Andre Michael Lwoff ( May 8, 1902 – September 30, 1994) was a French microbiologist. He was born in Ainay-le-Château, Allier, in Auvergne, France. ...more on Wikipedia about "Andre Michael Lwoff"
Dr. Anna Wessels Williams ( 1863 - 1954) worked as a bacteriologist at the first municipal diagnostic laboratory in the United States, helped develop the diphtheria antitoxin and was the first woman to be elected chair of the laboratory section of the American Public Health Association. ...more on Wikipedia about "Anna Wessels Williams"
Dr. Armand Frappier ( November 26, 1904 – December 17, 1991) was a physician, microbiologist and expert on tuberculosis from Quebec, Canada. ...more on Wikipedia about "Armand Frappier"
Carl Richard Woese is an American microbiologist famous for defining the Archaea (a new domain or kingdom of life) in 1976 by phylogenetic taxonomy of 16S ribosomal RNA, a technique pioneered by Woese and which is now standard practice. He was also the originator of the RNA world hypothesis in 1967, although not by that name. He was born in Syracuse, New York, on July 15, 1928. Woese is currently a professor of Microbiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carl Woese"
Cornelius Bernardus Van Niel ( November 4, 1897 – March 10, 1985) was an Dutch- American microbiologist. He introduced the study of general microbiology to the United States and made key discoveries explaining the chemistry of photosynthesis. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cornelius Van Niel"
Nathans ( October 30, 1928 – November 16, 1999) was a American microbiologist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Daniel Nathans"
Dr. David Christopher Kelly CMG ( May 17, 1944 – July 17, 2003) was an employee of the United Kingdom (UK) Ministry of Defence (MoD), an expert in biological warfare, and a former United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq. His talk with a journalist about the British government's dossier on weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in Iraq inadvertently caused a major political scandal, and he was found dead days after appearing before a Parliamentary committee investigating it. The Hutton Inquiry, a public inquiry into his death, ruled that he had committed suicide. ...more on Wikipedia about "David Kelly"
Dr Douglas W. Dye ( 12 July 1921– 18 December 2005) was a New Zealand microbiologist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Doug Dye"
Félix d'Herelle ( April 25, 1873 – February 22, 1949) was a French- Canadian microbiologist, one of the discoverers of bacteriophages (small viruses that only attack and kill bacteria), and inventor of phage therapy. ...more on Wikipedia about "Félix d'Herelle"
Dr Frank Fenner (born 21 December, 1914) is an Australian scientist with a distinguished career in the field of virology. His two greatest achievements are cited as the eradication of smallpox, and the control of Australia's rabbit plague through the introduction of myxoma virus. ...more on Wikipedia about "Frank Fenner"
Friedrich August Johannes Löffler ( June 24, 1852 – April 9, 1915) was a German bacteriologist at the Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald. Among his discoveries was the organism causing diphtheria ( Corynebacterium diphtheriae), or the cause of foot and mouth disease. ...more on Wikipedia about "Friedrich Löffler"
Hamao Umezawa (1914 - 1986) was a Japanese scientist famous for his discovery of various antimicrobial agents as well as enzyme inhibitor drugs. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hamao Umezawa"
Dr. Hamilton O. Smith (born August 23, 1931) is an American microbiologist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hamilton O. Smith"
Henrique da Rocha Lima (1879–1956) was a Brazilian physician, pathologist and infectologist. Working in Germany, he discovered Rickettsia prowazekii, the pathogen of endemic typhus. ...more on Wikipedia about "Henrique da Rocha Lima" The view on shortopedia. Microbiologists
Hideyo Noguchi (野口 英世 Noguchi Hideyo, November 9, 1876 - May 21, 1928) was a prominent Japanese bacteriologist who discovered the agent of syphilis disease in 1911. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hideyo Noguchi"
Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent Bordet ( June 13, 1870 – April 6, 1961) was a Belgian immunologist and microbiologist. The bacterial genus Bordetella is named for him. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jules Bordet"
Julius Richard Petri ( Barmen, May 31, 1852 – December 20, 1921 in Zeitz) was a German bacteriologist who invented the Petri dish. ...more on Wikipedia about "Julius Richard Petri"
Karl Otto Stetter (born July 16, 1941) is a German microbiologist and astrobiologist, an expert on microbial life at the upper temperature, and one of the most important scientists currently working in this field. ...more on Wikipedia about "Karl Stetter"
Louis Pasteur ( December 27 1822 – September 28 1895) was a French microbiologist and chemist. He is known most famously for his demonstrations supporting the germ theory of disease and his vaccinations, most notably the first vaccine against rabies. However, he also made many discoveries in the field of chemistry, most notably the asymmetry of crystals. ...more on Wikipedia about "Louis Pasteur"
Louis Pasteur ( December 27 1822 – September 28 1895) was a French microbiologist and chemist. He is known to the general public for his demonstration of the germ theory of disease and his development techniques of inoculation, most notably the first vaccine against rabies; however, he also made a major discovery in the field of chemistry, regarding asymmetric molecules and the polarization of light. ...more on Wikipedia about "Magicmonster/Works in Progress/Louis Pasteur"
Canadian researcher Martin Henry Dawson was born in Truro, Nova Scotia, 6 August, 1896 and was educated at Dalhousie University and McGill University. Dawson made many important contributions in the fields of infectious diseases. Among these were studies on the transmutation of strains of pneumococci, and on the biological variants of the streptococcus and other microorganisms. His studies on the nature and treatment of arthritis made him a recognized authority in this disorder. He was a pioneer in penicillin therapy, and was the first in Canada to prepare it and use it in human disease. This included the successful treatment of bacterial endocarditis with penicillin, and the use of gold salts in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. ...more on Wikipedia about "Martin Henry Dawson"
Martinus Willem Beijerinck ( March 16, 1851 - January 1, 1931) was a Dutch microbiologist and botanist. He was born in Amsterdam. ...more on Wikipedia about "Martinus Beijerinck"
Maurice Ralph Hilleman, ( August 30 1919 – April 11 2005), was an American microbiologist who specialized in vaccinology and developed more than three dozen vaccines, more than any other scientist. Of the fourteen vaccines routinely recommended, he developed eight: those for measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia and Haemophilus influenzae bacteria. He also played a role in the discovery of the cold-producing adenoviruses, the hepatitis viruses and the cancer-causing virus SV40. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maurice Hilleman"
Dr Nancy Fannie Millis (born April 10 1922) is an Australian microbiologist, she introduced fermentation technologies to Australia, and created the first applied microbiology course taught in an Australian university. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nancy Millis"
Octave Gengou (* 1875; † 1957) was a Belgian bacteriologist. He researched with Jules Bordet the Bordetella pertussis bacteria. ...more on Wikipedia about "Octave Gengou"
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