Lewis Wolpert (1929-2021)

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Abstract

Lewis Wolpert, a towering figure in developmental biology, died on 28 January. He was 91. A charismatic advocate of his science, Lewis originated the concept of positional information to explain the formation of pattern in the development of an embryo. His work played a central role in building the field.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1208-1208
Number of pages1
JournalScience (New York, N.Y.)
Volume371
Issue number6535
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2021

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