Biographical Memoirs

Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs feature the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased members. All of the memoirs published since 1877 are available online as PDFs:

Winslow R. Briggs (1928-2019)

Winslow R. Briggs (1928-2019) »
by Gary Gardner, Elaine Tobin, and Zhi-Yong Wang (plant biology)

Gilbert Stork (1921-2017)

Gilbert Stork (1921-2017) »
by Jeffrey D. Winkler, Paul A. Wender, and Daniel Kahne (chemistry)

Edwin Colbert (1905-2001)

Edwin Colbert (1905-2001) »
by Stephen L. Brusatte (evolutionary biology)

I. M. Gelfand (1913-2009)

I. M. Gelfand (1913-2009) »
by A.A. Kirillov (mathematics)

Hugo F. Sonnenschein (1940-2021)

Hugo F. Sonnenschein (1940-2021) »
by Salvador Barberà and Matthew O. Jackson (economic sciences)

Günter Blobel (1936-2018)

Günter Blobel (1936-2018) »
by Karl S. Matlin, Larry Gerace, and Qais Al-Awqati (cellular and developmental biology)

Nathan Jacobson (1910-1999)

Nathan Jacobson (1910-1999) »
by Georgia Benkart (mathematics)

Paul Martin (1931-2016)

Paul Martin (1931-2016) »
by Tom Lubensky (physics)

Anthony Evans (1942-2009)

Anthony Evans (1942-2009) »
by John W. Hutchinson (engineering sciences)

Robert L. Carneiro (1927-2020)

Robert L. Carneiro (1927-2020) »
by Charles S. Spencer and Elsa M. Redmond (anthropology)

Jesse Douglas (1897-1965)

Jesse Douglas (1897-1965) »
by Tobias Holck Colding and William P. Minicozzi (mathematics)

James H. Tumlinson III (1938-2022)

James H. Tumlinson III (1938-2022) »
by Christina M. Grozinger (animal, nutritional, and applied microbial sciences)

Marshall D. Gates Jr. (1915-2003)

Marshall D. Gates Jr. (1915-2003) »
by Richard Eisenberg and Alison Frontier (chemistry)

Robert H. Grubbs (1942-2021)

Robert H. Grubbs (1942-2021) »
by Timothy M. Swager and Dennis A. Dougherty (chemistry)

Roger E. Kasperson (1938-2021)

Roger E. Kasperson (1938-2021) »
by B. L. Turner II, Kirstin Dow, and Susan Hanson (human environmental sciences)

Bernard F. Burke (1928-2018)

Bernard F. Burke (1928-2018) »
by J. M. Moran and K. I. Kellermann (astronomy)

Edmond H. Fischer (1920-2021)

Edmond H. Fischer (1920-2021) »
by Philip Cohen (biochemistry)

Neil Ashcroft (1938-2021)

Neil Ashcroft (1938-2021) »
by N. David Mermin (physics)

Sidney Altman (1939-2022)

Sidney Altman (1939-2022) »
by Daniel DiMaio (biochemistry)

M. King Hubbert (1903-1989)

M. King Hubbert (1903-1989) »
by Steven E. Ingebritsen and Michael Manga (geology)

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