Special issue of JEZ-B on the works of John Tyler Bonner (1920-2019) edited by Ingo Brigandt

The special issue contains Professor Bonner's last, posthumously published, paper.

28 January 2020

Professor Brigandt edited a special issue of the Journal of Experimental Zoology -B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution: "The Evolution of Evolution - A Tribute to Professor John Tyler Bonner". Professor Bonner was an American biologist and Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University. He passed away in 2019 and his latest paper was posthumously published in the special issue.

In their tribute to Professor Bonner, the contributors write: "Throughout his life, John Tyler Bonner contributed to major transformations in the fields of developmental and evolutionary biology. He pondered the evolution of complexity and the significance of randomness in evolution, and was instrumental in the formation of evolutionary developmental biology. His contributions were vast, ranging from highly technical scientific articles to numerous books written for a broad audience."

The special issue (vol. 332, no. 8) is available here:https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/15525015/2019/332/8