Gennadiy N. Lepeshkin: Well, thanks to... yeah, Andy Weber's... efforts, all of the sites which had dealt with particularly hazardous infections in Kazakhstan were well-funded and equipped, and the scientists became involved in international scientific activity. We had what you might call an economic collapse.
Slava Paperno (interpreting): At the time, they were in the middle of an economic collapse.
Lepeshkin: And he made very... massive efforts so that our scientists were able to work with the International Science and Technology Center.
Virtually all of the leading researchers from our institution sojourned in the United States.