NYMC Faculty Publications
John Tyler Bonner: Remembering a Scientific Pioneer
Cell Biology and Anatomy
Throughout his life, John Tyler Bonner contributed to major transformations in the fields of developmental and evolutionary biology. He pondered the evolution of complexity and the significance of randomness in evolution, and was instrumental in the formation of evolutionary developmental biology. His contributions were vast, ranging from highly technical scientific articles to numerous books written for a broad audience. This historical vignette gathers reflections by several prominent researchers on the greatness of John Bonner and the implications of his work.
Brigandt, I., Katz, L., Nanjundiah, V., Gilbert, S., Grant, P., Grant, B., Love, A., Newman, S., & West-Eberhard, M. (2019). John Tyler Bonner: Remembering a Scientific Pioneer. Journal of Experimental Zoology.Part B, Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 332 (8), 365-370. https://doi.org/10.1002/jez.b.22920