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Manuel

Ballester i Boix, Manuel
Barcelona 1919 - Barcelona 2005

Chemist. One of the most famous Catalan and Spanish scientists. He devoted his life to research in organic chemistry. His main contribution to science was the development of perchloro-organic chemistry, which he began in 1954 with the discovery of a potent chlorination agent. In 1964 he discovered the Inert Free Radicals, a class of trivalent carbon species of exceptional stability, which opened the door to a new era in organic chemistry.

Heribert

Barrera i Costa, Heribert
Barcelona 1917 - Barcelona 2011

Chemist, politician. He graduated in Chemistry from the University of Barcelona, and also obtained degrees in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Montpellier. He was a chemical engineer at the Institute of Chemistry of the University of Montpellier (1941) and obtained a PhD in Physical Sciences from the Sorbonne (Paris, 1948).

Creu

Casas i Sicart, Creu
Barcelona 1913 - Bellaterra 2007

Botanist. Professor Emeritus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, was the first woman admitted as a member of the Institut d´Estudis Catalans, Section of Biological Sciences (l978) and President of the Institució Catalana d´Història Natural (1980-81), affiliated Society of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans. She was also member of the Reial Acadèmia de Farmàcia de Catalunya.

Miquel

Crusafont i Pairó, Miquel
Sabadell 1910 - Sabadell 1983

Paleontologist. In 1933 he finished his pharmacy studies and in 1955 he got his Ph.D. degree in natural science. He was Professor of paleontology in the universities of Oviedo and Barcelona (1961). He founded the Institut de Paleontologia de Sabadell.

Albert

Dou i Mas de Xexàs, Albert
Olot 1915 - Sant Cugat del Vallès 2009

Mathematician. Albert Dou was a scientist who knew how to expand the horizons of Catalan mathematics through his research and work as a professor at the university. His career was full of achievements and positions of responsibility which he carried out mostly in Madrid, where he moved to at the age of sixteen to study at the School of Civil Engineering.         

Pere

Farreras i Valenti, Pere
Barcelona 1916 - Barcelona 1968

Doctor, professor. He studied in Barcelona, Jena and Zurich. He collaborated with doctor Pedro i Pons in the writing of Patalogía y clínica médica (1951). .

Jordi

Folch i Pi, Jordi
Barcelona 1911 - Boston, Massachusetts 1979

Neurochemist, biochemist. Catalan biochemist at Harvard University (McLean Hospital) who is recognized universally as one of the founders of the field of structural chemistry of complex lipids and as a leader in the development of Neurochemistry as a distinct discipline within the Neurosciences.

Antoni

Jonch i Cuspinera, Antoni
Granollers 1916 - Granollers 1992

Cultural Manager. Nature lover and enthusiast from an early age, in 1934 he moved to Madrid to study pharmacy and studied botany with professor José Cuatrecasas. The Spanish Civil War interrupted his studies, which he continued in Barcelona once the dictatorship was established. Always interested in the cultural and scientific development of Granollers, he participated and worked in several of the city's organizations and administrations.

Ramon

Margalef i López, Ramon
Barcelona 1919 - Barcelona 2004

Ecologist. Ramon Margalef was emeritus professor of Ecology at the Biology College of the University of Barcelona. Unfortunately, last May 23rd 2004 Ramon Margalef left us and, behind him, he left a enormous scientific and human legacy.

Pere

Montserrat i Recoder, Pere
Mataró 1918 - Jaca 2017

Botanist, ecologist.

Josep

Pons i Rosell, Josep
Arbós (Tarragona) 1918 - Sant Feliu del Llobregat (Barcelona) 2013

Anthropologist. Highly regarded Physical Anthropologist and teacher to a generation of physical anthropologists. He was Professor of Anthropology, President of the SEAB (Spanish Society of Biological Anthropology, 1978-1984), of IDA (International Dermatoglyphics Association, 1961-1971) and Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts Barcelona.

Antoni

Prevosti i Pelegrín, Antoni
Barcelona 1919 - Barcelona 2011

Biologist. Geneticist and professor of genetics at the University of Barcelona. Antoni Prevosti wanted to dedicate himself to genetics even before it was a subject at university. With the perseverance he always defended to be a good scientist, Prevosti reached his goal of becoming a researcher and an active teacher until the end of his life, as retired Professor Emeritus of genetics at the Faculty of Biology of the University of Barcelona (UB).

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