B.Sc. Biology and Chemistry 1st Class
Ph. D. Biochemistry
Kai Ming's Prize for Biological Sciences
1964-1967Hong Kong Government
1971-1974Fellow of the National
Genetics Society, USA
(one of five national
1998Vida Sana Award for work on Biosafety
Guest of Honour at Women of the Year Luncheon & Assembly
1967-1968Demonstrator in biochemistry,
(Feb-Aug)Postdoctoral Fellow, University
of Southern California
Department of Neuroscineces,
of California, San
Department of Neurosciences, School
of California, San
Department of Neurosciences, School
of the National Genetics Society, USA.
of London, Queen Elizabeth
Department of Biochemistry, and Fellow of the
National Genetics Society USA.
Research Fellow, University
Department of Biochemistry
in Genetics, Open University, Biology
Research Fellow, University
Department of Human Genetics and Biometrics
1985-2000Reader in Biology.Open University
Research Fellow, New YorkUniversity Medical Center,
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, New York.
1999Faculty for International Honours Program on Global
Integrating Nature and Culture
1996-Faculty member for
Jungian Conference in Assision "The
Confluence of Matter and Spirit: Patterning in the Psyche
and in Archetypal Fields" Lectures on "Organism
for B.Sc. Environmental Science Programme
Advisor to Theoretical Biology Post Graduate
Programme, Centre for Theoretical Studies and Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
1999Advisory Board of The Ecologist
Advisor to Interdisciplinary University, Paris, France
2001-Visiting Reader, Open
of Physics, Catania University, Sicily
Research-Project Grant Awards
Fellowship of the
National Genetics Foundation USA
five national awardees)US$18 000-20 000 p.a.over
MRC Research Grant for b-GalactosidaseIsoenzymes in
Diseases £30 000
MRC Project Grant for Glycolipid Turnover and Lysosomal
1979-1980Open University Research
Project Grant for Genetics and
Adaptation in Drosophila ~£10 000?
Open University Research
Project Grant for Genetics and Epigenetics of Adaptation in Drosophila~£10 000?
1980-1983 Nuffield Foundation Project
Grant for Biochemistry, Genetics
and Evolution of Lactase Persistence in Human Populations
Research Project Grant extension £13000
Project Grant Extension for Biochemistry,
Evolution of Lactase Persistence £14 000
Open University Research
Project Grant for Preparation of
mRNA form Human Foetal Jejunum and
In vitro Translation of
Lactase message £?
Trust Project Grant on Investigations on Lactase
with Monoclonal Antibodies £23 000
Open University Research
Committee Grant for the Molecular
Lactase Persistence £16 000
Research Committee Grant for 'Molecular
Lactase mRNA in lgt11'£4500
1985-1988MRC Project Grant on the
Molecular Basis of Lactase
Open University Research
Project Grant for Dynamics of
in Drosophila melanogasta
Open University Research
Project Grant on Lactase
and Transport £13 000
project grant on Electrical Activities and Pattern
Drosophila £6 500
Foundation small project grant for investigating possible
Bohm-Aharanov phenomenon in biological pattern formation
1993-1994Open University Research
Committee Project Grant on Noninvasive
Interference Colour Vital Imaging £32 000
Project Grant on Noninvasive Imaging on Colourand Energetics of Liquid Crystalline Mesophases
in Living Organisms.
£80 000 with
matching £75 000 contribution from industry in
equipment and consultancy.
Final report rated
alpha-4 “Very significant contribution to the field”
grant £20 000 for personal secondment to
genetic engineering information center and biophysics
grant £20 000 for establishing Institute of
2000Goldsmith Foundation grant £20 000
continued support for Institute
Science in Society
grant £20 000 continued support for Institute
Science in Society
UK Patent on
Polarized Light Microscopy granted GB2270774A
Patent on Polarized Light Microscopy granted US5559630
1996UK Patent on
Collagen and Ultrasound Therapy pending
UK Patent on
Collagen and Subtle Energy Medicine pending
Society Travel Grant to Neurochemistry Society
Conference, Barcelona, Spain
1977 Open University Travel Grant to Conference
on Dynamics and Regulation
of Evolving Systemes, SchlossElmau, Germany
University Travel Grant to Conference of the International
the Study of Time, Alpbach, Austria
University Travel Grant to Conference on Dialectics of
Society, Bressanone £250
University Travel Grant to Conference on Evolution and
Society Travel Grant to Conference on Evolution and
Brno, Czechoslavakia £165
Travel Grant to Conference on Mathematics in
Foundation Small Grants for `Molecular Cloning of
in the Expression Vector lgt11
study visit grant for `Molecular Cloning of
Lactase in lgt11' £1340
Travel Grant to Third Schnierla Conference in
Psychology, New York
University Travel Grant to Comparative Psychology Conference
in Costa Rica £500
University Travel Grant to Conference on Evolution in Prague, Czechoslovakia £350
Society European Exchange Fellowship to International Institute of Biophysics
for study on photon emission from biological systems £850
Energy Research Fund to Institute
for photon emission from biological
1999Italian Biophysics Foundation, photon
emission from biological
2001Italian National Research Support,
Charge and energy transduction in
numerous invited conferences (including an open debate on evolution
with Ernst Mayr organized by the late Paul Feyerband in ETH,
Switzerland in 1991) and given many informal seminars and
public lectures both within UK
and abroad on all areas of research.
