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List of Important Fields and their Founders in Biology

16-DEC-2016 18:29

    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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