On October 29-31, 2024, the Koltzov Institute of Developmental Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IDB RAS) will hold the Russia-wide scientific conference with international participation "Genetics and Development" dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Russian scientist and founder of IDB RAS, the academician Boris L. Astaurov.

The main topics of the conference are: genetic bases of developmental processes at all levels of organization, from molecular to population and species; genetics of sex determination; genetic bases of tissue differentiation and regeneration; organization and evolution of genomes.

The conference will also involve a workshop "Genetic Modification and Cell Genome Analysis" supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation.