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Dr. Jared Diamond
Professor, Geography and Physiology
1255 Bunche Hall

Research Interests:

Regulation of nutrient transport; integrative and evolutionary physiology

Recent Awards:

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, 1998
Japan's Cosmos Prize, 1998

Representative Publications:

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (Viking Penguin, New York, 2005).

J.M. Diamond. (2002) Quantitative evolutionary design. J. Physiol. (London) 542: 337-345.

S.M. Secor, D. Fehsenfeld, J.M. Diamond, and T.E. Adrian. (2001) Responses of python gastrointestinal regulatory peptides to feeding. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98: 13637-13642.

Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies (Norton, New York, 1997).