Video 14: 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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Morgan's three "star" students: Sturtevant, Bridges, and Muller.
Thomas Hunt Morgan's talent as a laboratory group leader.
How & why Drosophila became the experimental model of choice in Morgan's laboratory.
A description of the "Chromosome debate" that took place during Morgan's time.
Summary of the Chromosome "theory" pre-Morgan.
The flaws of Eugenics.
Mendelian theory and its use by experimental evolutionists.
The beginnings of the American Eugenics movement: the first Eugenics committee.
Applying genetics to humans.
The genesis of the idea of crossing over.