アン・マクラーレン Anne McLaren’s 94th Birthday Google Doodle
Today, the search engine Google has shared an interactive Google doodle celebrating the Anne McLaren’s 94th birthday. Anne McLaren is a British Scientist and author and also widely considered the most significant reproductive biologists of the 20th century. She has done great fundamental research on embryology which has helped many peoples.
Dame Anne Laura Dorinthea McLaren, DBE, FRS, FRCOG was a British scientist who was a foremost figure in developmental biology. Her work helped lead to human in vitro fertilization (IVF). She received many honors for her aids to science, including selection as an officer of the Royal Society.
Born 26 April 1927
Died 7 July 2007 (aged 80)
Alma mater Oxford University
Spouse(s) Donald Michie
Awards Royal Medal (1990)
Japan Prize (2002)
Fields Developmental biology, animal genetics
Academic advisors J. B. S. Haldane
Anne McLaren was a ground-breaking scientist who studied how embryos develop. Her research aided lead to the growth of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), the technology that has allowed thousands of couples to have children.
In 1975, McLaren was made a Fellow of the Royal Society. From 1991 to 1996, she had the position of Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and from 1992 to 1996 the position of Vice-President; she was the first female officer in the society’s 330-year history.
In 1986, she was a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for her pioneering work on fertility. 1989 she presented the Ellison-Cliffe Lecture at the Royal Society of Medicine, and from 1990 to 1995 she was the Fullerian Professor of Physiology at the Royal Institution.
In 1993, she was a DBE. From 1993 to 1994, she was president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and in 1998 she was made a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
In 2002, she was given the Japan Prize with Andrzej K. Tarkowski for their aids to developmental biology, and in 2007 she was presented the March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology.
Happy birthday, Anne McLaren. Thank you for all your incredible work and for inspiring many new generations to come because of it!
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