Refereed papers for Journal of Theoretical Biology
,Biochem. J., Biochem. Biophys.Acta, Am. J. Human Genet .,
Am. J. Biophysics,J. of Consciousness Studies, Microbial
Ecology in Health
and Disease, etc.
1982-presentBook reviews for Endeavour, Sesame, Circular of the PaleontologicalAssociation ,Annals of Human Genetics.Heredity, New scientist and Times Higher
Education Supplement, etc.
1988-presentRefereed grants for Research
Councils in Canada
1986Poem published in Spokes
as a result of a competition.
in a scientific book.
paintings published in magazine in connection with an article on art and
given to Horizon BBC producer on evolution
Interview given to
Francis Hitching for popular book on
interview given to popular science writer for the
given to Norddeutischer
Rundfunk Fernsehen on
alternative to neo-Darwinism
given to BBCTV (Schools) on new approaches to evolution
1987Interview given to
Mexican TV on The New Evolutionary
given to BBC on Gaia and Evolution
on 'Electromagnetic Man'
interview on Gaia and Global Ecology
to BBC2 TV programme on "Culture Clash" on
between science and art
given to NorddeutischerRundfunkFernsehen on research
into electrodynamic coherence in living organisms
1990Working Group for
Global Cooperation for a Better World
Messenger Initiative dedicated to the United Nations,Athens
3-7, Jan., Report produced as a result.
given to "Wall to Wall" BBCTV series on gene biotechnology
given to BBC food programme on gene biotechnology and my research workon the liquid crystalline nature of
given to BBC Radio 5 on gene biotechnology
given to Dutch magazine, Jonas, on my research(published Oct, 1996)
given to Milton Keynes Radio on geneticallyengineered
given to BBC Radio 4 The World Tonight on genetically
1997Interview given to
BBC Radio 4 Analysis on Ethics and
given to BBC World Service on the moral responsibility
given to CBC Radio (Canada)
on genetic engineering
1998Interview on Irish
TV Prime Time on Cloning
BBC Radio 4 Today Programme on new
genetic engineering book
given to BBC World Service ongenetic engineering book
given to Kindred spirit, Irish Times,the Financial
Universe and other newspapers ongenetic
BBC Radio 4 Start the Week on genetic engineering
Interviews and press-conferences in Geneva, Lausanne
and press conferences in Valencia
and press conference in Paris
newspaper interviews in Barcelona
interviews and phone-ins, New York
TV debate on biotechnology
on German TV documentory in biotechnology
interview on Channel 4TV Newsnight
Friends of the Earth magazine
Planet, Channel 4 TV
Radio 5 live
Francisco Public Radio
interview and phone-in
Radio, USA-wide interview and phone-in
KFYP radio Bismark interview and phone-in
Toronto, Amercian Freedom Network interview and phone-in
with BBC World Service
given to numerous journalists over the phone
1999Interviews on To-day
BBC Radio 4 on genetic engineering
Today BBC Radio 4 on acupuncture
BBC World Service on acupuncture
BBC Radio 4 Learning Curve
BBC World Service Outlook
BBC Wolrd Service programme
BBC Radio 4 The Material World on the liquid
organism and acupuncture
on TV and newspapers in India
while on tour
Channel 4 TV with Jonathan Miller
with Irish TV
witness, New Ross, Ireland on
Meeting in Office of Michael Meacher, Minister for
with journalists, Malaysia
for 2 Japan TVs and several newspapers while on tour
for BBC World service on patents
Singapore Radio on GM crops
with BBC correspondent
with 2 Belgian journalists on GM crops and personal history
with producer for Dutch radio programme
Open University programme on scientific activism
on 3 radio stations in Santa
on 3 radio programmes in San
for TV in Seattle,
Channel 4 News
3 radio programmes in Montreal, Biosafety Conference
given to two journalists in Montreal, BiosafetyConverence
for Channel 4 TV Equinox
for 2 magazines, Ireland
for magazine, San Francisco
Channel 4 TV
for Science/Spiritual Quest
TV and radio
interviews/debates in Thailand
TV, radio, magazine and newspaper interviews in Ecuador, Buenos
and Porto Alegre
interviews in Edinburgh, Scotland
interview in Montpellier, France
radio and newspaper interviews in Vancouver
witness statement for New Zealand Royal Commission on Genetic Engineering
discussion in Kuala Lumpur
for Canadian TV documentary
Service interview on human cloning
Channel 4 TV
News Night on Royal Society Report
by Canadian Catholic magazine on GM human
Australian TV documentary
2002Interviewed by journalists and TV
presenter in World Social Forum,
by Journalists and TV presenter during Biosafety
by BBC Radio 4 You and Yours on biopiracy
by Wired News regarding DNA Biobank
given to journalists over the phone and internet
1994-presentScientific advisor to the Third World Network on
most of the UN Biosafety Conferences also some
surrounding Modern Biotechnology,comments on Chapter 16,
UN Agenda 21on sound management of biotechnology,
and speaker for TWN at several UN conference
between 1995 and 1998.
