On April 20, 2018r, the Scientific Council of the Special Council of the Institute of Genetics and the EBRD of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan (DSc.29.08.2017. V.53.01.) Met at the Center to discuss the PhD thesis of the doctoral candidate of the Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics Mukhtor Darmanov on the topic "Creating new varieties cotton Ravnak-1 and Ravnak-2 using the technology of marker-associated selection (MAS). " The head of the dissertation is Academician I.Yu. Abdurahmonov. The seminar was conducted by the first deputy director of the Center, D.Sc. Zabardast Buriev. Mukhtor Darmanov made a report on his scientific work and reported in detail the goals, tasks, methods and results of his research. Dissertational work is approved for admission to protection and publication in the website of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan.