Darlington, Cyril Dean


Darlington, Cyril Dean (1903–1981) British cytologist who worked on the formation of the sex cells.

Keywords: genetics; cytology; chromosome; culture; evolution

Further Reading

Darlington CD (1932) Recent Advances in Cytology, with foreword by JBS Haldane. London, UK: Churchill.

Darlington CD (1939) The Evolution of Genetic Systems. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Darlington CD (1959) Darwin's Place in History. Oxford, UK: Blackwell.

Darlington CD (1969) The Evolution of Man and Society. London, UK: Allen and Unwin.

Mayr E and William P (eds.) (1980) The Evolutionary Synthesis: Perspectives on the Unification of Biology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Olby RC (1990) Cyril Dean Darlington. In: Gillespie CC (editor in chief) The Dictionary of Scientific Biography (Supplement II), pp. 203–209. New York, NY: Charles Scribners' Sons.

Ruse M (1996) Monad to Man: The Concept of Progress in Evolutionary Biology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

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Ruse, Michael(Sep 2006) Darlington, Cyril Dean. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0006241]