Polish elements in the early development of life sciences

Jakub Barciszewski, Maciej Szymański, Aleksandra Maleska, Daria Olszewska, Wojciech T. Markiewicz, Jan Barciszewski


This review compiles the pioneers of biological sciences who have been born and educated on the territories, which has got political independence as Poland state in 1918. Their work and passing knowledge to the next generations had a great impact not only on the progress in science but also on a newly formed Polish society. Many of these contributions laid foundations for chemistry, physics, biochemistry, genetics and other biological sciences.


development of life sciences; molecular biology; Polish scientific contributions

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