Darwin Medal

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The Darwin Medal is awarded by the Royal Society of London every alternate year for "work of acknowledged distinction in the broad area of biology in which Charles Darwin worked".

Awarded by Royal Society of London


The following person is associated with this Honour:

Guido Pontecorvo
A ground breaking geneticist who established the fungus Aspergillus nidulans as a conventient genetical tool and who discovered and patented the 'Parasexual cycle'.