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Petr Grigorevich SERGIEV

Petr SERGIEV, USSR Parasitologist, virologist and epidemiologist. Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science; full member since 1944 and V.-President since 1957, USSR Academy of Medical Science; Director, Institute of Malaria, Medicine Parasitology and Helminthology, USSR Ministry of Health, since 1934; senior associate, Institute of Virology, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1949. Member, Communist Party, since 1919.

Background

  • SERGIEV, Petr was born in 1893.

  • Education

    • 1918 graduated Medical Faculty, Kazan University.

    Career

    • 1944 helped found USSR Academy of Medical Science. Editor, journal “Meditsinskaya parazitologiya i parazitamye bolezni” (Medical Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases). Со-Editor, “Epidemiology” and “Infectious Diseases” sections “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition.

      Member, Editor Council, “Zhurnal mikrobiologii, epidemiologii i immunobiologii” (Journal of Microbiology, Epidemiology and Immunology). Works deal with parasitology and epidemiology, e. g., septic angina, Japanese encephalitis, malaria, antibiotics and fauna of sand-flies in the Caucasus. 1958 participated in “Soviet- Hungarian Days” in Budapest, which were devoted to problems of viruses and antibiotics.

      1959 directed All-Union Conference on Parasitic Diseases, Moscow, and science session of USSR Academy of Medical Science, Gorky, on labor hygiene in the chemical industry. 1953-1957 Academy Secretary,Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Epidemiology, USSR Academy of Medical Science.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1919.

    Religion

    There is no conclusive logical argument for the existence of God. His existence is continuously debated.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1919.
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    Born 1893
    Nationality

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