Took part in
Statement on the Need for Tighter Regulation and Control of Genetic
Engineering, July 1994
Biosafety - Scientific Findings and the Need for a
Independent Expert Report prepared for the Biodiversity
Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity
Safety in Biotechnology, Federal Democratic Republic
on agricultural biotechnology, "Promises and Perils of Genetically
Modified Foods" written for Greenpeace International
and circulated at the World Food Summit in Rome, 13 Nov. 1996
Report on Genetic Engineering Biotechnology, circulated
at the UN meeting on Biosafety, Montreal,
Food Safety, circulated at UN meetings on Biosafety
Nov. 1997, and Feb. 1998
genetic engineering at World Bank Meeting, Nov. 1997
Genetic Engineering and Infectious Diseases, circulated
at UN meeting on Biosafety, Montreal,
Green Party Conference on genetic engineering,
and scientific consultant for Irish case vs
Monsanto's transgenic sugar beet,
and expert witness on Greenpeace activist case
and expert witness on New Ross, Ireland activists
Govt. delegates at WTO Conference on BiopatentsSpeaker for numerous campaigning
groups in UK, Austria,
BelgiumFrance, Ireland, Switzerland, Spain, India, Brazil, Malaysia, Japan
Canada, USA, Indonesia, etc.
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and
Correspondences with UK Health and Safety Executive, 1997.
with EC Biotechnology, 1998
debates in local communities in UK
and other countries
talks and public lectures on GMOs
Scientists Statement calling for a moratorium on GMOs
ban on patents on life, 1999
from World Scientists, October, 1999, now signed by
251 from 34
countries, Submitted to World Trade Organization, Seattle
paper on GMOs, 1999-2000
papers on scope of Biosafety Protocol circulated at
Jan 2000, contributed to success of
Biosafety Protocol finally agreed
from World Scientists to UN Commission on Sustainable
Rockefeller Foundation on Transgenic Technologies and
Agriculture, April 2000
evidence to UK
enquiry on Chardon LL
witness brief to NZ Royal Commission on Genetic Engineering
comments to UK ACRE’s Best Practice in GM Crop Design
witness for trial of citizens taking action against GM crops
Advise on MalaysiaBiosafety Law 2001
briefing for US Academy of Science on GM Crops, 2001
evidence to UK House of Lords on Stem Cells 2001
evidence to UK Royal Society on GM Risks 2001
evidence to Scientific Steering Committee on UK Field Trials
Green Research Forum on Framework VI, 2001
evidence to European Parliament on Framework VI, 2001
in WHO Conference on Human Genome and Health, Thailand.
Invited plenary speaker for 1st National Conference on
Life Sciences, Malaysia Academy of Sciences.
1999Founded Institute of
Science in Society to promote public understanding
of science, socially responsible and science for sustainable
expert for Biosafety Clearing House of the CartegenaBiosafety Protocol
2001Expert consultant to
FAO/WHO on GMM biosafety
Books - Research
Introduction to the New Evolutionary Paradigm.M.W. Ho and
P.T.Saunders (eds), Academic Press, 1984.
2. Evolutionary Processes and Metaphors,
M.W. Ho and S.W. Fox, eds., Wiley, 1988.
3. The Rainbow and the Worm - The Physics of
Organisms, M.W. Ho, World Scientific,
4. Bioelectrodynamics and Biocommunication,
M.W. Ho, F.A. Popp, and U. Warnke, eds.,
World Scientic, Singapore,
5. Bioenergetics, M.W. Ho (ed), Open University Press, Milton
6. Genetic Engineering Dream or Nightmare? The
Brave New World of Bad Science and Big
Business, M.W. Ho,
Gateway Books, Bath, 1998.
7. The Rainbow and the Worm - The Physics of Organisms, 2nd (enlarged) Edition, M.W.
World Scientific, Singapore, 1998.
Flaws in Food Safety Assessment: Critique of The Joint FAO/WHO Biotechnology
and Food Safety Report,
M.W. Ho and R.A. Steinbrecher, Third
World Network, Penang,
9.Gene Technology and the Etiology of
Infectious Diseases. M.W. Ho et al, Third
Network, Penang, 1998.
Genetic Engineering Dream or Nightmare?
The Brave New World of Bad Science and Big
Business, 2nd ed., Gateway Books, Bath, 1999.
Biotechnology Patents Are Patently Absurd.
M.W. Ho, Third World
12. Horizontal Gene Transfer, The Hidden Hazards of Genetic Engineering,
M.W. Ho, Third World Network, Penang, 2001.
13. Slipping Through the Regulatory Net: ‘Naked’ and ‘Free’ Nucleic Acids,
M.W. Ho, A. Ryan, J. Cummins and T. Traavik, Third
World Network Biotechnology Series, Third
World Network, Penang,
14. The Golden Rice: An Exercise on How Not to Do Science, Mae-Wan Ho,
Third World Network Biotechnology Series, Third World Network, Penang, 2002.
on Genetic Engineering, M.W. Ho, Third World Network Biotechnology Series,
Third World Network, Penang, 2002.
