Reference numberEC/1938/09
Previous numbersCert XIV, 254; A03704
TitleHuxley, Sir Julian Sorell: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDistinguished for observations on, and new interpretations of, courtship and sexual life of birds (PZS, 1912; J Linn S, 1923, etc), and for contributions in Experimental Zoology and Genetics. These include papers on Regeneration in Sponges (Phil Trans, 1911: QJMS, 1921), on Dedifferentiation in Aurelia, Obelia, Echinus, Perophora, Clavellina (QJMS, 1921-1924, etc), on modification of development by temperature gradients, on factors affecting Metamorphosis in Amphibia and Echinus, on Inheritance and Linkage in Gammarus, containing important new results. Of particular interest are 'Genetic rate-factors' (with E B Ford, A Entw M, 1929), and 'Structure and Development of Mutant Eyes' (with A Volsky, Proc Roy Soc, 1934) in Gammarus. Studies on Grow-rate and Heterogenic Growth in Arthropods and Mammals culminated in a book on 'Problems of Relative Growth,' 1932, a valuable and original contribution to general zoology. His recent text-book (with de Beer) on 'The Elements of Experimental Embryology,' 1934, is of great merit.
ProposersE S Goodrich; R C Punnett; E B Poulton; J Stanley Gardiner; J Gray; D Keilin; D M S Watson; P Chalmers Mitchell; J H Ashworth; C Shearer; W K Spencer; D'Arcy W Thompson; J B S Haldane; Edward Heron-Allen; Martin A C Hinton
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Huxley, Sir Julian Sorell: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7127Huxley; Sir; Julian Sorell (1887 - 1975)1887 - 1975
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