Reference numberEC/1928/08
Previous numbersCert XIV, 47; A03176
TitleHeslop Harrison, John William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationDistinguished for his original work in experimental zoology, demonstrating the non-Mendelian inheritance of specific characters and the breaking down of a Mendelian unit-character (melanism) in interspecific crosses in Lepidoptera; the induction of melanism in Lepidoptera by feeding larvae on plants charged with metallic salts and its subsequent inheritance on a Mendelian basis; the inheritance of acquired egg-laying instincts in Hymenoptera and the importance of extraneous influence in the determination of sex. He has also studied the cytology of the varieties and hybrids of British roses and willows. Author of a large number of papers in the Journal of Genetics and other scientific periodicals.
ProposersE W MacBride; C T Regan; W T Calman; D M S Watson; Edward B Poulton; D'Arcy W Thompson; F A Bather; F A Dixey; A E Boycott; F W Gamble; Harold Jeffreys; E S Goodrich; Arthur Keith
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Heslop Harrison, John William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1836Heslop-Harrison; John William (1881 - 1967)1881 - 1967
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