Love of the Magician, a post-modernist
integration of science and human experience,
Gateway Books, (in
1. Molecular Genetics, Unit 6, S299 Genetics, An Open University Second Level Course,
M.W. Ho, Open University Press, 1976.
2. Species and Speciation, Unit 12, S364
Evolution, An Open University Third Level Course,
M.W. Ho, Open University Press, 1981.
3. Macroevolution and Development, Unit 13,
S364 Evolution,An Open University Third
Level Course, M.W. Ho, Open University Press, 1981.
4. The Process of Heredity. M.W. Ho and B.
C. Goodwin, Genetics S298 Unit 1, Open
University Press, Milton
5. Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria
and Viruses, Genetics S298 Unit 7.M.W. Ho.
Open University Press, Milton
6. Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes,
Genetics S298 Unit 8. M.W. Ho. Open
University Press, Milton
7. Genes in Populations, Genetics S298 Units 11
& 12. M.W. Ho.Open University
8. Techniques and Exercises in Molecular
Genetics, Genetics S298 Supplement, S. Plakidou
and M.W. Ho.
Open University Press, Milton Keynes,
9. BioenergeticsBook 2, S327, An Open University Third Level Course, M.W. Ho, ed.,
OpenUniversity Press, Milton
in biological systems. M.W. Ho In BioenergeticsBook 2, S327, An Open UniversityThird Level Course (M.W. Ho, ed.), pp
7-11, Open University Press, Milton
and energy flow, M.W. Ho. In BioenergeticsBook 2, S327, An OpenUniversityThird Level Course (M.W. Ho, ed.), pp
12-50, Open University Press,
Enzymes -flexi-molecular energy machines. M.W. Ho. In BioenergeticsBook 2, S327, An
Open UniversityThird Level Course (M.W. Ho, ed.), pp 51-74, Open
Choreographer and dancer. M.W. Ho. In BioenergeticsBook 2, S327, An Open
UniversityThird Level Course (M.W. Ho, ed.), pp117-138, Open
The energetics of the four-minute mile. M.W. Ho and D. Harris. In BioenergeticsBook 2,
S327, An OpenUniversityThird Level
Course (M.W. Ho, ed.), pp 186-234, Open UniversityPress, Milton
How to be a vibrant coherent whole. M.W. Ho In BioenergeticsBook 2, S327, An
OpenUniversityThird Level Course (M.W. Ho, ed.), pp 235-240, Open University
The moral responsibility of scientists, A case study.
M.W. Ho in Science and the Public,
Open University M.Sc.
Papers in Refereed Journals
Morphine Cancels Effect of Magnesium on Hormone-Sensitive Uptake of Glucose by
Bioenergetics and the Coherence of Organisms. M.W. Ho. Neural Network World5,
The Biology of Free Will. M.W. Ho. J. Consciousness Studies3,
Colour-contrast in Polarized Light Microscopy of
Weakly Birefringent biological
specimens. R. H. Newton, J. Haffegee and M.W. Ho. J.Microscopy180,
Molecular Orientations in an Extruded Collagenous
Composite, the Marginal Rib of the
Egg Capsule of the Dogfish Scyliorhinuscanicula; a Novel Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Arrangement and How it is Defined in
the Spinneret. D.P. Knight, S.W. Hu, L.J. Gathercole, M. Rusaouen-Innocent, M.W. Ho and R.H.
Newton.Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc.
351, 1205-1222, 1996.
Organisms as Polyphasic Liquid Crystals. M.W. Ho, J. Haffegee, R.H. Newton, S. Ross,
Y.M. Zhou and J.P.
Bolton.Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics41, 81-91, 1996.
Imaging Liquid Crystalline Mesophases in vivo and in
vitro: measuring molecular birefringence
and order parameter of liquid crystals. Y.M. Zhou, R.H. Newton, J.P.
J. Haffegee, J.Y. Brown, S. Ross and M.W. Ho. Bios96..
67. Biophoton Emission in
Synchronously Developing Populations of Early Drosophila Embryos.Y.M.Zhou, M.W. Ho, J.P.R. Bolton, M. Milani,
M. Costato and F.
On the nature of sustainable economic systems. M.W. Ho
World Futures 51, 199-221,
Quantum coherence and conscious experience. M.W. Ho Kybernetes26, 263-276, 1997.
Quantitative image analysis of birefringent
biological materials. S. Ross, R. H. Newton,
Y.M. Zhou, J. Haffegee,
M.W. Ho, J. Bolton, D. Knight. J.
Microscopy 187, 62-67,
Towards a theory of the organism. M.W. Ho Integrative Physiology and Behavioral
The new age of the organism. M.W. Ho Architectural
DesignProfile No. 129, New
Science = New Architecture?, 1997.
Gene technology and gene ecology of infectious diseases. M.W. Ho, T. Traavik, O.
Olsvik, B. Tappeser, C. V. Howard, C.
von Weizsacker and G. C. McGavin.Microbial
Ecology in Health and Disease 10, 33-39, 1998.
Liquid crystalline meridians. M.W. Ho and D.M. Knight.The American Journal of
Chinese Medicine 26, 251-263, 1998.
