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Boris Petrovich TOKIN

biologist , Professor

Boris TOKIN, USSR Biologist; Professor, Leningrad University, since 1949. Stalin Prize, 1950. Member, Communist Party, since 1918.

Background

TOKIN, Boris was born in 1900.

Education

1929 graduated Moscow University.

Career

Member, Editor Council, journal “Axkhiv anatomii, gistologii i embriologii” (Archive of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology). 1928-1930 discovered phytoncides, preventive agents produced by higher plants. Initiated study of immunity of embryos.

Works deal with experimental embryology, regeneration, cell division, etc. 1936-1947 Professor, Tomsk University. 1924-1955 at Institute of Experimental Medicine, now USSR Academy of Medical Science.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1918.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1918.