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Nikolay Vasilevich TURBIN

geneticist

Nikolay TURBIN, USSR Geneticist. Full member, Belarusian Academy of Sciences, since 1953; Director, Institute of Biology, Belarusian Academy of Sciences, and Head, Chair of Darwinism and Genetics, Belarusian University, since 1953. Member, Communist Party, since 1950.

Background

TURBIN, Nikolay was born in 1912.

Career

1935-1939 at Voronezh Agriculture Institute. 1945-1955 Professor, Leningrad University. Works deal with vegetative (somatic) fission of plantal hybrids and biology of fertilization to discover factors governing viability and hereditary properties of seed offspring.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1950.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1950.