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Vartan Oganesovich GULKANYAN

Selectionist and geneticist

Vartan GULKANYAN, USSR Selectionist and geneticist. Full member, Armenian Agriculture Science, since 1944; Head, Laboratory of Tissue Proteins, Institute of Biochemistry, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1950; Honoured Worker of Science of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1956. Stalin Prize, 1952. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

Background

GULKANYAN, Vartan was born in 1905.

Education

1929 graduated Kiev Veterinary and Zootechn. Institute.

Career

1929 veterinarian in village Shiryaevo, Odessa Oblast. 1932-1941 and since 1944 associate, Institute of Biochemistry, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences;Chairman, Editor and Publ. Council, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences.

1959 member, Commission for the Coordination of Cancer Research. Research on biochemistry of muscular activity. Works on methods of preparing highly purified and crystalline tissue proteins, and studies their functional interrelations during metabolism.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1940.