Arthur Aaron Axelrad, histologist (b at Montréal 30 Dec 1923). Educated at McGill (MD, CM 1949; PhD 1954), Axelrad was professor and head of histology in the anatomy department at University of Toronto from 1966 to 1985.
Charles Philippe Leblond, anatomist, cell biologist (born at Lille, France 5 Feb 1910; died at Montréal, 10 Apr 2007).
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, 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, anatomist (b at Loanhead, Scot 6 Feb 1886; d at Toronto 14 Aug 1973).
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, plant pathologist (b at Montréal 20 Apr 1887; d at Victoria 6 Apr 1971), sister of Robert NEWTON.
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, microbiologist, professor (b at Victoria, BC 22 Oct 1916; d at Paris, Fra 29 Jan 1982).
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, scientist, scholar, physician (b at Montréal 17 Feb 1916). A 1940 medical graduate of McGill, Friedman served in the RCAF during WWII. He returned to McGill and earned his PhD in anatomy (1946) and thereafter began a distinguished career in academic medicine.
Thomas Sydney Leeson, anatomist, electron microscopist (b at Halifax, Eng 26 Jan 1926). Having received his arts and medical degrees from Cambridge (1946-50), he later obtained an MD (1959) and a PhD (1971) there.
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 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, "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, 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, 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, mathematician, astronomer, educator (b at Trailflatt, Scot 23 Nov 1817; d at Fredericton 23 Nov 1886).
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, 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.
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, 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.
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, 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, biochemist, neuropsychopharmacologist (b at Montréal 21 Feb 1919).