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  Allan Wilson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Allan Wilson (1934–1991) was a pioneer in the use of molecular approaches to understand evolutionary change and reconstruct phylogenies.
Allan Wilson was born in Ngaruawahia, New Zealand, and raised on a farm at Helvetia, Pukekohe.
At the time the family thought Allan would only be gone two years; instead he stayed at Berkeley for 35 years, gaining his PhD in 1961 under the direction of Arthur Pardee, and setting up one of the world's most creative biochemistry labs and turning ideas of evolution on their ear.
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 Allan Wilson -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Allan Wilson (1934–1991) was a (One the first colonists or settler in a new territory) pioneer in the use of molecular approaches to understand evolutionary change and reconstruct (additional info and facts about phylogenies) phylogenies.
Allan Wilson was born in (additional info and facts about Ngaruawahia) Ngaruawahia, (An independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery) New Zealand, and raised on a farm at Helvetia, (additional info and facts about Pukekohe) Pukekohe.
He suggested that Wilson further his study in (The organic chemistry of compounds and processes occuring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry) biochemistry instead of (The branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms) genetics.
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 Wilson, Allan Charles --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Wilson used innovative molecular techniques to set forth two important evolutionist theories while serving as professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of California at Berkeley, where he taught from 1964 to 1991.
Wilson, C.T.R. Scottish physicist who, with Arthur H. Compton, received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1927 for his invention of the Wilson cloud chamber, which became widely used in the study of radioactivity, X rays, cosmic rays, and other nuclear phenomena.
Wilson was born to Frank and Minnie Harden Wilson on April 30, 1899, in Mayfield, Ky. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and was a founder of the Chicago Art League in 1925.
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Wilson served as a board member and fund raising manager at The Discovery Center, where he coordinated and directed the nonprofit organization devoted to improving diversity and understanding among children and parents in an educational, outdoor, experiential environment.
Wilson serves as a board member for the Soccer Excellence Fund at the University of Hartford, and a member of the leadership committee for the University of Hartford Athletic Capital Campaign.
Wilson earned his MBA from the University of Hartford, his master of science degree from the University of Massachusetts and his bachelor of science degree from Springfield College.
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 The New Zealand Edge : Heroes : Scientists : Allan Wilson
At the time the family thought Allan would only be gone two years; instead he stayed at Berkeley for 35 years, setting up one of the world’s most creative biochemistry labs and turning ideas of evolution on their ear.
Allan Wilson died in 1991 in Seattle, aged 55, at the height of his career.
Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Massey University, NZ.
www.nzedge.com /heroes/wilson.html   (1713 words)

 Allan Wilson - EvoWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Allan Wilson is a pioneering Berkeley biochemist and molecular biologist.
Wilson and Ellen Prager carried out some of the first extensive research on the role of molecular analysis in deciphering avian phylogeny, and Wilson in particular was exasperated at the lack of significant genetic difference amongst crown clade birds.
Wilson later suggested in further work with Prager that the principal utility of molecular systematics as applied to birds rested at the sub-ordinal level.
www.evowiki.org /index.php/Allan_Wilson   (82 words)

 Alan Wilson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For Allan Wilson, the New Zealand molecular biologist, see Allan Wilson.
Sir Alan G. Wilson is a British scientist and social scientist.
He was educated at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Darlington and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge where he read Mathematics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alan_Wilson   (293 words)

 Problem in Biochemical Evolution
Thus, in 1991 when Allan Wilson died while being treated for leukemia, there seemed to be consistency in the results and growing support for his conclusions (26).
Although Wilson's next major paper in the area (24) was published posthumously, reverence for him did not inhibit a full-scale challenge of his methodology (34-39) that elicited a partial retraction by a coauthor (40).
Wilson, A. C., Cahn, R. and Kaplan, N. (1963) "Functions of the two forms of lactate dehydrogenase in the breast muscle of birds" Nature 197, 331-334.
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 Factory Logic
Wilson most recently served as President and COO of Advisian, a Calabasas, Calif.-based division of Western Data Systems specializing in e-procurement solutions.
Wilson joined WDS in 1982, and his leadership of the company's sales and marketing efforts built the organization into the leading provider of integrated business solutions in the aerospace and defense industry.
Wilson holds an undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Glasgow's Stowe College of Engineering and a Master of Business degree, also from the University of Glasgow.
www.factorylogic.com /pr_wilson.asp   (472 words)

