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1917 – Born on May 28th in Brooklyn, New York. American biologist and educator. 1941 – Earned his PhD in Biology at Harvard University. 1947 – Barry Commoner is a Professor of plant physiology and chairman of the Department of Botany at Washington University.          – Director of Washington University’s Center for the Biology ..

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1873 – Born on June 28th in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, France. French surgeon who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for developing a method of suturing blood vessels. 1900 – Carrel received his M.D. from the University of Lyon. 1904 – Carrel left France for the United States, working first at the University of Chicago ..

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1807 – Born in August 12th in St. Petersburg, Russia. British surgeon, zoologist and palaeontologist. 1832 – He was appointed assistant-surgeon to the Greenwich Hospital. 1842 – He had assisted in editing the Microscopical Journal. 1850 – He was elected F.R.S. and was an active member of the Linnean, Geological and other societies.          ..

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1927 – Born in a small town, Germiston on the 13th of  January. 1960 – Brenner made seminal contributions to the emerging field of molecular biology. 1961 – Notably in the elucidation of the triplet code of protein translation through the Crick, Brenner et al. experiment, which discovered frameshift mutations. 2002 – He shared the ..

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1880 – He was born on the 23rd of September. 1914 – He became director of the Institute of Animal Nutrition at the University of Aberdeen. 1929 – He founded the Imperial Bureau of Animal Nutrition there. 1945 – He became rector of the University of Glasgow, a member of Parliament for the Scottish universities. ..

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1936 – Born on the 21st of May in Waltersdorf in the Prussian Province of Lower Silesia. German cytologist and molecular biologist. 1960 – Graduated at the University of Tübingen. 1967 – Received his Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1978 – Awarded the National Academy of Sciences’ U.S. Steel Foundation Award in Molecular Biology. 1982 ..

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1944 – Colin Blakemore was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. English neurophysiologist and psychobiologist.       – He was educated at King Henry VIII School in Coventry.       – Won a state scholarship to Corpus Christi College, and gained a first-class degree in medical sciences.       – Completed his doctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley, ..

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Canadian (Austrian-born) biologist 1901 – Born on the 19th of September in Vienna, Austria. 1926 – Finished his PhD thesis about physicist and philosopher Gustav Theodor Fechner. 1934-1948 – Professor at the University of Vienna. 1948-1949 – Served as Professor in University of London. 1949 – Professor in University of Montreal. 1950-1954 – Worked in ..

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1846 – Born on the 5th of March in Louvain, Belgium.          – He was professor of zoology at the University of Liège; he has been at the basis of the genetic studies of the 20th century, thanks to his works on a parasite of the horse, that made him discover how chromosomes combined ..

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George Wells Beadle was an American scientist in the field of genetics. 1903 – Born 22nd of October at Wahoo, Nebraska, U.S.A. 1926 – Finished his B.Sc. degree at the University of Nebraska and subsequently worked for a year with Professor F.D. Keim, who was studying hybrid wheat. 1927-1931 – He took his M.Sc. degree, ..

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