• chick embryo
  • With so many avenues opened by cell culture to explore, Margaret Lewis and her husband diverged in their area of study, with Margaret Lewis choosing to focus on microbiological problems, which involved close observations of chick embryo intestines reacting to typhoid bacilli in the medium in which it was grown. (wikipedia.org)
  • Along with writing the text, Lillie prepared a large series of serial sections of the chick embryo at various stages to serve as illustrations. (mbl.edu)
  • College
  • From 1897 to 1901 she attended Goucher College (then known as Woman's College of Baltimore), where she earned an A.B. After graduation she studied at Bryn Mawr College, Columbia University, and the Universities of Zurich, Paris, and Berlin, but never earned a graduate degree. (wikipedia.org)
  • and in the fall of 1891 he went to Bryn Mawr College, where he remained until 1904, when E. B. Wilson offered him the chair of experi-mental zoology at Columbia. (encyclopedia.com)
  • years
  • During the first few years at Bryn Mawr, he produced descriptive studies of sea acorns, ascidian worms and frogs. (wikipedia.org)
  • through the National Academy he was intimately involved with the function of the National Research Council, especially in its formative years between 1921 and 1940. (encyclopedia.com)
  • After many years of distinguished teaching and research he was made the Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor of Embryology and the dean of biological sciences. (mbl.edu)
  • work
  • In her work with chick embryos, Margaret Lewis studied connective tissue formation within the tissues as well as outside of an environment where factors involved in coagulation are present. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • Margaret Adaline Reed Lewis (1881-1970) was an American cell biologist and embryologist who made contributions to cancer research and cell culture techniques, and was likely the first person to successfully grow mammalian tissue in vitro. (wikipedia.org)