SibMed Professor Maria Zykova became President of the Regional International Humic Substances Society (IHSS) Chapter of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
Doctor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Head of the SibMed Chemistry Division Maria Zykova became President of the Regional International Humic Substances Society Chapter of the CIS (CIS-IHSS). The appointment took place at the meeting of the Regional Chapter members, which was part of the Sixth International Conference of the CIS-IHSS on humic innovative technologies "Humic substances and ecoadaptive technologies" HIT-2021 in the town of Dolgoprudny.
The 21st INTERNATIONAL IHSS CONFERENCE will be held in Moscow in September 2022. The conference is held every 2 years in different countries. It has more than forty years of history but it is the first time when it happens in Russia. It is organized mainly by Lomonosov Moscow State University and SibMed as well as the CIS-IHSS, IUPAC, Dokuchaev Soil Science Society, etc.
The IHSS was founded in 1981 in order to unite the efforts of scientists involved in studying humic substances. The IHSS currently has more than 350 members and is a recognized leader in the field of humic substances.
The Regional Chapter CIS-IHSS was established in 2002. The CIS-IHSS has more than 130 members from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan.