Ross Granville Harrison, 1870-1959

  title={Ross Granville Harrison, 1870-1959},
  author={M. Abercrombie},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={110 - 126}
  • M. Abercrombie
  • Published 1961
  • Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • The published research of Ross Harrison, the inventor of tissue culture, and amongst the greatest of experimental embryologists, spans a period of 54 years. Before describing this immensely important contribution to biological knowledge, which must be the main concern of this memoir, the biographical framework in which it was made needs first to be sketched. Harrison was born on 13 January 1870, in Germantown (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania. His father, Samuel Harrison, was an engineer whose work… CONTINUE READING
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