Biography

Sergio Cereceda Stone (1942- )

Sergio Cereceda Stone

Sergio Cereceda Stone was born 16 April 1942 in the coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile. Stone’s mother Luz was a housewife and caretaker for Sergio and his younger brother Lionel; his father Sergio served among the country’s twenty appellate court judges. In the early 1950s Stone’s father relocated the family to Santiago to further his law career. There Stone attended the Jesuit elementary and high school Collegio San Ignatius, finished in the top ten percent of his class, and met

Richard Woltereck (1877-1944)

Richard Woltereck (1877–1944)

Richard Woltereck studied aquatic animals around Germany in the early twentieth century, and he extended the concept of Reaktionsnorm (norm of reaction) to the study of genetics. He also provided some of the first experimental evidence for the early twentieth-century embryological theory of heredity called cytoplasmic inheritance.

Francis Galton (1822-1911)

<a href="/search?text=Francis%20Galton" title="" class="lexicon-term">Francis Galton</a> (1822–1911)

Sir Francis Galton was a British science writer and amateur researcher of the late nineteenth century. He contributed greatly to the fields of statistics, experimental psychology and biometry. In the history of biology, Galton is widely regarded as the originator of the early twentieth century

José Pedro Balmaceda (1948- )

José Pedro <a href="/search?text=Balmaceda" title="" class="lexicon-term">Balmaceda</a> (1948- )

José Pedro Balmaceda was born 22 August 1948 in Santiago, Chile. His mother Juanita owned a women’s boutique in the city and his father José was a successful owner of several timber mills. He grew up with five sisters who remained in Santiago all their lives.

Albert William Liley (1929-1983)

Albert William Liley (1929–1983)

Albert William Liley advanced the science of fetal physiology and the techniques of life-saving in utero blood transfusions for fetuses with Rh incompatibility, also known as hemolytic disease. Due to his advances, fetuses too young to survive premature delivery, and likely to die in utero if their Rh incompatibilities were left untreated, were successfully transfused and carried to term.

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