Date of Birth: 08/08/1861
Place of birth: Whitby
Citizenship: United Kingdom
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