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Aristotle
350 B.C.
Greek Philosopher
Father of Biology
Darwin
1858
Proposed the Theory of Evolution
Jenner
1789
Discovered vaccination against small pox
Galen
160 A.D.
Anatomy
Circulation
Nerves
Harvey
1628
Determined the role of the heart in human blood circulation
Hippocrates
400 B.C.
Father of Medicine
Rejected the superstition and magic of primitive "medicine"
Hippocratic Oath
Hooke
1655
Discovered Cells
Linnaeus
1735
Classification for biological organisms
Fleming
1928
Discovered penicillin
Prevent and treat infection
Mendel
1866
Proposed the theory of genetic inheritance
Pasteur
1864
Proposed the germ theory
Microorganisms can cause disease and infection
Schleiden/Schwann
1839
Proposed the cell theory
Van Leeuwenhoek
1673
Invented a powerful microscope to observe unicellular microorganisms
Vesalius
1543
Published an accurate account of human anatomy using human cadavers.
Built the foundation of modern medicine and biology.
Watson/Crick
1953
Proposed the structure of DNA