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Dr. Julius S. Youngner MP (1920 - 2017)

As the last surviving member of the team that developed the Salk polio vaccine in the 1950s, Julius Youngner was justifiably proud of his contribution to that landmark effort. “Dr. Youngner made monu...

5/31/2009 5/5/2017

Dr. Mark Arnold Wainberg MP (1945 - 2017)

NY Times Obituary Dr. Mark Wainberg, a microbiologist who identified a drug that later became critical to treating people infected with H.I.V., and who later became a leading advocate for giving mill...

1/30/2017 4/15/2017

Michael Bruce Eisen (born April 13, 1967) is an American computational biologist. He is Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development at University of California, Berkeley. He is a leading advocate...

7/3/2015 3/28/2017

Robert Boog Watson MP (1823 - 1910)

Biographical Summary WATSON, ROBERT BOOG . ?-23/06/1910. Ref: 1580. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Burntisland, Fife. Profession: Minister of Religion. Appointments ...

10/23/2014 3/17/2017

John Craig Venter (born October 14, 1946) is an American biotechnologist, biochemist, geneticist, and entrepreneur. He is known for being one of the first to sequence the human genome and the first t...

8/22/2007 2/4/2017

Norman Ernest Borlaug MP (1914 - 2009)

Norman Ernest Borlaug (March 25, 1914 – September 12, 2009) was an American biologist, humanitarian and Nobel laureate who has been called "the father of the Green Revolution", "agriculture's greatest ...

4/9/2016 8/26/2016

Henry Bryant Bigelow MP (1879 - 1967)

Henry Bryant Bigelow (1879–1967) was an American oceanographer and marine biologist. After graduating from Harvard in 1901, he began working with famed ichthyologist Alexander Agassiz. Bigelow acco...

12/2/2014 8/26/2016

Alfred George Knudson, Jr. MP (1922 - 2016)

Alfred was a geneticist specializing in cancer genetics. Among his many contributions to the field was the formulation of the Knudson hypothesis in 1971, which explains the effects of mutation on carci...

7/15/2016 7/16/2016

dr.ir. Hans DAVINA MP (c.1951 - 2014)

7/11/2016 7/12/2016

Warder Clyde Allee MP (1885 - 1955)

Warder Clyde Allee (June 5, 1885 – March 18, 1955) was an American ecologist. He is recognized to be one of the great pioneers of American ecology. As an accomplished zoologist and ecologist, Allee w...

4/4/2014 6/25/2016

Wikipedia Joshua Lederberg, ForMemRS (May 23, 1925 – February 2, 2008) was an American molecular biologist known for his work in microbial genetics, artificial intelligence, and the United States spa...

7/5/2007 6/13/2016

Edward Loranus Rice MP (1871 - 1960)

Edward Loranus Rice (1871-1960) was a biologist and educator who served as the acting president of Ohio Wesleyan University. He was best known for his 1924 debate with William Jennings Bryan on the t...

6/17/2012 6/13/2016

Carl Ethan Akeley (19 May 1864 - 18 November 1926) was a taxidermist, sculptor, biologist, conservationist, inventor, and nature photographer, noted for his contributions to American museums, most no...

3/28/2013 3/7/2016

George Rolleston MA MD FRCP FRS (30 July 1829 – 16 June 1881) was an English physician and zoologist. He was the first Linacre Professor of Anatomy and Physiology to be appointed at the University of O...

4/1/2015 10/7/2015

Henry Arnold Lardy MP (1917 - 2010)

Wikipedia Henry Arnold Lardy (August 19, 1917 – August 4, 2010) was a biochemist and professor emeritus in the Biochemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was elected to the Na...

8/8/2015 8/8/2015

Born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1941, Professor Richard Dawkins is one of the world’s leading scientific intellectuals, specializing in evolutionary biology. After undertaking his doctorate under the instruc...

12/11/2010 4/14/2015

Kristine Elisabeth Heuch Bonnevie MP (1872 - 1948)

"Christine Elisabeth Heuch Bonnevie"

Kristine Bonnevie, Kristine Elisabeth Heuch Bonnevie, født 8. oktober 1872, fødested Trondheim, død 30. august 1948, dødssted Oslo. Zoolog. Foreldre: Skoledirektør, statsråd Jacob Aall Bonnevie (1838–1...

3/11/2008 4/9/2015

Georges Cuvier MP (1769 - 1832)

Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric Cuvier (French: [kyvje]; 23 August 1769 – 13 May 1832), known as Georges Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist, sometimes referred to as the "father of paleontol...

