Brumpt, Émile

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Name
Brumpt, Émile Gender: M
Alexandre Joseph Émile Brumpt
born on 10 March 1877 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 19°53' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 27°19 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 06°44'



Émile Brumpt

Biography

French parasitologist credited for introducing a technique known as xenodiagnosis into parasitological research. In 1935 he described Plasmodium gallinaceum, an avian malarial parasite that infects chickens and other fowl. He also conducted important research involving the African tsetse fly (Glossina palpalis) as a biological vector for trypanosomiasis. In addition, he did extensive studies of the diseases schistosomiasis, Chagas disease, onchocerciasis and leishmaniasis.

Brumpt's best known written work is Précis de Parasitologie, which was published in six editions between 1910 and 1949. He was the author of many scientific papers, including several on the Anopheles mosquito and its relationship to malaria.

Much of his career was spent performing research in Africa and Latin America.

He died on 8 July 1951, aged 74, in Paris, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

GraZia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Zoologist, entomologist, parasitologist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Science)