Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924

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Dates:
Birth 1859-04-07
Death 1924-02-11
Americans
English, German

Biographical notes:

Physiologist and educator.

From the description of Jacques Loeb papers, 1889-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79448837

Physiologist; at this time, at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York City.

From the description of Correspondence to Morley Roberts, 1919. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 642924222

Biographical Note

  • 1859, Apr. 7: Born, Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate
  • 1884: M.D., University of Strasburg, Strasburg, France
  • 1886 - 1888 : Assistant at physiological institute, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
  • 1888 - 1892 : Assistant in physiology, University of Strasburg, Strasburg, France
  • 1890: Married Anne Leonard
  • 1891: Immigrated to America
  • 1891 - 1892 : Professor, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pa.
  • 1892 - 1902 : Assistant professor of physiology and experimental biology, becoming associate professor in 1895, and professor of physiology in 1899, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1899: Using sea urchin larvae, began groundbreaking research on cell division and the transmission of hereditary traits
  • 1902 - 1910 : Professor of physiology, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.
  • 1912: Published The Mechanistic Conception of Life. Chicago: University of Chicago Press
  • 1910 - 1924 : Member, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, N.Y.
  • 1918: Founded Journal of General Physiology
  • 1924, Feb. 11: Died, Hamilton, Bermuda

From the guide to the Jacques Loeb Papers, 1889-1924, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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  • Bryology
  • Colloids
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Frogs
  • Gelatin
  • Tropisms
  • Biochemistry
  • Proteins
  • Genetics
  • Zoology
  • Bryophytes
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