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List of Important Fields and their Founders in Biology

Biology is a branch of science which deals with life or living matter in all its forms and phenomena. This field has seen many important discoveries which have improved not only our understanding but also our quality of living. Here is the List of Important Fields and their Founders in Biology for various exam preparations.
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Biology is a branch of science which deals with life or living matter in all its forms and phenomena. This field has seen many important discoveries which have improved not only our understanding but also our quality of living. Some of the discoveries have helped cure diseases, classify animals, performing medical procedures, etc. Here is the List of Important Fields and their Founders in Biology for various exam preparations.

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List of Important Fields and their Founders

S.No. Field Scientists Name
1. Father of Concept of Evolution Empedocies (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 -285 B.C.)
5. Father of Anatomy Andreas Vesalius (1514 - 1564)
6. Father of Cytology Robert Hooke (1635 -1703)
7. Father of Taxonomy and Nomenclature Carolus (Carl von) Linnaeus (1707 - 1778)
8. Founder of Embryology C.F. Wolff (1738 -1794)
9. Father of Biochemistry Liebig
10. Father of Modern Surgery Pare
11. Father of Antiseptic Surgery Joseph Lister
12. Father of Bacteriology Koch
13. Father of Microbiology Pasteur
14. Father of ECG Einthoven
15. Father of Palaeontology Leonardo da Vinchi
16. Fahter of Antibiotics Alexander Fleming, (1881 - 1955)
17. Father of Blood Circulation William Harvey (1578 -1657)
18. Father of Blood Groups Landsteiner
19. Father of Green Revolution Norman E. Borlaug
20. Father of Indian Green Revolution M.S. Swaminathan
21. Birdman of India Salim Ali
22. Father of Indian Palaeobotany Birbal Sahni
23. Father of Radiation Bilogy Muller
24. Father of Gene Therapy Anderson
25. Father of Genetics Gregor Mendel
26. Father of Eugenics Francis Galton
27. Father of Experimental Genetics T.H. Morgan
28. Father of Genetic Engineering Paul Berg
29. Father of DNA Printing Alec Jeffreys
30. Father of Virology Stanley
31. Father of Indian Ecology R. Mishra
32. Father of Ayurveda Charaka

Scientists mention above in the list played a crucial role in Biology while inventing various theories and phenomena’s that not only changes our life, but also gave lots of methods and mechanism to survive on earth. With the help of these discoveries we can fight with diseases, now we are giving importance to health and hygiene more etc.

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