Saturday, March 9, 2013

Fathers of Different
Fields of Biology
1. Father of Concept of
Evolution - Empedocles
(495-425 B.C.)
2. Father of Medicine -
Hippocrates (460-375
B.C.)
3. Father of Biology,
Embryology
and Zoology - Aristotle
(384-322 B.C.)
4. Father of Botany and
Ecology - Theophrastus
(370-287 B.C.)
5. Father of Anatomy -
Andreas Vesalius (1514
-1564)
6. Father of
Comparative Anatomy -
George Cuvier
(1769-1832)
7. Father of
Microscopic Anatomy -
Morcello Malpighi
(1628-1694)
8. Father of Plant
Anatomy - N. Grew
(1641-1712)
9. Father/Founder of
Histology - Francois
Bichat (1717-1802)
10. Father of
Microscopy - Antony
van Leeuwenhoek
(1632-1723)
11. Father of Cytology -
Robert Hooke
(1635-1703)
12. Father of Modern
Cytology - Swanson
13. Father of Taxonomy
& Nomenclature -
Carolus Linnaeus
(1707-1778)
14. Founder of
Embryology - C.F. Wolff
(1738-1794)
15. Father of Modern
Embryology - Von Baer
(1792-1876)
16. Father of
Immunology - Edward
Jenner (1749-1823)
17. Father of
Epidemiology - John
Snow
18. Father of
Biochemistry - Liebig
19. Father of Plant
Physiology - Stephen
Hales (1677-1761)
20. Father of
Experimental
Physiology - Galen
21. Father of Mycology
- Micheli
22. Father of Bryology -
Hedwig
23. Father of Plant
Pathology - de Bary
24. Father of Modern
Surgery - Pare.
25. Father of
Parasitology - Platter.
26. Father of ATP Cycle
- Lipmann.
27. Father of Antiseptic
Surgery - Joseph
Lister.
28. Father of
Bacteriology - Koch
29. Father of
Microbiology - Pasteur
30. Father of Palynology
- Erdtman.
31. Father of
Endocrinology - Thomas
Addison
32. Father of Stress
Physiology - Hans Selye
33. Father of
Conditioned Reflexes-
Pavlov.
34. Father of ECG -
Einthoven
35. Father of
Gerontology -
Korenchevsk
36. Father of
Palaeontology -
Leonardo da Vinci
37. Father of Modern
Palaeontology - Cuvier
38. Father of Ethology -
Konrad Lorentz
39. Father of Antibiotics
- Alexander Fleming
(1881-1955)
40. Father of Blood
Circulation - William
Harvey (1578-1657)
41. Father of Blood
Groups - Landsteiner
42. Father of
Chemotheraphy - Paul
Ehlrich
43. Father of Green
Revolution - Norman E.
Borlaug
44. Father of Indian
Green Revolution - M.S.
Swaninathan
45. Father of Tissue
Culture - Harrison
46. Father of
Parasitology - Platter
47. Birdman of India -
Salim Ali
48. Father of Indian
Palaeobotany - Birbal
Sahni
49. Father of Radiation
Biology - Muller
50. Father of Gene
Therapy - Anderson
51. Father of Genetics -
Gregor Johann Mendel
52. Father of Modern
Genetics - Bateson
53. Father of Polygenic
Inheritance- Kolreuter.
54. Father of Eugenics -
Francis Galton
55. Father of
Biochemical/Human
Genetics - Archibald
Garrod
56. Father of
Experimental Genetics -
T.H. Morgan
57. Father of Genetic
Engineering - Paul Berg
58. Father of DNA
Printing - Alee Jeffreys
59. Father of Modern
Botany - K. Bauhin
(1560-1624)
60. Father of Virology -
Stanley
61. Father of
Chromatography -
Michael Tswett