Showing All of 115 results for "Scientists & Technologists"

Arthur Aaron Axelrad

Arthur Aaron Axelrad, histologist (born 30 December 1923 in Montréal, QC; died 17 April 2015 in Toronto, ON).

Charles Philippe Leblond

Charles Philippe Leblond, anatomist, cell biologist (born at Lille, France 5 Feb 1910; died at Montréal, 10 Apr 2007).

Donn Kushner

Although he published one collection of short fiction for adults, The Witness and Other Stories (1981), he secured his literary reputation as a children's writer. In 1981 The Violin Maker's Gift won the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award.

Ian Maclaren Thompson

Ian Maclaren Thompson, anatomist (b at Harbour Grace, Nfld 13 Sept 1896; d at Winnipeg 26 Dec 1981). His education at Edinburgh was interrupted by service in WWI, during which he was wounded and mentioned in dispatches.

John Charles Boileau Grant

John Charles Boileau Grant, anatomist (b at Loanhead, Scot 6 Feb 1886; d at Toronto 14 Aug 1973).

Keith Leon Moore

Keith Leon Moore, anatomist (b at Brantford, Ont 5 Oct 1925). Educated at Western (PhD, 1954), he joined the staff at U of Man in 1956.

Margaret Newton

Margaret Newton, plant pathologist (b at Montréal 20 Apr 1887; d at Victoria 6 Apr 1971), sister of Robert NEWTON.

Robert Brent Thirsk

Robert (Bob) Brent Thirsk, biomedical engineer, astronaut (b at New Westminster, BC 17 Aug 1953). He studied mechanical engineering at the University of Calgary (BSc, 1976) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MSc, 1978), and he received an MD from McGill University in 1982.

Roger Yate Stanier

Roger Yate Stanier, microbiologist, professor (b at Victoria, BC 22 Oct 1916; d at Paris, Fra 29 Jan 1982).

Sidney Altman

Sidney Altman, biochemist, molecular biologist, educator (b at Montréal 7 May 1939). His childhood delight in science culminated in his sharing the NOBEL PRIZE in chemistry with Thomas R. Cech in 1989.

Sydney Murray Friedman

Sydney Murray Friedman, scientist, scholar, physician (born 17 Feb 1916 in Montréal, QC; died 16 February 2015 in Vancouver, BC).

Thomas Sydney Leeson

Thomas Sydney Leeson, anatomist, electron microscopist (born 26 January 1926 in Halifax, England; died 26 July 2006 in Edmonton, AB).

Trivedi Vidhya Nandan Persaud

Trivedi Vidhya Nandan Persaud, anatomist (b at Pt Mourant, Guyana 19 Feb 1940). Educated at Rostock, E Ger (MD 1965, DSc 1974), and U of W Indies, Kingston, Jamaica (PhD 1970), Persaud has received international acclaim for his research in embryology, teratology and pathology.

Yves Wilfred Clermont

Yves Wilfrid Clermont, anatomist (born 14 August 1926 in Montréal, QC; died 10 October 2014 in Montréal). An outstanding teacher of histology, Clermont was best known as a specialist in male reproduction.

Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter

Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter, "Donald," mathematician (b at London, Eng 9 Feb 1907; d at Toronto, 31March 2003). Coxeter received his BA (1929) and PhD (1931) at Cambridge. He was a research fellow there from 1931 to 1935, spending 2 years as research visitor at Princeton.

James Glenie

James Glenie, army officer, politician (b at Fife, Scot 1750; d at London, Eng 23 Nov 1817). After service in Québec during the AMERICAN REVOLUTION Glenie resigned his army commission and settled in New Brunswick (1787).

John Charles Fields

John Charles Fields, mathematician (b at Hamilton 14 May 1863; d at Toronto 9 Aug 1932). Educated at U of T (BA, 1884) and Johns Hopkins U (PhD, 1887), Fields taught mathematics for 4 years in Pennsylvania, then continued his studies at Paris, Göttingen and Berlin.

William Brydone Jack

William Brydone Jack, mathematician, astronomer, educator (b at Trailflatt, Scot 23 Nov 1817; d at Fredericton 23 Nov 1886).

David William Schindler

David William Schindler, scientist, limnologist (b at Barnesville, Minnesota 3 Aug 1940) is an outspoken and brilliant researcher whose vision and dedicated work have resulted in an enormous advancement in the understanding, protection and conservation of Canada's fresh waters.

Fernand Seguin

Fernand Seguin, biochemist and scientific popularizer (b at Montréal, Qué 9 June 1922; d there 19 June 1988). His MA thesis, concerning a method to determine the aminopyrine in the blood, won him the Prix Casgrain-Charbonneau.

George C. Ebers

Ebers has published extensively in the medical literature with more than 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals, three books, 25 book chapters, and multiple editorials to his name. He is listed in A & C Black's Who's Who (2012).

Omond McKillop Solandt

Omond McKillop Solandt, research director (b at Winnipeg, Man 2 Sept 1909; d at Alliston, Ont 12 May 1993). He studied at Toronto and began a research career in physiology under C.H. BEST before winning a scholarship to England for advanced training in 1939.

Philip Seeman

Seeman's major scientific discoveries concern the nerve cell receptor for the neurohormone L-dopamine, whose aberrant function is manifest in one or more forms of Parkinsonism.

Robert William Stewart

Robert William Stewart, scientist (born at Smoky Lake, Alta 21 Aug 1923; died at Victoria, BC, 19 January 2005). Robert Stewart was known internationally for original work in turbulence, oceanography and meteorology, and was a recognized authority on exchange processes between ocean and atmosphere.

Theodore Lionel Sourkes

Theodore Lionel Sourkes, OC, biochemist, neuropsychopharmacologist (born 21 February 1919 in Montréal, QC; died 17 January 2015 in Montréal, QC). One of Canada's great scholars, he became professor of psychiatry at McGill in 1965 and director of the neurochemistry laboratory at the Allan Memorial Institute of Psychiatry; in 1970 he was appointed professor of biochemistry, retiring in 1991. He was a prime mover in the establishment of biochemical psychiatry as an accurate discipline.