Reminiscences of Pontecorvo submitted by Konstantin Kvitko

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Titled "The Pontecorvo theory of genetic analysis and reconstruction of genetics in Russia after Lysencoism". Kvitko of the Microbiology Department at St Petersburg University sent this message for the album "[Pontecorvo's] book was a Holy Bible for us, when our teachers and we students took part in normalising teaching and research in Sanct Pertersburg State University".