Antone G. Jacobson
Antone Gardner Jacobson

A.B. cl, Harvard College. 1951 (Harvard National Scholar, 1947-1951)
Ph.D. Stanford University 1955 (Henry Newell Honors Scholar)

Army time at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, D.C. 1955-1957, working with Robert L. Brent, MD, PhD, on earliest uptake of radioiodine by the thyroids of embryonic mice, and metabolism of radioiodine-tagged Rose Bengal in rats.
Joined the faculty of the Dept. of Zoology of the University of Texas at Austin, 1957. Associate Professor, 1961, Professor, 1968, Professor Emeritus, 1997-, in the Section of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology. Taught in the Embryology Course at the Marine Biological Laboratories, Woods Hole, 1969,1970. Taught 8,586 undergraduates at The University of Texas at Austin over a forty year period, as well as 21 courses to graduate students.


Research Interests Laboratory Personnel Publications from the Jacobson Laboratory

Personal Information

Embryology Videos

Experimental Embryology:
I have summarized research topics from our laboratory below:

Induction of the Lens, Nose, and Ear Placodes

Graphic Illustrations of Nose, Lens and Ear Induction

Heart Determination

Induction of the Mesonephric Kidney

Induction of the Neural Crest


Thick Sections Illustrate Neurulation

Morphogenesis of the Early Neural Tube

Mouse Neurulation

Contacts Between Neural Plate and Epidermis During Neurulation

How the Anterior Border of the Neural Plate Is Positioned

How Olfactory Nerves Are Directed to the Telencephalon

Normal Stages

Somitomeres, Somites

Pictures about Experimental Embryology

Scanning Electron Micrographs (sem's) of Development of a Newt

Chick Embryo: Early Development

Formation of the Amnion in the Chick Embryo

Drosophila Embryology

Red Blood Cell Origins

Development and Evolution

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