Prominent Members, Past & Present

1817

Augustin Pyrame de Candolle
President Thomas Jefferson
President James Monroe
Charles W. Peale

1818–1850

Louis Agassiz
John James Audubon
Jöns Jakob Berzelius
DeWitt Clinton
Jules Cloquet
Alexander von Humboldt
Sir Charles Lyell
Edward de Verneuil

1850–1900

George Bentham
Robert Bunsen
Michel Eugéne Chevreul
Charles Darwin
Sir George Howard Darwin
Sir William Boyd Dawkins
Sir Philip Egerton
Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg
Ernst Haeckel
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
Asaph Hall
Hermann von Helmholtz
Thomas Henry Huxley
James P. Joule
Lord Kelvin
Sir Norman J. Lockyer
Seth Low
James Clerk Maxwell
Henri Moissan*
J.P. Morgan
Fridtjof Nansen*
Henry Fairfield Osborn
Louis Pasteur
Lord Rayleigh*
Joseph John Thompson*
John Tyndall

1900–1950

Oswald T. Avery
William Bateson
Alexander Graham Bell
Charles Herbert Best
Sir William Henry Bragg*
Sir MacFarlane Burnet*
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Arthur H. Compton*
Sir Henry Dale*
Clinton J. Davisson*
Peter J.W. Debye*
René Dubos
Sir James Dewar
Thomas Alva Edison
Emil Fischer*

Alexander Fleming
Sir Francis Galton
Frederick Gowland Hopkins*
Bernardo A. Houssay*
William James
Peter Kapitza*
Karl Landsteiner*
Irving Langmuir*
Franz von Leydig
Ernst Mach
Iliya Metchnikof*
Thomas Hunt Morgan*
Jules Henri Poincaré
Sir William Ramsay*
John A. Roebling
Florence Rena Sabin
Hans Spemann*
Theodor Svedberg*
Albert Szent-Györgyi*
Arne Tiselius*
Hugo de Vries
Robert Van Wyck

1950–2000

Lord Edgar Adrian*
Hans Bethe*
Niels Bohr*
Louis V. de Broglie*
Adolf Butenandt*
Margaret Burbidge
Melvin Calvin*
Ernst Boris Chain*
Esther M. Conwell
Andre F. Cournand*
Paul A.M. Dirac*
Israel Dostrovsky
Mildred Spiwak Dresselhaus
Sir John Carew Eccles*
Manfred Eigen*
Gertrude B. Elion*
Paul Erdős
Ulf Svante von Euler*
Paul J. Flory*
Werner Heisenberg*
Corneille J.F. Heymans*
Norman Cyril Hinshelwood*
Willis E. Lamb, Jr.*
Max Von Laue*
Louis Leakey
Joshua Lederberg*
Tsung Dao Lee*
Claude Lévi-Strauss
Salvador Luria*
André Lwoff*
Barbara McClintock*
Margaret Mead
Peter Brian Medawar*
Brenda Milner
Guilio Natta*
Louis Néel*
Ronald G.W. Norrish*
Linus Pauling*
Max Ferdinand Perutz*
Jean Piaget
George Porter*
Fred Plum
Isidor Rabi*
Tadeus Reichstein*
Sir Robert Robinson*

Martin Ryle*
Arthur M. Sackler
Mortimer D. Sackler
Raymond R. Sackler
Andrei D. Sakharov*
Nikolai N. Semenov*
Waclaw Sierpinski
B.F. Skinner
Igor Evgenievich Tamm*
Hugo Theorell*
Shirley M. Tilghman
Lord Alexander Todd*
Sin-Itiro Tomonaga*
Neil de Grasse Tyson
J.H. Van Vleck*
Eugene Wigner*
George F.K. Wittig*
Hideki Yukawa*

2000–2016

Peter Agre*
Richard Axel*
David Baltimore*
Ban Ki-moon
Paul Berg*
Günter Blobel*
Michael S. Brown*
Sydney Brenner*
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Linda Buck*
Thomas R. Cech*
Martin Chalfie*
Aaron J. Ciechanover*
Francis Crick*
Kenneth L. Davis
Peter Doherty*
Mikael Dolsten
Edmond H. Fischer*
Judah Folkman
Jerome I. Friedman*
Dudley Robert Herschbach*
William T. Golden
Joseph Goldstein*
Paul Greengard*
François Jacob*
Eric Kandel*
Aaron Klug*
Leon Lederman*
Ernst Mayr
Matthew Meselson
Roderick MacKinnon*
Ferid Murad*
Paul Nurse*
Severo Ochoa*
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan*
Richard Roberts*
Vera Rubin
Jeffrey D. Sachs
Bengt Samuelsson*
John E. Sexton
Phillip A. Sharp*
Feike Sijbesma
Maxine Singer
Charles H. Townes*
P. Roy Vagelos
Harold Varmus*
James Watson*
Torsten N. Wiesel*
Frank Wilczek*
Rosalyn Yalow*
Ahmed Zewail*
Guangzhao Zhou

*Nobel laureate