She is best known for her theory on the origin of eukaryotic organelles.
She is also known for her contributions to the endosymbiotic theory, which is now generally accepted for how certain organelles were formed.
In 1966, as a young faculty member at Boston University, she wrote a theoretical paper entitled The Origin of Mitosing Eukaryotic Cells. The paper however got rejected by 15 scientific journals but got finally accepted by The Journal of Theoretical Biology. It is considered today a landmark in modern endosymbiotic theory.
Carl Edward Sagan was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer and science communicator in astronomy and natural sciences
Was an American chemist best known as the developer of the radiocarbon dating technique for which he received the Nobel Prize in 1960.
Ahmed Hassan Zewail is an Egyptian scientist
Was an English theoretical physicist known for his contributions in quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics
was a French physicist who made groundbreaking contributions to quantum theory.
is an English physicist and former musician, a Royal Society University Research Fellow, PPARC Advanced Fellow at the University of Manchester
was an American scientist in the field of genetics, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Nobel laureate who with Edward Lawrie Tatum discovered the role of genes in regulating biochemical events within cells in 1958.
Was an American biologist known for his extensive work in species variation among many other scientific breakthroughs.
Was an Austrian behaviorist and one of the principal founders of ethology, a branch of sciences that attempts to gain a deeper insight of behavioral patterns in animals.