Igor Zhimulev#


Igor Zhimulev
Email:zhimulev 'at' bionet.nsc.ru
Membership Number:1717
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:RUSSIA
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:izhimulev
Elected:1995
Homepage:https://www.mcb.nsc.ru/en/mcb/directorate/chief



Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2012 Director of the Inctitute of Molecular and Cellular Biology SD RAS, Novosibirsk
  • since 2011 Director-organizer of the Inctitute of Molecular and Cellular Biology SD RAS, Novosibirsk
  • since 2009 Deputy Director, Head of the Department of molecular and cellular biology, Head of the Laboratory of molecular cytogenetics, Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine SD RAS, Novosibirsk
  • 2007-2009 Head of the Department of molecular and cellular biology, ICG SD RAN, Novosibirsk
  • 1991-2007 Professor of the Novosibirsk State University
  • 1986-2007 Head of the Laboratory of molecular cytogenetics, ICG SB AS USSR, SD RAS, Novosibirsk
  • 1982-1986 Group Leader, ICG SB AS USSR, Novosibirsk

Fields of Scholarship
  • Genetics
  • Cytogenetics
  • Ctructural and functional organization of polytene chromosomes
  • Genetic content of interbands
  • Bands and puffs
  • Chromatin organization in interphase chromosomes
  • Pericentric and intercalary heterochromatin
  • Position effect variegation
  • Transcriptional and replicative activity of polytene chromosomes
  • Hormonal control of genes activity in the salivary gland cells of Drosophila

Honours and Awards
  • Membership in Academies, Scientific Councils and Scientific Societies
    • Central Council of the Vavilov’s Society of Geneticists (since 1982)
    • Academic Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences on the problems of genetics (since 1988)
    • Scientific Council on Molecular Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 1988)
    • General Council on Natural Sciences of Siberian Department of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 1988)
    • Scientific Council on Cell Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 1999)
    • Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (1991-1999)
    • Full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (since 1999)
    • Professor of Genetics (since 1993)
    • Academia Europaea (since 1995)
    • Soros Professor (since 1995)
    • Chief of the Novosibirsk Department of Vavilov’s Society of Geneticists (sine 2004)
    • Scientific Council on genetics and selection of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 2007)
    • Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1997-2006)
    • Full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 2006)
  • Editorial Boards
    • BioEssays (Germany)
    • Journal of Biological Research (Greece)
    • Russian Journal of Genetics (Moscow, Russia) (1988-2011)
    • Russian Cytology Journal (St.-Petersburg, Russia)
    • VOGiS Herald (Novosibirsk, Russia)
    • Siberian Journal of Ecology (Novosibirsk, Russia)
  • Awards
    • Award of Siberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences of USSR (biology), second grade (1984)
    • Vavilov’s medal for the achievements in genetics (1987)
    • Council on Molecular Biology of RAS (Russian Academy of Sciences), first grade (1993)
    • Koltsoff Prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2000)
    • State Prize of Russian Federation (2002)
    • Medal of the Order “For Services for Fatherland”, second grade (2008)
    • Order of Saint Stanislaus, the third class (2012)


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