Krutovsky Konstantin Valerievich
Krutovsky Konstantin Valerievich, born 16 August 1957. Graduated from Samara State University, Faculty of Chemistry and Biology (1979), PhD in Genetics from N. I. Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia (1984). Expert in forest genetics and genomics. Professor for the Buesgen Institute Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding, Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, the University of Göttingen, Germany, Adjunct Professor in Forest Genomics, Population Genetics, and Conservation Genetics for the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Texas A&M University, USA, Leading Research Scientist for N. I. Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences in the city of Moscow, Russia, Scientific Director for the Genome Research and Education Center, Siberian Federal University in the city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Scientific coordinator of the Bachelor program on “Molecular Ecosystem Sciences” (BMES-792) at the University of Göttingen. Member of N. I. Vavilov Society on Genetics and Selection, Moscow, Russia, Western Forest Genetics Association, USA, American Association for the Advancement of Science, USA, the Conifer Translational Genomics Network, USA, the International Climate-Resilient Crop Genomics Consortium, the Alpine Forest Genomics Network. Member of the Editorial Boards for peer-reviewed theoretical and applied research international journals: "Conifers of Boreal Zone", "Siberian Journal of Forest Science", and "Russian Journal of Genetics". Associate editor of the peer-reviewed theoretical and applied research international journal "BMC Genomics". PI and CoPI on more than 20 forest genetics and genomics research projects. Awarded the United States Department of Agriculture Secretary's Honor Award (2011), the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship Award, Germany (1992), the Medal of All-Union Exhibition of People Achievements in Forest Genetics, Tree Improvement and Management, USSR (1987). Advised 7 PhD and 14 MSc students. Published more than 130 papers including 10 book chapters.