Mashkina Olga Sergeevna, born 3 June 1951. Graduated from Voronezh State University, Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences with specialty in «Biology, Genetics and Plant Breeding» (1973), PhD studies at I. V. Michurin Central Genetic Laboratory (at the present time – I. V. Michurin All Russian Research Institute of Genetics and Breeding of Fruit Plants, Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Michurinsk) (1977). Candidate of Biological Sciences (PhD) in Genetics and Selection (1979), Associate Professor for the Department of Genetics, Cytology and Bioengineering, Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences, Voronezh State University, Head for the Laboratory of Genetics at All-Russian Research Institute of Forest Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology. Specialist in the field of forest biotechnology and cytogenetics. Member of the interdepatmental scientific-coordination council of the «Center on Forest Biotechnology», Coordinator of the Expert Group on the «Clonal Micropropagation». Author and co-author of more than 150 scientific papers. Some of them: «Method of clonal micropropagation of different willow species and hybrids» In «Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology», 2010; «Karelian birch (Betula pendula Roth. var.carelica Merkl.) as a model for studying genetic and epigenetic variation related to the formation of patterned wood» In «Rus. J. Genet.», 2011; «Sposob Vyrashivaniya Posadochnogo Materiala» (The Method for Growing Planting Stock). Invention, 2011. Patent of the Russian Federation RU2485755 (in Russian); «Cytogenetic response of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris Linnaeus, 1753) (Pinaceae) to heavy metals» In «Comparative Cytogenetics», 2012; «Long-term effects of chemical super-mutagens on variability of Scots pine radial increment in ontogeny» In «Lesovedenie» (Rus. For. Sci.), 2013 (in Russian with English summary).
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