Roundtable of the Theodosius Dobzhansky Genetics Club

November 2, 2019

Dr. Roman Shirokov, Dr. Olya Yarychkivska and Dr. Iryna Ivasyk


Shevchenko Scientific Society’s Medicine and Biology Section invites all to a roundtable of the Theodosius Dobzhansky Genetics Club. Dobzhansky was a prominent Ukrainian-American geneticist and evolutionary biologist with major contributions to 20th century genetics.

Dr. Roman Shirokov, Associate Professor at Rutgers University’s Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience, will introduce the event with his speech “Theodosius Dobzhansky’s Paradise.” Dr. Olya Yarychkivska (postdoctoral fellow at Rockefeller University) will speak about “Life and death of cells,” and Iryna Ivasyk (MD/PhD fellow at Rockefeller University) about “Genes, Social Behavior and Ants.” In closing, Dr. Roman Shirokov will present “Genetics of Proteins: Observations and Predictions.”