|Konstantin Ivanovich Skrjabin|
Memorial plaque devoted to Constantin Scriabine in Vlakhernskoye-Kuzminki
|Born||7 December 1878|
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
|Died||17 September 1972 (aged 93)|
|Nationality||Russian Empire, USSR|
|Alma mater||Dorpat (Tartu) Veterinary Institute|
|Awards||Hero of Socialist Labor, Winner of Stalin Prize and Lenin Prize|
Konstantin Ivanovich Skrjabin (1878–1972) was a Soviet scientist in the field of Helminthology, academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1939), academician of USSR Academy of Medical Sciences, Hero of Socialist Labor (1958), winner of Stalin Prize and Lenin Prize. He was a founder of the helminthology school, and an author of landmark books on helminths in Soviet Union.
Konstantin Ivanovich Skrjabin was born on 25 November (7 December) 1878 in Saint Petersburg. In 1905 he graduated from Dorpat (Tartu) Veterinary Institute. From 1905 to 1911 C.I.Scriabine worked as a veterinary physician in Aulie-Ata and Shymkent. In 1912 to 1914 he was sent on assignment mission to Germany, Switzerland, and France. From 1915 to 1917, C.I.Scriabine worked as a researcher in the Central Veterinary Laboratory of Saint Petersburg. In 1917 he became a professor of the Parasitology Department of Don Veterinary Institute in Novocherkassk. He was a Head of the Department of the Moscow Veterinary Institute (1920-1925) and (1933-1941), and at the same time Head of Helminthology Division of the Central Tropical Institute (1921-1941).
About 40 genera were named after Skrjabin:
- Russian Academy of Sciences (in Russian)
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