Nikolai Dubinin
Nikolay Petrovich Dubinin (January 4, 1907 – March 26, 1998) was a Soviet and Russia
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n biologist
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 and academician.

He was a Corresponding Member of the Division of Biological Sciences from 1946 and Academician of the Division of the General Biology from 1966.

He was a founding member of the Institute of Cytology and Genetics (IC&G) in the Russian Academy of Sciences
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. During the two years of his directorship (1957–1959) Dubinin worked out research goals at the IC&G and assembled its early staff.

Dmitri Belyaev was director of the IC&G from 1959–1985. He made significant contributions to the establishment of the IC&G and made efforts in the restoration and advancement of genetics
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 in the USSR.

In 1982, Dubinin and Belyayev studied the genetic basis of the human individuality in different populations. In 1983, they worked with Trubnikov in studying variability and heritability neuro- and psychodynamic parameters. In 2002 the "Genetic Consequences of Emergency Radiation Situations" conference was dedicated to him.
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