Laudatio for Walter Gehring, Kowalevsky-Medaillist 2003

Laudatio for Walter Gehring, Kowalevsky-Medaillist 2003 Russian Journal of Developmental Biology, Vol. 35, No. 6, 2004, pp. 391–393. Translated from Ontogenez, Vol. 35, No. 6, 2004, pp. 476–478. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2004 by Sander. CHRONICLES Klaus Sander Institut für Biologie 1 (Zoologie) der Universitét Waupstrasse 1 D 79104 Freiburg Deutschland Walter Gehring no doubt counts among the most allele Antennapedia, was to become sort of a lodestar influential developmental biologists of our time. He is for Walter Gehring’s future career. a fitting recipient of the Kowalevsky Medal because Consequently, Gehring aimed at understanding the molecular insights achieved by him and his collabora- effects of “homeotic” genes like Antennapedia at the tors have fundamentally promoted our understanding molecular level, a task seemingly beyond reach at that of the relations between development and evolution, time. In order to try nonetheless, he moved to Yale Uni- the topic pioneered by Alexander Kowalevsky almost versity and Alan Garen as his superviser. There, within one and a half century ago. a year or two, he rose from postdoc to the rank of asso- ciate professor. In 1972, at the age of 33, he went back Gehring, born 1939 in Zürich, Switzerland, was first to Switzerland, to serve as Russian Journal of Developmental Biology Springer Journals

Laudatio for Walter Gehring, Kowalevsky-Medaillist 2003

Loading next page...
Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright © 2004 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Life Sciences; Animal Anatomy / Morphology / Histology
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.

DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches


Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.



billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial