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  • Zacharius Jansen

    Zacharius Jansen invents the microscope he as a Dutch spectacle-maker from Middelburg
  • Robert Hooke

    Robert Hooke of Britian designed his own microscope and discovered matter made up of what he called cells He was born on July 18, 1635
  • Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

    Anton Van Leeuwenhoek describes bacteria found in lake water and in his own mouth. He was a Dutch tradesman and scientist from Delft, Netherlands.
  • Matthias J. Schleden

    Matthias J. Schleden of Germany published a cell theory as applied to plants. Located the nucleus in plant cells. He was Born in Hamburg, Schleiden was educated at Heidelberg with a degree in Biological Science and a second degree in Law,
  • Theodor Schwann

    Theodor Schwann of Germany published cell theory as applied to animals. Believed plant and animal cells share a common characteristics. Realized that if the nucleus was important in plant cells , it should also be in animal cells
  • Gregor Johann Mendel

    Gregor Johann Mendel an Austrian monk, Began expirments with pea plants. he later became known as the father of Genetics. He was an Austrian Augustinian monk and scientist
  • Rudolf Virchow / Robert Remak

    Rudolf Virchow / Robert Remak discovered that cells came from preexisting cells. He was a German doctor, anthropologist, pathologist, prehistorian, biologist and politician.
  • Charles Darwin

    Charles Darwin published "on the origin of species" explaining units of heredity and variations in species. He was an English naturalist[I] who established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry.
  • Louis Pasteur

    Louis Pasteur proved that microorganisms were reponsible for spoiling food and beverages. Studied the vaccines to prevent disease.
  • Francis H. C. Crick

    Francis H. C. Crick of Britain and James D. Watson of the U.S. made a model of DNA molecule and proved that genes determine heredity. He was Born June 8th , 1916.