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Biographical entry Moyer, Andrew J. (1899 - 1959)

30 November 1899
United States of America
17 February 1959
Microbiologist and Botanist


Andrew Moyer gained his doctoral thesis in 1929 for his work on the growth of fungi. From 1929 he worked with the US Department of Agriculture on methods of fermentation, especially penicillin. His methods made large scale penicillin production possible.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Andrew J. Moyer - Records, 1929 - 1940, MS 041; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.