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Steve Jones

Welsh geneticist and biologist

1944   -  

country of citizenship: United Kingdom, Wales
languages spoken, written or signed: English
educated at: University of Edinburgh, University of Chicago, Wirral Grammar School for Boys
occupation: geneticist, university teacher, scientist, television presenter, professor, writer
award received: Fellow of the Royal Society, Secularist of the Year, Linnean Tercentenary Medal, Natural World Book Prize, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

John Stephen Jones (born 24 March 1944) is a British geneticist and from 1995 to 1999 and 2008 to June 2010 was Head of the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment at University College London. His studies are conducted in the Galton Laboratory. He is also a television presenter and a prize-winning author on the subject of biology, especially evolution. He is a popular contemporary writer on evolution. In 1996 his work won him the Michael Faraday Prize "for his numerous, wide ranging contributions to the public understanding of science in areas such as human evolution and variation, race, sex, inherited disease and genetic manipulation through his many broadcasts on radio and television, his lectures, popular science books, and his once-regular science column in The Daily Telegraph and contributions to other newspaper media".
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