In vitro formation by reverse dialysis of collagen gels containing highly
oriented arrays of
fibrils. D.P. Knight, L. Nash, X.W. Hu, J. Haffegee and M.W. Ho. Journal
of Biomedical Materials Research,
Fatal flaws in food safety assessment. M.W. Ho and R. SteinbrecherJournal of
Nutritional and Environmental Interactions 2, 51-84, 1998.
Influence of cations in extracellular
liquid on delayed luminescence of acetabularia
Ho, M.W., Musumeci, F., Scordino,
A. and Triglia, A. Journal of
Photobiology 45, 60-66, 1999.
Influence of membrane potential on delayed luminescence of Acetabulariaacetabulum. M.W. Ho, F.
Musumeci, A. Scordino and A. Triglia. Journal of Photochemistry and
Photobiology 55, 70-3, 2000.
The cauliflower mosaic viral promoter – a recipe for disaster? M.W. Ho, A. Ryan
and J. Cummins, Microbial Ecology in
Health and Disease11, 194-197, 1999.
The hazards of CaMV promoter. J. Cummins, M.W. Ho and
A. Ryan, Nature Biotechnology 18,363,
The hazards of transgenic plants with the cauliflower mosaic viral promoter. M.W. Ho, A. Ryan and J. Cummins.Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease
12, 6-11, 2000.
The CaMV 35S promoter fragmentation hotspot confirmed
and it is active in animal systems. Microbial
Ecology in Health and Disease 12, 127, 2000
M.W., Musumeci, F., Scordino, A, Triglia, A. and Privitera, G. (2002). Delayed
luminescence from bovine Achilles’ tendon and its dependence on collagen
structure.J. Photochem. Photobiol.(in press).
Contributions to Collected Volumes
1.Effects of Detergents on Ceramide-3
Hydrolysis by a-GalactosidaseA.W. Schram,M.W. Ho, S. Cordus, M. Samson, M.H. Hamers,
I. Brown, D. Rabinson and J.M. Tager.In Enzymesof
Lipid Metabolism.(S. Gatt, L. Freysz
and P. Mandel, eds.) pp 531-35, Plenum Press, NewYork,
Detection of Heterozygotes and Homozygotes.J.S. O'Brien, M.W. Ho, S. Okada, K. Zielke, M.L. Veath and L.
Tennant.In Shingolipids, Shingolipidoses and Allied Disorders , pp
581-97, Plenum Publishing Corp, New York,
Model of Enzyme Action in Membrane.M.W.
Ho. InEnzyme Therapyand Lysosomal
Storage Diseases (Eds, J.M. Tager,
G.J.M. Hooghwinkel and W.Th.
Daems) pp 239-246, 1974.
4.Adaptation and Natural Selection:
Mechanism and Teleology.M.W. Ho and
P.T. Saunders. In Towards a LiberatoryBiology(S. Rose, ed)
pp 87-104, Allison and Busby, London,
5.The Epigenetic Approach to the
Evolution of Organisms - with Notes on its Relevance toSocialand Cultural Evolution.M.W. Ho and P.T. Saunders.In Learning,
Development, and Culture(H.C. Plotkin, ed.)pp
343-361, Wiley, London,
6.Environment and Heredity in Development and
Evolution.M.W. Ho. In BeyondneoDarwinism:An Introduction to the New Evolutionay Paradigm.M.W. Ho and P.T.Saunders (eds), Academic Press, 1984. pp
7.Pluralism and Convergence in
Evolutionary Theory.M.W. Ho and P.T.
Saunders.In Beyond neoDarwinism:An Introduction to the New Evolutionay Paradigm.M.W. Ho
P.T. Saunders (eds), Academic Press, 1984. pp 3-12.
8.The Complexity of Organisms.P.T. Saunders and M.W. Ho.InNew Bearings in Evolution(J.
121-134, Wiley, 1984.
Evolution: Natural Selection or Self-organization?M.W. Ho and P.T. Saunders.InDisequilibrium
and Self-Organization (C.W. Kilmister, ed.), pp
231-242, D. ReidlPublishingCo., Dordrecht,
10. Thermodynamics and Complex Systems P.T. Saunders and
M.W. Ho.In Disequilibrium andSelf-Orgnazation(C.W. Kilmister,
ed.), pp 243-254, D.Reidl Publishing Co., Dordrecht,
11. Genetic Fitness and Natural Selection:Myth or Metaphor M.W. Ho. Evolution of Integrative Levels,Lawrence
Erlbaum, New Jersey,
and Metaphors in Evolution. M.W. Ho and S.W. Fox. In Evolutionary Processes andMetaphors, M.W. Ho and S.W. Fox
(eds.), Wiley, London,
holding Nature still:Evolution by
process, Not by Consequence. M.W. Ho. InEvolurionary
Processes and Metaphors, M.W. Ho and S.W. Fox (eds.), Wiley, London,
14.Gaia:Implications for Evolution. M.W. Ho. In The Implications of the Gaia Hypothesis (Bunyard, P. and Goldsmith E. eds.)Polity Press London,
Structuralism of Process.M.W. Ho InDynamic Structures
in Evolution (Goodwin, B.C., Sibatani, A. and
Webster, G. eds.) EdinburghUniversity
Press, Edinburgh, 1989.
