Sergei Navashin

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
File:Sergey navashin.jpg
Sergei Navashin

Sergei Gavrilovich Navashin (Russian: Серге́й Гаврилович Навашин); (14 December 1857 – 10 December 1930) was a Russian biologist. He discovered double fertilization in plants in 1898.[1]

Biography

1874 — enters the Medical Surgical Academy in St. Petersburg, works on chemistry in the laboratory of A. Borodin

1878 — moves to the Moscow University, obtains Candidate degree in 1881 in Chemistry. Under the influence of K. Timiryazev and V. Zinger starts to study Botany. Receives a position of a laboratory assistant at the chair of Plant Physiology and later (1885) in the Petrovskaya Agricultural Academy.

1894 — is invited to work at the chair of Systematics and Morphology of the Kiev University.

During 1894-1914 works as a director of the Botanical Garden of Kiev University

1896 — defends his doctoral thesis in the University of Odessa

1918-1923—professor of Tbilisi University (Georgia)

1923—founds the Timiryazev Biological Institute in Moscow. Heads it till 1929.

References

  1. Kordium EL (2008). "[Double fertilization in flowering plants: 1898-2008]". Tsitol. Genet. (in Russian). 42 (3): 12–26. PMID 18822860.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Author Query for 'Navashin', International Plant Names Index Invalid |mode=CS1 (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links