Professor Thomas H. Bissonnette

  • World authority on reproductive cycles of birds and mammals, specialyt in photoperiodicity (the study of light on animals’ and plants’ seasonal cycles).
  • Born 1885 Dundas, Ontario
  • J. Pierpont Morgan Professor of Biology Trinity College
  • Work with State Department of Fisheries and Game at Shade Swamp Sanctuary during 1930s.
  • Directed courses in Invertebrate Zoology at Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachussetts.
  • Listed as one of the thousand leading scientist, American Men of Science 1937
  • 1946 awarded Walker Grand Prize, Boston Society of Natural History
  • Died November 30, 1951
  • Memoriam – Iowa Acaemy of Science