Lewis Thomas

November 25th American physician and author best known for his reflective essays on a wide range of topics in biology. Thomas made…

Hideyo Noguchi

November 24th Born 24 Nov 1876; died 21 May 1928 at age 51. Japanese bacteriologist who turned into the primary to reap natural…

Sir Andrew F. Huxley

November 22nd Andrew Fielding Huxley was an English physiologist who shared (with Sir Alan Hodgkin and Sir John Carew Eccles) the 1963 Nobel Prize for…

James Bertram Collip

November 20th Canadian biochemist co-discovered insulin. He worked with Frederick Banting and Charles Best to refine a method of removing and purifying insulin. Working with the bovine pancreas,…

George Wald

November 18th American biochemist who received (with Haldan K. Hartline of the U.S. and Ragnar Granit of Sweden) the Nobel Prize for…