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Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Steve Jones is Professor of Genetics at University College London.  He gave the BBC Reith Lectures in 1991, and presented a successful BBC TV series, In the Blood on human genetics and evolution in 1996.  He is a regular broadcaster and columnist including View from the Lab for the Daily Telegraph.  His books include The Language of the Genes (which won the1994 RhÛne-Poulenc Science Book Prize), In The Blood(shortlisted for the 1997 RhÛne-Poulenc) and Almost Like a Whale: The Origin of Species Updated which won the 1999 BP Natural World Book Prize.  In 1997 he won the Royal Society Faraday Medal for the Public Understanding of Science.