Excitations and The Physical Foundations of Life.M.W. Ho.InEpigenetic andEvolutionary Order (Goodwin, B.C and
Saunders, P.T., eds.), EdinburghUniversity
in Action and Action in Evolution. M.W. Ho. In The Implications of the Gaia Thesis (P.Bunyard and E.
Goldsmith, eds.), Abbey Press,Bodmin,
Structuralism of Process. M.W. Ho. In Structuralism
in Biology (A. Sibatani,N. Hokkyoand Y. Saito, eds.), pp. 34-47, Yoshioka Shoten, Kyoto,
1991 (in Japanese).
Emission and Rescattering in Synchronous Populations
of Early Drosophila Embryos -
Evidence for Coherence and Long-range Cooperativity.
Ho, M.W., Xu, X., Ross, S., and Saunders, P.T. In Advances in BiophotonResearch(F.A. Popp, K.H. Li and Q. Gu, eds.),World
Behaviour of Delayed Luminescence in Acetabulariaacetabulum. Musumeci, F.,Godlevski,
M., Popp, F.A. and Ho, M.W. In Advances
in Biophoton Research (F. A. Popp,K.H. Li and Q. Gu, eds.),
World Scientific, Singapore,
An Indigenous Western Science: Causality in the Universe of Coherent Space-timeStructures. Ho,
M.W. In Reassessing the Metaphysical
Foundations of Science (W. Harman, ed.), Noetic
Sciences Institute, 1994.
Organization, Coherence and Light Emission from Living Organisms. M.W. Ho and
F.A. Popp. In Thinking About BiologyW.D. Stein and F. Varela, eds.Addison-Wesley,New
in Mimicry and Systematics. M.W. Ho. In Is an New
Evolutionary Synthesis Necessary, (M. Sintonen,
and S. Siren eds.), pp. 35-50, FilosofiaTampereenYliopisto, Tampere,
Catastrophe Theory and the Problem of Segmentation. P.T. Saunders and M.W. Ho.
In Selforganization as a Paradigm for Sciences (R.K. Mishra, D. Maass and E.Zwierlein, eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin,
Crystalline Mesophase in Living Organisms. M.W. Ho,
P.T. Saunders InBioelectrodynamics and Biocommunication
(M.W. Ho, F.A. Popp and U. Warnke, eds.)World
Weak Magnetic Fields (or Potentials) Affect Pattern Formation?.
French, J. Haffegee and P.T. Saunders.In Bioelectrodynamics and
Biocommunication. M.W. Ho, F.A. Popp and U. Warnke, (eds.),World Scientific, Singapore,
27.Bioelectrodynamics and Biocommunication - An Epilogue. M.W. Ho and F.A. Popp. In Bioelectrodynamics and Biocommunication.
M.W. Ho, F.A. Popp and U. Warnke, (eds.), World
28.'Nonsubstantial' Biocommunication in Temrs of Dicke's Theory. FA. Popp, Q. Gu and M.W.Ho In Bioelectrodynamics and Biocommunication.
M.W. Ho, F.A. Popp and U. Warnke, (eds.), World
Taxonomy and the Natural System - Segmentation and Phyllotaxis.
M.W. Ho and P.T. Saunders. In Models in Phylogeny Reconstruction (R.W.
Scoptland, d.J. Siebert and
D.M. Williams, eds.), pp.113-124, The systematics
Association Special Volume No. 52,Oxford Science, Oxford,
is (Schrödinger's) Negentropy? M.W. Ho. Modern Trends inBioThermalKinetics3,50-61, 1994.
Being and Coherent Society. M.W. Ho In Gaia
in Action, Science of the Living Earth(P.
Bunyard, ed.), pp. 286-307, Floris
and the Evolution of Coherence. M.W. Ho and F.A. Popp, Gaia in Action, Science of the Living Earth (P. Bunyard,
ed.), pp. 220-233, Floris Books, 1995.
M.W. Ho In
Encyclopedia of Comparative Psychology (G. Greenberg ed.), Garland
Publishing, New York,
organization, coherence and the morphogenetic field. M.W. Ho, Y.M. Zhou andHaffegee,
J.In Physics in Biology (L. Trainor, and C. Lumsden, eds.),WorldScientific,Singapore
and Biocommunication. M.W. Ho in Computation in Cellular and Molecular BiologicalSystems(R. Cuthbertson,
M. Holcombe, and R. Paton, eds.), pp. 251- 264,World Scientific,Singapore,
and the Coherence of Organisms. M.W. Ho. In Homoopathie - Bioresonancztherapie(P.C. Endler and J. Schulte, eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht,
Biocommunication and Organic Space-time. M.W. Ho In Living Computers, The Nature of Turing and
Non-Turing Reproducible Order in Living Organisms, The University of
Greenwich, Greenwich, 1996.
Current Transgenic Technologies Safe?CapacityBuilding in
Biosafety Urgently Needed forDeveloped Countries. M.W. H.In BiosafetyCapacityBuilding: Evaluation Criteria Workshop
Proceedings, Stockholm Environment Institute, 1996.
Transgression of Species Integrity and Species Boundaries. M.W. Ho and B.Tappeser. In Proceedings
of the Workshop on Transboundary Movement of LivingModified Organisms Resulting from Modern
Biotechnology: Issues and Opportunities forPolicy-makers,
Aarhus, Denmark (K. Mulongoy,
ed.), Swiss Academy of theEnvironment,
40.DNA and the New Organicism.
