History of Evolution and Heredity in Brazil
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September 16, 2022
Title of the presentation: "As contribuições de Nettie Maria Stevens para a teoria cromossômica: estudos sobre a determinação de sexo."
Ana Paula Morais, PhD, Universidade Nove de Julho - Uninove, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Reading: Is attached.
Previous works by the author on the subject: As contribuições iniciais de Wilson e Stevens para a teoria cromossômica: uma comparação and Wilson, Stevens e a determinação de sexo por cromossomos: uma controversia.
August 19, 2022
July 15, 2022
June 17, 2022
May 20, 2022
Guest: Benedict Ipgrave, Oxford Brookes University, UK.
Title of the presentation: " 'From Small Beginnings...:' Addressing the continuing shadows of eugenics".
April 15, 2022
Miguel Ernesto Gabriel Couceiro de Oliveira, PhD in History of Science and Health, Casa de Oswaldo Cruz/Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Fiocruz, Brazil.
Title of the presentation: "The Center of Genetic Research of the National Faculty of Philosophy of University of Brazil: the institutionalization of genetics in Rio de Janeiro (1945-1968)"
Reading: The summary for the presentation is attached. Click here to access Miguel Oliveira's doctoral thesis.
March 18, 2022
February 18, 2022
Guest: Rodrigo Ramos Lima, PhD, Fiocruz/Brazil.
Title of the presentation: "A hormonal eugenics: endocrinological diseases as a medical and social problem in Brazil (1909-1948)" / "Uma eugenia hormonal: As doenças endocrinológicas como problema médico e social no Brasil (1909- 1948)".
Reading: Between Snakes and Plants, Several Glands: The Hormones Production and the Assistance to the Endocrinological Diseases in Butantan Institute – 1917-1945
November 17, 2021
November 17, 2021 - “Psiquiatria Genética na Eugenia alemã e no Brasil” - Pedro Muñoz (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro)
October 27, 2021
"Theodosius Dobzhansky e os brasileiros"
Aldo Mellender de Araújo (Instituto de Biociências - UFRGS)
William deJong-Lambert is a Professor of History at Bronx Community College, CUNY, whose current work addresses the evolutionary synthesis of genetics and natural selection. His most recent publication is the entry on I.V. Michurin in the Encyclopedia of Genetics. His current project is an oral history interview with Miklos Muller which will at some point become a book project.
Paula Habib is a Professor of History at the Federal University Fluminense (UFF/Brazil). Habib´s research specializes in history of agriculture, genetics, history of biology and eugenics during the first decades of the 20 th century. She holds a Ph.D. in History of Science and Health by Oswaldo Cruz Foundation/Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Marcelo Lima Loreto
Science journalist working for Folha de São Paulo and other media.
Research fellow at the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. 2021-2022. Project, here.
Ph.D. in History of Science by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 2019, Brazil.
Dissertation thesis, here.