Latreille, Pierre André (1762-1833), a French naturalist. He contributed to entomology (the study of insects) by devising a new method of classification, using family names. Latreille attended the College Lemoine at Paris and was ordained a priest in 1786. During the French Revolution he was imprisoned for a time as a royalist sympathizer. In 1796 Latreille was given charge of the entomological collection at the Museum of Natural History. He became professor of zoology there in 1830.
Merrifield, Robert Bruce (1921-) is an American biochemist who won the 1984 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his method of producing peptides and proteins.
Chain, Sir Ernst Boris (1906-1979), a British biochemist. In the late 1930's, he and the British pathologist Howard W.