Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924Variant names
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
1859, Apr. 7:
Born, Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate
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
Married Anne Leonard
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.
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.
Published The Mechanistic Conception of Life. Chicago: University of Chicago Press
1910- 1924: Member, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, N.Y.
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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