Caspar Friedrich Wolff( Doctor)
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Biography Caspar Friedrich Wolff
(1733-1794 gg.) - An outstanding embryologist and anatomist, one of the founders of the theory of individual development of organisms, a member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences. In 1759, Mr.. published thesis "The theory of nucleation". Since 1767 - professor of anatomy in the Petersburg Academy of Sciences. In 1758-1768 he. in Russia has published the main thesis on education in the chick intestine ". His research formed the basis for the development of embryology as a science. Published several works on the anatomy of humans and animals. The theory of epigenesis Wolf contributed to the development of evolutionary theory.