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Reference numberEC/1953/18
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TitlePenrose, Lionel Sharples: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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CitationProfessor Penrose has made notable contributions to human genetics, especially that of mental and physical defect, and to statistical methods. He has estimated the mutation rate of a human gene, and obtained evidence for several linkages, as well as for maternal inheritance and effects of maternal age. He directs a flourishing research department. (list of 108 published papers and books attached).
ProposersFrom personal knowledge. J B S Haldne; Lancelot Hogben; Julian S Huxley; P B Medawar; S C Harland; R A Fisher; C H Waddington; K Mather; A G Tansley; J Z Young
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Penrose, Lionel Sharples: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7958Penrose; Lionel Sharples (1898 - 1972)1898 - 1972
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