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List of biologists

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This is a list of noted biologists by country.

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ArgentinaEdit

  • Bernardo Houssay got the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the function of the pituitary hormones in regulating blood sugar (glucose) in animals; physiologist; died in 1971
  • William Henry Hudson, ornithologist; died in 1922

AustraliaEdit

AustriaEdit

  • Karl von Frisch, Austrian ethologist and Nobel laureate, best known for pioneering studies of bees; died in 1982
  • Hans Hass, died in 2013
  • Eric Kandel, he has a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the neural correlates of memory
  • Gregor Mendel, a monk who is often called the "father of genetics" for his study of the inheritance of traits in pea plants; died in 1884

BelgianEdit

BrazilEdit

CanadaEdit

  • Sidney Altman, molecular biologist, winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on RNA
  • David H. Hubel, got the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for research on the visual system; neurobiologist; died in 2013

ChileEdit

CzechiaEdit


DenmarkEdit

  • Schack August Steenberg Krogh, physiologist, winner of the 1920 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the mechanism of regulation of the capillaries in skeletal muscle; died in

FranceEdit

GermanyEdit


Great BritainEdit

EnglandEdit

ScotlandEdit

GreeceEdit

HollandEdit

ItalyEdit

RomaniaEdit

RussiaEdit

  • Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, microbiologist, best known for his work on the immune system and phagocytosis; received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; died in 1916
  • Ivan Pavlov, discovered conditioning; won the Nobel Prize for his research on the digestive system; physiologist, psychologist and physician; died in 1936

South AfricaEdit

  • Sydney Brenner, he has a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (shared among three)

SpainEdit

  • Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852–), considered the father of neuroscience; histologist and Nobel laureate; died in 1934

SwedenEdit

SwitzerlandEdit

United StatesEdit


ReferencesEdit

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