LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 15.5

Help for ALGAE-L Archives


ALGAE-L Archives

ALGAE-L Archives


View:

Next Message | Previous Message
Next in Topic | Previous in Topic
Next by Same Author | Previous by Same Author
Chronologically | Most Recent First
Proportional Font | Monospaced Font

Options:

Join or Leave ALGAE-L
Reply | Post New Message
Search Archives


Subject: Michael Droop RIP
From: Christine Campbell <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Christine Campbell <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:24:26 +0000
Content-Type:multipart/mixed
Parts/Attachments:
Parts/Attachments

text/plain (39 lines) , MRD 1981.pdf (540 kB)


Dr Michael R Droop, late of the Scottish Marine Biological Association (now SAMS), sadly passed away yesterday (20th March) aged 92 following a stroke.

His algal research began as a student of Pringsheim in Cambridge and he continued this when he came to Scotland in 1953. Michael Droop established an algal culture collection at the SMBA to support his studies and, as a result of this, the entire Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa is now located within the same institution.

The photo attached shows him in his heyday in the 80's at work in the Oban lab before his official retirement in 1983.

A full appreciation of his life and work, written by Barry Leadbeater, was published in Protist Volume 157, Issue 3, 23 August 2006, Pages 345-358.


Christine Campbell, Marine Curator

Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa
SAMS Research Services Ltd.
Scottish Association for Marine Science
Scottish Marine Institute
Dunbeg, Argyll, PA37 1QA, UK
Web page: www.sams.ac.uk/
Catalogue web page: http://www.ccap.ac.uk

Tel:(44) 1631 559000
Direct dial: (44) 1631 559386
Fax: (44) 1631 559001

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
SAMS is an Academic partner of the University of the Highlands and Islands web: www.uhi.ac.uk The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) is registered in Scotland as a Company Limited by Guarantee (SC009292) and is a registered charity (9206).  There are 2 wholly owned subsidiary companies: SAMS Research Services Ltd a Limited Company (SC224404) and the European Centre for Marine Biotechnology, a Company Limited By Guarantee (SC205318). All Companies in the group are registered in Scotland and share a registered office at Scottish Marine Institute, Oban Argyll PA37 1QA.

The content of this message may contain personal views which are not the views of SAMS unless specifically stated.

Please note that all email traffic is monitored for purposes of security and spam filtering. As such individual emails may be examined in more detail.
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++



ALGAE-L
Algae-L is a listerver list for the phycological community; you are receiving this message because you subscribed to the list.
You can get further information and unsubscribe at http://www.seaweed.ie/algae-l.
When posting to the list please add your name, status and an institutional or brief postal address. The list will not accept attachments greater than 2 Mb.


Back to: Top of Message | Previous Page | Main ALGAE-L Page

Permalink



LISTSERV.HEANET.IE

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager