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Alexander fleming

  1. 1. Alexander Fleming By Jason Oliai
  2. 2. Who is Alexander Fleming?• Scottish bacteriologist• The person who discovered the “wonder drug” known as penicillin• Served in World War 1 in the Medical Corps
  3. 3. What schools did Alexander Fleming attend?• Born in Lochfield near Darvel in Ayrshire, Scotland• Went to Louden Moor School, Darvel School, and Kilmarnock Academy before moving to London where he went to The Polytechnic of North London
  4. 4. The Discovery of Penicillin• http://video.about.com/inventors/Alexander- Fleming-s-Discovery-of-Penicillin.htm
  5. 5. What is Penicillin?• A natural substance found in tears and nasal mucus that helps the body fight germs• A collection of antibiotics that eliminate infection causing bacteria
  6. 6. Achievements• Wrote about bacteriology on numerous occasions• Created penicillin, which has saved many lives and is still doing so today
  7. 7. Date of Birth and Death• Born in August 6, 1881• Passed away March 11, 1955
  8. 8. Bibliography• http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1945/flemin g-bio.html• http://video.about.com/inventors/Alexander-Fleming-s-Discovery-of- Penicillin.htm• http://history1900s.about.com/od/medicaladvancesissues/a/penicillin.ht m• http://www.biography.com/people/alexander-fleming-9296894• http://www.buzzle.com/articles/what-is-penicillin-used-for.html• http://www.google.com/search?num=10&hl=en&site=imghp&tbm=isch&s ource=hp&biw=1440&bih=785&q=rip+sign&oq=rip+sign&gs_l=img.3..0l2. 1349800.1352892.0.1353769.8.6.0.2.2.0.120.473.5j1.6.0...0.0...1ac.1.5QX TRZNmE_8

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