Russian Journal of Developmental Biology, Vol. 36, No. 6, 2005, pp. 386–387. Translated from Ontogenez, Vol. 36, No. 6, 2005, pp. 459–460. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2005 by Mikhailov, Dondua. CHRONICLES Scott F. Gilbert is the Winner of the “A.O. Kowalewsky Medal,” the International Prize of the St. Petersburg Society of Naturalists, 2004 “… Everybody knows now that there are two kinds of committees: (a) those giving something to their members and (b) those only taking from them.” Zakony Parkinsona (Parkinson’s Laws), Moscow: Progress, 1989, p. 23. In 2004, an International Committee afﬁliated to the ical paper on mechanisms of gene regulation in devel- St. Petersburg Society of Naturalists awarded the opment of eukaryotes by Britten and Davidson (Sci- A.O. Kowalewsky Medal to Scott F. Gilbert, professor ence, 1969, vol. 165, pp. 349–357). Therefore, it is not of Swarthmore College, USA. Let us remind the reader accidental that, while still being a student at the that this medal is awarded to scientists who have made Johns Hopkins University, Gilbert took part in a project a signiﬁcant contribution to the evolutionary and com- dedicated to comparative analysis of DNA repeats in parative developmental biology (see Dondua and Ale- various
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