Reference numberEC/1953/18
Previous numbersCert XVI, 78; A05556
TitlePenrose, Lionel Sharples: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
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
Access statusOpen

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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