Anton Zhebrak

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Date of Birth: 12/14/1901

Age: 63

Citizenship: Russia


Born into a peasant family. During the First World War, the family was evacuated to the Tambov province. In 1918 AR Zhebrak graduated from high school. In the same year joined the CPSU (b). He participated in the Civil War.

He graduated from the Moscow Agricultural Academy. KA Timeryazeva (1925) and the Institute of Red Professors (1929). In 1930-1931 gg. He trained at Columbia University (New York) in L. Denna and Caltech in T. H. Morgan.

Since 1929 assistant professor, then - Professor (since 1934) and Head of the Department of Genetics (1934-1948) plants ICCA them. KA Timeryazeva. In 1948 - Professor of Botany at the Moscow Institute of Forestry, and since 1949 - the Department of Botany of the Moscow Pharmaceutical Institute. Since 1957 sotrudniklaboratorii polyploidy at the Institute of Biology of the Academy of Sciences of BSSR.

In addition to the academic, AR Zhebrak led public and party work. In 1945-1946. He headed the department Propaganda and Agitation of the Central Committee of the CPSU. In 1945, in the delegation of the Byelorussian SSR took part in the signing of the UN Charter.

The main scientific work - in the field of genetics of wheat and buckwheat. AR Zhebrak managed to get a few polyploid interspecific hybrids of wheat. Author of 70 scientific works, including 3 monographs.

Major works

* Zhebrak AR Synthesis of new types of wheat. M .: Sel`khozgiz, 1944. 53 p.

* Zhebrak AR Polyploid types of wheat. M .: Publishing House of the USSR Academy of Sciences, 1957. 125 p.

* Zhebrak AR botany course (for students of pharmaceutical institutes). M .: Medgiz, 1959. 524 p.