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who's your favourite biologist?

Postby kabuto » Wed Apr 12, 2006 4:45 am

just for fun.......
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Postby Jedi of Zen » Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:20 am

He wasn't exactly a biologist, but Wilhelm Reich had a few interesting ideas, imho.
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Postby Enzyme » Wed Apr 12, 2006 9:10 am

My favourite are Rosalind Franklin [BioPhysicist (Cristalographist)], Patrick Bateson [Biologist (Geneticist)], Louis Pasteur [Biologist (Biochemist)], Santiago Ramón y Cajal [Medical scientists (Physiologist)] and Severo Ochoa [Medical scientist (Biochemist)].
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Postby baikuza » Wed Apr 12, 2006 12:22 pm

i like my self
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Postby alextemplet » Wed Apr 12, 2006 12:49 pm

Dr. Kenneth Miller, author of Finding Darwin's God.
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Postby Jelanen » Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:12 pm

Mine is Barbara McClintock followed quickly by Kary Mullis.
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Postby Enzyme » Wed Apr 12, 2006 4:40 pm

Jelanen wrote:Mine is Barbara McClintock followed quickly by Kary Mullis.


Barbara McClintock is another of my favourites ;).
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Postby kabuto » Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:44 am

Jelanen wrote:Mine is Barbara McClintock followed quickly by Kary Mullis.


who are they?
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Postby kiekyon » Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:36 am

kabuto wrote:
Jelanen wrote:Mine is Barbara McClintock followed quickly by Kary Mullis.


who are they?


and who is wilhelm reich?
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Postby Enzyme » Thu Apr 13, 2006 10:33 am

Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) was a Nobel Prize who discovered the mobility of genetic elements (transposable genes) on and between chromosomes. As she was a woman, her discovery wasn't accepted by other colleagues and it passed a long time from the discovery to the moment in which it was recognised.

Kabuto, now do you know who is she? Her discovery has been very important in Cytogenetics (I love this field of Biology ;)).
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Postby Bio-Hazard » Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:43 pm

One of my favorites is Kevin Warwick

Better yet, these guys.
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Postby Jelanen » Fri Apr 14, 2006 12:33 am

Kary Mullis is the researcher who found heat resistant polymerase for use in PCR.
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