Theodosius Dobzhansky
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Nature science in the University of Kiev.
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  • Theodosius Grygorovych Dobzhansky, was a noted geneticist and evolutionary biologist, and a central figure in the field of evolutionary biology for his work in shaping the unifying modern evolutionary synthesis.

  • In 1937 he published one of the major works of the modern evolutionary synthesis, the synthesis of evolutionary biology with genetics, entitled Genetics and the Origin of Species, which amongst other things defined evolution as "a change in the frequency of an allele within a gene pool".

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Bibliography  :
Genetics and the Origin of Species (Classics of Modern Evolution Series),Mankind Evolving: The Evolution of the Human Species (Silliman Memorial Lectures Series), Human Culture and Evolution, The roving naturalist: Travel letters of Theodosius Dobzhansky (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society).