Timeline of Biologists

By jfish
  • William Harvey

    William Harvey
    Will describes the circulation of blood.
  • Jean-Baptiste Denis

    Jean-Baptiste Denis
    Jean successfully transfuses blood from a lamb to a human.
  • Anton van Leeuwenhoek

    Anton van Leeuwenhoek
    Anton first observes living bacteria.
  • Edward Jenner

    Edward Jenner
    Jenner uses cowpox to immunize against smallpox.
  • Thomas Malthus

    Thomas Malthus
    Studied the effects of over population
  • Florence Nightingale

    Florence Nightingale
    Florence became a trained nurse.
  • Gregor Mendel

    Gregor Mendel
    Gregor researched heredity and father of modern genetics.
  • Louis Pasteur

    Louis Pasteur
    In 1861, Louis invented sterilization.
  • Clara Barton

    Clara Barton
    Clara started creating Red Cross.
  • Robert Koch

    Robert Koch
    Rob proves Bacillus anthracis causes anthrax
  • Joseph Lister

    Joseph Lister
    Joseph developed sterile surgical techniques.
  • Karl Landsteiner

    Karl Landsteiner
    Karl determined three of four blood types.
  • Paul Ehrlich

    Paul Ehrlich
    Paul invents Salversan, a drug for syphilis.
  • Charles Darwin

    Charles Darwin
    Darwin co-formed a theory of evolution.
  • Sir Alexander Fleming

    Sir Alexander Fleming
    Alex discovers antibiotic effects of penicillium mold.
  • Bernard Fantus

    Bernard Fantus
    Bernard developed the first blood bank.
  • Dr. Charles Drews

    Dr. Charles Drews
    Charly set up collection centers for blood to fill WWII needs
  • Howard Florey

    Howard Florey
    Howard isolated penicillin to create first antibiotic.
  • Jonas Salk

    Jonas Salk
    Jonas introduced an injectable polio vaccine.
  • Albert Sabin

    Albert Sabin
    Albert released an oral polio vaccine.