publications

2016 | Jessica Lynch Alfaro, et al – Taxonomic review of the New World tamarins (Primates: Callitrichidae)

ISG faculty, Jessica Lynch Alfaro, and her Graduate Research Assistant, Janet Buckner, have published a paper titled “Taxonomic review of the New World tamarins (Primates: Callitrichidae)” in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2016. Abstract: Twelve generic names have been ascribed to the New World tamarins but all are currently placed in just one: Saguinus Hoffmannsegg, 1807. Based on geographical…

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2016 | Soraya de Chadarevian – The Future Historian: Reflections on the Archives of Contemporary Sciences

ISG professor, Soraya de Chadarevian, has published a paper titled “The Future Historian: Reflections on the Archives of Contemporary Sciences” in Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 55 (2016) 54-60 Abstract: Historians working on recent science work close to where the archives are created or become accessible. Based on this experience, the essay presents a reflection…

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2015 | Soraya de Chadarevian – Human Population Studies and the World Health Organization

ISG professor, Soraya de Chadarevian, has published a paper titled “Human Population Studies and the World Health Organization.” in Dynamis 2015; 35 (2): 359-388 ABSTRACT: This essay draws attention to the role of the WHO in shaping research agendas in the biomedical sciences in the postwar era. It considers in particular the genetic studies of human populations that were pursued under…

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2015 | Hannah Landecker & Aaron Panofsky – Commentaries and Reflections on "Inheritance of Acquired Epigenetic Variations"

A special section of commentaries and reflections on epigenetic inheritance has been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, centered on the reprint of the 1989 article  “Inheritance of Acquired Epigenetic Variations” by Eva Jablonka and Marion Lamb.  ISG faculty members Aaron Panofsky and Hannah Landecker both contributed invited commentaries to the issue, which is now available in advance online…

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