John Goodsir FRS (1814-1867): Pioneer of cytology and microbiology.


John Goodsir, pioneer of the concept that all tissues are formed of cells, was born in 1814 into a family of medical practitioners in Anstruther, Fife, Scotland where he was captivated by the marine life he saw daily in his childhood. His ambition was to follow his father and grandfather in medicine. Aged 13, he studied at St Andrews University before being… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0967772015591716


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