#21096 Overall Influence

Newton Morton

Population geneticist

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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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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, USA

University of Southampton

Research university located in Southampton, United Kingdom

Swarthmore College

Liberal arts college in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

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#907 World Rank
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#1596 World Rank
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#429440 World Rank
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#722331 World Rank
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#763783 World Rank
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#816033 World Rank
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