Clinical and forensic geneticist at UC Berkeley and the University of Washington, human
rights activist; PhD Berkeley, worked with Allan Wilson. Their 1975 paper reported that human
and chimpanzee DNAs
are 98.4% identical. King later was the first to find that breast cancer
is inherited in about 5% of families. She also does research
on inherited deafness
lupus erythematosis. She has worked with the Argentinian Commission on the Disappearance of Persons and the United Nations War Crimes Tribunal, and has published 200 scientific papers, including ‘Evolution at two levels in humans
(1975), with A. Wilson (Science, 188: 107).