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Boris Zhivotovsky

Boris Zhivotovsky, Azerbaijani, Russian biochemist, researcher. Certified board certified diplomate. Recipient Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics State Prize in Science and Technology, Gold medal, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics State Government, 1987. Fellow: International Cell Death Organization, European Cell Death Organization (general secretary 1999—2001); member: European Study Group for Cell Proliferation.

Background

  • Zhivotovsky, Boris was born on June 25, 1947 in Baku, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Son of David and Ela Zhivotovsky.

  • Education

    • Chemist-pharmacist, Chemical-Pharmaceutical Institute, Leningrad, Soviet Union, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Radiobiology, Center Research Institute Roentgenology and Radiology, Leningrad, 1974. Doctor of Science in Radiobiology and Bochemistry, Center Research Institute Roentgenology and Radiology, Leningrad, 1989.

    Career

    • Research fellow Central Research Institute Roentgenology and Radiology, Leningrad, 1975—1977, senior research fellow, 1978—1987, associate professor, 1988—1992. Research fellow Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1994—1997, associate professor, 1997—2002, professor, chairman division toxicology, since 2002. Head department Center Research Institute Roentgenology and Radiology, 1987—1992.

      Visiting investigator F. Joliot-Curie National Research Institute for Radiobiology and Radiohygiene, Budapest, 1985—1988. Visiting scientist Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1991—1994.

    Major achievements

    • Certified board certified diplomate.

    Membership

    Fellow: International Cell Death Organization, European Cell Death Organization (general secretary 1999—2001). Member: European Study Group for Cell Proliferation.

    Connections

    • Married Tatiana Goriatcheva. Children: Olga, Sergey Goriatchev.
    • father: David Zhivotovsky
    • mother: Ela Zhivotovsky
    • spouse: Tatiana Goriatcheva
    • children: Olga Zhivotovsky
    • Sergey Goriatchev Zhivotovsky
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    Born June 25, 1947
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      Chemical-Pharm. Institute
    • 1974
      Center Research Institute Roentgenology and Radiology
    • 1989
      Center Research Institute Roentgenology and Radiology
    • 1975 - 1977
      Research fellow, Central Research Institute Roentgenology and Radiology
      Leningrad, Russian Federation
    • 1994 - 1997
      research fellow, Karolinska Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
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