SHCHELKUNOV Serafim Ivanovich (1904 — 1977) is the Soviet histologist, the member correspondent of AMH (1953). Member of the CPSU.
After the termination in 1930 VMA was the graduated in a military academy and the teacher of department of histology of academy. Pupil V. of H. Tonkova and A. A. Zavarzin.
Doctor of medical sciences (1937), professor (1939). In
1940 — 1942 the chief of department of histology and embryology of the Kuibyshev army medical college, in
1942 — 1944 professor of department of histology and embryology of VMA, in 1944 — 1948 professor of department of histology and embryology of Naval medical academy. From 1948 to 1957 the department chair of histology Leningrad sanitary and hygienic medical in-that, and from
1957 to 1977 the department chair of histology and embryology of VMA.
S. I. Shchelkunov is the author of St. 100 scientific works, including 3 monographs devoted to various questions of evolutionary, comparative and ex-perimentalny histology of animals and the person. He investigated at vertebrata development, a structure and reactivity of fabrics of blood vessels and an endocardium, vystilka of serous cavities, muscular and epithelial fabrics, and also fabrics of provisional bodies of a germ. He studied features of a histogenesis (see) various fabrics in extreme conditions and in the conditions of a malignancy; showed dynamics of activity of cells and its dependence on a volume ratio of a kernel and cytoplasm. It developed the general theory of a histogenesis, a cut he considered philosophy determination, integration and a geterokhronnost of development of cellular structures.
S. I. Shchelkunov was a member of boards All-Union, All-Russian and Leningrad scientific about-in anatomists, histologists and embryologists, the member of editorial boards of a number of the Soviet scientific periodicals.
It is awarded by awards of the October Revolution, the Red Banner, the Red Star and medals.
Works: Guide to histology, L., 1954 (sovm. with Zavarzin A. A.); The cellular theory and the doctrine about fabrics, L., 1958; Cytologic and histologic analysis of development of normal and malignizovanny structures, L., 1971; Philosophy of a cellular differentiation, M., 1977#
Bibliography: Serafim Ivanovich Shchelkunov (To the 70 anniversary since birth), Arkh. annate., gistol. and embriol., t. 68, century 1, page 124, 1975. A. A. Klishov.