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The History of the Genome: Introducing a Missing Actor in the Historiography of Genetics (Israeli Science Foundation). Collaborator: Prof. Oren Harman (BIU).
Ehud Lamm, The rise of mathematics in biology was not a matter of luck. In Metascience, 2023 [Page]
Ehud Lamm, Meir Finkel, and Oren Kolodny, Human major transitions from the perspective of distributed adaptations. In Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 2023 [Page]
Kati Kish Bar-On and Ehud Lamm, The interplay of social identity and norm psychology in the evolution of human groups.. In Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 2023 [Page]
Yohay Carmel, Ayelet Shavit, Ehud Lamm, and Eörs Szathmáry, Human socio-cultural evolution in light of evolutionary transitions. In Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 2023 [Page]
Ehud Lamm and Sophie Juliane Veigl, Back to Chromatin: ENCODE and the Dynamic Epigenome. In Biological Theory, 2022 [Page]
Ehud Lamm and Oren Kolodny, Distributed Adaptations: Can a Species Be Adapted While No Single Individual Carries the Adaptation?. In Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10, 2022 [Page]
Ehud Lamm, The Paradox of the Paradox of Voting. 2021 [Page]
Michael R. Dietrich, Oren Harman, Ehud Lamm, Richard Lewontin and the ‘complications of linkage’. In Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 88: 237–244, 2021 [Page]
Adam Krashniak and Ehud Lamm, Francis Galton’s regression towards mediocrity and the stability of types. In Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 86: 6–19, 2021 [Page]
Ehud Lamm, How to Live With Fake (Science) News. 2020 [Page]
Sophie Juliane Veigl, Oren Harman, Ehud Lamm, Friedrich Miescher’s Discovery in the Historiography of Genetics: From Contamination to Confusion, from Nuclein to DNA. In Journal of the History of Biology 53, 451–484, 2020 [Page]
Ehud Lamm, Oren Harman, Sophie Juliane Veigl, Before Watson and Crick in 1953 Came Friedrich Miescher in 1869. In Genetics 215(2):291-296, 2020 [Page]
Ehud Lamm, I Was Slijper’s Goat. 2019 [Page]
Ehud Lamm, For the Synthesis was a Boojum, you see. In NDPR, 2019 [Page]
Adam Krashniak and Ehud Lamm, Was regression to the mean really the solution to Darwin’s problem with heredity?. In Biology & Philosophy, 32(5), 749-758, 2017 [Page]
Ehud Lamm, Cultural group selection and holobiont evolution – a comparison of structures of evolution. In Snait Gissis, Ehud Lamm, and Ayelet Shavit (eds.), Landscapes of Collectivity in the Life Sciences. MIT Press., 2017 [Page|PDF ]
Ehud Lamm, Big Dreams for Small Creatures: Ilana and Eugene Rosenberg’s path to the Hologenome Theory. In Oren Harman and Michael R. Dietrich (eds.), Dreamers, Visionaries, and Revolutionaries in the Life Sciences. Chicago University Press., 2016 [Page|PDF ]
Ehud Lamm, Exposing Medical Pseudo-Science May Be Unethical. 2016 [Page]
Oren Harman and Ehud Lamm, History of Classical Genetics. In eLS: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, 2015 [Page]
Ehud Lamm, Systems Thinking Versus Population Thinking: Genotype Integration and Chromosomal Organization 1930s–1950s. In Journal of the History of Biology, 2015 [Page]
Ehud Lamm and Eva Jablonka, Lamarck’s Two Legacies: A 21st-century Perspective on Use-Disuse and the Inheritance of Acquired Characters. In Interdisciplina. vol 3 (5): January-April 2015, 2015 [Page|PDF ]
Ehud Lamm, The genome as a developmental organ. In Journal of Physiology 592 (11):2237-2244 (2014), 2014 [Page]
Ehud Lamm, Forever united: the co-evolution of language and normativity. In D. Dor, C. Knight, & J. Lewis (Eds.), The social origins of language: Studies in the evolution of language. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014 [Page|PDF ]
Ehud Lamm, Theoreticians as Professional Outsiders: The Modeling Strategies of John von Neumann and Norbert Wiener. In Oren Harman and Michael R. Dietrich (eds.), Outsider Scientists: Routes to Innovation in Biology. Chicago University Press., 2013 [Page|PDF ]
Ehud Lamm, Inheritance Systems. In The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2012 [Page]
Ehud Lamm, The Metastable Genome: A Lamarckian Organ in a Darwinian World?. In Eva Jablonka & Snait Gissis (eds.), Transformations of Lamarckism: from subtle fluids to molecular biology, 2011 [Page|PDF ]
Ehud Lamm, Conceptual and methodological biases in network models. In Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 2009;1178(1 Natural Genetic Engineering and Natural Genome Editing):291-304, 2009 [Page|PDF ]
Ehud Lamm & Eva Jablonka, Essay Review of Integrating Evolution and Development: From Theory to Practice, Edited by Roger Sansom and Robert N. Brandon. In Perspectives in Biology and Medicine Vol. 51, No. 4, Autumn, 2008 [Page]
Ehud Lamm & Eva Jablonka, The Nurture of Nature: Hereditary Plasticity in Evolution. In Philosophical Psychology 21 (3):305–319, 2008 [Page]
Unpublished drafts and work in progress
The following papers are drafts. Please do not cite or quote without permission. Comments welcome! Please contact me if you are interested in reading any of these that I have not put online.
Ehud Lamm, Chromsomal inversions, hybdrid vigor, and Goldschmidt’s Models of Chromsomal Genic Action. [Page]
Ehud Lamm, What passes for population thinking? Reflections on Peter Godfrey-Smith’s Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection.
Ehud Lamm, Genetics and Epigenetics Meet in the Genome. [Page]
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