Helen Crouse (1914-2006): imprinting and chromosome behavior.

@article{Gerbi2007HelenC,
  title={Helen Crouse (1914-2006): imprinting and chromosome behavior.},
  author={Susan A Gerbi},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={175 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
HELEN Virginia Crouse died May 25, 2006, at age 91 in her home in Hayesville, North Carolina. She was a cytogeneticist par excellence who in the course of her studies coined the term ‘‘imprinting.’’ She also used the expression ‘‘controlling element,’’ which was employed in a different context by Barbara McClintock, her Ph.D. advisor. Helen Crouse was born September 12, 1914, to Charles C. and Margaret Ross Crouse. Her father was a train and trolley conductor; her mother was educated through… CONTINUE READING