Charles Otis Whitman
|University of Chicago, Chicago, IL|
Area:evolution and embryology of worms, comparative anatomy, heredity, ethology
(1842 - 1910)
Dissertation: "The Embryology of Clepsine"
Charles Otis Whitman (1842 – 1910) was an American zoologist, Influential to the founding of classical ethology.
Zoologist, born in Woodstock, Maine, USA. He was a professor at the Imperial University of Japan (1880–1), where his four students became their country's pioneers in zoology. He performed research at the Naples Zoology Station (1882), became an assistant at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard (1883–5), then directed the Allis Lake Laboratory, Milwaukee (1886–9), where he founded the Journal of Morphology (1887). He moved to Clark University (Worcester, MA) (1889–92), then became a professor and curator of the Zoological Museum at the University of Chicago (1892–1910), while concurrently serving as founding director of the Marine Biology Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA (1888–1908). A dedicated educator who preferred to teach a few research students at a time, he made major contributions in the areas of evolution and embryology of worms, comparative anatomy, heredity, and animal behaviour.
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|William Morton Wheeler||grad student||1892||Clark University (Chemistry Tree)|
|Edwin Oakes Jordan||grad student||1890-1892||Clark University (ID Tree)|
|Frank Rattray Lillie||grad student||1894||Chicago (DevTree)|
|Samuel Jackson Holmes||grad student||1897||Chicago|
|Michael Frederic Guyer||grad student||1900||Chicago (Physiology Academic Tree)|
|John T. Patterson||grad student||1908||Chicago (FlyTree)|
|George William Bartelmez||grad student||1910||Chicago (Anatomy Tree)|
|Charles Manning Child||post-doc||1895-1896||Chicago (Neurotree)|
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|Whitman CO. (1908) To the trustees of the Marine biological laboratory, Woods Holl, Mass Science. 28: 509|
|Whitman CO. (1908) To the corporation and trustees of the Marine biological laboratory, Woods Holl, Mass Science. 28: 510|
|Whitman CO. (1902) THE IMPENDING CRISIS IN THE HISTORY OF THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY. Science (New York, N.Y.). 16: 529-33|
|Whitman CO. (1902) A BIOLOGICAL FARM FOR THE EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF HEREDITY VARIATION AND EVOLUTION, AND FOR THE STUIDY OF LIFE-HISTORIES, HABITS, INSTINCTS AND INTELLIGENCE. Science (New York, N.Y.). 16: 504-10|
|Whitman CO. (1902) SOME MATTERS OF FACT OVERLOOKED BY PROFESSOR WILSON. Science (New York, N.Y.). 16: 665-7|
|Whitman CO. (1902) A Biological Farm The Biological Bulletin. 3: 214-224|
|Whitman CO. (1902) Some matters of fact overlooked by professor Wilson  Science. 16: 665-667|
|Whitman CO. (1902) A biological farm for the experimental investigation of heredity, variation and evolution, and for the study of life-histories, habits, instincts and intelligence Science. 16: 504-510|
|Whitman CO. (1901) NATURAL HISTORY WORK AT THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY, WOOD'S HOLL. Science (New York, N.Y.). 13: 538-40|
|Whitman CO. (1900) Whitman on 'Animal Behavior' The Auk. 17: 87-88|