Video 14: Garland Allen, clip 1
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.
population biology program, american eugenics movement, thomas hunt morgan, garland allen, study of biology, science
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Did any good come out of the Eugenics program?
The flaws of Eugenics.
Morgan's three "star" students: Sturtevant, Bridges, and Muller.
Thomas Hunt Morgan's talent as a laboratory group leader.
A description of the "Chromosome debate" that took place during Morgan's time.
Summary of the Chromosome "theory" pre-Morgan.
How & why Drosophila became the experimental model of choice in Morgan's laboratory.
Mendelian theory and its use by experimental evolutionists.
Applying genetics to humans.
The genesis of the idea of crossing over.