Malécot, Gustave


Gustave Malécot (1911–1998) was one of the founders of mathematical population genetics.

Keywords: population genetics; mathematical genetics; theory; isolation by distance

Further Reading

Bocquet‐Appel J‐P (1996) Interview de Gustave Malécot. Bulletin et Memories de la Societe d'Anthropologie de Paris, n.s.t. 8(1–2): 105–114.

Crow JF (1989) Twenty‐five years ago in genetics: the infinite allele model. Genetics 121: 631–634.

Epperson BK (1999) Gustave Malécot, 1911–1998: population genetics founding father. Genetics 152: 477–484.

Gillois M (1996) Malécot, (Gustave), 1911–. In: Tort P (ed.) Dictionnaire du Darwinisme et de l'Évolution, pp. 2768–2785. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.

Malécot G (1969) The Mathematics of Heredity. San Francisco, CA: WH Freeman.

Nagylaki T (1989) Gustave Malécot and the transition from classical to modern population genetics. Genetics 122: 253–268.

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Epperson, Bryan K(Sep 2006) Malécot, Gustave. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005707]