On the 75th Anniversary of the Birth of Yurii Petrovich Altukhov (1936–2006)

On the 75th Anniversary of the Birth of Yurii Petrovich Altukhov (1936–2006) ISSN 10227954, Russian Journal of Genetics, 2011, Vol. 47, No. 11, pp. 1277–1278. © Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2011. On the 75th Anniversary of the Birth of Yurii Petrovich Altukhov (1936–2006) DOI: 10.1134/S1022795411110184 Academician Yuri Altukhov, population geneticist State University in 1976 and to the Directorship of the and past Director of the Vavilov Institute of General Institute in 1992. He received a State Science and Genetics in Moscow, Russia’s principal centre of Technology Prize in 1996 and was elected as an acade genetics research, was among the world leaders in mician at the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1997. communicating the science of population genetics and There is an increasing focus on the effects of global its application to conservation and the environment. threats arising from human activity, including climate While his focus was particularly on the long term anal change, habitat destruction and the overexploitation ysis of population genetics in salmonids, his work was of natural resources. Such politically prominent issues characterized by huge diversity: including studies on have promoted activities aimed at conserving natural molecular evolution, microevolutionary processes, variability within and among populations. Underpin speciation, the genetics of longevity, and elements of ning these is the need http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Genetics Springer Journals

On the 75th Anniversary of the Birth of Yurii Petrovich Altukhov (1936–2006)

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