Video 13: Garland Allen
Mendelian theory and its use by experimental evolutionists. 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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The experimental evolutionists' efforts to prove/disprove Darwin's theory.
What is experimental evolution and who were the experimental evolutionists?
Summary of the Chromosome "theory" pre-Morgan.
Morgan's three "star" students: Sturtevant, Bridges, and Muller.
Thomas Hunt Morgan's talent as a laboratory group leader.
Did any good come out of the Eugenics program?
A description of the "Chromosome debate" that took place during Morgan's time.
How & why Drosophila became the experimental model of choice in Morgan's laboratory.
Applying genetics to humans.
The beginnings of the American Eugenics movement: the first Eugenics committee.