Thomas Hunt Morgan

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Thomas Hunt Morgan
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Johns Hopkins yearbook of 1891
Born 25 September 1866(1866-09-25)
Lexington, Kentucky
Died 4 December 1945(1945-12-04) (aged 79)
Pasadena, Californie
Naitionality Unitit States
Alma mater University of Kentucky (B.S.),
Johns Hopkins Varsity (Ph.D.)
Kent for Establishin Drosophila melanogaster as a major model organism in genetics
Airtit genes
Awairds Nobel Prize in Pheesiology
or Medicine
(1933)
Copley Medal (1939)
Scientific career
Fields Geneticist
Embryologist
Institutions Bryn Mawr College
Columbia Varsity
Californie Institute o Technology
Doctoral students Nettie Maria Stevens
John Howard Northrop
Hermann Joseph Muller
Calvin Bridges
Alfred Sturtevant
Signatur Thomas Hunt Morgan signature.svg

Thomas Hunt Morgan (September 25, 1866 – December 4, 1945)[1] wis an American evolutionary biologist, geneticist, embryologist, an science author wha wan the Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine in 1933 for discoveries elucidatin the role that the chromosome plays in heredity.[2]

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  1. Fisher, R. A.; De Beer, G. R. (1947). "Thomas Hunt Morgan. 1866-1945". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 5 (15): 451–466. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1947.0011. JSTOR 769094. 
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1933". Nobel Web AB. Retrieved 2010-09-14.