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Brownlee, John (1868–1927), public health officer, geneticist, and medical statistician

Vern Farewell and Tony Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics; Medicine and Health; Probability and Statistics. 1426 words.

Brownlee, John (1868–1927), public health officer, geneticist, and medical statistician, was born at Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, on 21 June 1868, the elder of the two sons of John Brownlee...

Changes in allele and genotype frequency

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet.

in Evolutionary Genetics

May 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 11517 words.

Evolution is the change in heritable traits of populations over successive generations. At the molecular level this translates into changes in their genetic composition. A general...

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Enhancer of split-related-2 mRNA shows cyclic expression during somitogenesis in Xenopus laevis

Rachel Blewitt.

in Bioscience Horizons: The International Journal of Student Research

March 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Developmental Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 5997 words.

Somitogenesis is responsible for production of the segmented body plan typical of vertebrate embryos. The somites are blocks of mesoderm, produced by this process, that give rise to the...

Evolutionary Genetics

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet.

May 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 336 pages.

Evolutionary genetics is the study of how genetic variation leads to evolutionary change. With the recent explosion in the availability of whole genome sequence data, vast quantities of...

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Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer (1890–1962), statistician and geneticist

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. 3027 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...

The foundations of evolutionary genetics

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet.

in Evolutionary Genetics

May 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 12468 words.

The fields of evolutionary biology and genetics were founded as separate disciplines in the mid-1800s, largely due to the works of Charles Darwin and Gregor Mendel respectively. It would,...

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Galton, Sir Francis (1822–1911), biostatistician, human geneticist, and eugenicist

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. 3133 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...

Genetics and genomics of speciation

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet.

in Evolutionary Genetics

May 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 24683 words.

The diversity of life on Earth is something that has long fascinated biologists. When we inspect all this variation, two striking patterns emerge. First, organisms appear as if they have...

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Genomes and the origin of genetic variation

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet.

in Evolutionary Genetics

May 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 10649 words.

Error and chance events, random mutations, are necessary prerequisites for evolution to happen. In a perfect world with no mutations there would be no evolution because no genetic variation...

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Inferring evolutionary processes from DNA sequence data

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet.

in Evolutionary Genetics

May 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 17069 words.

The allelic evolutionary genetic models explored so far are applicable to genetic markers. However, DNA sequences harbor a lot of information about the evolutionary past that would be...

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