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educator , Geneticist , researcher

Vehary Artavazdi Sakanyan, Armenian geneticist, researcher, educator. Achievements include research in construction microbial strains producing amino acids and enzymes, recombinant DNA technology; biology of bacterial plasmids and thermophilic bacteria. Recipient Vavilov medal Society Geneticians and Selectioneers of Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1988.

Background

Sakanyan, Vehary Artavazdi was born on November 28, 1950 in Stepanavan, Armenia. Son of Artavazd and Haykanush (Barkhudaryan) Sakanyan.

Education

Candidate of Science, Institute Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms, Moscow, 1978. Doctor of Science, Institute Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms, Moscow, 1987. Diploma/Physician, 2nd Medical Institute, Moscow.

Career

Senior scientist Institute Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms, 1978-1983. Head laboratory Institute for Amino Acids, Yerevan, Armenia, 1983-1989. President Pharmagen, Armenia, 1989-1992.

Associate professor University Nantes, France, 1993-1994, professor France, since 1994. Professor State University, Yerevan, 1991-1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in construction microbial strains producing amino acids and enzymes, recombinant DNA technology. Biology of bacterial plasmids and thermophilic bacteria.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member advisory board National Foundation for Science, Yerevan, 1992. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Society for General Microbiology, National Geography Society, Society Fran├žaise de Microbiologie.

Connections

Married Irina Proshina, August 23, 1982. Children: Artak, Anna.

father:
Artavazd Sakanyan

mother:
Haykanush (Barkhudaryan) Sakanyan

spouse:
Irina Proshina

children:
Artak Sakanyan

Anna Sakanyan