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Authorised form of nameBeer; Sir; Gavin Rylands De (1899 - 1972)
Other forms of nameGavin Rylands
Other forms of surnameDe Beer
Dates1899 - 1972
NationalityBritish
Place of birthMalden, Surrey, England
Date of birth01 November 1899
Place of deathAlfriston, Sussex
Date of death21/06/1972
Research fieldZoology; embryology; evolution
ActivityEducation:
Harrow School; MA; DSc
Career:
Fellow of Merton College; Jenkinson Lecturer in Embryology; University Demonstrator in the Department of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy of the University of Oxford.
Honours:
Kt 1954
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election14/03/1940
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Darwin Medal 1958
Lectures:
Wilkins 1961
SourcesSources:
DSB vol 17 pp 213-214
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1973 vol 19 pp 65-93, plate, by E J W Barrington
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/19722587
Royal Society codeNA5533
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1940/07Beer, Sir Gavin Rylands De: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001104De Beer, Sir Gavin Rylandscirca 1950
MDA/A/16/70Copy letter from Sir Gavin Rylands De Beer to David Christie Martin28 May 1956
MM/22/1Letter from Charles Scott Sherrington to Gavin de Beer9 December 1946
RR/37/13Referee's report by James Thomas Wilson, on a paper 'The development of the skull of the shrew' by Gavin Rylands De BeerDecember 1928
RR/37/14Referee's report by Edward Fawcett, on a paper 'The development of the skull of the shrew' by Gavin Rylands De BeerJanuary 1929
RR/41/20Referee's report by Francis Joseph Cole, on a paper 'The early development of the skull of the rabbit' by Gavin Rylands De Beer and J H WoodgerFebruary 1930
RR/41/19Referee's report by James Peter Hill, on a paper 'The early development of the skull of the rabbit' by Gavin Rylands De Beer and J H WoodgerFebruary 1930
RR/49/14Referee's report by John Graham Kerr, on a paper 'The segmentation and chondrification of the skull of the duck' by Gavin Rylands De Beer and Ernest James William Barrington[October 1933]
RR/52/36Referee's report by Edward Fawcett, on a paper 'On the skull of holocephali' by Gavin Rylands De Beer and J A Moy-ThomasJuly 1934
RR/52/37Referee's report by Richard Higgins Burne, on a paper 'On the skull of holocephali' by Gavin Rylands De Beer and J A Moy-ThomasJune 1934
RR/69/19Referee's report by Herbet Graham Cannon, on a paper 'The differentiation of neural crest cells into visceral cartilages and odontoblasts in Amblystoma, and a re-examination of the germ-layer theory' by Gavin Rylands De Beer1946
RR/70/202Referee's report by Gavin Rylands De Beer, on a paper 'The structure of certain Jurassic holostean fishes, with special reference to their neurocrania' by Dorothy H Rayner1947
RR/72/102Referee's report by Gavin Rylands De Beer, on a paper 'The skull of the foetal narwhal, Monodon monoceros L' by Nellie B Eales9 February 1950
RR/70/166Referee's report by Gavin Rylands de Beer, on a paper 'Studies on the Onychophora VII. The early embryonic stages of Peripatopsis, and some general considerations concerning the morphology and phylogeny of the arthropoda' by Sidnie Milana Manton 15 December 1947
MM/22/2Letter from Solly Zuckerman to Gavin de Beer24 July 1947
RR/49/15Referee's report by James Peter Hill, on a paper 'The segmentation and chondrification of the skull of the duck' by Gavin Rylands De Beer and Ernest James William Barrington[November 1933]
RR/70/47Letter from Solly Zuckerman, on a paper 'Mitotic activity in the adult male mouse, Mus musculus L. The diurnal cycles and their relation to waking and sleeping' by W S Bullough to Gavin Rylands de Beer22 November 1947
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