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David B. Wake
Born(1936-06-08)8 June 1936
Died29 April 2021(2021-04-29) (aged 84)
NationalityAmerican
Alma mater
Spouse(s)Marvalee Wake
Scientific career
FieldsZoology
Institutions
Thesis
Doctoral advisorJay M. Savage
Websiteib.berkeley.edu/people/faculty/waked
David Burton Wake (born June 8, 1936, Webster, South Dakota; died April 29, 2021) was an American herpetologist. He was emeritus professor of integrative biology and former Director and curator of herpetology of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at the University of California, Berkeley. Wake is known for his work on the biology and evolution of salamanders as well as general issues of vertebrate evolutionary biology. He has served as president of the Society for the Study of Evolution, the American Society of Naturalists, and American Society of Zoologists. He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Linnean Society of London, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and in 1998 was elected into the National Academy of Sciences. He was awarded the 2006 Leidy Award from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. He is married to the biologist Marvalee Wake. Wake is commemorated in the names of the salamander Cryptotriton wakei (Wake's moss salamander), the skink genus Davewakeum, the frog genus Wakea, and the lizard Cyrtodactylus wakeorum (Wakes' gecko)—the latter two named jointly after him and his wife.
Contents
1 Early life and education
2 Career
3 Select publications
4 References
5 External links
Early life and education
David Wake was born in Webster, South Dakota, on June 8, 1936, and grew up in nearby Pierpont, a small town in Day County, South Dakota. His mother was a high school biology teacher. He cites as a strong influence his maternal grandfather, a Lutheran pastor and amateur naturalist who took David on botanical walks and introduced him to Latin terminology and evolutionary principles. When Wake was in high school his family moved to Washington state where he completed high school and enrolled in Pacific Lutheran College, declaring a history major and considering a career in law. He soon decided to become a biologist instead, graduating in 1958, and chose to pursue graduate school at the University of Southern California under Jay M. Savage. He chose salamanders as a model of how species diversify, earning an M.S. in 1960 and PhD in 1964: writing his doctoral dissertation on the biology of lungless salamanders (family Plethodontidae).
During his time as a graduate student, Wake met his future wife, Marvalee, who was a student in a course he taught. She also became a graduate student in the Savage lab, and David married her in 1962.
Career
Wake was hired by the University of Chicago in 1964, where he worked until 1969 for 5 years, when he was hired as faculty member of UC Berkeley and curator of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology. He served as director of the MVZ from 1971 to 1998. David Wake passed away on April 29, 2021.
Select publications
Wake DB; Roth G, eds. (1989). Complex Organismal Functions: Integration and Evolution in Vertebrates. Chicester: John Wiley & Sons.
Alberch, P; Gould, SJ; Oster, GF; Wake, DB (1979). "Size and shape in ontogeny and phylogeny" (PDF). Paleobiology. 5 (3): 296–317. doi:10.1017/s0094837300006588.
Wake, DB (1970). "The abundance and diversity of tropical salamanders" (PDF). American Naturalist. 104 (936): 211–213. doi:10.1086/282651. S2CID 84986264.
Wake, DB (1976). "Pattern in evolution" (PDF). Science. 192 (4241): 779. doi:10.1126/science.192.4241.779. PMID 17777180.
Wake, DB (1978). "Shape, form, development, ecology, genetics, and evolution" (PDF). Paleobiology. 4: 96–99. doi:10.1017/s009483730000573x.
Wake, DB (1978). "Phylogenetic reconstruction" (PDF). Science. 199 (4336): 1428–1429. doi:10.1126/science.199.4336.1428. PMID 17796671.
Wake, DB (1980). "A view of evolution" (PDF). Science. 210 (4475): 1239–1240. doi:10.1126/science.210.4475.1239. PMID 17810766.
Wake, DB (1981). "How biology was unified" (PDF). Evolution. 35 (6): 1256–1257. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.1981.tb04999.x.
Wake, DB (1982). "Toward a comparative biology" (PDF). Evolution. 36 (3): 631–633. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.1982.tb05092.x.
Wake, DB (1984). "Evolution in slow motion" (PDF). Science. 226 (4676): 826. doi:10.1126/science.226.4676.826. PMID 17759888.
Wake, DB; Larson, A (1987). "Multidimensional analysis of an evolving lineage" (PDF). Science. 238 (4823): 42–48. Bibcode:1987Sci...238...42W. doi:10.1126/science.238.4823.42. PMID 17835652. S2CID 26933931.
Wake, DB (1991). "Declining amphibian populations" (PDF). Science. 253 (5022): 860. Bibcode:1991Sci...253..860W. doi:10.1126/science.253.5022.860. PMID 17751819. S2CID 35885556.
Wake, DB (1991). "Homoplasy: the result of natural selection, or evidence of design limitations?" (PDF). American Naturalist. 138 (3): 543–567. doi:10.1086/285234. S2CID 85043463.
Wake, DB (2001). "Speciation in the round" (PDF). Nature. 409 (6818): 299–300. doi:10.1038/35053264. PMID 11201725. S2CID 5495523.
Wake, DB (2002). "A few words about evolution" (PDF). Nature. 416 (6883): 787–788. Bibcode:2002Natur.416..787W. doi:10.1038/416787a. S2CID 35402096.
Wake, DB (2002). "On the scientific legacy of Stephen Jay Gould" (PDF). Evolution. 56 (11): 2346. doi:10.1554/0014-3820(2002)0562.0.co;2.
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