It happened on DECEMBER 4

1945

Thomas Hunt Morgan died in Pasadena (California). He was an American geneticist and embryologist. Following the rediscovery of Mendelian inheritance in 1900, Morgan's research focused on studying mutation in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. He demonstrated that genes are carried in chromosomes and are the mechanical basis of heredity. Morgan won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1933.

 


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