Scientific conference dedicated to the memory of Andrei G. Bannikov
The Central Federal District - Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:25

Bright activities remarkable scientist, educator and man - Andrei G. Bannikov encourages us to remember and honor him. In this regard, it was planned events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of his birth. They passed April 24, 2015 - the birthday of Andrew G.. The conference expressed a desire to participate more than 90 people (internally and externally) from a variety of scientific, educational and environmental institutions from 10 countries (Belarus, Bulgaria, Latvia, Mongolia, Poland, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Estonia). The conference is organized with the direct participation of the Eurasian Regional Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EARAZA) and the Moscow Zoological Park. To top it was released on the conference program, a commemorative calendar, prepared gift bags with the scientific literature published EARAZA and Moscow Zoo has recently designed for full-time participants. In total 79 people attended the conference.

Reading and Scientific Conference held in the hall of the Academic Council of the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after KI Scriabin (VPO MGAVMiB). He opened the meeting academician, rector of the Veterinary Academy, Professor Fedor Vasilevich. He remembered in particular, during his studies at the academy and lectures on zoology G. Andrew, as well as a well-deserved top five on the exam at Bannikova. In readings commemorating AG Bannikova participated 8 speakers. Among them - the daughter of jubilee - Akhmatova Bannikov, Ph.D., a senior fellow at the Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Moscow State University Lomonosov. She presented an interesting report on the different periods of life and work, as well as personal qualities of her father. The pictures were shown from the family archive, dedicated to the public, academic and private life of this outstanding scientist. In 1935, Andrew G. became a student at Moscow University, where he absorbed the ideas of prominent Russian scientists - SI Ognev, BS Matveeva, II Schmalhausen and others. Even as a student Bannikov participated in expeditions to the Southern Urals, the European North, in Dagestan and Azerbaijan. Further events of his life are developing even more rapidly - the Great Patriotic War, and in June 1941 AG Bannikov volunteered for the Red Army. However, in 1942, he was discharged as a valuable scientist and returned to Moscow. In July of the same year he successfully defended his thesis, and in August was sent to the Mongolian People's Republic for the organization of the first Mongolian University. Started a lot of work on the creation of curricula, textbooks, drugs and collections, the formation of a library - with all this Bannikov fully cope.

Educational activity AG Bannikova in Moscow began in 1947 - in the City Pedagogical Institute. IN AND. Potemkin, and after it is closed - at the Department of Zoology of the Moscow Veterinary Academy. Andrew G. was in charge of this department for 25 years - until his death in October 1985.

Delivered with memories of his teacher and colleague, Professor of the Moscow State Pedagogical University Vladimir Galushin, spoke about the international activities of Andrew G.. The well-known TV presenter of the program "In the world of animals" and a professor at Moscow State University, Doctor of Biological Sciences Nikolai Drozdov told of the years of collaboration with AG Bannikov, his personal qualities, terrific performance and contribution to the protection of the nature of the planet and our country. About AG in life Bannikova in Mongolia (1942-1947 gg.) Told the doctor of biological sciences, the Institute of Biology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Adyaa J. Along with the university organization in Mongolia Bannikov gathers material for his doctoral thesis and the subsequent publication of the monograph "Mammals of the Mongolian People's Republic." It was published in 1954, two years after defending his doctoral dissertation. On the value and volume of the material that work in the region is unmatched to this day. In 1945, the Mongolian government awarded him the highest award of the republic - the Order of the Polar Star. Leaders of the Mongolian State University sent a letter to the conference, which has expressed its gratitude to Andrew G. for his contribution to the organization of the first university in Mongolia, as well as for the study of terrestrial fauna of this country.

The readings also participated professor, Ph.D. EA Rustamov spoke about the Turkmen research AG Bannikova; Academician, Ph.D. Rožnov VV and Ph.D. NY Feoktistov (Institute named Severtsov Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences), to disclose the value of the activities of AG Bannikova in the organization of the Red Book of our country, its evolutionary transformations up to the present time and the near future.

On the scientific heritage of Andrew G. told the professor, Ph.D. Vladimir Ostapenko. He noted in particular that the first place Bannikova love with the animal world was a circle of young biologists of the Moscow Zoo - KYUBZ. Since the autumn of 1926, under the guidance of a professional zoologist Professor PA Manteuffel, he mastered the techniques of collecting and fixing material zoological expeditions, methods of observation of the animals. At 16 Bannikov is already involved in an expedition to the south of the Far East, where it was assembled using a large and important material on the fauna and biology of mammals and birds of the Ussuri region. Andrew G. become a first-class field researcher. Later, with the expeditionary trips he visited the Far North, Siberia, Central Asia and Kazakhstan, and between expeditions worked as a guide in the Moscow zoo, got acquainted with the collections of the Zoological Museum of Moscow State University.

