People in History

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Robert Chambers

1881-1957
His invention of the micro-manipulator for "cell surgery" allowed chromosomes to be dissected from the cell nucleus for the first time in 1912. 

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Harry Adolph Charipper

1900-1971
A specialist in endocrine histology, hematology, and tissue cytology who did extensive work in vertebrate anatomy, cytology techniques and sense organs of the integument. 

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Herndon Dowling

1921-2015
A renowned herpetologist, who worked as Curator of Reptiles at the Bronx Zoo in New York, researched at the American Museum of Natural History and taught at NYU.

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Albert Gordon

1911-1992
He was first to discover that red blood cell production is controlled by hematopoietin (or erythropoietin), a regulatory hormone that induces production in response to an organism's physiologic need. 

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Henry I Hirshfield

1919-2013
Studied Environmental Medicine and maintained the largest collection of Blepharisma (a genus of unicellular ciliate protists found in fresh and salt water) in the world. 

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Michael Kambysellis

1935-2011
Helped to establish the role of natural selection in the adaptive radiation of the Hawaiian Drosophila. 

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Steven  Kazianis

1966-2008
Involved in many aspects of research with Xiphophorus fish, specializing in gene mapping and the molecular genetics of melanoma formation in hybrid and non-hybrid fish. 

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Milan James Kopac

1905-1989
An innovator who designed the first semi-automatic micromanipulator driven by servo-motors and simple computer circuits as well as device for repetitive microinjection of sub nanoliter volumes. 

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Gladys Mateyko

1921-1968
Specialized in the histology and cytology of pathological cell dynamics in tumor cells. 

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Jyotirmay Mitra

1921-2008
An authority on heterochromatin, and chromatin state and modification that is now acknowledged as a second code of DNA called the histone code. His early work on heterochromatin state was foundational in this area. 

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Guenther Stotzky

1931-2015
A world-renowned soil biochemist and microbial ecologist and AAAS Fellow. One of his major projects involved pioneering work on the persistence and ecological effects of transgenic plants and the insecticidal toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis in soil.

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Fleur Strand

1928-2011
The pioneer of the “neuropeptide” concept, studying their effects, especially adrenocorticotropic hormones and related brain peptides on neuromuscular function. 

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Horace Stunkard

1889-1989
His studies uncovered the underlying principles of parasitology including basic host-parasite relationships and the co-evolution of parasites and their hosts. 

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Charles Willey

1898-1969
Known for his research in the structure and life history of parasites found in animals and humans.