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Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada

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Scott Frederick Gilbert (born 1949) is an American developmental biologist.


Gilbert is Professor of Biology (emeritus) at Swarthmore College and a Professor at the University of Helsinki. In 1971 he obtained his B.A. in biology from Wesleyan University his PhD from the Johns Hopkins University in 1976.

He is the author of the popular textbook Developmental Biology (1985) (now in its tenth edition, 2013). Scott is notable for his research in the field of ecological evolutionary developmental biology.

Professor Gilbert at the Biology faculty of Moscow state University


A select number of his works are available online.


  • Gilbert, Scott F. (1985). Developmental Biology. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates. ISBN 0878932461. 
  • Gilbert, Scott F., ed. (1991). Conceptual History of Modern Embryology. New York, NY: Plenum. ISBN 0306438429. 
  • Gilbert, Scott F.; Raunio, Anne M., eds. (1997). Embryology: Constructing The Organism. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates. ISBN 0878932372. 
  • Gilbert, Scott F., Tyler, Anna L., & Zackin, Emily J. (2005). Bioethics and the New Embryology: Springboards for Debate. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates. ISBN 0716773457. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  • Gilbert, Scott F. & Epel, David (2009). Ecological Developmental Biology: Integrating Epigenetics, Medicine, and Evolution. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates. ISBN 9780878932993. 
  • Gilbert, Scott F. & Epel, David (2015). Ecological Developmental Biology: The Environmental Regulation of Development, Health, and Evolution. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates. ISBN 9781605353449. 
  • References

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