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Du Bois-Reymond, Emil Heinrich

Berlin, Germany
07.11.1818

Berlin, Germany
26.12.1896

Degrees: Ph.D. in physiology, University of Berlin, 1843
Career: 1837 studies of theology, philosophy, and psychology at the University of Berlin; 1838-1839 studies of logic, metaphysics, and anthropology, in addition to botany, geology , geography, and meteorology at the University of Bonn; return to Berlin where he began to study medicine; in 1840 he worked closely with Johannes Müller; degree with a historical-literary paper on electric fishes on 10 February 1843; on 14 January 1845 foundation of the Physikalische Gesellschaft with Brücke, Dove, and others in Berlin; 6 July 1846 qualification as a university lecturer with the paper Über saure Reaktion des Muskels nach dem Tode; 1848-1853 instructor in anatomy at the Berlin Academy of Art; 1855 associate professor; 1858 professor of physiology at the Physiological Institute, University of Berlin; from 1876 permanent secretary of the Prussian Academy of Sciences.
Selected works: Du Bois-Reymond, Emil. 1848. Untersuchungen über thierische Elektricität, Erster Band. Berlin: Georg Reimer Du Bois-Reymond, Emil. 1849. Untersuchungen über thierische Elektricität, Zweiter Band, Erste Abtheilung. Berlin: Georg Reimer Du Bois-Reymond, Emil. 1860. Untersuchungen über thierische Elektricität, Zweiter Band, Zweite Abtheilung (Erste Lieferung). Berlin: Georg Reimer Du Bois-Reymond, Emil. 1884. Untersuchungen über thierische Elektricität, Zweiter Band, Zweite Abtheilung (Zweite Lieferung). Berlin: Georg Reimer Du Bois-Reymond, Emil. 1875. Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur allgemeinen Muskel- und Nervenphysik, Erster Band. Leipzig: Veit & Co.
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Sources: Schmidt ; Zusne ; DSB ; Image: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin: Collection of Portraits - HBSB ZM B I/775
Related: See Laboratory Diaries in the library
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