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Title: In memoriam Antonio Prevosti (1919-2011), a pioneer of genetics of natural populations
Author: Mestres i Naval, Francesc
Serra i Camó, Lluís
Sperlich, D.
Keywords: Genètica de poblacions
Biòlegs
Population Genetics
Biologists
Prevosti, Antoni, 1919-2011
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Blackwell
Abstract: Prof. Dr. Antonio Prevosti was born on the 15th of February, 1919, at Barcelona where he grew up and lived with his wife Maria Monclús and his family until his death. Between the years 1939 and 1942 he registered at the University of Barcelona and finished his studies there with the"University Degree in Natural Science" obtaining the extraordinary award of his promotion. Immediately afterwards he started his research about the growth rate of Barcelona school children from two very different social groups at the Anthropology Laboratory of the University of Barcelona. The obtained results were published in his Doctoral Thesis (1948). Further investigations on quantitative traits in human populations improved his knowledge of statistical analyses and provided the basis for a scholarship from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work at the Institute of Statistical and Demographical Sciences in Rome directed by Prof. C. Gini.
Note: Versió postprint del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0469.2012.00656.x
It is part of: Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 2012, vol. 50, p. 175-179
Related resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0469.2012.00656.x
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/34964
ISSN: 0947-5745
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística)

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