Louis Agassiz

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Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
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http://www.nasonline.org/publications/biographical-memoirs/memoir-pdfs/agassiz-louis.pdf
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1807-1873
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/20001283.html
http://ihm.nlm.nih.gov/luna/servlet/view/search/what/Portraits/Agassiz,%20Louis,%201807-1873/
"Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence", edited and published in 1890 after Louis's death by his wife, Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, contains a detailed account of his life. It consists of a collection of letters, and on page 144 is an autobiographical account of his studies in Zurich, Heidelberg, and Munich. The book is available in full online, see http://books.google.com/books?id=ifwoAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA144#v=onepage&q&f=true
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Carl F. P. von Martius research assistant 1829 University of Erlangen (Neurotree)
Ignaz Döllinger research assistant 1830 University of Munich (Neurotree)
Andreas Röschlaub grad student 1830 University of Munich (Neurotree)
 (De taxi et syntaxi morphomatum telae corneae dictae)
Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert Cuvier post-doc 1830-1833 College de France (Anatomy Tree)
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Alexander (Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander Freiherr) von Humboldt research scientist 1830-1833 Paris (Meteorology Tree)
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Henry Augustus Ward research assistant Rochester (Neurotree)
Charles Otis Whitman research assistant 1873-1873 Harvard (Evolution Tree)
Albert John Cook grad student Harvard (Terrestrial Ecology Tree)
Alexander Agassiz grad student 1855 Harvard (Chemistry Tree)
Nathaniel Southgate Shaler grad student 1862 Harvard (Physics Tree)
Alpheus Hyatt grad student 1858-1862 Harvard (Systematics Tree)
Burt G. Wilder grad student 1866 Harvard (DevTree)
David Starr Jordan grad student 1873-1873 Harvard
Edward A. Birge grad student 1878 Harvard (Neurotree)
William James post-doc Harvard (Neurotree)
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