Newton Morton

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Population geneticist

Why Is Newton Morton Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Newton Ennis Morton was an American population geneticist and one of the founders of the field of genetic epidemiology. Early life and education Morton was born in Camden, New Jersey. When he was three months old, his family moved to New Haven, Connecticut. His interest in science started at an early age, when he would collect butterflies. Morton attended Hopkins School, later transferring to Swarthmore College for two years. He lost enthusiasm for entomology, so instead he decided to pursue a career in genetics after being inspired by Dobzhansky's book, Genetics and the Origin of Species.

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