Lev Tsenkovsky

Lev Tsenkovsky

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lev Semyonovich Tsenkovsky (October 1 (N.S. October 13), 1822, Warsaw - September 25 (N.S. October 7), 1887, Leipzig) was a Polish-Ukrainian botanist, protozoologist, bacteriologist, who was mostly active in Ukraine, then part of the Russian Empire. He was a corresponding member of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1881). Lev Tsenkovsky graduated from Saint Petersburg University in 1844. As a professor, he taught at the Demidov Lyceum in Yaroslavl (1850-1854), Saint Petersburg University, Novorossiysk University in Odessa (1865-1871), and Kharkov University (1872-1887). Lev Tsenkovsky was one of the pioneers of the ontogenetic method of studying lower plants and lower animals. Also, he was developing a concept on genetic unity of flora and fauna. Tsenkovsky was one of the advocates of the teachings of Charles Darwin. He is known to have suggested methods of developing an effective anthrax vaccine. Lev Tsenkovsky contributed to the organization of the first vaccination station in Kharkov in 1887.
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  • Paperback | 72 pages
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  • United States
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  • 9786135719734