11/15/2014 11/15/2014

Prof. Harley Harris Bartlett MP (1886 - 1960)

"Uncle Harley", "H.H. Bartlett", "HHB"

One of the foremost botanists in the United States (1920's - 1960), publishing and teaching and plant collecting all his life. Professor Bartlett was head of the Botany Dept. of the University of Mic...

9/10/2014 9/10/2014

8/25/2014 8/25/2014

James DeCarle Sowerby MP (1787 - c.1871)

2/19/2008 7/27/2013

2/19/2008 7/27/2013

10/5/2008 2/13/2013

10/5/2008 2/13/2013

Georg Ossian Sars MP (1837 - 1927)

Georg Ossian Sars (April 20, 1837 – April 9, 1927) was a Norwegian marine biologist. Georg Ossian Sars was born on April 20, 1837, in Kinn, Norway (now part of Flora), the son of Michael Sars and Mar...

2/9/2009 2/2/2013

Michael Sars, Prof. MP (1805 - 1869)

Michael Sars (født 30. august 1805 i Bergen, død 22. oktober 1869 i Christiania) var en norsk marinbiolog, professor i zoologi og prest, regnet som den største zoolog Norge har fostret. Han studerte ...

2/9/2009 2/2/2013

Alexander Emanuel Agassiz MP (1835 - 1910)

Alexander Emmanuel Rodolphe Agassiz (December 17, 1835 – March 27, 1910), son of Louis Agassiz and stepson of Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz, was an American scientist and engineer. Agassiz was born in Neuc...

11/6/2011 1/26/2013

昭和天皇 - Hirohito.... - en.wikipedia ; Hirohito (裕仁?) [çiɽoꜜçito], posthumously in Japan officially called Emperor Shōwa or the Shōwa Emperor (昭和天皇 Shōwa tennō?), (April 29, 1901 – January 7, 1989) was...

11/19/2008 1/26/2013

Eduardo Braun Menéndez MP (1903 - 1959)

1. Biografía de Braun Menéndez por Bernardo A. Houssay: emotivo y profundo retrato biográfico en el contexto histórico de su época. 2. Biografía abreviada del portal de la Fundación Ameghino. 3. La...

5/21/2008 1/23/2013

Luis F. Leloir Argentine biochemist. Born: 6 September 1906, Paris, France. Died: 2 December 1987, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1970, "for his discovery of sugar nucleotides and t...

5/2/2008 1/23/2013

Peter Christen Asbjørnsen MP (1812 - 1885)

"Peder Christen", "P. C. Asbjørnsen"

Kjent for å ha samlet de norske folkeeventyrene sammen med Jørgen Moe Om han og hans slekt se denne: [ ] og denne: Eventyrforfatter og samler

10/28/2011 1/23/2013

Herman Friele , BS MP (1838 - 1921)

11/17/2009 1/22/2013

William Harvey MP (1578 - 1657)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William Harvey (1 April 1578 – 3 June 1657) was an English physician who was the first person to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation and pr...

4/19/2007 1/21/2013

Thomas Henry Huxley MP (1825 - 1895)

"Darwin's Bulldog"

Thomas Henry Huxley PC FRS FLS was an English biologist, known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin 's theory of evolution. Huxley's famous 1860 debate with Samuel Wilberforce was...

7/18/2008 1/20/2013

Charles Robert Darwin MP (1809 - 1882)

Charles Robert Darwin , FRS FRGS FLS FZS was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have d...

11/19/2008 1/20/2013

Carolus Linnæus MP (1707 - 1778)

"Carolus Linnaeus; Carl Linnaeus", "Linnæus"

Da den store svenske botanikeren Carl von Linné besøkte Rørstad, Sørfold, Norway i 1732, forelsket han seg i Sara Johannesdatter Rasch , som han beskriver som en ung pike på 18 år av ekstraordi...

11/12/2009 1/20/2013

Aristotle MP (-384 - -322)

Aristotle, Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs. Greek Philosopher. Aristotle (Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs) (384 BCE – 322 BCE) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great....

11/26/2010 1/20/2013

Peder Ascanius was once a student of Carl von Linnè (Linneaus) and described a number of biological taxons, among them the sea slug genus Philine (foldesnegler, Paper bubbles).

10/21/2011 1/20/2013

Erasmus Darwin MP (1731 - 1802)

Erasmus Darwin (12 December 1731 – 18 April 1802) was an English physician who turned down George III's invitation to be a physician to the King. One of the key thinkers of the Midlands Enlightenment, ...

3/6/2009 1/20/2013