David H. Evans's Marine Physiology Down East: The Story of the Mt. Desert PDF

By David H. Evans

ISBN-10: 1493929593

ISBN-13: 9781493929597

ISBN-10: 1493929607

ISBN-13: 9781493929603

This quantity bargains a accomplished heritage of the Mount desolate tract Island organic Laboratory (MDIBL), one of many significant marine laboratories within the usa and a pacesetter in utilizing marine organisms to review basic physiological innovations. starting with its founding because the Harpswell Laboratory of Tufts college in 1898, David H. Evans follows its evolution from a educating facility to a learn middle for special renal and epithelial physiologists. He additionally describes the way it grew to become the positioning of significant advances in cytokinesis, regeneration, cardiac and vascular body structure, hepatic body structure, endocrinology and toxicology, in addition to stories of the comparative body structure of marine organisms. basic physiological recommendations within the context of the discoveries made on the MDIBL are defined and the social and administrative heritage of this well known facility is defined.

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In chromosome maps, and in turn these maps led to fundamental discoveries in the phenomena of heredity itself [Op. Cit, p. ” In short, genes were linearly arranged on chromosomes, which provided the structural basis for the then recently rediscovered Mendelian inheritance. 38 35 Anonymous (1909), p. 509. The author reported that “no considerable changes have been made in the equipment, but the library has increased, chiefly by gifts of separata from authors. ” 36 Kenney and Borisy (2009), p. 842.

Wilson, a close colleague at Columbia, who had been at the HL during the summer of 1902 (Williams 1985, p. 118), working on Cerebratulus and returned in 1907. Morgan wrote Wilson’s obituary in 1940 (Morgan 1940). 37 Morgan (1910). The fish species is not identified in this paper, but we can assume that it was the sea bass, because Morgan had published a lengthy review (Morgan 1891) of a very extensive study of the embryology of this species, published by H. V. Wilson (Wilson 1889). 38 Kenney and Borisy (2009), p.

One of his former students at Tufts, Leonard Carmichael (who later served as President of Tufts from 1938 to 1952) stated that Neal’s course in “Theoretical Biology was the greatest intellectual experience of my undergraduate life. Then and now the mind and spirit of this notable teacher seem to me to tower above ordinary minds. The topics we wrestled with were fundamental, persistent, challenging, and ultimately spiritual” (Carmichael 1954, p. xi). In a much more expansive note, Herbert Rand48 wrote: “Some men are born teachers; others have teaching thrust upon them.

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