Feller's Contributions to Mathematical Biology

@article{Baake2015FellersCT,
  title={Feller's Contributions to Mathematical Biology},
  author={Ellen Baake and A. Wakolbinger},
  journal={arXiv: History and Overview},
  year={2015}
}
This is a review of William Feller's important contributions to mathematical biology. The seminal paper [Feller1951] "Diffusion processes in genetics" was particularly influential on the development of stochastic processes at the interface to evolutionary biology, and interesting ideas in this direction (including a first characterization of what is nowadays known as "Feller's branching diffusion") already shaped up in the paper [Feller 1939] (written in German) "The foundations of a… 
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