 Poe, Edgar Allan: William Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
While the first William Wilson was aggressive, witty, and imperious, the double presented himself as quiet, gentle and wise--but unthreatened.
Wilson flew into a rage and killed his nemesis, only to discover he had stabbed a mirror--but the dying image in the mirror whispered, ".
In "William Wilson" the double is a projection of the normal human self (conscience) that, in this case, is systematically rejected and eventually destroyed.
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 Allan Wilson MSP - Working for the people of Cunninghame North - Home Page
Allan Wilson MSP is calling for students in local schools, to make sure they apply for the new educational maintenance allowance recently launched by the Scottish Executive.
Allan Wilson - The Scottish Executive and its agencies continue to work closely with the UK Government and the energy companies to ensure that an appropriate balance is struck between our economic development objectives, our targets for growth of renewables generation and climate change, and ensuring security of supply.
Allan Wilson commented: "The roll-out of ILA Scotland is good news for adult learners in Scotland, all of whom can use ILA Scotland funds to pay for courses that will help develop their skills, interests and opportunities." Adults in Scotland are to be offered up to £100 to make the most of their
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 SAC / Heritage / People / Allan Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
It was here as a Masters student that Wilson met Professor C.P. 'Mac' McMeekan, a New Zealand pioneer in soil and water science.
By comparing differences in the (m)DNA Wilson believed it was possible to estimate the time, and the place, modern human first evolved.
It took 20 years to convince paleontologists of the value of Wilson's theory, but when they did, it married their science with that of genetics.
www.wsu.edu /~sac/wsuheritage/people/allanwilson.htm   (931 words)

 Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution
In the early 1980s, as his findings for the age of the proto-humans were starting to be more widely accepted, Wilson again dropped a bombshell on traditional anthropological thinking with his best known work with Rebecca Cann and Mark Stoneking on the so-called "Mitchocondrial Eve" hypothesis.
With his discovery that human mtDNA is genetically much less diverse than chimpanzee mtDNA, he concluded that modern human races had diverged recently from a single population while older human races such as Neanderthal, Java erectus and Pekin erectus had become extinct.
In Europe with Homo sapiens Neanderthals, in Indonesia with Java Man, in China with Peking Man. Again, like in the 1960s, many palaeontologists rejected Wilson's conclusions; fossil scientists were unfamiliar with biochemistry and trusted their own data more than molecular data.
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 Amazon.com: Steel Canvas: The Art Of American Arms: Books: William R. Chaney,R. L. Wilson,G. Allan Brown,Douglas ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Wilson, the author of nearly two dozen firearms-related titles, here offers a detailed chronicle of the true art of gun engraving in the United States.
Wilson's history actually predates Colonial times, beginning with early English and European attempts at engraving with wheel-locks and flintlocks as far back as the 1500s.
Wilson offers the first book on the extraordinary spectacle of America's finest firearms from the mid-1700s until today.
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 Can you help???
Allan and his wife Winifred Mima Fletcher were both born in Glasgow, she born in 1887, and he in 1888.
John Wilson was offered the Foundry at that time because of his family connections, and employed his younger brother by two years, Matthew, as an equal partner in the Foundry.
Another younger brother of John Wilson Senior by ten years "suffered all the drudgery of the business in the factory and foundry and still shares in the cares of the present" written in 1960.
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 Dating Eve, a Case Study in Biochemical Evolution
Wilson (1934-1991), perhaps the foremost molecular evolutionist in recent time (1-3), never shied from controversy.
In 1987 Wilson and coworkers Rebecca Cahn and Mark Stoneking claimed they had evidence that the most recent maternal ancestor of all living humans was a woman living in Africa about 200,000 years ago (20).
Brown, W. M., Prager, E. M., Wang, A. and Wilson, A. (1982) "Mitochondrial DNA sequences of primates: Tempo and mode of evolution" J.
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 Kimball Descendants: Seventeenth Generation
John_wilson was the son of Allan (Aaron) Kinney and Mary H J Tate.
At 29 years of age John_wilson became the father of Allan John Wilson Kinney in Linwood, Antigonish, Ns, July 6, 1888.
Allan John Wilson Kinney was born July 6, 1888.
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 Cunninghame North   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Born in Glasgow in 1954, Mr Allan Wilson attended Spiers School in Beith.
Mr Allan Wilson is married and has two sons.
Allan Wilson previously served as Deputy Minister for Culture and Deputy Minister for Environment and Rural Development.
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 Allan Wilson Has Passed Away   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Allan's 1966 book is considered a classic, but it has been out of print for decades.
Wilson was the first gambling author to provide a fairly comprehensive treatment of fluctuation and standard deviation as it applies to fljack.
Although I never met Allan, he was a friend, and a giant in this field.
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 GolfInvestors : Player Profile : Allan Wilson (where fantasy becomes real)
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 Research - Allan Wilson
Nisbet, P.D. and Wilson, A. Introducing Speech Recognition in Schools: using Dragon NaturallySpeaking.
ISBN 1 898042 22 X. Nisbet, P.D. and Wilson, A. Introducing Speech Recognition in Schools: using IBM ViaVoice.
Nisbet, P.D., Wilson, A. Introducing Speech Recognition in Schools
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 Alliance Of Overclocking Arts - Here to help!
I am pretty familiar with AOA and many of its members from the OC.com board including Daniel, Allan, Surlyjoe and the list goes on and on.
I have been a frequent "lurker" and have toyed with the idea of folding here many times so I finally made the decision to do it and make it official
Allan, I have been folding for Overclockers.com, currently 12th on the team and 115th overall (Stanford).
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 Wilson, Guy Allan - Guy Wilson Law Offices - Attorneys & Legal Services - Santa Rosa, CA, 95404-4237 - Citysearch
Wilson, Guy Allan - Guy Wilson Law Offices - Attorneys & Legal Services - Santa Rosa, CA, 95404-4237 - Citysearch
Wilson, Guy Allan - Guy Wilson Law Offices
Make reservations for Thanksgiving Day dinner, or host your own no-stress holiday with caterers and gourmet takeout for Turkey Day.
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 The New Zealand Edge : Heroes : Scientists : Allan Wilson : www.nzedge.com
Rebecca Cann, (1993) Obituary: Allan C. Wilson, 1935-1991.
Thomas Jukes and Emile Zuckerkandl (1991) Remembering Allan Wilson.
John Maynard Smith (1991) Obituary: Allan C. Wilson.
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CAPT Robert A. Wilson, CAPT Mark G. Danielson, TSGT Richard M. Cole Jr.,
Larry J. Newman, North Platte, Neb.; and Capt. Robert A. Wilson, Detriot.
All the servicemen had previously been unaccounted for in Indochina.
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 Re: Sampling frequency requirements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
by "Allan Wilson" Aug 5, 2004 at 02:42 PM
Thanks for your inputs Allan "Allan Wilson" wrote in message news:cekd9r$jse$1@[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Hi, > > I've got a sampling frequency question.
(I'm look to > embed the code in a DSP and want to cut back the buffer/sampling > requirements) > > Any thoughts would be appreciated > > Allan > >
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 Robert Allan WILSON/Sharon Ann SCHNEIDER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Died: at: Father:Harold Mason WILSON Mother:Flossie Geraldine SCOTT Other Spouses: Karen MCCALLISTER
Name: Joy Lynn (Verling) WILSON Born: Private at: Evansville, IN.
Name: Angel Pauline (Verling) WILSON Born: Private at: Evansville, IN.
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 William Wilson - Edgar Allan Poe - Adobe Reader PDF eBook
William Wilson - Edgar Allan Poe - Adobe Reader PDF eBook
Home > eBook Categories > Mystery > Short Stories > Adobe Reader PDF eBooks > Edgar Allan Poe > William Wilson
The eBook club is continually growing with more eBooks added frequently.
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