M.W. Ho In The Future of DNA (J. Wirz, and E. Lammerts van Bueren, eds.) pp. 78-93, Kluwer
Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1997.
Organization, the Coherence of Organisms and the Morphogenetic Field, M.W. Ho,
Y.M. Zhou and J. Haffegee. In Physical Theory in
Biology Foundations and Explorations (C.J. Lumsden,
W.A. Brandts and L.E.H. Trainor,
eds.), pp. 225-241,World Scientific, Singapore,
sustainable economic systems like organisms? M.W. Ho in Evolution, Development and Economics (P. Koslowski,
ed.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin,
and the coherence of organisms. M.W. Ho in Fundamental Research in Ultra High
Dilution and Homeopathy. (J. Schulte and P. C. Endler
eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht,
and psyche in a participatory universe. M.W. Ho in The Evolutionary Outrider (D. Loye, ed.),
Adamantine Press, UK
and Praeger Books, USA,
45.Is There a Purpose in Nature?
Participant in Roundtable Discussion, CharlesUniversity, Prague,
there purpose in nature? In s There a
Purpose in Nature? Workshop papers, pp.89-99 Prague,
47.Special safety concerns of transgenic
agriculture and related issues. M.W. Ho, in
Seminario Internacional sobre Direcito da Biodiversidade, Revista cej: Centro
de estudos Judiciarios do Conselho da Justica Federal, pp.120-6, 1999.
liason – dangerous gamble, M.W. Ho, in National
Agricultural Biotechnology Council USA, Report, 1998.
genetique et ecologie des genes. M.W. Ho, in Transgenicque: le temps des
manipulations, pp.15-26, Editions Frison-Roche, 1998.
tegen de heelijke nieuwe wereld. M.W. Ho In
Blauwe Banaen – GemanipuleeredVoedsel,
ed. Alma De Walsche, pp.45-62, Noordzuid
cahier Februari, Brussel,
of organisms and the naturalistic ethic of wholeness. M.W. Ho, in Wider
Horizons, Explorations in Science and Human Experience (D. Lorimer
et al, eds.), pp. 73-9, Scientific and Medical Network, 1999.
a new ethic of science. M.W. Ho in Ethical
Careers Guide for Young Scientists, Scientists for Global Responsibility, London,
science with love, how science and scientists can contribute to the
sustainability agenda. Seminar on Education for Sustainable Economic
Development, Learning and Skills Development Agency, 2002.
Evolution - Theory and Experiment.M.W.
Ho, C. Tucker, D. Keeley&
P.T. Saunders.InEvolution and
Environment(V.J.A. Novak& J. Nilkovsky,
pp 59-75, Praha, CSAV, 1982.
Natural Selection is not Evolution.P.T. Saunders and M.W. Ho.In Evolution andEnvironment (V.J.A. Novak and J. Milkovsky, eds.)pp 495-502, Praha, CSAV, 1982.
Dissociation of Lactse/PhlorizinHydrolase
in thePresence of Detergents.H. Bolton, A.Furth, M.W. Ho and J. Potter.Biochem. Soc. Trans .11: 759-60, 1983.
Characterization of Lactase and Lactase Precursors in Subcellular
Fractions of Human
by Means of Monoclonal and Polyclonal Antibodies.H. Bolton, J.
Ho et al, Biochem. Soc. Trans .13, 97-8, 1985.
Preparation ofMonoclonal Antibodies to Lactase and Other Brush Border Membrane
vivoand in vitroImmunizations.J. Potter, M.W. Ho
et al, Biochem. Soc.
6. Phenocopies. Development and Evolution.M.W. Ho.In Evolution and Morphogenesis (Milkovsky, J. and Novak, V.J.A. eds)pp 65-74, Academia Praha, 1985.
Visualizing Liquid Crystalline Mesophases in Living Organisms.M.W. Ho, R. Newton, et
al IEE Conference
on New Microscopies in Biology and Medicine,
An Oscillator Cellular Automaton Model of Superdelayed
Luminescence in Synchronously
DevelopingPopulations of Early Drosophila Embryos. Y.M. Zhou, M.W. Ho, F.A. Popp
and Q. Gu. In Non-Equilibrium
and Coherent systems in Biophysics, Biology and
Biotechnology (L. Beloussov and F.A. Popp, eds.), Moscow, 1994.
Popular major works
Re-animating Nature: The Integration of Science with Human Experience. M.W. Ho.
1.BesharaMagazine, Issue 8,
More Attempt. P.T. Saunders, M.W. Ho and R. Karpinskaya.
In Knowledge-Power5/89, 33-39, 1989 (in Russian).
Quest for Total Understanding. M.W. Ho. Saros Seminar on the
Book Club, 1990.
5.Quel Vittoriano di
Darwin. M.W. Ho L'Unita (Scienza e
Tecnologia) Sabato 18 Aprile
dell'Amore. M.W. Ho L'Unita (Scienza e
Tecnologia) Domenica 26 Aprile1992.
