Lazzaro Spallanzani: Celebration at Pavia

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ON April 11-15, the University of Pavia honoured the memory of one of its greatest sons, Lazzaro Spallanzani (1729-1799). The celebrations took the form of a special meeting of the Italian Society of Experimental Biologists, to which a number of representative foreign men of science were invited, with closely associated and contemporaneous meetings of the Italian Botanical and Geological Societies, as well as a congress of veterinarians.

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CREW, F. Lazzaro Spallanzani: Celebration at Pavia. Nature 143, 926–928 (1939) doi:10.1038/143926a0

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