John Tyler Bonner (1920- )

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The establishment and growth of developmental-evolutionary biology owes a great debt to the work of John Tyler Bonner. Bonner’s studies of cellular slime molds have shed light on some of the big questions of biology including the origins of multicellularity and the nature of


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The term morphogenesis generally refers to the processes by which order is created in the developing organism. This order is achieved as differentiated cells carefully organize into tissues, organs, organ systems, and ultimately the organism as a whole.

Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954)

Alan Mathison Turing

Alan Mathison Turing was a British mathematician and computer scientist who lived in the early twentieth century. Among important contributions in the field of mathematics, computer science, and philosophy, he developed a mathematical model of morphogenesis. This model describing biological growth became fundamental for research on the process of embryo development.

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