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25/01/1900 Russian-American geneticist Theodosius Dobzhansky is born

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Dobzhansky on the Significance of it All

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"Light of Evolution" by Theodosius Dobzhansky

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Miklós Müller Oral History. Part 6: Remembering Dr. Dobzhansky

He was a central figure in the field of evolutionary biology for his work in shaping the so called modern synthesis. It was the reconciling Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and Gregor Mendel's ideas on heredity in a joint mathematical framework. Dobzhansky was born in Ukraine, then part of the Russian Empire, and became an immigrant to at 27.
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