov. Seminar for Young Scientists. In addition, laboratory The seminar sections are held monthly at the Insti- seminars were held. The Schools of Developmental tute of Developmental Biology (26 Vavilov St.). Biology are organized from 1971; their goal is to dis- All concerned are invited. The participation in the sem- seminate scientiﬁc information among university and inar can be discussed with T.L. Marsak (+7-499-135- PhD students and young researchers in a wide range of 6337), V.V. Terskikh (+7-499-135-4081), I.S. Zakharov biological disciplines. (+7-499-135-5249), and A.V. Vasil’ev (+7-499-135- 7674). The seminar announcements can be found at Seminars are one of the main forms of scientiﬁc http://idbras.comcor.ru/indexe.htm. activity, communication of a wide range of scientists, The seminar organizers thank Elden Russ IPS for and scientiﬁc community development. Acad. V.L. Gins- support. burg said that “seminar is at once a conference, a V.V. Terskikh, I.S. Zakharov, school, everyday work and training, personal commu- and T.L. Marsak nications, a regular source of information, and many other things… e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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