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Fathers of different fields of biology

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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

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