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SIBERIAN INSTITUTE OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, SIPPB (IRKUTSK)

The ISTC has supported research at this institute aimed at development of transgenic tomatoes as candidates for orally administered vaccines against hepatitis B virus.

The institute is interested in organization of joint studies of Siberian plants and production of transgenic plants for biotechnology applications.

SUKACHEV INSTITUTE OF FORESTRY, IF (KRASNOYARSK)

Researchers of IF have investigated forest structure, health, and sustainability. They have developed methods for fire management in areas of high risk. Also they have investigated effects of fires on carbon cycling. These studies have been performed in collaboration with the University of Arizona with support by NSF and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Researchers have investigated pests of the Siberian forests and developed technologies for reforestation of northern territories, with support from the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

CENTRAL SIBERIAN BOTANICAL GARDEN, CSBG (NOVOSIBIRSK)

CSBG investigated Siberian plants in the context of the international program of collaboration of botanical gardens supported by the Institute of Sustainable Development and the USAID.

This institute is interested in collaboration on medicinal plants.

SOURCE: Information provided by Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, January 2012.



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