Education and Degrees
1991 - Rank of 'Full Professor' of Genetics (awarded by the Presidium of USSR Academy of Science).
1988 - Doctor of Biological Sciences (in Genetics), Department of Biology, Leningrad State University.
1976 - Ph.D (in Genetics), Institute of General Genetics, USSR Academy of Science (Moscow).
1971 - M.Sc (in Computer Science), Leningrad Technical University.
Experience and Positions
Since 2008 Director Institute of Evolution (IOE), University of Haifa
Since 1997 Professor of Genetics, University of Haifa
Since 1991 Head Laboratory of Population Genetics, Institute of Evolution,
University of Haifa
1989-1991 Head, Laboratory of Population Genetics, Institute of Ecological
Genetics, Moldavian Academy of Science, Kishinev (USSR).
1985-1977 Head Laboratory of Genetic Control of Recombination, the same
1982-1990 Associated Professor, Department of Biology, Kishinev State University (simultaneously)
- Evolutionary adaptation to stressful environments using Drosophila as a model
- Population genetics of multilocus systems (including non-linear dynamics)
- Recombination variability, evolution of sex and recombination
- Genome evolution and structure on the above-gene level
- Genome mapping, including multilocus mapping and physical mapping
- Genetics of quantitative traits, its evolutionary and practical applications
Model organisms: Drosophila, plants, fungi
Publications: The list includes 4 books and >160 papers in referred journals
Zhuchenko A.A., Korol A.B. 1985. Recombination in Evolution and Breeding. Moscow, Nauka Publ., 400pp. (in Russian).
Korol A.B. Preigel I.A., Preigel S.I. 1990. Variability of Crossing-over in Higher Organisms: Algorithms of estimation and population genetic models. Kishinev, Shtiintsa Publ., 407pp. (in Russian).
Korol A.B., Preygel I.A., Preygel S.I. 1994. Recombination Variability and Evolution. London, Chapman & Hall, 361pp.
Nevo E., Korol, A.B., Beiles, A. & Fahima T. 2002. Evolution of Wild Emmer Wheat: Population genetics, genetic resources, and genome organization of wheat's progenitor, Triticum dicoccoides. Springer-Verlag, 280pp.