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List of famous microbiologists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top microbiologists in the world? This includes the most prominent microbiologists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable microbiologists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic microbiologists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned microbiologists.

This list of famous scientists in microbiology , like Joshua Lederberg and Maurice Hilleman include images when available.

From reputable, prominent, and well known microbiologists to the lesser known microbiologists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the microbiologist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous microbiologists ever?" and "What are the names of famous microbiologists?" then you're in the right place. 
Julie Theriot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Microbiologists
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Julie A. Theriot is a microbiologist, professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and heads the Theriot Lab. She was a Predoctoral Fellow, and Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. She was a fellow at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. She graduated from the ...more

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Age: 48

Profession: Microbiologist, Professor

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Joshua Lederberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Microbiologists
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Joshua Lederberg, ForMemRS was an American molecular biologist known for his work in microbial genetics, artificial intelligence, and the United States space program. He was just 33 years old when he won the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering that bacteria can mate and ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1925-2008)

Birthplace: Montclair, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Microbiologist, Molecular Biologist, Scientist

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Maurice Hilleman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Microbiologists
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Maurice Ralph Hilleman was an American microbiologist who specialized in vaccinology and developed over 40 vaccines, an unparalleled record of productivity. Of the 14 vaccines routinely recommended in current vaccine schedules, he developed eight: those for measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, ...more

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Age: Died at 86 (1919-2005)

Birthplace: Miles City, Montana, United States of America

Profession: Microbiologist

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René Dubos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Microbiologists
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René Jules Dubos was a French-born American microbiologist, experimental pathologist, environmentalist, humanist, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction for his book So Human An Animal. He is credited as an author of a maxim, "Think globally, act locally". Dubos devoted most of his ...more

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Age: Died at 81 (1901-1982)

Birthplace: Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France

Profession: Microbiologist, Environmentalist, Author, Pathologist, Writer

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