Allan Watt Downie

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Allan Watt Downie FRS[1] (5 September 1901 - 26 January 1988)[2] was a Scottish microbiologist involved in the eradication of smallpox.[3]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in March,1955 [1][4]

Downie bodies are named for him.

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  1. ^ a b Tyrrell, D. A. J.; McCarthy, K. (1990). "Allan Watt Downie. September 1901-26 January 1988". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 35: 98–112. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1990.0004.  edit
  2. ^ McCarthy, K.; McEntegart, M. (1989). "Allan Watt Downie, 5th September 1901-26 January 1988". Journal of medical microbiology 28 (4): 291–295. PMID 2649681.  edit
  3. ^ "Extinction - a good thing?". Archived from the original on 8 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-03. 
  4. ^ "Library and Archive Catalogue". Royal Society. Retrieved 28 November 2010. 

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