Detlev Arendt, Developmental Biology Programme, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany in SCIENCE
"...a highly informative book, provocative in the best sense of the word...I recommend it highly to anyone interested in the subject."
- Igor B. Dawid, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, National Institute of Child Health and
Human Development, NIH, in THE FASEB JOURNAL
"...Davidson does an excellent job of reducing the complexity of different developmental pathways and modes of embryonic development in diverse animal phyla."
- Michael Karin, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in NATURE
"...reading this book is a pleasure as it allows us to touch the incredible spirit of a very tough scientist...a real paradigm."
- Nori Satoh, Department of Zoology, Kyoto University, Japan, in NATURE GENETICS
"Prof. Davidson achieves a remarkable synthesis of key concepts in genomics, embryology, and evolutionary biology."
- Mike Levine, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
"...This is a milestone work that needs to be read by every biologist..."
Lee Hood, Institute for Systems Biology,
Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
"Davidson's book is tightly written with an impressive coverage of the field."
Douglas H. Erwin, National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C., U.S.A.