Kolliker, Albrecht von (b. 1817), a. Swiss man of science, was born at Zurich, where, after studying in Germany, he became professor of physiology in 1845. Two years later he went to Wiirzburg as professor of anatomy. He took part with Von Siebold in founding the Zeitschrift fiir wissenschaftliche Zoologie. He has especially devoted himself to the study of embryology, and has written works on The Development of Man and the Higher Animals, the Challenger report on Pennatulida, and Handbnch der Gewebelehre des Menschen, translated for the Sydenham Society as Handbook of Human Histology.