Garland Allen, clip 4
Garland Allen is a Professor in the Evolutionary and Population Biology Program at Washington University in St. Louis. He authored Thomas Hunt Morgan: The Man & His Science, and several texts, including Matter, Energy and Life and The Study of Biology.
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How & why Drosophila became the experimental model of choice in Morgan's laboratory.
Mendelian theory and its use by experimental evolutionists.
What is experimental evolution and who were the experimental evolutionists?
The experimental evolutionists' efforts to prove/disprove Darwin's theory.
Thomas Hunt Morgan's talent as a laboratory group leader.
Morgan's three "star" students: Sturtevant, Bridges, and Muller.
Did any good come out of the Eugenics program?
A description of the "Chromosome debate" that took place during Morgan's time.
Summary of the Chromosome "theory" pre-Morgan.
The beginnings of the American Eugenics movement: the first Eugenics committee.