8.The Physics of Organisms and the
Naturalistic Ethic of Organic Wholeness. Scientific
and Medical Network Newsletter 54, 4-8, 1994.
9.Genetic engineering: hope or hoax? M.W.
Ho. Third World Resurgence 53/54, 28-9, 1995
Search of the Sublime. M.W. Ho.Metanoia
Introductory Issue, pp. 9-16, Spring,1994.
Great Man Sadly Reduced. M.W. Ho The
Times Higher Education Supplement July19, 25,1996.
amid Promises of Genetically Modified Foods. GreenPeace
unholy alliance M.W. Ho The Ecologist 27, 152-158. 1997.
crops - problems and concerns. M.W. Ho in Global
Genes - Are we going too fast? Farmers World Report, 1998.
technology and gene ecology. M.W. Ho in Genetic
Engineering: Perspectives, Unknowns and Risks, European Parliament Brussels,
diseases new and old. Genetic engineering and the world health crisis. M.W. Ho etal, Third World Resurgence 92, 11-7.
scientific basis for patenting under TRIPS Article 27.3(b) M.W. Ho and T. Traavik. Third
Resurgence #106, 13-15, 1999.
biotechnology bubble. M.W. Ho, H. Meyer and J. Cummins. The Ecologist28, 146-53, 1998.
bird – ten thousand treasures. M.W. Ho. The
Ecologist 29(6), 339-340.
bird – ten thousand treasures. M.W. Ho Third
World Resurgence 110/111, 2-4, 1999.
entangled universe. M.W. Ho Yes! A
journal of positive futures #13, 20-23, 2000.
CaMV promoter story. M.W.HoThird World Resurgence 114/115,
human genome sellout. M.W. Ho Third World
Resurgence 123/124, 4-9, 2000.
24.The entangled universe. M.W.
Ho. Yes! A journal of positive futures
#13, 20-23, 2000.
gene transfer and genetic engineering, M.W. Ho, SCOPES website, AAAS, 2000.
human genome map, the death of genetic determinism and beyond. M.W. Ho, Third World Resurgence
127-128, 14-18, 2001.
27.The unnecessary evil of 'therapeutic' human cloning" Mae-Wan Ho
and Joe Cummins. ISIS News 7/8 Feb.
2001 www.i-sis.org Also, Third World Resurgence 127-128, 43-45,
– How Bad Science and Big Business Put the World At Risk from Viral Pandemics,
ISIS Sustainable Science Audit No.2, M.W. Ho and J. Cummins, August 2000 www.i-sis.org;
also Third World Resurgence 127/128,46-55, 2001.
gene transfer happens. Synthesis/Regeneration
24, Winter 2001, 45-6.
News Edited by
M.W. Ho, many papers written by M.W. Ho, 1-11/12, from 1999-2001, ISSN:
1474-1547 (print) ISSN: 1474-1814 (online) www.i-sis.org
31.Science in Society,
Edited by M.W. Ho, many papers written by M.W. Ho, 13/14-15,
Society for the Study of Time - 4th Conference.M.W. Ho.Scientia115: 177-
Alternatives to Biological Reductionism.M.W. Ho and A. Muir.TeilhardRev .15:
Evolution and Development - a book Review.M.W. Ho.Paleon.Assoc. Circ.110:
the Mythical Precursor - A book Review.M.W. Ho. Paleon. Ass. Circ .114:
What's in a Difference? Human Diversity.M.W. Ho. New
Scientist(16/Aug.) 40, 1984.
6.Scotch'd the egg, not killed it. P.T.
Saunders and M.W. Ho. Open Peer Commentary to
P. Kitcher'sVaulting Ambition, Brain & Behavioural Science, 1987.
Global Cooperation in Science. M.W. Ho. Caduceus 12, 30-1, 1990.
8.On the Coherent Lightness of Being.
M.W. Ho and F.A. Popp. Caduceus 13, 28-33,
Interference Colour Vital Imaging. M.W.
Ho and M. Lawrence.Microscopy and
September, 26, 1993.
Why Lamarck Won't Go Away. M.W. Ho. Annals. Human Genetics, 60, 81-84, 1996.
Second Law: energy, chaos and form. M.W. Ho. Chemistry in Britain,
about Genes. M.W. Ho THES, 1995.
A Lust for Life and Base Metals. M.W. Ho THES,
Are Genetically Engineered Foods Safe? M.W. HoThird World Resurgence ,
15.Genetic Engineered Foods: The hazards are inherent in the
technology.M.W. Ho Third
World Resurgence #79,
The life industry, M.W. Ho The Ecologist 28, 182-4, 1998.
Seed-saving. M.W. Ho. The
Ecologist 28(5), 1998.
Head to head, B. Miflin and M.W. Ho, Sovereign 27, 44-48, 1999.
Disease outbreaks: is there a GM link? M.W. Ho and A. Ryan, GM-Free June/July,
Why genetic engineering is hazardous M.W. Ho Third World Resurgence #104/105, 22-
Gene Genie. M.W. Ho Far Eastern Economic
Review, Jan 27, 2000.
Hazards of GM cotton. Synthesis/Regeneration
26, Fall 2001, 31-33.
Loving the germ. The
Ecologist 2002, 32(4), 5.