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Beale, Geoffrey Herbert

Wendy Gibson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics; Genetics and Genomics. 814 words.

Beale, Geoffrey Herbert (1913–2009), geneticist, was born on 11 June 1913 at 52 Wimbledon Park Road, Wandsworth, London, one of four children of Herbert Walter Beale (1874–1958), commercial...

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Bell, Julia

Greta Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics; Social and Cultural History. 1376 words.

Bell, Julia (1879–1979), geneticist, was born on 28 January 1879 at Sherwood, Nottinghamshire. She was tenth of the fourteen children of James Bell, printer, and Katherine Thomas Heap. She...

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Edwards, John Hilton

Malcolm A. Ferguson-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics. 2163 words.

Edwards, John Hilton (1928–2007), human geneticist, was born on 26 March 1928 at Ingleborough Lodge, Dulwich, London, the elder son of Harold Clifford Edwards (1899–1989), consulting...

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Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer

Hamish G. Spencer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics; Genetics and Genomics; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Probability and Statistics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3021 words.

Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer (1890–1962), statistician and geneticist, was born on 17 February 1890 at his parents' home in East Finchley, Middlesex, the last of seven surviving children born...

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Ford, Edmund Brisco

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics; Genetics and Genomics; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 1063 words.

Ford, Edmund Brisco (1901–1988), geneticist, was born on 23 April 1901 in Dalton, near Ulverston in Lancashire, the only child of the Revd Harold Dodsworth Ford, curate at Dalton in...

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Galton, Sir Francis

Ruth Schwartz Cowan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics; Genetics and Genomics; Probability and Statistics. 3103 words.

Galton, Sir Francis (1822–1911), biostatistician, human geneticist, and eugenicist, was born in Birmingham on 16 February 1822, the youngest of the seven children of Samuel Tertius Galton...

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Gorer, Peter Alfred Isaac

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics; Pathology. 1041 words.

Gorer, Peter Alfred Isaac (1907–1961), immunologist and geneticist, was born in London on 14 April 1907, the second of the three sons of Edgar Ezekiel Gorer (1872–1915), a noted collector...

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Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson

V. M. Quirke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics. 1903 words.

Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson (1892–1964), geneticist, was born on 5 November 1892 in Oxford. He was the only son of John Scott Haldane (1860–1936), physiologist, and his wife, Louisa...

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Harris, Harry

D. A. Hopkinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics. 1039 words.

Harris, Harry (1919–1994), geneticist, was born on 30 September 1919 at 1 Marshall Place, Cheetham, Manchester, the eldest son of Solomon (Sol) Harris, garment manufacturer and secretary of...

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Lawler [née Corben; other married name Bagshawe], Sylvia Dorothy

J. H. Edwards and Veronica J. Buckle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics. 927 words.

Lawler [née Corben; other married name Bagshawe], Sylvia Dorothy (1922–1996), human geneticist, was born on 15 January 1922 at 33 St Clement's Road, Bournemouth, the only child of Frederick...

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