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VIII Congress of Vavilov Society of Geneticists and Breeders

Saratov
June 14 - 19, 2024
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“VIII Congress of Vavilov Society of Geneticists and Breeders”

The Congress is to be held from the 14th to 19th of June, 2024 in Saratov, Russia (Saratov State University).

Within the Congress various plenary sessions, symposiums and poster sessions are designed to show a wide range of contemporary trends in genetics and breeding, including medical and agricultural genetics, symbiogenetics, genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, systems biology and the history of genetics.

The aims of the Congress are the following:
  • Sharing experience between Russian and foreign specialists and raising public awareness about the implementing of various researches in genetics and breeding in the Russian Federation;
  • Development and strengthening of relationships between the universities and academic organizations;
  • Discussion of integrated interdisciplinary projects of fundamental and applied researches in the field of genetics and breeding;
  • Popularization of genetic and breeding achievements;
  • Development of international professional contacts in the field of genetics and breeding.

The scientific program of the Congress includes presentations by more than 250 plenary and symposium speakers on the main scientific areas of genetics and breeding.

Abstracts can be submitted after registration. All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Programme Committee after the registration fee is paid. Accepted abstracts will be included to the electronic book of the Congress Proceedings, which will be afterwards provided to the participants of the Congress in electronic form, and also will be available for downloading via the official website after the Congress. The authors of accepted abstracts will be provided with the opportunity to present the oral report (a limited number of participants, selected by the Programme Committee from the early-bird registrants) or poster presentation.

Congress languages are Russian and English.
Congress will be held offline.

The e-mail address of the Organizing Committee: congress@vogis.org

Looking forward to meeting at the VIII Congress of VOGiS,
The Organizing Committee

Organizers​
Plenary speakers

Lyudmila Bespalova

National Grain Center P.P. Lukyanenko, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Raul Gainetdinov

Institute of translational Biomedicine, Professor

Sophia Georgieva

Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Vadim Govorun

Research Institute for Systems Biology and Medicine, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Natalia Zinovieva

L.K. Ernst Federal Research Center for Animal Husbandry, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Alexander Kilchevsky

Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Deputy Chairman, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Alexey Kochetov

Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Olga Lavrik

Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Alexander Polyakov

Research Centre for Medical Genetics, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Sergey Razin

Institute of Gene Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Vadim Stepanov

Tomsk National Research Medical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Igor Tikhonovich

All-Russia Research Institute for Agricultural Microbiology, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Nikolay Yankovsky

Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Ming Chen

Professor of the Department of Bioinformatics, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

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