• College/Year: RC '39
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Woodruff, H. Boyd (August 18, 2004)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Theater(s): Home Front


Dr. Woodruff, a pioneer in the field of microbiology, developed antibiotics as a graduate student under Dr. Selman Waksman at Rutgers University, then, as a researcher at Merck & Co., during World War II and beyond.