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William Bateson

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Date of Birth: 08/08/1861

Age: 64

Place of birth: Whitby

Citizenship: United Kingdom

Background

William Bateson was born August 8, 1861 in Whitby.

In 1884-1886 years he studied the phylogeny of chordates. After graduating from the University of Cambridge, in 1908-1910 gg. He became a professor at the same university.

In 1905, he proposed a theory of "presence - absence", explaining the emergence of new traits in organisms loss of inhibitory factors.

In 1910, together with his student R. Punnett founded the Journal of Genetics dedicated to