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Authorised form of nameStebbins; George Ledyard (1906 - 2000)
Dates1906 - 2000
NationalityAmerican
Place of birthLawrence, New York
Date of birth06/01/1906
Date of death19/01/2000
Research fieldGenetics
ActivityEducation:
Harvard University, studied taxonomy, biogeography, cytology
Career:
Colgate University (1931-1935); Geneticist, University of California, Berkeley (1935-1950); helped to found genetics department at University of California, Davis (from 1950); Emeritus Professor of Genetics, University of California, Davis, USA
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election13/05/1999
Age at election93
Published worksVariation and Evolution in Plants; Flowering Plants: Evolution above the species level (1974; Evolution (1977) coauthored with Dobzhansky, Ayala, and Valentine
SourcesSources:
Obituaries: Nature vol 404 p 562 (6 April 2000)
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2005 vol 51 pp 397-408, plate, by Anthony D Bradshaw FRS and Vassiliki B Smocovitis
Royal Society codeNA2968
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1999/45Stebbins, George Ledyard: certificate of election to the Royal Society1998
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