English biologists have contributed some of biology's greatest findings. With the increasing importance of genetics, conservation and microbiology, English biologists may yet discover some of nature's most amazing secrets.

Nikolaas Tinbergen

Tinbergen, Nikolaas (1907-1988), was a Dutch-born British zoologist who shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his work in ethology, the study of the social and individual behavior of animals and how it relates to their environment.

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  • J. B. S. Haldane

    J. B. S. Haldane

    Haldane, the family name of two British biologists, father and son. See more »

  • Aaron Klug

    Aaron Klug

    Klug, Aaron (1926-) is a Lithuanian-born British scientist and molecular biologist who made important advances in electron microscopy, the technique of using electrons rather than light waves to produce magnified images. See more »

  • Alan Lloyd Hodgkin

    Alan Lloyd Hodgkin

    Hodgkin, Alan Lloyd (1914-1998) was a British physiologist, a scientist who studies how different parts or organs of an organism work together to achieve a particular function. See more »

  • Alexander Fleming

    Alexander Fleming

    Fleming, Sir Alexander (1881-1955), the British bacteriologist who discovered penicillin. See more »

  • Andrew Fielding Huxley

    Andrew Fielding Huxley

    Huxley, Andrew Fielding (1917-) is a British physiologist, a scientist who studies the functions of living things or their parts. See more »

  • Archibald Vivian Hill

    Archibald Vivian Hill

    Hill, Archibald Vivian (1886-1977) was a British physiologist. He won the 1922 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his discoveries on heat production and oxygen use in the muscles. See more »

  • Arthur Keith

    Arthur Keith

    Keith, Arthur (1866-1955) was a Scottish anatomist and physical anthropologist who began his career as a physician. See more »

  • Cesar Milstein

    Cesar Milstein

    Milstein, C├ęsar (1927-2002), was an Argentine and British molecular biologist who helped develop a method for producing monoclonal antibodies. See more »

  • Charles Scott Sherrington

    Charles Scott Sherrington

    Sherrington, Sir Charles Scott (1857-1952), a British physiologist. For his research on the neuron, he shared the 1932 Nobel Prize for physiology with Edgar D. See more »

  • Charles Sutherland Elton

    Charles Sutherland Elton

    Elton, Charles Sutherland (1900-1991) was a British biologist known as a pioneer in establishing the science of ecology, which deals with the relation of living things to their environment and to one another. See more »

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