Jeffrey Tomkins

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Jeffrey Tomkins is a "research associate" at the Institute for Creation Research. He has a PhD in genetics and master's degree in "plant science" from Clemson University and the University of Idaho respectively.[1][2]

His research for the ICR tends to be genetics related, and concentrated in 2011 on the genetic similarity between humans and chimpanzees. He made much of his research's apparent discovery that the similarity between humans and chimps was 'merely' 86-89%. In 2012 his ICR News article on the sequencing of the Gorilla genome, Gorilla Genome Is Bad News for Evolution,[3] was attacked on Pharyngula as failing to understand the science.[4]

His latest project is apparently on the "concept of genetic diversity in biological adaptation."[5]

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Institute for Creation Research—the original creationist organisation:
  Alpha-Omega Institute  -  Andrew Snelling  -  Brian Thomas  -  Danny Faulkner  -  David A. DeWitt  -  Duane Gish  -  Henry M. Morris  -  Institute for Creation Research  -  Jason Lisle  -  Jerry Bergman  -  John D. Morris  -  Lawrence Ford  -  Lists of creationist scientists  -  Nathaniel Jeanson  -  RATE  -  Russell Humphreys  -  San Diego Christian College  -  TRACS  -  Timothy LaHaye  -  Your Origins Matter  
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