Carroll M. Williams

Professor of Biology
1981Fall

Caroll M. Williams was an American Zoologist who is widely considered a pioneer in insect physiology where he discovered how hormones, especially the juvenile hormone, affected the growth of insects in precise and methodological manners that were before misunderstood. His studies and research have led to greater understandings of the insects around us as he helped create new methods such as insect surgery using carbon monoxide as an anesthesia to creating relatively safe pesticides.

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