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Thomas Hunt Morgan Marker (Lexington, Kentucky)

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151042
Title
Thomas Hunt Morgan Marker (Lexington, Kentucky)
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Historical marker titled "Thomas Hunt Morgan" (front) and "Genetic Research" (back) at the Dr. Thomas Hunt Morgan House, Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Inscription: "Winner of 1933 Nobel Prize was born in Hunt-Morgan house, 1866; grew up here. A nephew of John Hunt Morgan, he attended State College of Ky. (Univ. of Ky.). Taught at Columbia Univ. and there, influenced by Mendel's work, left embryology, his main field, for genetics. Headed up research team studying inbreeding of fruit flies. Observing offspring led to discovery of genes."
Coordinates
38.0509833° N, 84.4968983° W
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5349 x 3566 pixels
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Date Uploaded
January 24, 2022

Historical marker titled "Thomas Hunt Morgan" (front) and "Genetic Research" (back) at the Dr. Thomas Hunt Morgan House, Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Inscription: "Winner of 1933 Nobel Prize was born in Hunt-Morgan house, 1866; grew up here. A nephew of John Hunt Morgan, he attended State College of Ky. (Univ. of Ky.). Taught at Columbia Univ. and there, influenced by Mendel's work, left embryology, his main field, for genetics. Headed up research team studying inbreeding of fruit flies. Observing offspring led to discovery of genes."

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