Dr. Peter Piot (born 1949 in Leuven/ Belgium) is Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the UN specialized agency UNAIDS. ...more on Wikipedia about "Peter Piot"
René Jules Dubos (1901-1982), was a French-born American microbiologist, experimental pathologist, environmentalist, humanist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who exemplified qualities of the modern Renaissance person. He devoted most of his professional life to the empirical study of microbial diseases and to the analysis of the environmental and social factors that affect the welfare of humans. His pioneering research in isolating antibacterial substances from certain soil microorganisms led to the discovery of major antibiotics. He performed groundbreaking research and wrote extensively on a number of subjects, including: tuberculosis, pneumonia, and the mechanisms of acquired immunity, natural susceptibility, and resistance to infection. ...more on Wikipedia about "René Dubos"
Sergei Nikolaievich Winogradsky (or Vinogradskii; ) ( 1856, Kiev - 1953, Paris) was a Russian microbiologist, ecologist and soil scientist who who pioneered the cycle of life concept and discovered the biological process of nitrification, the first known form of chemoautotrophy. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sergei Winogradsky"
Stanley Falkow, PhD, is widely known as the father of the field of molecular microbial pathogenesis, which is to study of how infecting microbes and host cells interact to cause disease at the molecular level. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stanley Falkow"
Rear Admiral Dr. Thomas Milton Rivers ( September 3, 1888 – May 12, 1962) was an American bacteriologist and virologist. Between 1922 to 1955 he established his laboratory at the Rockefeller Institute at the forefront of virology. ...more on Wikipedia about "Thomas Milton Rivers"
Waldemar Mordecai Wolff Haffkine ( March 15, 1860, Odessa, Russia - October 20, 1930, Lausanne, Switzerland) was a Russian bacteriologist ...more on Wikipedia about "Waldemar Haffkine"
Werner Arber (born June 3, 1929) is a Swiss microbiologist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Werner Arber"
Rev. Dr. William H. Dallinger F.R.S. ( July 5, 1839- November 7, 1909) was a minister in the Wesleyan Methodist Church. He was also an accomplished scientist, being the first to study the complete lifecycle of unicellular organisms under the microscope and studying the adaptation of such organisms to temperature. Further, he made numerous contributions to microscopy, and was president of the Quekett Microscopical Club from 1890 to 1892. Dallinger was awarded three honorary doctorates, the Ll.D. from Victoria College, Toronto in 1984, the D.Sc. from Dublin in 1892, and the D.L.C. from Durham in 1896. ...more on Wikipedia about "William Dallinger"
Wolf V. Vishniac ( April 22, 1922 – December 10, 1973) was an American microbiologist, son of Roman Vishniac. He was a professor of Biology at the University of Rochester. He died while on a research trip to the Antarctic while attempting to retrieve equipment down a crevice. The crater Vishniac on Mars is named in his honor. Wolf had two sons, Ethan and Ephraim, an astrophysicist and computer scientist respectively, with his wife Helen Vishniac, who was a professor of microbiology at Oklahoma State University. ...more on Wikipedia about "Wolf V. Vishniac"
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