It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual.
One sometimes finds what one is not looking for.
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|Birth:||6th August, 1881|
|Death:||11th March, 1955|
|Profession:||Biologist, Pharmacologist, Professor, Scientist|
Sir Alexander Fleming was a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. He wrote many articles on bacteriology, immunology, and chemotherapy. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance penicillin from the mould Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain. Fleming went to Loudoun Moor School and Darvel School, and earned a two-year scholarship to Kilmarnock Academy before moving to London, where he attended the Royal Polytechnic Institution. He qualified with an MBBS degree from the school with distinction in 1906. He gained a BSc degree with Gold Medal in Bacteriology, and became a lecturer at St Mary's until 1914. He was elected Professor of Bacteriology of the University of London in 1928.
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