After the break, started scientific conference on the theme: "Modern problems of zoology, ecology and protection of nature", which was attended by the following speakers:

Alekseeva GS, Antonevich AL Pavlova EV Loschagina YA, Yerofeyev MN, SV Naydenko (IEEP FGBUN them. Severtsov Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia) "Reducing maternal care contributes to the development of social behavior in young cat."

Antonevich AL (IEEP FGBUN them. Severtsov Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia) "The unifying approach for the different methods of analysis of behavior in the breeding center of the Iberian lynx."

Belousov AV (State Organization "Institute of Ecology", Moscow, Russia) "Assessment of the conservation status of rare and endangered species listed in the Red Book of the Russian Federation and Red Books of the Russian Federation subjects."

Bobrov VV (IEEP FGBUN them. Severtsov Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia) "On gerpetogeograficheskom zoning of Mongolia."

Yerofeyev MN (IEEP FGBUN Severtsov Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.) 1 - "The influence of sexual dimorphism in body size on the reproductive behavior of the female cat"; 2 - "Promiskuitetnaya breeding system in the black polecat."

Zheleznova TK (VPO Russian State Social University, Moscow, Russia) "Birds in the meadow and residential localities of the Northwest suburbs."

Korshunov VM, Korshunov MV (Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia) "Reproductive strategy Arabian containers (Arabitragus jayakari)».

Leontiev IA (Petrozavodsk State University, Research Laboratory "Ecological Problems of the North", Petrozavodsk, Russia) "The conjugation of the local dynamics of populations of small rodents in Karelia."

Moskvitin VA (VPO Moscow State Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia) 1 - "Changes in the behavior of different types of broods Pyrenean lynx (Lynx pardinus), prior to the appearance of spontaneous vnutrivyvodkovoy aggression." 2 - "Vnutrivyvodkovye differences in behavior rysyat Pyrenean lynx (Lynx pardinus)».

Nanjing DN (Institute of Zoology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria) "The current state and possible ways of the revival of the population little bustard (Otis tetrax) in Bulgaria."

Pavlova EV (IEEP FGBUN them. Severtsov Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia) "Identification of pathogens circulation pathways in Pallas' cats in the arid climate conditions."

Pereladova OB (World Wildlife Fund - WWF Russia) "Scientific and methodical approaches of conservation of the Bukhara deer in Central Asia, and the results of their practical application for the period 2000-2014 gg.".

Rustamov EA, Peter Kaczynski (the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan) "Turkmen kulan on the verge of extinction and its conservation in Turkmenistan."

Tochiev TY (VPO Ingush State University, Chelyabinsk, Russia) "The animal population of mammals Terskiy Caucasus in connection with the structure of belts (within Ingushetia and Chechnya)."

Subject reports corresponded directions AG activities Bannikova. It should be noted the high scientific level of the reports and submitted for publication materials (announced 50 reports) sent by videoconference participants. All of them will be included in the collection of scientific papers devoted to the memorable date - the 100th anniversary of the birth of AG Bannikova.

Andrei G. Bannikov - known in scientific circles as a great prominent Soviet and Russian biologist generalist. First of all, it is a zoologist who has studied with the same success of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles, is an environmental activist and environmental protection, nature conservation, as well as an expert on hunting and hunting economy. At his suggestion, in our country for the first time there was a national Red Book of rare and endangered animals and plants (1978). An important part of his - in a technique of teaching of biological disciplines in universities. As an educator, he trained a cohort of domestic and foreign experts, biologists, hunters, hunting leases and employees of reserves.

During his life Bannikov has published more than 400 publications, including 30 books and pamphlets, many of which were translated into foreign languages. He has trained more than 30 doctors and candidates of sciences. To date, the Department of Zoology, Ecology and Conservation of the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after Andrei G. Bannikov. It is true to the traditions of this outstanding scientist. The Department is not only the base but also produces in the Veterinary Faculty of Biology. AG Ideas Bannikova formed the basis of the lecture material on various aspects of zoology, ecology and conservation, as well as on game management and the theory of evolution. The memory of Andrew G. Bannikov will be among his students and future generations of scientists and teachers in our country and abroad.

 

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