Domaradskij, Igor V. 1925-

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DOMARADSKIJ, Igor V. 1925-

PERSONAL: Born December 22, 1925, in Moscow, USSR (now Russia); son of Valerian (a teacher) and Zinaida (a teacher; maiden name, Drevitskaya) Domaradskij; married Svetlana Skvortsova (an actress); children: Tatiana, Anna, Anastasiya. Education: Medical Institute, graduated (with honors), 1947; earned Dr. Med.Sci. and Dr.Biol.Sci. Religion: Russian Orthodox.

ADDRESSES: Home—Novaya Basmannaya 31, Flat 19, 107066 Moscow, Russia. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: USSR Anti-Plague System, researcher on plague, cholera, anthrax, and tularemia and head of institutes in Irkursk and Rostov-on-Don, including affiliation with weapons development program known as Biopreparat, 1950-73; USSR Ministry of Medical and Microbiological Industries, staff member in Moscow and Obolensk, 1973-92; Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, chief research fellow at Institute of Nutrition, 1993-95; G. N. Gabrichevsky Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Moscow, chief research fellow. Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, academician; creator of approximately fifty inventions.

AWARDS, HONORS: Three Russian honorary orders; eleven medals from Soviet government and Russian Federation.


(With Wendy Orent) Biowarrior: Inside the Soviet/Russian Biological War Machine (memoir), Prometheus Books (New York, NY), 2003.

Author of more than a dozen books on microbiology, biochemistry, and molecular genetics. Contributor of about 400 articles to scientific journals.



Domaradskij, Igor V., and Wendy Orent, Biowarrior:Inside the Soviet/Russian Biological War Machine, Prometheus Books (New York, NY), 2003.


Library Journal, October 1, 2003, Marcia L. Sprules, review of Biowarrior: Inside the Soviet/Russian Biological War Machine, p. 99.


Igor V. Domaradskij Home Page, http:/ (November 30, 2004).