Vladimir Petrovich Shishkov

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Shishkov, Vladimir Petrovich

 

Born May 24, 1927, in Odoev, Raion, Tula Oblast. Soviet veterinarian. Academician of the V. I. Lenin All-Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences (1973). Member of the CPSU since 1951.

Shishkov graduated from the Moscow Veterinary Academy in 1951. Beginning in 1956, he worked at the academy, where he became rector in 1967. He has been academician-secretary of the veterinary division of the V. I. Lenin All-Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences since 1973. Shishkov’s work has dealt mainly with metabolic diseases of highly productive animals, diseases of young animals, leukosis, developmental physiology, geographic pathology, and veterinary aspects of stock raising.

Shishkov has been awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor and several medals.

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