Grigoriy VYGODCHIKOV, USSR Microbiologist. Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1945; full member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1953; Head,Department of Wound Infections, Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1952; Presidium member, and Academy Secretary,Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Epidemiology, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1960.
1950-1953 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science. Со-Editor, “Microbiology” section, 2nd edition, “Zhurnal mikrobiologii, epidemiologii i immunobiologii” (Journal of Microbiology, Epidemiology and Immunology), and other publications. Works deal with microbiology and immunology and many infectious diseases, especially staphylococcal and streptococcal problems, active and passive immunity to infectious diseases and development of science bases for production of prophylactic and therapeutic preparations.
1922-1924 at Chair of Bacteriology, Medical Faculty, 1st Moscow University. 1924-1931 associate, Institute of Microbiology, USSR Popular Commissariat of Health. 1927-1934 Assistant, Clinic of Skin Diseases, 1st Moscow University.
1931-1940 senior associate, Central Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology. 1940-1942 Deputy Director, Tarasevich Institute of Bacterial Preparations. 1942-1952 Deputy Director, Moscow City Institute of Epidemiology and Bacteriology.
1953-1957 Director, Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, USSR Academy of Medical Science, and Deputy Chairman, Learned Council, USSR Ministry of Health.