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There are many Filipino and other foreign biologists. Hundreds are noteworthy and have earned recognition for their impressive investigatory work.

Starting with the Filipino scientists:

Eduardo Quisumbing
An expert in the medicinal plants of the Philippines.

Carmen Velasquez
Specialist in fish parasite studies. Discovered thirty-two species and one new genus (variety) of parasite in local fish from the Philippines.

Baldomero Olivera, Jr.
Discovered numerous Conus peptides which are now used for pain treatment and epilepsy, as well as nervous system troubles.

Alfredo Santos
Noted biochemist for the research of natural chemistry and the isolation of specific alkaloids from Philippine medicinal plants.

Prescillano M. Zamora
Dr Zamora was responsible for major discoveries in terms of plant anatomy-morphology, pteridophyte biology, and the conservation of environment and natural resources policy research. His work focused on the xylem elements of vascular plants.

Edgardo Gomez
A respected marine biologist for his marine ecosystem research and work on marine resources.

Foreign Biologists:

Sydney Brenner
Brenner is a British molecular biologist. He was the winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Carlos Bustamante
The American biophysicist who discovered "molecular tweezers" to manipulate DNA strands.

Andrea Cesalpino
Italian botanist.

Johann Fischer von Waldheim
German entomologist.

Ambrosius Hubrecht
Dutch zoologist.

Adolfo Lutz
Brazilian infectologist, pathologist and public health researcher.

John Marwick
New Zealand palaeontologist and geologist.

Charles Wyville Thompson
Scottish marine biologist.

Oswaldo Vital Brazil
As a physician and immunobiologist he discovered several anti-venoms against snake, scorpion and spider bites.

Agustin Stahl
Puerto Rican zoologist and…...

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