Scientists that paved the way of cell reasearch

  • Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

    Anton Van Leeuwenhoek
    know as the first microboloigist, and the first to observe single celled organisims.
  • Robert Hooke

    Robert Hooke
    he was the first person to use the word cell to decribe a unit of life, in his book micrographia.
  • Matthias Schleiden

    Matthias Schleiden
    he is the co-founder of cell theory,and he pointed out that water is split during photosynthisis and not carbon dioxide.
  • Theodor Schwann

    Theodor Schwann
    cell thoery and the discovery of Schwann cells, and the invention of the term metabolism
  • Rudolf Virchow

    Rudolf Virchow
    contributed to the cell theory, and was the first to reconize leukemia cells.
  • Lynn Margulis

    Lynn Margulis
    she created the theory on the origion of the eukaryotic organelles, and her contrubutions to the endosymbiotic theory.