Lamb, Marion J. 1939–
Lamb, Marion J. 1939–
Born July 29, 1939, in Aldeburgh, England; daughter of Cyril (a news agent) and Charlotte (a homemaker) Lamb. Ethnicity: "White Anglo-Saxon." Education: University College, London, B.Sc. (with first-class honors), 1961, Ph.D., 1965. Politics: Liberal Democrat.
Home—London, England. E-mail—[email protected]
Medical Research Council, Radiation Biology Unit, Didcot, England, scientist, 1964-66; University of London, Birkbeck College, London, England, began as lecturer, became senior lecturer in biology, 1966-94; researcher and writer, 1994—.
Biology of Ageing, Wiley (New York, NY), 1977.
(With Eva Jablonka) Evolution in Four Dimensions: Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral, and Symbolic Variation in the History of Life, illustrated by Anna Zeligowski, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 2005.
Contributor of articles and reviews to scientific journals.
Marion J. Lamb told CA: "I decided to retire early from academic life in order to spend more time thinking and writing. With Eva Jablonka I wrote Evolution in Four Dimensions: Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral, and Symbolic Variation in the History of Life, a semi-popular book, to try to convince people, especially young biologists, that evolutionary biology cannot be reduced to ‘selfish genes.’"
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