Louis Pasteur

French biologist, microbiologist, & chemist, born in 1822, & known for discovering the principles of vaccination.

Dian Fossey

American primatologist known for extensive study of mountain gorillas from 1966 until her 1985 murder.

René Dubos

French-American microbiologist, experimental pathologist, humanist, environmentalist, & author born in 1901.

Robert Hooke

English polymath, scientist, & architect born in 1635. First to visualize a micro-organism.

Alexander Fleming

Scottish biologist, physician, microbiologist, & pharmacologist best known for discovering penicillin.

Thomas Huxley

English biologist and anthropologist specializing in comparative anatomy born in 1825.