Doctor of Biological Sciences Andrei Misyurin became acting director of the Institute of General Genetics of the Russian Academy of Sciences. N.I. Vavilova. Former head of the institute Alexander Kudryavtsev considered the cause of genetic diseases sins.
Minister of Science and General Education Valery Falkov appointed acting Director of the Institute of General Genetics RAS Andrey Misyurina instead of Alexandra Kudryavtseva, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Education and Science. The decision to terminate the contract with Kudryavtsev was made by the Ministry of Education and Science on January 23 and agreed with the leadership of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Kudryavtsev in March 2023 at a scientific and theological conference “God — Human — world» reported that the cause of many genetic diseases — sins, including original sins. “If a mutation occurs in your body, in your gametes, it will be passed on to your offspring, and nothing can be done about it. The conclusion is simple: if you want to have healthy offspring, do not develop bad habits, do not fall into sin»— stated later in an interview with MK» Kudryavtsev.
Misyurin headed the genetic engineering laboratory of the Hematological Research Center and Molecular Oncology and Genetic Engineering of the National Medical Research Center for Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology named after. Dmitry Rogachev. Since 2002, he has been the general director of the GenoTechnology medical center. According to SPARK, the center’s profit at the end of 2022 amounted to 8.6 million rubles.