World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Robert Stanley Breed

Robert Stanley Breed (October 17, 1877 – February 10, 1956) was an American biologist, born in Brooklyn, Pennsylvania. He received a bachelor's degree from Amherst College in 1898, an M.S. from the University of Colorado in 1899, and a Ph.D. from Harvard in 1902. In 1902 he became professor of biology at Allegheny College and was there secretary of the faculty in 1907–1910. He became known especially for his researches on the post-embryonic development of insects and for his contributions to scientific journals on the public milk supply. In 1903 he published The Changes which Occur in the Muscles of a Beetle during Metamorphosis.

In 1913, Breed became head of bacteriology at the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York. In 1927, he served as president of the Society of American Bacteriologists. From the 1920s until his death in 1956, he was a principal editor of Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology.

External links

  • Journal of Bacteriology memorial article, 1956
  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.